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  • Royals criticise 'dangerous' attempts to photograph young Prince Ge …
    Royals criticise 'dangerous' attempts to photograph young Prince Ge … Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    The British royal family criticized paparazzi on Friday for what it called their increasingly dangerous attempts to photograph the Queen's two year-old great-grandson Prince George. Photographers have followed George and his nanny around London parks, have pursued cars leaving royal homes, and police found one hidden in a blacked-out car outside a children's play area visited by the prince, a statement said. "In recent months, there have been an increasing number of incidents of paparazzi harassment of Prince George and the tactics being used are increasingly dangerous," added the statement from the Kensington Palace residence of George's parents Prince William and Kate Middleton. More »

  • Palace Warns Paparazzi: Stay Away From George
    Palace Warns Paparazzi: Stay Away From George Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released a strong warning to paparazzi to stop harassing their children. The communications secretary for Kensington Palace has written an open letter to the media , highlighting how Prince George and Princess Charlotte are increasingly under surveillance from unauthorised photographers. Thanking the public for messages of support, they also promised that official opportunities to photograph the children would become "a regular occurrence" as they grow older. More »

  • Prince George Pictures: Warning Letter In Full
    Prince George Pictures: Warning Letter In Full Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    I am writing to provide an overview of the current challenges facing Kensington Palace as we seek to protect Prince George and Princess Charlotte from harassment and surveillance by paparazzi photographers. I hope our experience will inform the ongoing effort to uphold standards on the protection of children in a rapidly changing media landscape. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have expressed their gratitude to British media organisations for their policy of not publishing unauthorised photos of their children. More »

  • William And Kate: Paparazzi MUST Stop Following Prince George And Princess  …
    William And Kate: Paparazzi MUST Stop Following Prince George And Princess  … Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    Paparazzi photographers have been issued a strong warning from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - to stop following their children. More »

  • Paparazzi Issued Strong Warning To Stop Following Prince George And Princess …
    Paparazzi Issued Strong Warning To Stop Following Prince George And Princess … Fri, Aug 14, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a message for you, the media and the paparazzi who have taken to hounding little Prince George. More »

  • Duchess of Cambridge obtains advanced scuba diving qualification
    Duchess of Cambridge obtains advanced scuba diving qualification Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge is now an advanced scuba diver. More »

  • Kate Middleton tries out Oculus Rift sailing simulator after cancellation of …
    Kate Middleton tries out Oculus Rift sailing simulator after cancellation of … Mon, Jul 27, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge support of British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie and his crew in the America's Cup World Series was blown off course by bad weather on 26 July. Parts of William and Kate's itinerary had to be cancelled and new venues found for other events after heavy rain and blustery conditions swept into Portsmouth, forcing the cancellation of the America's Cup. Instead they visited the base of Ainslie's Land Rover BAR Racing team, where Kate tried out an Oculus Rift sailing simulator. More »

  • William and Kate denied America's Cup thrills as high winds take hold
    William and Kate denied America's Cup thrills as high winds take hold Sun, Jul 26, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's hopes of watching Sir Ben Ainslie's crew clinch another America's Cup World Series race win were dashed by the weather. More »

  • Kate Middleton’s ridey brother is distracting people from the tennis at Wim …
  • Royal Christening: Official Pictures Released
    Royal Christening: Official Pictures Released Thu, Jul 9, 2015

    The first official pictures of Princess Charlotte's christening have been released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The four photographs were taken by the celebrity and fashion photographer Mario Testino in the gardens and drawing room at Sandringham House in Norfolk, immediately following the newborn's baptism at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, on Sunday, 5 July. A Kensington Palace spokesman said: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their whole family had a wonderful day on Sunday and were delighted to share the special occasion with the thousands of people who came to Sandringham. More »

  • Royals take seats for Murray match
    Royals take seats for Murray match Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at Wimbledon today to watch Andy Murray battle for a place in the semi-finals. More »

  • Princess Charlotte Baptised At Intimate Service
    Princess Charlotte Baptised At Intimate Service Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Princess Charlotte has been baptised at an intimate service in Sandringham as the world got its first glimpse of the Cambridges as a family of four. Nine-week-old Charlotte was pushed to her christening by the Duchess of Cambridge in a vintage Millson pram the Queen used for two of her own children. She could be heard crying and had to be comforted by Kate. More »

  • Well-wishers swoon as Princess Charlotte christened
    Well-wishers swoon as Princess Charlotte christened Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Princess Charlotte, the baby daughter of Prince William and his wife Kate, was christened on Sunday as crowds gathered to witness the family's first public outing together since her birth in May. The ceremony took place at St Mary Magdalene Church on the Sandringham estate in eastern England, where William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have a country home. Television pictures showed members of the public clapping, cheering and taking photographs as William and Kate left the church with Britain's newest royal, who is fourth in line to the throne, and her older brother George. The princess's full name, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, is a nod to her late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth. More »

  • Princess Charlotte's Five Godparents Revealed
    Princess Charlotte's Five Godparents Revealed Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen five godparents for their daughter Princess Charlotte. William and Kate were always expected to pick close friends to be Charlotte's godparents, but they were also thought likely to include at least one royal. It's also the same church where Prince William's mother, Princess Diana, was christened. More »

  • Royal couple plan new tennis court
    Royal couple plan new tennis court Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are hoping to build a new tennis court at their country home. More »

  • Prince George And Kate Watch William Play Polo
    Prince George And Kate Watch William Play Polo Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Prince George has stolen the show at a charity event - tumbling on the grass and running around with the Duchess of Cambridge as his father played polo. Prince Harry joined his brother the Duke of Cambridge in the competition, which was also watched by the Prince of Wales. Prince George's appearance on Sunday came a day after the Royal Family attended Trooping the Colour to commemorate the Queen's 89th birthday. More »

  • George Cheers On Mum At Trooping The Colour
    George Cheers On Mum At Trooping The Colour Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since leaving hospital after the birth of Princess Charlotte - as the Queen celebrated her official birthday with the pomp and pageantry of the Trooping the Colour ceremony. Kate joined other members of the Royal Family as the monarch inspected 1,100 soldiers of the Household Division at Horse Guards Parade in central London. Prince George joined his parents on the balcony of Buckingham Palace where the royals gathered to wave to the crowds in The Mall and to watch the traditional RAF fly-past. More »

  • Kate's First Pictures Of George And Charlotte
    Kate's First Pictures Of George And Charlotte Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    Four official photographs of Princess Charlotte being held in the arms of her older brother Prince George have been released by Kensington Palace. Their mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, took the pictures in the middle of May - just a couple of weeks after giving birth to her daughter at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital. One image shows George, who is third in line to the throne, affectionately kissing his sister on the forehead, and in another, he smiles while holding Charlotte's hand. More »

  • Kate's First Picture Of George And Charlotte
    Kate's First Picture Of George And Charlotte Sun, Jun 7, 2015

    The first of four official photographs of Princess Charlotte, being held in the arms of her older brother Prince George, has been released by Kensington Palace. Their mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, took the pictures in the middle of May – just a couple of weeks after giving birth to her daughter at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital. The image showed George, who is third in line to the throne, affectionately looking down at his weeks-old sister. More »

  • First Photos Of Prince George And Princess Charlotte
    First Photos Of Prince George And Princess Charlotte Sat, Jun 6, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge has released four pictures of the royal siblings that she took in May. More »

  • Princess Charlotte Christening Date Set
    Princess Charlotte Christening Date Set Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Princess Charlotte will be christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in Sandringham on Sunday 5 July, it has been announced. The baby, who was born on 2 May, will be christened by Justin Welby in a private ceremony at St Mary Magdalene Church in the Norfolk town. Kensington Palace said in a short statement: "Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to announce the christening of Princess Charlotte will take place on Sunday, 5th July at St Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham. More »

  • Princess Charlotte to be christened next month
    Princess Charlotte to be christened next month Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    LONDON (Reuters) - Princess Charlotte, the baby daughter of Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, will be christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury next month, her father's office announced on Friday. The ceremony for Charlotte, who was born last month, will take place on July 5 at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham where William and Kate, known officially as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have a country home on Queen Elizabeth's estate in eastern England. ... More »

  • Charlotte christening due on July 5
    Charlotte christening due on July 5 Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will christen their daughter Princess Charlotte during a private ceremony next month, Kensington Palace has announced. More »

  • Royal Baby Name 'Charlotte' Makes Top 10 List Fri, May 8, 2015

    For the second year in a row, more parents have donned their boys with the name Noah than any other name, the Social Security Administration announced this morning (May 8). Noah was followed by Liam, and Emma by Olivia, for the second-most popular baby names of 2014. "Emma didn't actually rise this year — Sophia fell," said Laura Wattenberg, founder of the baby-name website babynamewizard.com and author of "The Baby Name Wizard: A Magical Method for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Baby" (Three Rivers Press, 2013). The name Charlotte has been rising in popularity, and has seen several high-profile gains recently: Both Prince William and Princess Kate Middleton as well as Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, named their newborns Charlotte. More »

  • Kate And William Issue Warning Over Privacy
    Kate And William Issue Warning Over Privacy Thu, May 7, 2015

    The media has been warned to keep clear of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge while they are at their Norfolk home. William and Kate left their London base of Kensington Palace on Wednesday bound for Anmer Hall with toddler George and new baby Charlotte who was born last Saturday. The letters, distributed by Norfolk Police and signed by the Cambridges' communications secretary, say the couple have "a more than reasonable expectation of privacy". More »

  • Japan: Zoo apologises for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby …
    Japan: Zoo apologises for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby … Thu, May 7, 2015

    A zoo in southern Japan has apologized for naming a baby monkey Charlotte soon after the British princess was born. According to the Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden in Oita Prefecture, southern Japan, the name was selected after inviting visitors to vote. More »

  • Japan: Zoo apologizes for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby …
    Japan: Zoo apologizes for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby … Thu, May 7, 2015

    A zoo in southern Japan has apologized for naming a baby monkey Charlotte soon after the British princess was born. According to the Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden in Oita Prefecture, southern Japan, the name was selected after inviting visitors to vote. More »

  • Duke, Duchess And Baby Princess Leave Palace
    Duke, Duchess And Baby Princess Leave Palace Wed, May 6, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with their four-day-old daughter, Princess Charlotte, are heading to their Norfolk home. William and Kate left London this afternoon with their two children and are travelling to Anmer Hall, their bolthole in the countryside, Kensington Palace has confirmed. Princess Charlotte was shown off to the world on Saturday evening at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, and slept soundly throughout the photo call. The Duchess of Cambridge's parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, visited Kensington Palace on Sunday to see their granddaughter for the first time. More »

  • Prince William, wife Kate off to country home with children
    Prince William, wife Kate off to country home with children Wed, May 6, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have packed up their newborn princess and their 21-month-old son Prince George for a stay at their country home. More »

  • Royal baby Charlotte: How Kate Middleton can ensure Prince George isn't …
    Royal baby Charlotte: How Kate Middleton can ensure Prince George isn't … Wed, May 6, 2015

    Amid the consensus response of "Doesn't she look cute – where can I get one of those bonnets?'' we should spare a thought for His Royal Displacedness Prince George, on whom, right about now, it will be slowly dawning that the noisy bundle his beloved parents brought home from hospital isn't going back. There's nothing quite like the bittersweet weeks you spend with your PFB (Precious First Born, as Mumsnet users have knowingly termed them) when you're heavily pregnant with your second –especially if your oldest is too small to really comprehend the baby-shaped train that's coming down the tracks. For their entire short lives, the PFB has been the unchallenged prince or princess of its parents' hearts, monarch of all it surveys. More »

  • A-List Insider: Royal family welcome Princess Charlotte, Rihanna steals the …
    A-List Insider: Royal family welcome Princess Charlotte, Rihanna steals the … Wed, May 6, 2015

    The world meets Princess Charlotte, Rihanna steals the show at the Met Gala and Chris Brown might be in trouble with the law again. The royal family has just got a new member after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their second child. Apparently the princess, who will be known officially as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, was named in honour of her grandfather Prince Charles, her great grandmother Queen Elizabeth and her late paternal grandmother Princess Diana. More »

  • Queen Sees Princess Charlotte For First Time
    Queen Sees Princess Charlotte For First Time Tue, May 5, 2015

    The Queen has seen her great-granddaughter Princess Charlotte for the first time. The baby girl, who is fourth in line to the throne, was introduced to her great-grandmother at Kensington Palace. The Queen is believed to have travelled to London from her Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's daughter was born at 8.34am on Saturday, weighing 8lb 3oz. More »

  • Royal baby: Legoland adds new Princess Charlotte to royal scene
    Royal baby: Legoland adds new Princess Charlotte to royal scene Tue, May 5, 2015

    Legoland Windsor has updated its royal scene to include a miniature version of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's new baby, Princess Charlotte. More »

  • Princess Charlotte: Gun salutes in London celebrate birth of royal baby
    Princess Charlotte: Gun salutes in London celebrate birth of royal baby Tue, May 5, 2015

    Londoners paused on Monday (4 May), as the sound of cannon-fire rang out across the city in celebration of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's daughter. Soldiers from the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fired 41 shots in Hyde Park. At the same time, the Honourable Artillery Company fired a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London. The new princess, named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, was born on Saturday (2 May) at 7.34am at London's St Mary's Hospital. More »

  • Kate And William Announce Royal Baby Name
    Kate And William Announce Royal Baby Name Mon, May 4, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that their baby daughter is to be called Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Sky's Royal Commentator Alistair Bruce said it had to be a traditional name. The birth of the Royal princess was marked this afternoon by gun salutes across London. More »