‘Game of Thrones’ co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

Former “Game of Thrones” co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday. (AFP)
Updated 23 June 2018
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‘Game of Thrones’ co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

LONDON: Former “Game of Thrones” co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride’s ancestral castle in Scotland.
The couple and guests arrived for the afternoon service at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in northeast Scotland, which is owned by Leslie’s family. Harington, wearing a morning suit, and Leslie, in a flowing ivory gown and veil, smiled at members of the public who had gathered outside the church.
Guests included the pair’s “Game of Thrones” co-stars Peter Dinklage, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner and Emilia Clarke.
Later the newlyweds were showered with rose petal confetti as they left the church and drove off in a Land Rover festooned with “Just Married” signs to a reception on the castle grounds.
Harington and Leslie, who are both 31, met in 2012 on the set of the HBO fantasy series, where they played a couple as the characters Jon Snow and Ygritte. Leslie left the cast in 2014 and currently stars in US legal drama “The Good Fight.”
The couple announced their engagement with a notice in the Times of London newspaper in September.
The bride’s father, Sebastian Leslie, said Saturday he was “absolutely thrilled” about the wedding.
“It’s an absolutely lovely day for us,” he said.


Dubai to celebrate Saudi National Day with horse parade, Saudi Cinema

Updated 18 September 2018
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Dubai to celebrate Saudi National Day with horse parade, Saudi Cinema

DUBAI: Dubai will host a grand parade at The Beach to celebrate Saudi National Day, with horses marching along with Saudi national melodies.

The parade which will take place on September 22 to 23, will also have a screening of award-winning short films by Saudi directors at Roxy Cinemas as part of the Saudi Cinema Weekend.

Saudi nationals visiting The Beach will also receive “surprises” at selected venues, event organisers said.