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Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gives birth to a baby boy

william-kate-baby-sonPrince William, the Duke of Cambridge, says he and his wife “could not be happier” after the duchess gave birth to a baby boy, at 16:30 UK time at St Mary’s Hospital, west London.

William was present at St Mary’s for the birth. The young parents spent time with their son before telling the news to their families and the world. Continue reading ›

William and Kate expecting baby

The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby, St James’s Palace has confirmed. All the Members of the Royal Family and the duchess’s family, the Middletons, are delighted: “The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry and members of both families are delighted with the news.”
The baby will be third in line to the throne, after Prince Charles and Prince William. Continue reading ›

Kate Middletons Wedding Dress Attracts more than 350.000 Visitors during the first Weeks on Display

Only six weeks after it went on display at the Buckingham Palace, more than 350.000 Visitors have come to see the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding gown, famously designed by Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen. More than 500.000 Visitors are expected until October 3rd, when the exhibition will close down.

For the Royal Collection at the Buckingham Palace this summer looks to be a record year. This will also benefit the Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund, which receives part of the admission and gives it to charities chosen by Prince William and Kate. Continue reading ›

Royal Couple welcome Obamas and crash Webshop

Still tanned from their Seychelles honeymoon, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge helped welcome Barack Obama to Buckingham Palace. Kates first official duty as a Royal also gave a glimpse of her new role as a style icon: Her £175 dress from High Street chain “Reiss” became an instant hit – within minutes the massive demand crashed the stores servers for more than two hours. The dress sold out immediately and is now traded on ebay for more than double the price. Continue reading ›

Royal Couple has set off on a two-week Honeymoon, Destination unknown

Last night, ten days after their wedding, and right after Prince William finished a 24-hour shift as an RAF search and rescue pilot, the royal couple left their Welsh farmhouse for an unknown destination – Rumor has it that even Kate didn’t know where they were going. Continue reading ›

It’s official: Prince William will marry Kate Middleton in 2011 – They became Engaged in October

“The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince William to Miss Catherine Middleton.” With this official press release, Clarence House announced today that Prince William, second in line to the throne, will marry Kate Middelton in 2011, the year that would have been the 30th anniversary of his parents’ wedding. It was also revealed that the couple became secretly engaged in October during their holiday in Kenya. Continue reading ›

Kate Middleton’s parents get invited to the Queen’s Scottish estate

Michael and Carol Middleton, the parents of Kate Middleton, spent the weekend at Balmoral, Prince Charles’s private residence on the Queen’s Scottish estate. The invitation fuels speculation that the younger couple are poised to announce their engagement after an eight year courtship. An insider commented “This is the Middletons being taught to be able to join the royals at play.” The couple were invited as part of a “country pursuits” house party which Prince William hosts about once a yearin the familys luxury retreat. Read more about this royal family weekend.

Ten Years Anniversary for William and Kate, and still nothing but Rumors

Ten years ago Prince William and Kate Middleton have first met at St Andrews University in Scotland. While many of Kates friends are now married and starting their families, she isn’t even engaged. One friend said to the Daily Star: “She can hardly believe that all those years have slipped by and she’s still uncertain about the future.” According to the press, William has promised to make an announcement within months. more

Royal Wedding Rumors dismissed, but Bookmakers don’t bet on it

A German aristocrat claims to have inside knowledge that Prince William and his girlfriend Kate Middleton are planning to get married in July 2011, and that the exact date is already set but will remain secret. According to Eduard Prinz von Anhalt, the decision has been influenced by Kate Middleton, who pressured Prince William to marry her in the forseeable future, or she would break up the relationship. The Palace commented that these reports are “nonsense and speculation” and that no preparations are going on. But british and international Bookmakers seem not to believe the official version, and have already stopped to accept bets on a wedding in 2011, since they are almost sure it will happen. more at the Telegraph

Engagement Announcement postponed – because of the Tanna Affair?

Tina Brown, the author who originally revealed the expected Date for the Engagement Announcement on 3rd or 4th of July, now has a theory why nothing happened on that particular date. According to her sources there are tensions about a paparazzi foto that appeared in a German magazine, and Kate Middeltons refusal to sue the alleged paparazzi, Niraj Tanna of Ikon Pictures. It comes down to the question: How close is Kate and her family to the photographer? Read more at The Daily Beast.