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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 ›

Prince William and Kate Middleton are now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The Queen has given the title of the Duke of Cambridge to Prince William, his wife Kate Middleton will be Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge. Media speculates, that this title was chosen because the last Duke of Cambridge also married a commoner for love. Prince William will be the 3rd Duke of Cambridge. 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 retreat. Read more about this royal family weekend.

Finally a Wedding at Westminster Abbey next August?

Sources say that personell at Westminster Abbey has been contacted by royal aides to make arrangements for a wedding on the second weekend in August 2011. While all speculations about a wedding next summer were dismissed by the palace, it now seems that there are indeed preparations going on. According to insiders they are so advanced that even the Queen raised the issue when she visited the Abbey last May. Read more at the Daily Mail.

Kate takes Brithday Tea with the Queen

Kate Middleton is expected to celebrate her 28th birthday by joining Prince William on a trip to Sandringham to see the Queen. They will spend part of the weekend at the Royal Family’s Norfolk estate amid mounting speculation that they will soon announce their engagement. However the celebration will probably not be the wildest party they have ever been to.

2012 – Finally a Wedding Date for Kate and Wills?

According to recent rumors, Kate Middleton and Prince William have made a pact that they wont get married until 2011. But this will change when the Queen celebrates her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, which according to the rumors will also be the year when the couple finally gets married. William is said to be working on a route map to the altar togehter with his advisors and his father Prince Charles.

Invitation by Queen new sign of Wedding?

The couple have whipped up fresh speculation they are poised to get engaged after it was revealed Kate has been invited to spend August bank holiday at Balmoral with the Queen and Prince Philip. According to reports, insiders think this meeting is significant. more

Queen tells Prince William he shouldn’t expect a huge wedding

The Queen has reportedly told grandson Prince William that he shouldn’t expect a huge public event if and when he marries long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton. The wedding of William’s parents, Prince Charles and Diana Princess of Wales, in 1981 was attended by 3,500 invited guests and watched on television by an estimated 750million around the world. more

Queen tells Charles: Get William a charity job

The Queen’s concerns that Prince William’s girlfriend Kate Middleton does not have a job also extend to her 26-year-old grandson, I can report. Senior Buckingham Palace aides say she is worried that when William’s military attachments come to an end next year, there will be no public role for him. more…

Knees-up for Kate and Chelsy

The Queen has invited Kate Middleton and Chelsy Davy to Buckingham Palace for Prince Charles’s 60th birthday do, The Sun can reveal. William and Harry’s girlfriends will be among more than 150 guests at the lavish banquet. more…