London, Dec 21 : The marriage of Prince William and Kate has won the war of TV ratings as 26 million viewers tuned in to watch the pomp, pageantry and plain old-fashioned romance.
Prince William and Duchess Kate’s marriage was watched by 26.2 million television viewers across BBC1, ITV1, BBC News channel and Sky, which was the biggest audience of 2011, the Daily Mail reported.
London, Dec 14 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were delighted to have raised more than 1 million pounds in a single day for the victims of East Africa’s famine.
The couple applauded the “overwhelming generosity of the British public” for the Unicef appeal, but stay “hugely concerned” for children still at risk.
London, November 28 : Colonel Barry Jenkins of the Royal Artillery Regiment has instructed male officers to follow the lead set by Princes William and Harry when wearing civilian clothes.
In an email, he berated his junior officers for dressing like semi finalists from The Apprentice.
He also told female officers that their make-up should not be excessive and, `most importantly', hair should be tidy and presentable.
Melbourne, November 11 : Prince William will be away from Kate for six weeks, as part of a service deployment.
The Duke of Cambridge is a Flight Lieutenant with the RAF and will be deployed to Falkland Islands, where he will fly search and rescue helicopter missions from February to March, the Telegraph reported.
Conditions on the base have been described as ‘bleak’ with not many facilities including a lack of cash machines.
Washington, Nov 10 : A former Scotland Yard police officer-turned private detective has revealed that he tailed more than 90 celebrities and politicians including Prince William over a period of eight years for the now-defunct News of the World.
London, November 9 : A private investigator hired by News Of The World had recorded the movements of Princes William and Harry among other high profile targets.
These revelations came out a day after it was found that the former Sunday tabloid had hired private investigator Derek Webb to spy on two prominent lawyers who represented victims of phone hacking scandal.
London, November 4 : Rumours that Prince William and Kate are expecting their first baby gained momentum after the Duchess of Cambridge was seen refusing to eat peanut paste.
Expectant mothers are advised to stay away from peanuts to avoid allergies.
London, Nov 2 : The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Copenhagen to support Unicef’s East Africa appeal as a part of their first joint humanitarian mission on Wednesday.
The royal couple will also be tour the organisation’s emergency supply centre to view its effort to distribute food and medical supplies to East Africa, the Daily Express reported.
London, Oct 27: Prince William and his wife Catherine will be packing boxes of food and medical supplies in an effort to help famine-stricken people in East Africa.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will fly to Denmark next week to visit UNICEF's emergency supply centre in Copenhagen to learn more about the relief effort and to lend a hand, the Daily Mail reported.
London, Oct 24 : A panther like big cat is said to be roaming around the island home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. John Hughes, 65 a farmer claims to have seen it eight times, the last when it attacked one of his rams.
London, Oct 22 : Under an agreement to be struck between Commonwealth leaders next week, the first-born daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be able to accede to the throne ahead of her brothers.
According to ministers, the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting next week in Perth, Australia, will agree to change the Act of Settlement and other ancient laws dictating the succession, the Telegraph reported.
London, Oct 19 : Prince William has taken to the Internet to urge the public to save Britain’s open spaces.
The 29-year-old royal has broadcasted a message on YouTube, warning the viewers that many of Britain’s green spaces were under threat and could be lost to developers.
The Duke of Cambridge also urged families to preserve fields and parkland as part of a campaign to safeguard these areas for future generations.
London, Sept 30: Prince William made a morale-boosting visit to Britain's most famous cancer hospital in South London with his new bride Kate Middleton, where they opened an 18 million pounds children's cancer unit.
The 29-year-old Duke of Cambridge and his wife met patients and their parents during a tour of the Oak Centre for Children and Young People at the Royal Marsden in South London, the Sun reported.
London, Sept 30 : Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge has admitted that hubby Prince William is in charge of all the decision making process in their house.
Washington, Sept 26 : Prince William has revealed how his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, helped plan his wedding to Kate Middleton.
In a book, Our Queen - which is excerpted in the Daily Mail - the Duke of Cambridge recalls how he was left confused after being handed a list of 777 names of dignitaries expected to be invited to the April 29 nuptials because he doesn't know anyone of them.
London, Sept 24 : Prince William has hailed the long-standing Queen and his grandmother as `incredible', as she approaches her diamond jubilee celebration.
The Duke of Cambridge has given an insight into his close relationship with Queen Elizabeth II, claiming that the bond between them has gone from `strength to strength' over the years.
Washington, Sept 8 : The rumours that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting twins have been refuted by a palace representative, who said that the two do not feel ready as yet to be parents.
The rumours had started when a tabloid recently claimed the 29-year-old Duchess is pregnant with twins.
Washington, Sept 6 : Prince William and Kate Middleton have donated their Land Rover, which they got as a wedding gift, to a mountain rescue team (MRT).
The Duke and Duchess, both 29, passed on the vehicle to MREW (Mountain Rescue England and Wales), which then organized a draw where Prince Harry selected the winner of the vehicle out of the 26 possible rescue teams.
London, Aug 17 : Prince William and his wife Kate's royal wedding kiss has been voted as one of the UK's most favourite TV moments.
According to a poll by Samsung FreeSat+, the balcony kiss came top with 20 percent people liking to watch the moment again, the Daily Express reported.
Brian May's performance on `God Save the Queen' on top of Buckingham Palace in 2007 came in the second place.
London, Aug 8 : Prince William and wife Catherine are not feeling comfortable at their new Kensington Palace home as they feel that their neighbours are overlooking them.
The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are afraid that they are visible to other homes, which are not the royal apartments, but the flats lived in by palace staff.
London, August 3 : Seems like the royal family too are feeling the pinch - the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry chose budget airlines over private jets for their cousin Zara Phillips' wedding to England rugby star Mike Tindall in Edinburgh last weekend.
William, Kate, and Harry reportedly paid their own flight charges.
London, July 20: The Duke and Duchess Cambridge have been given 200 pounds as compensation after their in-flight entertainment failed during their trip home from the States.
British Airways presented the royal couple with duty-free vouchers after the screens broke down a week ago as they returned from their Canadian and American tour.
London, July 20 : Royal newlyweds Prince William and Catherine have finally moved into their first official marital home in Kensington Palace, it has been revealed.
The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge have chosen a `modest' apartment, where William once lived with his late mother Princess Diana, and will use it as their London base.
London, July 12: After their first successful overseas tour, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are now planning for a low-key life.
According to palace aides, Prince William and Kate will carry out no more than "one or two" public engagements per month for the rest of the year.
A number of other reasons dictate the need for the couple to live a quieter life.
London, July 11: Prince William has opened up about how he still misses his mother, Diana, to three bereaved sisters, who had lost their own mother to breast cancer.
William rarely speaks about his mother’s death in a Paris car crash in 1997 when he was 15, but he put his own needs aside to empathise with the loss of Meryl, Margot and Meghan Cooper.
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