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Posted at 9:30 AM ET, 01/10/2011

Working during the royal wedding?

By Autumn Brewington

That Prince William and Kate Middleton are getting married isn't necessarily good news to everyone. Their wedding day has been declared a public holiday in Britain, but the Daily Mail published an article yesterday noting that the monarchy plans to maintain its scheduled openings of royal residences on April 29. Translation: Staff at Windsor Castle and royal palaces in Scotland should not expect the wedding day off. (Staff at royal residences in London presumably already planned to work.) A spokesman for the Royal Collection was quoted as saying, "Members of staff at the attractions will be working as normal on April 29. It will be a great day to visit."


The Cambridge Gates at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England. (AP)


Meanwhile, the Associated Press reports that subway drivers are threatening to strike April 29 in disputes over holiday pay. The transit workers' union has put out a statement that the story is "premature to say the least."

By Autumn Brewington  | January 10, 2011; 9:30 AM ET
Categories:  Ceremony, Kate Middleton, Prince William  
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