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.
London, July 7 : Prince William and Kate took a canoe ride to a remote spot dubbed Honeymoon Island during their Royal tour of Canada, and spent three hours alone there.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were halfway through their tour when they stopped at Blachford Lake, deep in Canada’s North West Territory.
Yellowknife (Canada), July 6: Prince William’s courtship of Canada was taken up a notch yesterday when he decided to take penalties in a game of street hockey, or ‘shinny’, in Yellowknife.
The man second in line to the British throne was given three shots in an organized shinny game with young people.
London, July 05: Prince William defeated his wife Kate after they went head to head in a dragon boat race during their tour of Canada.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed off their competitive spirits at the Prince Edward Island boat race on Monday.
The night before her latest adventure the Duchess of Cambridge confided that she fully expected William to win.
London, July 04: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will compete in a dragon boat race on Monday.
The couple will compete on opposing teams as they continue their tour of Canada, reports the Daily Express.
William and Kate have starring roles in the boat race and have been given the task of steering their teammates to victory as they cross a lake in the province of Prince Edward Island.
London, July 4: The Duchess of Cambridge reportedly told a British expat in Quebec City of her hopes of starting a family.
Kate had been given a bouquet by Raffaela, two-year-old daughter of British expat David Cheater, 28, during a walkabout in Quebec City.
When Cheater wished the duchess well in her efforts to start a family, she thanked him, saying "Yes, I hope to", reports the Daily Mail.
London, July 3 : The Duchess of Cambridge has for the first time confessed that she lives under constant fear regarding her husband Prince William’s safety.
Kate is scared that William, who is an RAF pilot, will have an accident on one of his helicopter rescue missions.
The 29-year-old confided her disturbing thoughts in a military wife on the couple’s royal tour of Canada.
London, July 2: Prince William and Kate, who are on their first official international outing, celebrated Canada Day on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 1 as thousands lined up on the street at dawn to secure a view of the royal couple.
The Duke of Cambridge made his second speech of the visit, passing on the "warmest well wishes" of his grandmother, the Queen, reports Sky news.
London, July 1 : Prince William and Princess Catherine reached Canada, beginning their first overseas trip as a married couple. The royal couple is on an 11-day North America tour.
Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who married in April this year, landed in Ottawa on Thursday.
London, June 25 : It has emerged that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have dropped their plans to visit New Zealand and Australia in October until next year.
Prince William and his wife Kate will now also not attend the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
The step has been taken as a precautionary measure to avoid being dragged into a political row and seen to be taking sides in the general election there in November.
London, June 21: Prince William won’t have a birthday bash this year as he will be on duty as a co-pilot with his Search and Rescue Force squadron.
Prince William, who turned 29 today, won’t be meeting his wife Kate Middleton but will be on duty at the RAF Valley on Anglesey in North Wales.
Washington, June 14 : Prince William and Kate Middleton could be the harbingers of successful royal marriages, believes Reverend Dr. John Hall, the Dean of Westminster Abbey, who performed the ceremonies at the recent royal wedding.
Hall is confident that the devoted couple will end the run of bad royal marriages, which includes Williams' parents Prince Charles and Princess Diana and his Uncle Andrew and Aunt Anne.
London, June 13 : The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate, recently showed her frugal side at Prince Philip''s 90th birthday.
Prince William's bride recycled an old outfit she wore two years ago, reports the Sun.
The 29-year-old turned up for a Windsor Castle church service dedicated to the Duke in a blue silk coat that she had worn in August 2009.
New York, June 13 : It has emerged that Oscar winner Colin Firth has a royal fan following too, as Prince William and Kate Middleton confessed that they are big fans of `The King''s Speech'.
The royal couple revealed their admiration during the ARK 10th anniversary gala charity dinner, which they hosted at the Kensington Palace.
London, June 11: Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has revealed that she has been experiencing incredible happiness ever since her marriage to Prince William.
Kate's love for William was very much evident, for as the extravagant antics carried on around her at a lavish charity party, her thoughts were only on him.
London, June 10: Prince William has said that he and his wife Kate want to use philanthropy as a “catalyst for meaningful change”.
William, 28, was speaking at a star-studded charity dinner at the Ark Gala in fields behind Kensington Palace, the first official public appearance he and Kate, 29, made since their wedding.
London, June 6: The newly married Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will soon be shifting to their `starter home' at Kensington Palace, where Prince William and Prince Harry once lived with their late mother, Princess Diana.
The royal couple has chosen to embark on married life in a `modest' apartment in the historic royal residence, which was provided as a home to the Princess of Wales following her divorce from Prince Charles.
Washington, June 2 : It has emerged that the newly wed Duchess of Cambridge was on a fertility diet during her honeymoon.
The royal couple who went on a post-wedding holiday to the Seychelles, reportedly dined out on green vegetables mixed with cream cheese during the romantic break, reports Channel 24.
According to ‘Vanity Fair’ magazine, Prince William and Kate requested that their private villa be stocked with Brussels sprouts due to their high levels of folic acid and fertility enhancing properties. (ANI)
London, June 1 : Prince William and Kate Middleton grace the cover of next month''s Vanity Fair magazine in a never-before-seen photograph shot before their royal wedding.
In the photo, shot by famed fashion photographer Mario Testino during the couple''s engagement photo session last November, the couple appeared close and relaxed – thrilled by thoughts of their impending big day.
Melbourne, June 1: Prince William and Kate Middleton watched their own wedding on TV after kissing in front of billions of people- it has emerged.
London, May 22 : It has emerged that the marriage certificate of the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge will be kept secret.
A little-known clause in the Marriage Act gives royals the right to exempt themselves from normal legal requirements whereby all marriage certificates are available to view at a register office.
Melbourne, May 21 : Prince William and his new wife Kate have left the island nation of the Seychelles after a 10-day honeymoon, according to an official statement.
The statement issued by the Seychelles government said the East African nation was honoured to have hosted the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for a peaceful and private holiday, reports the Herald Sun.
London, May 20 : It has emerged that Prince William has been indulging in kitesurfing on his honeymoon in Seychelles.
The Prince got the bug for the extreme sport a couple of years ago and has been making the most of the Indian Ocean's strong trade winds and huge waves.
He, however, failed to persuade his wife Kate to have a go but she stuck to sunbathing and reading.
London, May 17: Prince William and his wife Kate, honeymooning in Seychelles, have chartered a super luxury yacht to cruise between former pirate hideouts Praslin and La Digue.
The plush boat named Sea Stream costs 26,000 pounds a week to hire, and can do top speeds of nearly 40mph. It is equipped with its own jet skis and scuba-diving gear.
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