The most anticipated wedding of the year has come and gone. Prince William and Kate Middleton are now officially a married couple. In a beautiful ceremony in Westminster Abbey among world leaders and close friends, the couple exchanged vows.

Royal Wedding was watched by 25 million viewers in the UK with the majority of the audience opting to watch via the BBC. (18 million)

Some estimated that up to 2 billion viewers across the world have watched the ceremony as it was broadcasted to many countries not just in the UK.

Below are the photos of Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, walking together in Buckingham Palace, following their wedding on Friday, in central London April 30, 2011