Obamas Meet William, Kate

US president, first lady welcomed at Buckingham Palace
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 24, 2011 9:44 AM CDT
President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama Meet Prince William, Kate Middleton, the Queen, and Other Royals at Buckingham Palace (PHOTOS)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walks with US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama in Buckingham Palace in central London, Tuesday, May 24, 2010.   (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, pool)

(Newser) – The Obamas were grandly received at Buckingham Palace today, greeted by a 41-gun salute as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip welcomed them to London. Earlier in the day, the president and first lady had a chance to meet with Prince Charles and wife Camilla, as well as newlyweds Prince William and wife Kate—and the Obamas are even staying in the same suite Wills and Kate used on their wedding night. According to the AP, royal watchers say the queen took a liking to the Obamas after their 2009 visit, during which the first lady famously touched the royal back. Click for more pictures, and details on what all the ladies wore. (Read more Royal Family stories.)

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