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Why did some avoid the royal wedding?

While many people were eagerly awaiting a glimpse of that dress, not everyone yesterday was following the royal wedding closely - but some set out to avoid it.

While many people in Britain were celebrating the royal wedding on Friday, some were doing their best to avoid the occasion.

Some took advantage of the day to shop in quieter surroundings, others focused on DIY, and others simply wanted a break from the coverage.

Keith Doyle reports.

  • 30 Apr
  • From the section UK