Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton , Theresa Villiers MP - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge accompanied by Theresa Villiers, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland attend a garden party at Hillsborough Castle, County Down at Hillsborough Castle - Belfast, United Kingdom - Tuesday 14th June 2016
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , Kate Middleton - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland's Garden Party at Hillsborough Castle in County Down. - County Down, United Kingdom - Tuesday 14th June 2016
Princess Anne, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Catherine Middleton, Princess Charlotte, Prince George, Prince William, Queen Elizabeth II , Prince Phillip - The Queen and other members of the Royal Family attend Trooping the Colour: The Queen's Birthday Parade - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 11th June 2016
Prince Harry, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince William , Duke of Cambridge - The Queen, accompanied by Prince Philip and other members of the Royal Family, attends a Service of Thanksgiving celebrating her 90th birthday at St. Paul's Cathedral. at St. Paul's Cathedral - London, United Kingdom - Friday 10th June 2016
Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince William , Duke of Cambridge - The Queen, accompanied by Prince Philip and other members of the Royal Family, attends a Service of Thanksgiving celebrating her 90th birthday at St. Paul's Cathedral. at St. Paul's Cathedral - London, United Kingdom - Friday 10th June 2016
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William , Duke of Cambridge - Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and other members of the Royal Family attend a 'Service of Thanksgiving' to commemorate her 90th birthday at St. Paul's Cathedral. - London, United Kingdom - Friday 10th June 2016
Prince Harry, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William , Duke of Cambridge - Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and other members of the Royal Family attend a 'Service of Thanksgiving' to commemorate her 90th birthday at St. Paul's Cathedral. - London, United Kingdom - Friday 10th June 2016
Duchess of Cambridge, Duke Of Cambridge , Prince Harry - The Royals launched the campaign, with the involvement of mental health charities, at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to raise awareness and challenge the stigma around mental health. - London, United Kingdom - Monday 16th May 2016
Kate Middleton's younger sister gives a full and revealing interview with 'Today.'
Pippa Middleton has finally opened up on plenty of subjects that have been the subject of media speculation for some time. The 30 year-old sister of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, agreed to give an interview with USA's Today in a two-part interview that aired on Tuesday.
Ever since she wore "that dress" as a bridesmaid to Kate and Prince William in 2011 and was catapulted into the spotlight, Pippa has been the frequent subject of paparazzi mobs and speculative articles regarding her image, her personal life and her career.
Perhaps in order to silence some of the many tabloid articles she's featured in, Pippa spoke candidly about her experience of sudden fame and being an extension of the Royal family.
Pippa Middleton isn't the only member of her family to be mad about cycling as her sister Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is set to appear at the Tour de France opening ceremony.
Cycling is certainly the sport du jour and is gripping the nation with Britons out on their bikes enjoying the warmer weather and planning Tour de France parties. The Royal family have certainly caught the fever too and Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry will be attending the opening ceremony of the Tour de France in Yorkshire on 5th July.
Prince William and Kate Middleton will be at the start of the Tour de France.
The Royal trio, as Hello reports, will be at the starting line to lend their support to the 22 teams which are competing in the 2272 mile long cycling race. Although the teams are starting in Yorkshire, they will race through Belgium, Spain before finally finishing in Paris on 27th July.
Continue reading: Kate Middleton To Cheer On Tour De France Teams At Opening Ceremony
Seriously, isn't there some law against this?
You know the paparazzi have gone overboard, when Kate Middleton has to hire a minder to make sure her privacy isn’t invaded. That happened this week. According to The Mirror the Duchess of Cambridge has hired a woman to make sure that photographers keep their distance, after a photo of her bare bottom was posted online by a German magazine.
Apparently even the most modest of clothing can't help Kate against the paps.
Even more troubling was the way the photos were taken – an opportunistic photographer snapped the pictures when Kate’s blue and white Diane Von Furstenberg dress blew up on a visit to Sydney's Blue mountains during her official tour of Australia last month.
The Duke of Cambridge wasn't given the royal treatment on a recent American Airlines flight, he was spotted in the cheap seats.
Prince William is quite the frugal royal.
The Duke of Cambridge doesn't always act or get treated like the heir to the throne.
William shocked fellow travellers when he decided to fly coach on an American Airlines flight on Sunday (May 4th) after attending Guy Pelly's wedding in Memphis this past weekend.
Continue reading: Prince William Flies Coach After Attending Friend's Memphis Wedding
Kim wants her wedding to Kanye West to be the most extravagant of all time.
Kim Kardashian has reportedly been eying up a royal wedding balcony for her impending marriage to Kanye West. The reality TV star is due to wed the rapper in a decadent ceremony at France's Chateau Louis XIV next month but the couple apparently want to rival the wedding of Prince William and The Duchess of Cambridge with a balcony smooch in front of the crowds.
Kim Kardashian Wants A Royal Wedding-Style Balcony For Her Marriage To Kanye West.
Architects have reportedly quoted £200,000 ($391,075) to build a temporary balcony fixed to the chateau where the newlyweds can exchange kisses and romantic words as the guests cheer from below. "Kim has fallen in love with the place," says a source, via Bang Showbiz, adding "They want to give their guests a real taste of Paris. Kanye is also in talks to hold a spectacular fireworks display to rival the lightshow at the London Olympics."
Continue reading: Kim Kardashian Eyes 'Royal Balcony Wedding' To Rival Will And Kate
Kate Middleton and Prince William have been named 'most romantic couple' in a survey, what other couples throughout history deserve the title?
Prince William and his longterm love, Kate Middleton, have been crowned ‘the most romantic celebrity couple’ in a recent survey. Other couples included in the survey were Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and Jay-Z and Beyonce.
Kate Middleton and Prince William have been named most romantic couple in a survey
William and Kate famously met while studying together at St. Andrews University in Edinburgh. The couple have been together for over ten years and recently Kate gave birth to their first child together. There’s something very honest and real about Kate and Wills’ relationship, we’d love to have been a fly on the wall of their student house! Since their engagement, Kate has become hugely popular as a style icon and a national treasure, much in the way William’s own mother, Princess Diana, did before her.
On Kate Middleton's birthday we look back at the highlights of her magical year.
Happy Birthday Kate Middleton! The Duchess of Cambridge turns 32 today and can finally look back on a tremendous year alongside her husband, Prince William. Most memorably, Kate and William welcomed their first child, Prince George of Cambridge, into the world on the 22nd July.
The Crowning Moment Of Kate's Year Was The Birth Of Prince George.
This time last year, Kate was pregnant and faced with th uncertainty that imminent motherhood brings. A media frenzy accompanied Kate's pregnancy and baby George's birth but she managed to main regal throughout and didn't succumb to the overwhelming pressure and attention.
Kate and Pippa Middleton showed their sisterly love on Monday by attending a friend's party, but without any princes.
Kate Middleton began her New Year's festivities on Monday (December 30) by spending some time with her sister and friends. Duchess Kate and her sister Pippa spent the day at a laid-back celebration in Bucklebury.
Kate Middleton attends the premiere of 'Mandela' with Prince William in London
"Kate looked incredible," a friend told People. "She was very jolly and very happy."
Continue reading: Kate And Pippa Middleton Kicked Of New Year's Festivities Early
The disturbing phone hacking trial digs up more evidence against News of the World.
The Kate Middleton phone hacking investigation has provided an unwelcome look into the private lives of the Duchess of Cornwall and her husband, Prince William. Voicemails left for Kate in 2006 by her then boyfriend were hacked by the News of the World to spin salacious news stories, the phone-hacking trial has heard.
Kate Middleton And Prince William Unwittingly Underwent An Invasive String Of Phone Hacking.
William can be heard frequently referring to his lover as "babykins" or "baby" as he tells her what he's been up to whilst undergoing officer training at Sandhurst. One message revealed a training incident when William was almost shot with blanks. "Hi baby. Um, sorry, I've just got back in off my night navigation exercise," William said, adding "I've been running around the woods of Aldershot chasing shadows and getting horribly lost, and I walked into some other regiment's ambush, which was slightly embarrassing because I nearly got shot.
Continue reading: Kate Middleton Phone Hacking Exposure Reveals Duchess' Pet Name
Rumour has it that Kate's younger sister will tie the knot in 2014.
Pippa Middleton and her long-term boyfriend Nico Jackson are said to be engaged after months of speculation. Socialite Pippa, 30, and banker Nico, 36, are reportedly planning a wedding after becoming engaged in India.
Pippa & Her Boyfriend Nico Are Said To Be Engaged.
Pippa and Nico have been dating for around 15 months and were first rumoured to be engaged in September. However, when rumours proved false we were left wondering if Nico would have proposed by the end of 2013. Sure enough, Nico is said to have made his move whilst the pair holidayed at India's five star Oberoi Amarvilas resort overlooking the Taj Mahal.
Continue reading: Pippa Middleton Engaged To Banker Nico Jackson In India?
The Duchess of Cambridge played the frog princess yesterday during an impromptu performance for the children and families at Hampton's Shooting Stars Children's Hospice
Kate Middleton stopped by the Shooting Stars Children's Hospice in Hampton, Middlesex on Friday, 6 December, to spread a little holiday cheer to the young patients and their families. The Duchess of Cambridge visited the hospice to learn more about the work carried out by the doctors, nurses and other workers at the facility, finding time to meet with as many of the patients and their families as she could.
Kate brought some festive cheer to the children's hospice with her visit
The Duchess paid the hospice a 80-minute visit and joined in on a number of activities taking place during her stop. Among them, she joined in with a music class, an art therapy session and even played the part of the Frog Prince in a puppet-enacted version of The Princess and the Frog. As reported by The Mirror, Kate wore a smile throughout her visit as she entertained and handed out gifts to some of the patients in the hospice.
Continue reading: Kate Middleton Brings Some Festive Cheer To Middlesex Children's Hospice
The top search results on 'Bing' for 2013 probably won't come as too much of a surprise
Beyonce was named the most searched for celebrity of the year by Microsoft search engine Bing, battling off competition from Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus and Kate Middleton to be bestowed with the honour. 2013 may not have seen Beyonce release a new album, but it was her year from the start, thanks to her performance at the January inauguration of President Barack Obama as he began his second term as president.
Beyonce stormed to the top of the poll
A collaboration with Pepsi, which also saw the release of her single 'Grown Woman,' and a performance at the Super Bowl Half-Time Show watched by millions put her stock even higher, with her ongoing 'The Mrs. Carter Show' world tour keeping her name on peoples lips, and in their search engines, for much of the year, much to the chagrin of 2012's most searched for celebrity, Kim Kardashian.
This actually happened...Prince William, Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi at the Winter Whites charity gala.
Prince William has kicked off what is sure to be a flourishing career in music by forming a band with Jon Bon Jovi and Taylor Swift. Well, sort of: the Prince and Taylor joined Jon Bon Jovi onstage during the Winter Whites charity gala, hosted by the Duke of Cambridge at Kensington Palace, to raise money for homeless charity Centrepoint.
Swift Performed With Prince William At The Glittering Charity Event.
The pair leapt up on to the festive stage as Bon Jovi started playing an acoustic version of his band's mega-hit 'Livin On A Prayer.' Taylor began to elegantly sway in time to the music whilst William adjusted his bow tie and cuffs in a James Bond style before the big chorus. Taylor and Wills leant into the microphone - the Prince tentative at first - before belting out the "Woooahh livin' on a prayer" line from the chorus.
The royal couple shared a ride through the capital after selling poppies in Kensington Station earlier today (7 Nov.)
Prince William and his doting bride Kate Middleton were doing their part to support the troops and promote Remembrance Sunday as they surprised commuters by riding a refurbished 1960s Routemaster bus to London's Kensington tube station. Their morning commute in the capital wasn't over there however, as they later stopped by a pop-up stall in the station to sell their share of red poppies.
The royal couple were on their latest public outing to promote a good cause
During their trip and whilst in the station itself, the royal couple met with military personelle and volunteers who were supporting London Poppy Day. Their aim was to promote the charity, but as you may imaging, their presence on the streets of London also managed to whip up a fair amount of royal hysteria. One of the servicemen that the royals had met with, Corporal Steve Johnson, told Metro, "Lots of people [were] ecstatic to see them."
First public appearance sees royal couple well-rested and happy, but without young Prince George in tow.
Kate Middleton and Prince William stepped out on their first public outing since the birth of Prince George this week – unfortunately, the youngest royal was nowhere to be seen. As can be expected, photographers were clamoring to get a snap of the six-month-old third in line for the throne, only to be disappointed by the new parents. According to E!News, when asked how the baby was doing, the Duchess of Cambridge replied with: "He's very well, thank you. He's sleeping at the moment."
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared happy and well rested at the event.
The Duke and Duchess made an appearance at a running event – the Ring of Fire race on the Isle of Anglesey - where they seemed relaxed and rested after their six-week hiatus from press appearances. Apparently Kate was feeling up to appearing in public sooner than expected. The Duchess was initially expected to make her first public appearance after giving birth at the at the inaugural Tusk Conservation Awards on Sept. 12. However, on the day of the Anglesey Marathon, the Palace confirmed that she had decided to accompany her husband at the event.
Interest in the royal baby remains high with people around the world yearning for more facts and photographs of Prince George.
22 days after the birth of Prince George of Cambridge, interest in one of the most famous babies in the world is still high. So here's a quick round-up of all the facts and photos we have to date.
Prince George of Cambridge's birth was one of the most widely anticipated in the world with British and international photographers stationed outside St. Mary's hospital in London and Buckingham Palace, eagerly awaiting news.
A Barbershoppera promo went spectacularly wrong.
The BBC only broadcast a defaced newspaper clipping of Prince William for a second or two, but it was long enough for the angry tweets and Facebook posts to start pouring in. The network has now apologized for the blunder, however, so hopefully that will work to stop the social media backlash.
The drawing might have detracted slightly from William's princely demeanor.
The picture of the Duke of Cambridge, with phallic graffiti scrawled onto it was part of a promo for a new comedy quartet called Barbershopera. While BBC editors somehow managed to miss the few seconds of footage, they did not slip past the keen eyes of viewers, and prompted some to vent their righteous anger over Twitter.
Continue reading: BBC Apologises For Defaced Picture Of Prince William
Harry doesn't seem disappointed that he's been bumped down to fourth in line to the throne.
Now new parents William and Kate have had a few famous names welcoming their royal baby, George Alexander Louis - Prince George of Cambridge, into their family. Will's brother, Prince Harry has had a few words to say in reaction to the birth of his nephew. Speaking to the BBC at a photographic exhibition in London documenting the work of his Lesotho charity Sentebale, Prince Harry said it was "fantastic to have another addition to the family", and that the newborn "was crying his eyes out" when he met him.
Prince Harry: Taking His Uncle Responsibilities Seriously.
Prince George is third in line to the throne, taking the place of Harry who is now fourth in line. The mischievous prince - who has previously faced criticism for wearing a Nazi uniform to a party, and dancing naked in Las Vegas - when asked what his mission as an uncle was, "To make sure [George] has a good upbringing, and keep him out of harm's way and to make sure he has fun. The rest I'll leave to the parents."
Continue reading: Prince Harry's Royal Baby Response: "I'll Make Sure He Has Fun"
If nothing else, the long wait is certainly good for business.
While the world (or parts of it, anyway) awaits the birth of the royal baby with baited breath, bookies are making some serious dough every day that the infant bides its time. There are bets on every possible variable in the birth of William and Kate’s offspring – from the date, to the gender and name. If you search heard enough, you’d probably find someone to take your wager on whether the little one will be born with hair or not. Although we’re not entirely sure how that would be verified.
Odds are, Becks will face a disappointment.
Bookies say bets on the name, sex and date of the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are drawing a record number of wagers for a non-sports market, worth over £1 million (1.1 million euros) so far. Gary Burton, from the Coral betting company, explained for AFP that the event as created the biggest novelty market ever. In case you’re wondering, Alexandra and James are the leading predictions for the little one’s name. David, despite David Beckham’s hopes, isn’t really a contender.
Continue reading: Odds Of Royal Baby Are 1:1, Everything Else Is Up For Grabs
The Royal baby watch continues as Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, hints the baby could be due sometime this week. She was overhead talking at a public appearance in Cornwall on Monday (15th July) and it seems the baby will be here "by the end of the week".
Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, hints the Royal baby could be due sometime this week, according to a report in ABC. She was overhead and filmed talking at a public appearance in Cornwall on Monday (15th July) and it seems the baby will be here "by the end of the week".
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, at a St. David's Day service, in Cardiff, Wales.
In the video Camilla, who will be the baby's step-grandmother, can be overhead saying "we're all waiting at the end of the telephone". She goes on to hint at the possibility the baby will arrive by the end of this week by saying "I think so, I think so. I think by the end of the week he or she will be there."
Continue reading: Royal Baby Watch Continues: Camilla Hints At Kate Middleton's Due Date
Kate Middleton is due to give birth in Mid-July, her child with Prince William will be the third in line to the British throne.
Kate Middleton, the Royal family and onlookers worldwide are anticipating the arrival of her child with Prince William. The Duchess of Cambridge checked into St. Mary's Hospital, London where she is expecting her baby sometime in mid-July.
Kate Middleton laughing with her husband Prince William at the Queen's Birthday Parade in June 2013.
The due date may be uncertain- the couple revealed their child will be due sometime in mid-July- yet the world press and British public are already camped outside Buckingham Palace and St. Mary's Hospital, London in expectation of the future Royal's imminent arrival. St. Mary's is also where the baby's Grandfather (Prince Charles) and Uncle (Prince Harry) were born.
Continue reading: Royal Baby Watch Continues As Kate Middleton's Due Date Approaches
Kate decides natural is best
Caesarean sections are all the rage with celebs; we won’t go into why, but they just are. But for Kate Middleton – who is set to give birth to a royal sprog in the next few weeks – has elected to go for a natural birth, for safety reasons.
The birth will take place in the private Lindo wing of St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, of course. It’s the same hospital that Prince William was born at, 31 years ago, and by electing to give life the old fashioned way, she follows in the footsteps of Princess Diana. Mervi Jokinen of the Royal College of Midwives and president of the European Midwives Association explains how women in the U.K are encouraged to formulate a birthing plan early on. “These consist of several things, they sometimes state the woman's wishes about pain relief in labour, positions they might want to take, who they bring with them, if they want any kind of drugs or if they are against epidurals," she said. "Basically it is a discussion before your birth about what you would like your labour to be."
Discussion: had. Decision: natural. And in keeping with their traditional tropes, Prince William and Kate “do not know and do not plan to find out the gender of the baby in advance,” killing off rumours that they’ve told friends and family the gender of their incoming little one.
Continue reading: Safety First - Kate Middleton Baby To Be Born Naturally
Kate Middleton's Hobbs dress sold out within hours.
Kate Middleton has made her last appearance performing Royal Duties before the birth of her child, due next month.
The wife of Prince William visited Southampton yesterday (13 June 2013) in order to christen the cruise ship, the 'Royal Princess', named for the soon-to-be mother. She is the ship's godmother, a tradition dating from the 18th century, this is an honorary role reserved for important and deserving women.
Middleton was honoured by Alan Buckelew, President and Chief Executive Officer of the cruise company, describing her as 'an inspiring ambassador for Britain' who 'is admired around the world for her style and grace, and for her compassion for others', in a speech reported by The Huffington Post.
Continue reading: Kate Middleton Christens The 'Royal Princess' As Birth Approaches
The mother-to-be is considering going against tradition with an alternative method.
After making her final solo public appearance before her due date, Kate Middleton is already immersed in plans for the baby’s arrival and apparently she is considering a hypnobirth. According to the proponents of the alternative method, most of the pain during labor stems from the fear and anxiety of the mother, so a hypnobirth could make the entire event much shorter and less painful for the Duchess of Cambridge – or at keast that’s how the theory goes.
The mother-to-be has reportedly been considering the option for a while. Last month, a source close to the royals said for Now Magazine: 'Kate's very excited about the idea of hypnobirth. She's exploring lots of options but thinks it sounds very interesting.
'The principle behind this latest celebrity fad sounds simple enough. Different visualization techniques and breathing exercises are used at various stages of the birth to relax the mind. This reportedly helps lessen the pain without the need for an epidural. According to specialists on the technique, at its core is the idea of changing the way the mind and body perceive the birth.
Continue reading: What Is A Hypnobirth And Why Is Kate Middleton Considering It?
Kate Middleton announced the due date of her first child with Prince William during a visit to Glasgow, Scotland, this week.
Kate Middleton Due Date. Kate Middleton has rested our collective worries by at last announcing the due date of the future King or Queen of England during a Royal trip to Scotland with husband Prince William. Early on yesterday (April 4), Kate was answering questions in Glasgow when she was asked when the due date was, to which she cheekily replied, "It's around mid-July but apparently babies have their own agenda."
During their two day visit, the future King and Queen of the United Kingdom took in the sights of Scotland's second city, including the Emirates Arena and the recently opened Chris Hoy Velodrome, as they inspected the city's preparations for next years Commonwealth Games. The sporty pair tried their hand at a number of activities, but given Kate's current state she was naturally unable to participate in a number of sports. After visiting the Donald Dewar Leisure Centre, Prince William delivered a speech outside the sporting venue after taking part in a game of field hockey. During the speech he thanked the workers at sport complex for their hospitality and even hinted at a touch of competitiveness between himself and his wife. "Catherine, who, you may have noticed, is limited a little in the sports she can play right now, has had to hold herself back from grabbing a tennis racquet and challenging me to a full game," he said, before gallantly quipping, "I am far too much of a gentleman to say who would win."
The Royal couple's two day tour of Scotland came to an end today (April 5) and saw the pair inspect the venues that are being used for the 2014 Commonwealth Games as well as meeting meet some of the athletes due to take part in the upcoming event.
Continue reading: Kate Middleton Due Date Announced During Royal Trip To Scotland
Prince William and Duke of Cambridge - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Donald Dewar Leisure Centre in Drumchapel to launch a new Scottish project for their Foundation - Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom - Thursday 4th April 2013
Kate Middleton may have in inadvertently revealed she's having a girl.
Will Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William name their daughter after the Duke's late mother, Princess Diana of Wales? It became much more of a possibility on Tuesday (March 5, 2013) when Kate inadvertently dropped a hint about the gender of her baby during a public appearance in the North of England.
When a well-wisher gave Middleton a teddy bear, she responded, "Thank you, I will take that for my d..." before cutting the sentence short. It was enough to send Britain's tabloids into frenzy, with most of Wednesday's editions carrying the headline 'It's a girl!' or something similar.
Sandra Cook, a well-wisher standing near the Duchess, told reporters that she asked Kate whether she had been about to say 'daughter,' though was told the royal couple did not know the child's gender and would not reveal it, even if they did.
Once again, paparazzi photographs of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, have been published in a gossip magazine, in a move condemned by St. James’ Palace as a breach of Kate and Prince William’s right to privacy. The photographs were taken whilst the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband were holidaying on the island of Mustique, the BBC reports.
The images reportedly show a pregnant Kate, in a bikini, underneath the headline “the belly grows.” It appears that the couple were unaware that the photographs were being taken and nor did they give their consent to them being taken, or published. The snaps have been published in the Italian magazine Chi. Its publishers, Mondadori have confirmed that the magazine went on sale in Italy today (February 13, 2013). Due to snow-related distribution problems, however, the magazine is not yet on sale in Rome.
A spokesman for St. James’ Palace said last night “We are disappointed that photographs of the Duke and Duchess on a private holiday look likely to be published overseas. This is a clear breach of the couple's right to privacy.” Last year, another publication owned by Silvio Berlusconi’s Mondodoni media group – the French magazine Closer – published photographs of the Duchess sunbathing topless whilst she was on a private holiday in France. The publishers were ordered by a Paris court to hand over the original photographs within 24 hours, or face daily fines of $10,000.
Kate Middleton is on the receiving end of another breach of privacy at the hands of the foreign media as she is snapped showing off her baby bump in a bikini on a private holiday with hubby Prince William.
The Duchess of Cambridge is doing well to maintain calm and dignified in her new life as the future queen despite the constant media attention and invasion of privacy she is suffering as a result. In a rather unsurprising turn of events, the pregnant Duchess was snapped in her beachwear with the Duke on holiday on the beautiful Caribbean island of Mustique. The pictures were then published by Italian magazine Chi with the headlines 'the belly grows' and 'Kate and William honeymoon in three'. It's not clear if the snaps were obtained with the photographer on the island or on a boat using a long lens.
This isn't the first time the Duchess has been spotted relaxing on a private vacation. Last year (2012) there was outrage when the French Closer mag published pictures of her topless after she'd removed her bikini top while at Chateau d'Autet near Aix-en-Provence. These new pictures have been blasted by the palace, with a spokesperson telling The Mirror: 'We are disappointed that photographs of the Duke and Duchess on a private holiday look likely to be published overseas. This is a clear breach of the couple's right to privacy.'
The time is fast approaching, the time when the future King or Queen of the United Kingdom is born, with Kate Middleton being spotted stepping off the plane as she arrived in Mustique for a quick holiday with Prince William, taking her ever-growing baby bump with her.
The Duchess of Cambridge, believed to be around 19 or 20 weeks along, has headed off to the Caribbean island with her husband and the rest of the Middleton clan to escape the torrid British winter for a few weeks. According to the Sun, she and her family will be lapping up the sun at a £15,000 villa for a few days, before flying home to make her first public appearances since December. A source close to the royal pair told the paper: "The Duke and Duchess have joined the Middletons for a winter break. Both William and Kate were hoping her condition would not stop her from making the eight-hour flight to Barbados and the connection to Mustique."
In December, the notion of Kate flying across the Atlantic for a getaway would have seemed absurd given her serious bout with morning sickness, but fortunately it looks as though the Duchess is fit and health once again as she can now enjoy her sixth holiday on the Caribbean island with her husband.
Kate Middleton and Prince William Friday 14th September 2012 Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge aka Kate Middleton appears topless on the cover of Closer magazine along with her husband Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Prince William - Andrew charlton and edwina palmer were married at edrom church in Duns,berwick, Scotland. the bride is the daughter of lord palmer. prince william and kate were rumoured to attend the wedding but never showed upAndrew charlton and edwina palmer were married at edrom church in Duns,berwick, Scotland. the bride is the daughter of lord palmer. prince william and kate were rumoured to attend the wedding but never showed up Berwickshire, Scotland - The wedding of Andrew Charlton and Edwina Palmer at Edrom Church in Duns Saturday 3rd September 2011
Date of birth
21st June, 1982