Evening Standard publishing twice Friday to grab wedding readers

The Evening Standard features Prince William and Kate Middleton in this Nov. 16, 2010, file photo.

(CBS) How big a deal is it to publish a photograph of Prince William and his bride, Kate Middleton, kissing on the balcony at Buckingham Palace? Big. So big that the London Evening Standard will publish two editions Friday.

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The paper, a free Monday-Friday daily, is also breaking with its own tradition of not publishing on a Bank Holiday; it hasn't done so in more than 50 years, reports the Guardian.

The first edition of the paper will be on the streets at about 1 p.m. GMT, according to the Guardian. The second edition with a balcony kiss (assuming there is one) will be available by about 2:30 p.m.

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