Wills to marry his Kate in 2012
They'll wed just before Olympics
By Robert Jobson, 12/09/2010
PRINCE William will end the marathon wait for Kate Middleton - by making her his bride in 2012 just before the London Olympics.
The News of the World can reveal they will marry in the spring - just ahead of his 30th birthday in June.
The couple want their big day around the time when the world's spotlight is on London - for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in June and the Games which start July 27.
A senior insider said: "William and Kate are both aware a royal wedding followed by the jubilee celebrations and the Olympics will really put Britain on the map again."
Secret plans are being drawn up for the nuptials to fit in with both major events.
The source said: "This will be a landmark occasion. The Chinese may have put on a great show for the last Olympics but nobody can do royal pomp like we can. It will be spectacular.
"There is no doubt that Kate is the right girl for William. Their future together is sealed.
"The powers that be, and I mean right to the top, see this as the perfect opportunity to secure the monarchy at the heart of the people at a time when the media focus is on our country."
Rumours have been rife about when the couple will wed. They met at the University of St Andrews in Scotland and have dated for eight years - splitting up twice along the way.
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Talk reached fever pitch when Wills turned 28 in June - after once saying he'd marry by the time he was 28 or 30. Royal biographer Tina Brown claimed the nuptials would be that month while others wrongly said it would be in Westminster Abbey in August.
Our high-level source, who correctly revealed the date of Charles and Camilla's Windsor wedding in April 2005, confirmed the Queen is in favour of a 2012 ceremonyFULL;
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