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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 ›

Royal Mint prepares Coin to celebrate Prince William and Kate’s wedding

According to the Mail on Sunday, the Royal Mint is starting preparations for the production of a commemorative coin to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. This of course is fuelling speculation that at least the announcement of their engagement is imminent. But while the plaster model is already done, there is one detail thats still missing: the date. Continue reading ›

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

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.

Is today the Big Day?

Speculation that Prince Willliam will announce his engagement to his long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton today has reached a fever pitch. Even main stream media like the Washington Post and the Toronto Sun have now started to report about the increasing number of clues for some upcoming announcements from the royal family.

British Retailer already prepares Commemorative Mugs for Engagement Announcement

Britains second largest Supermarket chain Asda, a subsidiary of Wal-Mart, is now so sure that the announcement of a royal engagement is imminent, that they have prepared a range of commemorative mugs. David Mills, Asda’a Category Director, said to Reuters: “Royal crockery is good British tradition and this will be the biggest announcement from the royal family since the engagement of Charles and Di.” Royal watchers remember that William said he did not want to get married until he is 28 or 30 – which will happen on June 21 when he turns 28. Also Britsh bookmaker William Hill believes in an announcement in 2010 and therefore offers relatively low odds of just 1/2 for bets on an engagement. Firends of the royal couple however say, that even without an official statement, Willam and Kate “are as good as engaged”. more

Announcement of Engagement expected for June

Speculation about a Royal Wedding grew yesterday after claims that Buckingham Palace has ‘cleared its diary’ for a June announcement of an engagement between Prince William and Kate Middleton. According to well-connected former editor and author Tina Brown, aides plan to announce on either June 3 or 4 that a wedding will take place in November. more

Royal Family discusses Timings of Engagement and Wedding

According to “OK”, the Prince of Wales held a discreet meeting with Prince William and Kate Middleton to discuss the delicate subject of timings over their engagement and wedding. The five-day “summit” took place between Christmas and New Year at the Prince’s Scottish retreat, Birkhall, while Camilla was away in London visiting her children. Although Kate has met Prince Charles on several occasions, it was the first time she had spent any time with her future father-in-law. more

Prince William Reportedly Proposing To Kate Middleton

It is claimed that Prince William will propose to Kate Middleton this Friday as Kate turns 27 today, and William is said to be planning to make her day extra special. U.K. bookmaker Ladbrokes has halved the odds of the pair announcing their engagement to 5/1 after it was flooded with bets. Leading Bookmaker William Hill has also decreased its odds of the prince popping the question during 2009 from 6/4 to 1/2. more…

Prince William's engagement wait

Britain’s Prince William will not get engaged to girlfriend Kate Middleton for at least another 18 months, it has been claimed. The royal – who has been dating the 26-year-old since 2001 – would have to speak with several members of the royal family and the government before going down on one knee, according to a senior at the Royal Household. more