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  • Duchess at Downton: Kate Middleton jokes with Mrs Patmore and Daisy over their …
    Duchess at Downton: Kate Middleton jokes with Mrs Patmore and Daisy over their … Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Eight months pregnant Kate Middleton lent some royal glamour to the set of British TV series Downton Abbey during a visit to Ealing Studios in west London on 12 March. The Duchess of Cambridge met with cast and crew and was clearly enjoying herself chatting and joking as she was shown around the various sets and backstage departments. Visiting the kitchen set, where she was greeted by actresses Lesley Nicol and Sophie McShera who play Mrs Patmore the cook and Daisy the kitchen maid, Middleton joked with them about their cooking skills and how they must have had to learn how to beat eggs and roll pastry to play their parts. Middleton would not be drawn on who her favourite character of the series is when asked by actor Hugh Bonneville, who plays the Earl of Grantham, saying she had to be diplomatic. More »

  • Heavily pregnant Kate Middleton is spot-on in Margate
    Heavily pregnant Kate Middleton is spot-on in Margate Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge visited the seaside town of Margate to have a guided tour around the Turner Contemporary art gallery. Kate was shown around the Self: Image and Identity exhibition, which included modern pieces as well as the last self-portrait by Flemish artist Sir Anthony van Dyck. Her Royal Highness toured the gallery and met artists whose works are in the exhibition. Wearing an eye-catching animal spot print dress, Kate was also shown the Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man by Jeremy Millar, a sculpture of a dead man lying on the floor of the exhibit. More »

  • Royal hospital radio prank by Australian station was against the law
    Royal hospital radio prank by Australian station was against the law Wed, Mar 4, 2015

    The station should not have broadcast the prank according to the country’s High Court. More »

  • Prince William: 'When I was younger I dreamed of being an astronaut' …
    Prince William: 'When I was younger I dreamed of being an astronaut' … Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    On meeting Soichi Noguchi, who spent 177 days in the International Space Station five years ago, the Duke of Cambridge, who is a trained search and rescue pilot, said: "When I was younger, I dreamed of being an astronaut. During his visit, on 27 February, the Prince met Japanese and British business leaders in a conference to promote latest British technologies and enhance collaboration between the two countries. The Prince will head north on 28 February to visit Fukushima and Miyagi Prefecture where people are still struggling to recover from the tsunami and nuclear disaster following the earthquake of March 2011. More »

  • Tokyo: Prince William is greeted by crowds for the first day of his Far East …
    Tokyo: Prince William is greeted by crowds for the first day of his Far East … Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was given a warm, though wet, welcome in Tokyo on 26 February as hundreds of people, including Union Jack flag-waving children and a brass band, gathered at the Hama Rikyu Gardens for the occasion. The Prince's wife was not travelling with her husband this time for the sake of their unborn second child. Their son Prince George is also staying home. William, accompanied by Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe, also walked through the ancient gardens that were once the private villa of a feudal lord until the 19th century. More »

  • Are Prince Harry and Emma Watson dating?
    Are Prince Harry and Emma Watson dating? Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    We have no idea. But lots of people are speculating about it. More »

  • Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
    Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Irish water protesters, the latest from the Graham Dwyer trial and Gerry Adams talks politics… More »

  • The 5 at 5: Thursday
    The 5 at 5: Thursday Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock… More »

  • A bad day for Irish newspapers: all of them have lost sales in the past yea …
    A bad day for Irish newspapers: all of them have lost sales in the past yea … Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    The 2014 figures are in… and they don’t make happy reading for publishers. More »

  • Today’s top stories in 6 seconds
    Today’s top stories in 6 seconds Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Don’t have time to mull over the news? Get caught up, fast… More »

  • Kate Middleton gets hands on during Emma Bridewater visit
    Kate Middleton gets hands on during Emma Bridewater visit Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, got hands on during her latest royal engagement on 18 February, as she visited the Emma Bridgewater factory to see a mug the company has launched in support of East Anglia's Children's Hospices (Each), of which the duchess is patron. Couldn't believe how like, I won't say common, but really, really down to earth," said worker Andrew Davies after meeting Kate. More »

  • Kate Middleton: Duchess shows off tan and baby bump in Ben Ainslie Portsmouth …
    Kate Middleton: Duchess shows off tan and baby bump in Ben Ainslie Portsmouth … Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    Fresh from her holiday in Mustique, the Duchess of Cambridge undertook her first public engagement since returning home on Thursday (12 February). Six-months pregnant Kate Middleton showed off her baby bump wearing a stylish cream Max Mara coat, which highlighted her tan. She was touring the Ben Ainslie sailing facility in Portsmouth. While visiting the Spinnaker Tower, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, Middleton had a go on a sailing winch simulator machine, before rubbing her pregnancy bump protectively. More »

  • Steal her style: How to get Pippa Middleton's gorgeous BHF fundraiser l …
    Steal her style: How to get Pippa Middleton's gorgeous BHF fundraiser l … Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    Kate Middleton’s sister certainly knows how to work the red carpet. More »

  • Leaks 'unsettling' for princes
    Leaks 'unsettling' for princes Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    Leaks to a tabloid newspaper about the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry's time at Sandhurst would have had a "very unsettling effect" on the young officer cadets, a senior royal aide has told a court. More »

  • 10 celebs making the ponytail cool again
    10 celebs making the ponytail cool again Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    The hairstyle you rocked when you were 13 is back in vogue. More »

  • Anne Reid reveals Derek Jacobi's hospital cocktail hour
    Anne Reid reveals Derek Jacobi's hospital cocktail hour Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    Anne Reid has explained why visiting Sir Derek Jacobi in hospital was more like a social occasion that sitting by a friend’s sickbed. More »

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  • Royal cake could fetch thousands
    Royal cake could fetch thousands Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    A three-year-old slice of cake from Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding could raise as much as $2,000 next month when it is put up for auction in California. More »

  • Italian Newspaper Chi Lambasted For Minister Marianna Madia 'Ice Cream Oral …
    Italian Newspaper Chi Lambasted For Minister Marianna Madia 'Ice Cream Oral … Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    An Italian magazine has come under fire after it used pictures of a prominent Italian politician eating an ice-cream to imply she is skilled at performing oral sex. More »

  • Pippa Middleton and Nico Jackson: Couple's Relationship in Trouble due to …
    Pippa Middleton and Nico Jackson: Couple's Relationship in Trouble due to … Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Pippa Middleton and her boyfriend Nico Jackson are reportedly having trouble with their long distance relationship. More »

  • Kate Middleton Turns Up the Glamour at Wildlife Photographer of the Year Aw …
    Kate Middleton Turns Up the Glamour at Wildlife Photographer of the Year Aw … Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    13 weeks pregnant with her second child and Kate Middleton proved she's every inch the yummy mummy, as she made her second public appearance of the week. More »

  • McQueen's fashion legacy appraised
    McQueen's fashion legacy appraised Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    The life of fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been celebrated with a star-studded private viewing of his work. More »

  • Britain's Kate makes last royal visit before birth
    Britain's Kate makes last royal visit before birth Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate visited a charity in London on Friday on what media said would be her last public engagement before she gives birth. More »

  • Kate Performs Final Pre-Baby Duties In London
    Kate Performs Final Pre-Baby Duties In London Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge has been attending her final public engagements before going on maternity leave. Like most mums-to-be, Kate is taking a break before her second child arrives in April, and for a Duchess that means time away from her royal duties. Joined by Prince William she has visited youth projects in south London, reflecting their interest in work to help disadvantaged young people. The first stop of the day was the Stephen Lawrence centre in Deptford, where Stephen's mother Baroness Doreen Lawrence gave them a tour of the building. More »

  • Kate: End child mental health taboo
    Kate: End child mental health taboo Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge has urged parents, teachers and healthcare workers to give child mental health the "focus it requires". More »

  • £5 coin to commemorate royal baby
    £5 coin to commemorate royal baby Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    A £5 coin will be issued to celebrate the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child. More »

  • Glee Star Agron Lands Role In McQueen Play
    Glee Star Agron Lands Role In McQueen Play Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Glee star Dianna Agron is swapping the small screen for a London stage where she will make her debut in a play about the life of designer Alexander McQueen. The American actress, who played Quinn Fabray in the musical TV show, will play a fan obsessed with the designer, who committed suicide in 2010. Bluestone 42 star Stephen Wight will play the title role in McQueen at St James Theatre in London from 12 May. The play, by James Phillips, is set on a single night in London when Agron's character breaks into McQueen's home to steal a dress but ends up criss-crossing London with him. More »

  • Glee actress stars in McQueen play
    Glee actress stars in McQueen play Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Glee star Dianna Agron will make her UK stage debut in a new play about the life of designer Alexander McQueen. More »

  • Glee actress to star in McQueen play
    Glee actress to star in McQueen play Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Dianna Agron is making her UK stage debut. More »

  • Sophie McShera reveals why the Downton fridge is causing a royal stink
    Sophie McShera reveals why the Downton fridge is causing a royal stink Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    A new refrigerator may appear to be taking the period drama kitchen into the 20th century, but it doesn’t actually work. More »

  • Downton fridge caused royal stink
    Downton fridge caused royal stink Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Downton Abbey star Sophie McShera has revealed the period drama's new fridge could have thrown a spanner in the works during the Duchess of Cambridge's visit. More »

  • Obama highlights monarchy's appeal
    Obama highlights monarchy's appeal Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    President Barack Obama has confessed to the Prince of Wales that Americans are not only fond of the Royal Family, but like them better than their own politicians. More »

  • Charles Gladdened By Obama's Royal Thumbs-Up
    Charles Gladdened By Obama's Royal Thumbs-Up Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    President Barack Obama had some reassuring news for the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall as he welcomed them to the White House. During a chat in the Oval Office, Mr Obama told Charles that Americans are "quite fond" of the British royal family and much prefer them to US politicians. The two men last met almost four years ago when Charles flew to America a few days after the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Prince Charles and Mr Obama could be heard chatting on Thursday about Mount Vernon - the home of America's first president, George Washington, which the royals visited a day earlier. More »

  • Kate baby due 'mid-to-end' April
    Kate baby due 'mid-to-end' April Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge told families and volunteers at a children's centre for struggling parents today that she is expecting her second child to arrive by the "mid-to-end" of April. More »