THE Duchess of Cambridge yesterday dropped a big hint that she is having a daughter.
As a woman gave her a teddy bear, Kate, 31, said: “Thank you, I will take that for my d… for my baby.”
After the slip on a visit to Grimsby, Lincs, Kate insisted she did not know the sex of her baby — who will be third in line to the throne — with Prince William.
December 9, 2012
A relative of the Indian-born nurse who apparently killed herself after an Australian radio station’s royal hoax call said Sunday her family is shocked at the news.
Jacintha Saldanha, 46, had answered the prank telephone call to London’s King Edward VII hospital, which was treating Prince William’s pregnant wife Catherine for morning sickness.
She had put the call from the station through to a colleague, who relayed details about Kate’s [...]
Prince William visits wife in King Edward VII Hospital for second time
Royal couple ‘reassured condition not dangerous for mother or baby’
Clarence House: ‘Catherine needs rest and will stay in for several days’
Pippa Middleton lives near hospital and is also set to comfort sister Kate
Mother Carole and father Michael are ‘elated’ with news despite illness
Couple are forced to reveal pregnancy weeks early because of ill-health
Doctors put 30-year-old Kate on a drip to restore [...]
When investor and newspaper fan Warren Buffett bought the Media General newspaper chain last year, there was hope for all of them, including the Manassas News & Messenger and the Richmond Times-Dispatch.But Buffett’s company announced today it is shutting down the News & Messenger after 143 years, as well as its highly informative Web site, InsideNoVA.com. It is the only paper in the Media General chain being shuttered by World Media [...]
Topless pictures of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, in French magazine Closer are testing the reactions of the U.K. royal family and the British public to intrusive media coverage after years of restraint, lawyers said.
Closer, which published several photos on Sept. 14 of Kate sunbathing with her husband Prince William on a private estate in France, was probably inspired by News Corp.’s Sun tabloid in Britain, which broke with traditional practice last month [...]
Chi to follow French magazine and Irish Daily Star in printing naked images
Front cover unveiled with headline: ‘Court Scandal: The Queen is Nude!’
Comes as furious Prince William calls for those responsible to be jailed
Lawyers to appear in Parisian court in bid to prevent further publications
But Chi’s editor says ‘not even direct call from the Queen’ would stop him
Pair says decision by Irish Daily Star to publish was ‘motivated by greed’
This morning, the nation awoke to the revelation that the Duchess of Cambridge had been photographed topless with a man.That man was her husband. This is how the grinning perverts who bought the pictures described the circumstances in which they were taken:
“A little more than a year after their marriage, the royal couple was offered a romantic getaway, far from the protocol and etiquette in their very own garden of Eden.
Almost alone [...]
Woman’s Day splashed a photo of the couple hand-in-hand on a beach on their front cover
15 more pictures are printed inside and the couple are said to be feeling ‘upset and betrayed’
Photos shows Kate’s taut stomach in a tiny black bikini and William in colourful board shorts
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were said to be ‘surprised and upset’ last night after beach photographs of their honeymoon appeared in an [...]
There were no reported deaths as a result of the “total failure” of 911 call centers throughout northern Virginia this weekend.
Residents in the City of Manassas, Manassas Park, Vienna and Fairfax and Prince William counties were told to call alternate phone numbers, send emails or drive to their nearest police or fire station if they had an emergency. Some residents in Fairfax and Prince William counties were able [...]
Parts of Northern Ireland have been experiencing flooding following a series of heavy downpours.
Police said most of the main arterial routes in east and south Belfast were impassable because of flood water, abandoned cars and debris.
The fire service said it had put extra resources in place, but urged people to avoid ringing the 999 service “unless there is an imminent life risk”.
Northern Ireland Water said it received 2,800 calls [...]
Amy Childs has got into the Jubilee spirit by launching a Union Flag-inspired fashion range.
Sitting on a silver throne, with a diamante crown positioned on her auburn locks the reality star channels her inner royal as she poses for promotional shots.
And not forgetting her Essex roots, the 21-year-old is doing a special deal on false eyelashes for every dress purchased from her eponymous label during the celebratory week.
The reality [...]
In a rare interview, the two princes sat down with Katie Couric as a part of the lead up to Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee.
A preview clip of the television special shows the American journalist meeting with Prince William and Prince Harry, answering questions about one of the most important women in their lives.
‘Behind closed doors, she’s our grandmother, it’s as simple as that’ Prince Harry told Ms Couric during the [...]
Most Americans realize that today marks the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death at the hands of courageous Navy SEALs. Yet many of the same citizens, conditioned by a national media that pays scant attention to the military’s daily sacrifices, probably don’t realize that 2012′s bloodiest month of fighting in Afghanistan has just concluded.
As this blog and others discussed all month, April was difficult for our troops in Afghanistan and their families at home. [...]
What a difference a year makes.
In April 2011, Prince William and Kate Middleton were on top of the world - mere days away from their nuptials, they were the most talked-about and reported-on couple in the world, admired to the point that they were named in TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people of the year.
But this year, poor Prince William has been ousted and his throne usurped by none other than [...]
Yesterday it emerged that one of the Royal Navy’s most advanced new warships is being sent to the area.
HMS Dauntless, a Type 45 destroyer, is due to set sail for the South Atlantic on her maiden mission in the coming months to replace frigate HMS Montrose.
Today it was confirmed that the Duke of Cambridge will begin his six-week deployment as a helicopter pilot earlier than expected. He will fly out [...]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The small Alaska fishing town of Cordova is used to dealing with excessive snow – but not like this. Residents have turned to the state to help them dig out of massive snow levels that have collapsed roofs, triggered avalanches and even covered doors, trapping some people in their homes.
“There’s nowhere to go with the snow because it’s piled up so high,” said Wendy Rainney, [...]
(Telegraph) The broadcaster’s Faces of the year 2011 – the women featured the women who made the headlines for each month and included Gabrielle Giffords, the US Congresswoman who recovered after she was shot in the head, as well as Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff.
Pippa Middleton is named as the female face of April after she caught the nation’s attention as maid of honour at the wedding of her sister Kate to Prince [...]
An illegal immigrant who fatally struck a Benedictine nun while driving drunk was found guilty in Prince William County on Monday of felony murder — a case that sparked outrage in a county at the forefront of debates on local enforcement of federal immigration laws.
Carlos A. Martinelly Montano, 24, faces up to 70 years in prison when he is sentenced Feb. 3 on the murder charge and a host of [...]
Attack … Brit was killed by Bull shark
A TRAGIC bridegroom was killed by a shark off an idyllic honeymoon island today – as his horrified new bride looked on.
The 30-year-old Brit – named locally as Ian Redmond – was attacked in shallow water just 100ft off a beach in the Seychelles.
The hungry Bull shark tore off his arm and ripped chunks from his torso, leaving its victim [...]
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II talks to staff members as she officially opened the fourth session of the Scottish Parliament, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday July 1, 2011 Photo: PA
The Labour MP Chris Bryant claimed “senior members of the Royal family” were “very troubled” by Mr Cameron’s decision to hire a man who resigned after his newspaper hacked the phones of aides to Prince William [...]
The Richmond Federal Reserve Bank’s attempt to show inclusiveness in the workplace by flying the rainbow flag outside its building has reignited a divisive gay-rights debate.
Del. Robert G. Marshall, R-Prince William, is calling on the bank to remove the flag, terming its presence “a serious deficiency of judgment by your organization, one not limited to social issues.”
In a letter to Richmond Fed President Jeffrey M. Lacker, Marshall [...]
LONDON (Reuters Life!) – The much-mocked hat worn by Princess Beatrice to Britain’s royal wedding last month — widely described as looking like a toilet seat — sold for 81,100 pounds ($131,000) on eBay, charities which will benefit from the sale said.
The money will be equally split between UNICEF and Children in Crisis, which posted the auction results on their websites.
The fuss over the hat worn [...]
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Kate and Will’s honeymoon destination
Pure luxury … the North Island resort in the Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean.
They may be lapping up a luxury Indian Ocean island honeymoon, but the newlywed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge plan to break with royal tradition and keep only a skeleton personal staff for their day-to-day lives.
As Prince William and his wife Catherine [...]
Glove-ly … newlyweds Prince William and Kate will represent the Queen
WILLS and Kate will go on a world tour next spring to help ease the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee workload.
It is understood plans have already been made for visits to Australia, New Zealand and the Caribbean.
Other Commonwealth countries in Africa and Asia could be added to the couple’s itinerary.
Buckingham Palace and Foreign Office staff are desperate to build [...]
UPDATE SATURDAY 7 PM PM: Almost 23 million viewers in the U.S. watched the coverage of the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton from 6AM? 7:15AM ET on Friday across 11 networks. That outpaces the estimated 17 million who tuned in for Prince Charles and Diana’s wedding in 1981, which was carried by the Big 3 broadcast networks, before the proliferation [...]
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Britain’s Prince William kisses his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April, 29, 2011. More photos »
LONDON – Prince William and Kate Middleton have decided not to leave for their honeymoon immediately and the newlyweds will stay in Britain this weekend, palace officials said Saturday.
William, who married Middleton on Friday in [...]