Zara Phillips too busy for honeymoon, keeps name

Zara Phillips, who is Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter, wed rugby player Mike Tindall Saturday. The couple says they are too busy for a honeymoon as Phillips returned to her job Tuesday.

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    Zara Phillips, the eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, and her new husband England rugby captain Mike Tindall leave Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, Scotland, Sunday. The couple will forgo a honeymoon for now as Phillips says they are too busy.
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Newlywed royal Zara Phillips says her wedding to rugby player Mike Tindall was amazing, but she is disappointed the couple are too busy to take a honeymoon.

Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter and a former equestrian world champion, went back to work Tuesday to launch a range of children's equestrian clothing.

The 30-year-old said the couple has a busy life and has to delay the honeymoon.

She said: "We're kind of missing the quiet period where we can catch up and have some sleep."

Phillips, who does not use a royal title, wed Tindall Saturday in a low-key, private ceremony in Edinburgh.

She said she has decided to keep her maiden name for professional and sponsorship purposes, but will be known as Mrs. Tindall in private.

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