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  • Flavia Cacace is now Mrs Jimi Mistry
  • Flavia Cacace wanted a winter wedding with new husband Jimi Mistry
  • Flavia Cacace took part in Strictly Come Dancing's Christmas special
  • Flavia Cacace met Jimi Mistry when she was paired with him on Strictly in 2010

Strictly Come Dancing's Flavia Cacace - who returned to the show for the Christmas Day special with Rufus Hound - has married actor Jimi Mistry, 40.

Flavia and Jimi exchanged vows on Sunday at London's St Pancras Renaissance Hotel.

'Had the most amazing day with family & friends @StPancrasRen xxx,' Flavia, 34 - who has changed her surname to Cacace-Mistry - Tweeted after the ceremony.

Before the nuptials, Flavia revealed she loved the idea of being a December bride.

'I always thought I'd have a summer wedding because it's traditional and I love summer weather, but as I've grown older I actually prefer winter. There's something quite beautiful about a small winter wedding,' she confided.

Ex-EastEnders actor Jimi has a daughter, 12-year-old Elin, with ex-wife Meg Leonard.

Flavia had a long relationship with professional partner Vincent Simone and also dated actor Matt Di Angelo, 26.

Flavia's DVD School Of Dance is available from QVC (qvc.co.uk)

Read more about Flavia Cacace in this week's Now magazine dated 30 December 2013 - download the digital edition now!

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