The newlyweds are joined by their families in historical moment

Newlyweds Prince William and Kate Middleton sealed their marriage with 2 kisses on the balcony of Buckingham Palace balcony this afternoon.

The couple – now officially Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge – were joined by their families as they waved to the crowds and embraced in a rare public display of affection.

Wills, 28, and Kate, 29, kept it low-key and looked embarrassed as they leaned in and locked lips – twice – in a scene that reminded more mature viewers of the wedding day of Wills‘ parents Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, who married in 1981.

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