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I don’t care about Pippa Middleton’s wedding—nor do most Britons

The media is saturated with coverage, but the real stories lie elsewhere

By Sarah Niblock  

Pippa and Kate Middleton ©Adam Davy/PA Wire/PA Images

Unless you’ve been camping off-grid in the Siberian tundra, you can’t have avoided the news that Britain’s most eligible bachelorette is about to marry. Long after Twitter and Facebook stopped cooing over Prince William’s nuptials, the media is still fawning over Kate Middleton’s younger sister Pippa, who ties the knot tomorrow.

Pippa, 33, best known for her stellar in-laws and her over-scrutinised behind, will marry hedge fund manager James Matthews, 41, at a private ceremony in Berkshire. Not many couples exchange…

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