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  • 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 »

  • British royals prepare for Princess Charlotte christening
    British royals prepare for Princess Charlotte christening Sat, Jul 4, 2015

    Britain's royal family was gearing up Saturday for the christening of Princess Charlotte, when the public will have their second chance to glimpse the baby daughter of Prince William and his wife Kate. More »

  • Britain's Prince William hopes 'Lionesses' roar into final
    Britain's Prince William hopes 'Lionesses' roar into final Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Britain's Prince William surprised the England women's football team ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Japan in Canada later Wednesday with a phone call to the squad wishing them good luck for the match. More »

  • Rulers Mark 800-Year Magna Carta Milestone
    Rulers Mark 800-Year Magna Carta Milestone Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    The Queen has led celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta at Runnymede in Surrey. Joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Anne and Prince William, the monarch is at the site where the treaty between tyrannical King John and his rebellious barons was agreed. The Duke of Cambridge launched the celebrations by unveiling an art installation, called The Jurors, which symbolises one of the Magna Carta's most important clauses. More »

  • Prince George gives Kate the runaround at polo match
    Prince George gives Kate the runaround at polo match Sun, Jun 14, 2015

    All eyes were on Prince George again, as he got busy exploring during a family outing to the polo. The one-year-old, who just a day earlier took centre stage on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour ceremony, watched his father Prince William, uncle Prince Harry and grandfather Prince Charles at the Festival of Polo at the Beaufort Polo Club in Gloucestershire. While his mother Kate did her best to keep him from invading the polo pitch, it wasn't long before the excitable toddler was running down a hill to join in the fun. More »

  • Lionel Ritchie sings Princess Diana's favourite song to Prince William
    Lionel Ritchie sings Princess Diana's favourite song to Prince William Thu, Jun 11, 2015

    The Duke of Cambridge was treated to a live rendition of Hello – his mother Diana’s favourite song. More »

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

    LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte, the newborn daughter of Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, will be christened in a private ceremony next month, officials said Friday. More »

  • Princess Charlotte to be christened in July
    Princess Charlotte to be christened in July Fri, Jun 5, 2015

    Prince William's baby daughter Charlotte will be christened on July 5 in the same rural English church where his late mother Diana was baptised, the palace announced Friday. 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 »

  • Watch the Duke of Cambridge open a surprise gift for Princess Charlotte at the …
    Watch the Duke of Cambridge open a surprise gift for Princess Charlotte at the … Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    In one of his first public appearances since his daughter was born, Prince William received a gift for her. More »

  • Back to the salt mine: Prince William's paternity leave ends
    Back to the salt mine: Prince William's paternity leave ends Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte's father is returning to work after nearly a month of unpaid paternity leave. More »

  • Prince William and Prince Harry take part in star-studded polo match
    Prince William and Prince Harry take part in star-studded polo match Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    Prince William joined his brother Prince Harry to play in a star-studded polo match in one of his first public appearances since the birth of his daughter Princess Charlotte. The Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park, Ascot, attracted a number of A-list stars, including actors Emily Blunt, Chris Hemsworth, Clive Owen, Chiwetel Ejiofer and Stanley Tucci. Hemsworth's Avengers co-star Samuel L Jackson was also at the event, and shared a picture of him meeting Prince Harry on Instagram. More »

  • Prince William Wades Into FIFA Scandal
    Prince William Wades Into FIFA Scandal Sun, May 31, 2015

    Prince William has urged FIFA to reform and show "it can represent the interests of fair play and put the sport first". His words follow the arrest of several top executives at world football's governing body over alleged corruption . William, who is president of the Football Association, also asked sponsors to press for reform. More »

  • Prince William calls for FIFA reform
    Prince William calls for FIFA reform Sat, May 30, 2015

    Britain's Prince William has called for FIFA to reform and show that it "can represent the interests of fair play and put the sport first". More »

  • Actress Sheridan Smith gets her OBE, and Prince William reveals he's a fan …
    Actress Sheridan Smith gets her OBE, and Prince William reveals he's a fan … Thu, May 21, 2015

    The Duke of Cambridge presented the actress with her honour, and confessed he was a Gavin And Stacey fan. More »

  • Queen Elizabeth expresses delight at great-grandaughter
    Queen Elizabeth expresses delight at great-grandaughter Tue, May 12, 2015

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her happiness at the arrival of a new great-granddaughter, Princess Charlotte, born to Prince William and his wife Kate this month. More »

  • Prince Harry: I'd like to have children soon
    Prince Harry: I'd like to have children soon Mon, May 11, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry has admitted that watching his brother Prince William's family grow is making him wish he had a family of his own. More »

  • Zoo Sorry For Naming Baby Monkey Charlotte
    Zoo Sorry For Naming Baby Monkey Charlotte Sat, May 9, 2015

    A Japanese zoo has apologised for naming a baby monkey Charlotte after complaints that it is disrespectful to the British people. The princess's names were widely popular when they were announced in the UK, being seen as a triple homage to her grandfather Prince Charles, great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth and Prince William's late mother Diana. 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 »

  • William and Kate ask paparazzi to leave baby princess alone
    William and Kate ask paparazzi to leave baby princess alone Thu, May 7, 2015

    Prince William and his wife Kate have asked photographers armed with long-lens cameras to leave them and their new baby princess alone in their private country residence of Anmer Hall. 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 »

  • Queen meets new royal baby, 'UK prince' registers birth
    Queen meets new royal baby, 'UK prince' registers birth Tue, May 5, 2015

    Queen Elizabeth II met her new great-granddaughter for the first time on Tuesday, visiting the three-day-old and her parents Prince William and Kate at Kensington Palace. More »

  • Britain welcomes naming of baby Princess Charlotte
    Britain welcomes naming of baby Princess Charlotte Tue, May 5, 2015

    Britain's newspapers lauded the choice of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana as the name of the new baby of Prince William and his wife Kate as a tribute to family on Tuesday. More »

  • Britain's baby princesses outnumbered by princes
    Britain's baby princesses outnumbered by princes Mon, May 4, 2015

    Prince William and his wife Kate's daughter Charlotte is only the fourth baby born with the title of British princess since the start of World War II. More »

  • Line of succession to the British throne
    Line of succession to the British throne Mon, May 4, 2015

    Prince William and his wife Kate's new baby daughter, named Monday as Princess Charlotte, was born fourth in line to inherit the British throne, behind big brother Prince George. More »

  • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
    Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Mon, May 4, 2015

    Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their newborn daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, a choice that honours the baby's late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth. More »

  • Royal Baby: Second Siblings Who Changed the World
    Royal Baby: Second Siblings Who Changed the World Mon, May 4, 2015

    Princess Kate Middleton and Prince William just welcomed their second child, a baby girl, into the world — and into the growing queue to the British throne. Based on custom, the baby girl will be fourth in line to the throne, after Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George. King Henry VIII, who ruled England from 1509 to 1547, ascended to the throne only because his elder brother, Arthur, died in 1502. More »

  • World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess
    World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess Sun, May 3, 2015

    Royal watchers around the world waited to discover the name of the two-day-old British princess born to Prince William and his wife Kate, which could be announced on Monday. More »

  • Britain's new princess meets royal family members
    Britain's new princess meets royal family members Sun, May 3, 2015

    The newest member of the royal family, a daughter born to Prince William and his wife Kate, met her grandparents and other family members at the couple's Kensington Palace home in London on Sunday. A statement from Kensington Palace said grandfather Prince Charles, next in line to the throne, and his wife Camilla had visited the newborn. Kate Middleton's parents and sister also travelled to meet the baby. Prince Harry, the baby's uncle, was in Australia and not among the visitors, but he sent a message in the Kensington Palace statement: "She is absolutely beautiful. More »

  • World's Media Go Gaga Over Royal Princess
    World's Media Go Gaga Over Royal Princess Sun, May 3, 2015

    The Cambridges and their little princess have made headlines afar afield as Thailand and Brazil - a sign that fascination with Britain's Royals - especially Kate and William - is as strong as ever. The New York Post declared "A princess is born" as it gave the story top billing, while Israel’s Jerusalem Post said: "Mazel Tov! Will and Kate welcome a new baby girl". Brazil’s O Globo website also went big on the story, declaring it "party day" in the UK and pointing out the new arrival is the UK's first princess since the Duke of York's daughter, Eugenie, in 1990. In Australia, which hosted the Royal couple last year , the Sydney Morning Herald said the photos had "echoes of 1982", when Princess Diana showed off Prince William to the world on the same spot. More »

  • British royal baby's first A to Z
    British royal baby's first A to Z Sat, May 2, 2015

    From fashion to specially-minted coins, here is an A to Z on Prince William and his wife Kate's second child, a baby daughter born on Saturday. More »

  • Baby Princess Spends First Night At Home
    Baby Princess Spends First Night At Home Sat, May 2, 2015

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are spending their first night at home with their baby daughter after leaving hospital to roaring applause from waiting crowds. The royal couple proudly showed their princess to the world around 6pm - just 10 hours after she was born - and are now at Kensington Palace with young son Prince George. The moment Prince William and wife Kate emerged through the doors of the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in London, supporters cheered and photographers and camera crews captured the first images of the baby girl. Kate wore a floral yellow and white Jenny Packham dress while her husband William, 32, looked relaxed in a white shirt and blue jumper. More »

  • Britain celebrates birth of a princess
    Britain celebrates birth of a princess Sat, May 2, 2015

    Prince William's wife Kate gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday, sparking celebrations in Britain for the royal family's new fourth in line to the throne. More »

  • It's a girl - Duchess Kate gives birth, both well, palace says
    It's a girl - Duchess Kate gives birth, both well, palace says Sat, May 2, 2015

    By Stephen Addison LONDON (Reuters) - The Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the couple's second child and a great grand-daughter to Queen Elizabeth. The royal family's newest member was born at 0734 GMT, some 2-1/2 hours after Kate Middleton was admitted in the early stages of labour to St Mary's Hospital, West London, the couple's Kensington Palace residence said in a statement. Kate cradled the sleeping princess in her arms as the couple waved to the cheering crowd, although they made no comment. A few minutes later, Prince William carried the baby in a car seat to a waiting vehicle, and then drove his wife and new daughter the short distance to Kensington Palace. More »

  • It's a girl: Timeline of William and Kate's relationship
    It's a girl: Timeline of William and Kate's relationship Sat, May 2, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Prince William's wife Kate has given birth to the couple's second child, a daughter who becomes fourth in line for the throne. Here are some highlights of the couple's lives: More »