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  • Kate Middleton Dons Green Dress in Canberra to Begin Last Leg of Australia  …
    Kate Middleton Dons Green Dress in Canberra to Begin Last Leg of Australia  … 13 hours ago

    Kate Middleton and Prince William arrived in the Australian capital Canberra, their last leg of the royal tour, on Thursday morning. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were given reception at the Parliament House in Canberra where they were greeted by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his wife Margie Abbott. Kate Middleton wore a jade green coat dress for the occasion that also saw Prince William making a speech. Prince William wore a navy suit with a silver tie for carrying out his engagements on the first day in Canberra. More »

  • Kate Middleton 'Picks Her Own Clothes and Pays for Them Herself'
    Kate Middleton 'Picks Her Own Clothes and Pays for Them Herself' 13 hours ago

    Kate Middleton choses her own clothes and pays for them with her own money, the editor-in-chief of Australia's Vogue has said. Edwina McCann, writing exclusively for news.com.au, gave details of her meeting with the Duchess of Cambridge, saying she is "as beautiful in the flesh as she is in pictures". McCann met Kate at a royal reception at Parliament House in Canberra. Kate was wearing the same green Catherine Walker dress she had been wearing earlier in the day, she wrote. More »

  • Camilla 'Utterly Devastated' At Death Of Brother
    Camilla 'Utterly Devastated' At Death Of Brother 18 hours ago

    The Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand has died after suffering a serious head injury during a fall in New York. It has also been reported that Mr Shand was lighting a cigarette at the time. "Mark Shand was a man of extraordinary vitality, a tireless campaigner and conservationist whose incredible work through The Elephant Family and beyond remained his focus right up until his death." The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also released a statement. More »

  • Australia Royal Tour: Prince William and Kate Middleton Hit the Decks as They …
    Australia Royal Tour: Prince William and Kate Middleton Hit the Decks as They … Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Prince William and Kate Middleton looked a little out of their comfort zones as they had a go at scratching on DJ turntables at a youth centre near Adelaide, Australia. The royals were also shown a few skateboarding tricks before being presented with a skateboard for their son Prince George. They also unveiled a plaque renaming the forecourt of the civic centre 'Prince George Plaza', after their nine-month-old son. Kate Middleton wore a pale pink Alexander McQueen dress with a deep V-neckline, teamed with nude shoes from LK Bennett. More »

  • Kate And William Find Their Groove On The Decks
    Kate And William Find Their Groove On The Decks Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have tried their hand at DJing during a visit to a youth centre in Adelaide as part of their Australian tour. The Royal couple spun the decks at the Northern Sound System, which helps disadvantaged youth learn how to DJ, perform music and cut records, in Elizabeth, a suburb named after William's grandmother. "It's all yours," said William to his wife, before she replied: "William's got lots more experience than I have." Outside the music centre in the Adelaide suburb of Elizabeth, the couple watched a skateboarding display in a skate park and were presented with a customised skateboard for their baby, George. More »

  • Prince Harry Thongs in Production after Chinese Firm Buys Name
    Prince Harry Thongs in Production after Chinese Firm Buys Name Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Prince Harry Thongs are set to go on sale after a Chinese firm bought the rights to use the royal's name. Chinese fashion firm Yiwu Novo Clothing Company Limited has registered the right to use Prince Harry's name for lace products, jewellery and watches until 2023. The same company is already using the name 'Prince Harry' for its clothing ranges. Princes William and Harry, and William's wife Kate Middleton, have set up dedicated companies to manage their image in the UK and Europe. More »

  • Kate Middleton: Prince George Has Added an Extra Fat Roll Since Royal Tour  …
    Kate Middleton: Prince George Has Added an Extra Fat Roll Since Royal Tour  … Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Kate Middleton has said Prince George has added an extra fat roll since the family started their royal tour of New Zealand and Australia. The Duchess of Cambridge said her son has changed a great deal since she, George and Prince William arrived at the start of April, news.com.au reports. More »

  • Kate Middleton Makes Bold Style Statement with Deep Neckline and Straightened …
    Kate Middleton Makes Bold Style Statement with Deep Neckline and Straightened … Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    Kate Middleton put a bold fashion foot forward for visiting the suburb of Elizabeth near Adelaide in South Australia. The Duchess of Cambridge, who is undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand and Australia with Prince William and their son George, touched down in the suburb on Wednesday morning after visiting Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock Kate wore a pale pink dress by Alexander McQueen for visiting the suburb of Elizabeth. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to the suburb was themed on youth. More »

  • DJ Kate crowned Queen of the Decks
    DJ Kate crowned Queen of the Decks Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    The Duchess of Cambridge has been crowned the Queen of the Decks after discovering a hidden talent for DJ-ing. More »

  • William and Kate Battle Heat And Flies At Uluru
    William and Kate Battle Heat And Flies At Uluru Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited the Red Centre of Australia, battling the heat and flies to see the famous landmark Uluru for themselves. The giant red sandstone rock, two miles long and a mile wide and previously known as Ayers Rock, is a must-see tourist destination in the middle of the harsh outback environment. William and Kate walked up to the landmark and were given a guided tour where they were told the Aboriginal stories connected with it that have been passed down through generations. The Royal couple earlier visited the National Indigenous Training Academy, where they handed certificates to young Aboriginal students. More »

  • Australia: Kate Middleton and Prince William Face Heat and Flies at Uluru
    Australia: Kate Middleton and Prince William Face Heat and Flies at Uluru Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Prince William and Kate Middleton received traditional Aboriginal jewellery and a spear as they arrived at Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, in the Australian Outback. Kate batted away flies in the 31C heat as they met Aboriginal people who own the land around Uluru. More »

  • William and Kate enjoy Uluru sunset
    William and Kate enjoy Uluru sunset Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were left marvelling at Uluru at sunset after spending the day in the Australian outback. More »

  • Kate Middleton's Happy Family Shots Spark Royal Privacy Invasion Row
    Kate Middleton's Happy Family Shots Spark Royal Privacy Invasion Row Tue, Apr 22, 2014

    Private images of Kate Middleton carrying Prince George on her shoulders and kicking her heels in delight while walking hand in hand with Prince William have sparked a privacy row in Australia. According to a report in the Times, the images of the family spending time in the garden of the governor-general's residence in Canberra are an invasion of their privacy and should not have been published by Australian media. Kensington Palace is believed to have asked Australian media corporations not to publish the pictures, a request ignored by many organisations. However, this does not apply to Australian media. More »

  • Kate Middleton Observes Easter Sunday in Both New and Recycled Dresses
    Kate Middleton Observes Easter Sunday in Both New and Recycled Dresses Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Kate Middleton observed Easter Sunday in Sydney along with Prince William and Prince George as the royal family together carried out a few engagements in the Australian city. The Duchess of Cambridge wore two dresses to mark the day. Later in the day, the Duchess went completely sporting a relaxed look as she recycled a dull yellow embroidered frock dress from her wardrobe. Kate teamed her knee-length dress with her Russell & Bromley wedges for visiting Sydney's Taronga zoo where a bilby, a rabbit-like marsupial, was named after Prince George. More »

  • George photos taken on Kate stroll
    George photos taken on Kate stroll Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    The Duchess of Cambridge has been photographed unawares with Prince George in Australia during a day off from official engagements. More »

  • Prince George Can't Curb Excitement Seeing his Namesake Marsupial at Sydney …
    Prince George Can't Curb Excitement Seeing his Namesake Marsupial at Sydney … Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Prince George was all-smiles at his second engagement of the royal tour in Sydney. The nine-month-old George seemed extremely excited as he met a bilby, a rabbit-like marsupial, at Sydney's Taronga zoo. Prince William and Kate Middleton took the little prince to the zoo for unveiling a plaque opening the Bilby enclosure on Easter Sunday. Also at the event, the male bilby was named after Prince George as an honour to the future heir. More »

  • Kate 'Papped' Playing With Prince George
    Kate 'Papped' Playing With Prince George Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    The Duchess of Cambridge has been filmed and photographed playing with Prince George during a day off from official engagements in Australia. The images show Kate pushing the eight-month-old in a buggy, carrying him on her shoulders and playing with him in her lap. They were taken without Royal approval while the couple were in the grounds of Government House in Canberra. On Tuesday they will travel to Uluru in Central Australia - more than 30 years after Prince William's parents made a similar trip. More »

  • William and Kate set to visit Uluru
    William and Kate set to visit Uluru Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Uluru, one of the Australia's most iconic sites, tomorrow. More »

  • Royals protect animal from George
    Royals protect animal from George Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had to step in to protect an endangered Australian animal - from baby Prince George. More »

  • Kate Middleton Makes Her First Royal Tour Speech in Sydney
    Kate Middleton Makes Her First Royal Tour Speech in Sydney Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    Kate Middleton, who along with Prince William and baby George is on the the second leg of a 19 day official visit to New Zealand and Australia, has made her first speech of the royal tour. The 32-year-old Duchess delivered the speech during a visit to the Bear Cottage children's hospice, one of just two children's hospices in Australia, in Manly, Sydney on Good Friday. Kate thanked the Australian people, who she said welcomed her and Prince George "so incredibly warmly" on their first visit to the commonwealth country. Her Royal Highness, who is a keen supporter of children's hospices herself and is Patron of East Anglia Children's Hospice (EACH), one of the first patronages she took on after her marriage to Prince William, described the centre as a "haven" that was "inspirational". More »

  • Kate Middleton Takes Australia in Style with Bright Summer Dresses
    Kate Middleton Takes Australia in Style with Bright Summer Dresses Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    After opting for dresses in dark hues including green, turquoise and radiant red for her visit to New Zealand, Kate Middleton has adopted a contrasting wardrobe in Australia. The Duchess of Cambridge has donned only brightly hued outfits so far in Australia. The 32-year-old new mum touched down in Sydney, holding eight-month-old son Prince George. On the second day in Australia, when Kate and Prince William visited the Blue Mountains, the Duchess wore a navy blue and white Ikat Batik print dress from one of her favourite labels, Diane von Furstenberg. More »

  • Kate And William: Duchess Tries Out Fighter Jet
    Kate And William: Duchess Tries Out Fighter Jet Sat, Apr 19, 2014

    The Duchess of Cambridge turned down a chivalrous offer from her husband as the Royal couple continue their tour of Australia. William was left watching as Kate - despite wearing heels - deftly climbed into the cockpit of a Super Hornet during a visit to the Royal Australian Air Force base Amberley, near Brisbane. But the Duchess, dressed in a white LK Bennett dress with blue poppies on, wanted to have a go at the controls of the multimillion-pound plane herself from the pilot's seat. During their visit, the Duke and Duchess met with relatives of four Australian servicemen killed in recent conflicts. More »

  • Kate Middleton and Prince William Meet Youth Lifeguards in Sydney
    Kate Middleton and Prince William Meet Youth Lifeguards in Sydney Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited one of Australia's stunning beaches where they met some of the city's young life guards. Accompanied by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, William and Kate watched a surf life-saving demonstration by the New South Wales Surf Life-Saving Nippers' club. Meanwhile, surrounded by 96 life-savers all dressed in distinctive pinks vests, Prince William joked as he was greeted by them: "You've got freezing hands." Junior life saver Robbie Worner, 13, said the royal couple asked his advice about training Prince George as a surfer. More »

  • Kate And William: Royals Visit Aussie Beach
    Kate And William: Royals Visit Aussie Beach Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have taken to the beaches of Sydney - but kept their shoes on. Accompanied by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, William and Kate watched a surf life-saving demonstration and met with some of the lifeguards taking part. The Duchess seemed at ease on the sand despite wearing wedges as she started a race between eight youngsters. Earlier the Duchess delivered her first and only speech during this tour as she and the Duke visited the Bear Cottage children's hospice, which is forging links with the East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH), a UK charity of which she is patron. More »

  • Kate Middleton and Prince William Meet Children at Bear Cottage Hospice
    Kate Middleton and Prince William Meet Children at Bear Cottage Hospice Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    Kate Middleton and Prince William were moved to tears as they met a dying baby the same age as Prince George at an Australian hospice. The royal couple were visiting the Bear Cottage Hospice in Manly, Sydney where they met 9-month-old Max McIntyre. New parents themselves, William and Kate struggled to hold back their tears as they met the toddler and his parents. Max's parents, journalists Amy and Rob McIntyre recounted the Duke and Duchesses emotional visit saying: "Kate and William were fighting back tears when we told them about Max. They could totally see themselves in us, as both our sons were born around the same time. More »

  • Kate wigs out at Aussie Easter show
    Kate wigs out at Aussie Easter show Fri, Apr 18, 2014

    The Duchess of Cambridge has suggested the perfect solution for her husband's growing bald patch - an alpaca toupee. More »

  • Royals marvel at Blue Mountains
    Royals marvel at Blue Mountains Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have marvelled at the views from one of Australia's most spectacular beauty spots after hearing the moving stories of bush fire survivors. More »

  • This Times reader’s royal question is just perfect
    This Times reader’s royal question is just perfect Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Kate Middleton watch meets an abrupt standstill. More »

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton in Australia's Blue Mountains
    Prince William and Kate Middleton in Australia's Blue Mountains Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    Prince William stood at the edge of a sheer cliff in the Blue Mountains, while Kate Middleton stayed well back on safer ground. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stopped in the Blue Mountains town of Winmalee to meet with firefighters and locals affected by wildfires that swept through the region in 2013, destroying more than 200 homes. William and Kate also visited a Girl Guides hall, where they planted a tree, and took in the sweeping views of the mountains. More »

  • Thursday's National Newspaper Front Pages
    Thursday's National Newspaper Front Pages Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Two of the nationals lead on a revolutionary treatment for cancer - which is being hailed as a major breakthrough. Most of the newspapers feature the ferry disaster in South Korea, in which nearly 300 are missing. Pictures from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's tour of Australia are also prominent on some front pages. More »

  • William And Kate Touch Down For Oz Trip
    William And Kate Touch Down For Oz Trip Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are in Australia with their son George for the second part of their Antipodean tour. Many of them had been waiting hours to see the family arrive, with a teenage girl and her mother saying they had come especially from Lebanon "to see Kate, George and, of course, William". The visit comes as a newly published poll shows the royals are increasingly popular among Australians, with support for a republic in Australia dropping to its lowest level in more than two decades. One well-wisher, Ailsa Martin from the Bondi area, had been queuing from the early hours. More »

  • Kate Middleton Honours Australia in Yellow Dress but William Calls her ' …
    Kate Middleton Honours Australia in Yellow Dress but William Calls her ' … Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Kate Middleton, carrying her son Prince George and accompanied by Prince William, touched down in Sydney in a shining yellow dress. The Duchess who arrived at Sydney airport on Wednesday wore a radiant yellow dress by London-based Serbian fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic. The dress was Kate's honour to the nation as yellow is one of the national colours of Australia. However, Prince William didn't seem too pleased with his wife's outfit, which she apparently changed in-flight when flying from Wellington. More »

  • Royal Tour in Pictures: Kate Middleton, Prince William and Baby George Arrive …
    Royal Tour in Pictures: Kate Middleton, Prince William and Baby George Arrive … Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    Prince William and Kate Middleton, accompanied by their son Prince George, arrived in Sydney late Wednesday afternoon. William, Kate and George flew from New Zealand to Australia, on the second leg of their three-week Pacific trip. Eight-month-old George, who is on his first tour abroad along with his parents, stole the limelight at Sydney airport as he did at Wellington airport in New Zealand. More »

  • Proud Father Prince William Can't Resist Talking About Baby George
    Proud Father Prince William Can't Resist Talking About Baby George Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    As Prince William and Kate Middleton' engagements in New Zealand ended with their visit to Christchurch on Monday, it has emerged that the Duke of Cambridge couldn't resist talking about their son Prince George throughout the tour. Speaking to guests during a state reception at Wellington's Government House, the 31-year-old proud father joked about George saying he saw the little prince doing haka, a traditional dance of the Maori people of New Zealand. "I hope that George doesn't keep you up, he has been known to be particularly vocal at 3am and I swear I heard him doing the haka this morning," Prince William said. More »

  • Kate Middleton Encouraged to Have More Children Amid New Pregnancy Rumours
    Kate Middleton Encouraged to Have More Children Amid New Pregnancy Rumours Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    As fresh pregnancy rumours caught William and Kate in New Zealand, the Duchess of Cambridge has been encouraged to have siblings for Prince George.Reuters Kate Middleton has been motivated to increase her family by having more children as Prince William's remarks sparked fresh pregnancy rumours of the Duchess during New Zealand tour. On accepting New Zealand's official gift for Prince George from Cynthia Read, who knitted a merino wool shawl, the Duke reportedly told her: "You might have to make another one soon!" More »