How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding has become all about homelessness

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It probably isn't what the bride and groom had planned for their big day.

But one man's tweet about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding and homelessness has snowballed into a national debate. And it threatens to play itself out on the very, very international stage of the royal wedding. 

So as it stands now, in attendance at the wedding will be 1,200 members of the public and 1,440 others — and potentially thousands of activists hoping to draw attention to the issue of homelessness.

It all started when Simon Dudley, the Conservative councillor for the area that includes Windsor Castle (the venue for said wedding), tweeted that the police should "deal with" rough sleepers in the area ahead of the #RoyalWedding on 19 May. He followed up with tweets and replies saying he believes that some people are "choosing" to beg on the streets and aren't involuntarily homeless. Read more...

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