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Royals Happy But Lack Sleep

May 20th, 2015 8:00pm EDT
Prince William Enduring 'Sleepless Nights' Thanks To New Royal B
Princess Charlotte may be a royal baby, but that title doesn't make her any different than any other infant during the night. That's the lesson Prince William recently said he's learned, courtesy of the many sleepless nights he's had since his daughter was born.

Prince William made the statements during a visit with England's women soccer team, according to the BBC.

The prince, who is the Football Association president, met the team at the National Football Centre in Staffordshire. The team's captain, Steph Houghton, said the Prince told the team that "Prince George is very lively, and Pr...
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Prince Charles Very Excited And Happy He Has A Granddaughter

May 11th, 2015 8:25am EDT
Prince Charles Was Hoping For A Granddaughter To 'Spoil' And 'Lo
There are about a billion people giddy over the birth of Princess Charlotte, the new royal baby born to Kate Middleton and Prince William. But there's none more giddy than her grandpa- Prince Charles!

(OK sure, maybe her parents are more giddy than anyone else. Just bear with us).

Prince Charles, in his first public appearance since the royal baby's birth, couldn't help but gush about the new addition to the family. Because according to the Prince, he was hoping for a granddaughter.

Why? Because he's planning on young Princess Charlotte looking after him when he's old and loopy. "I was h...
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Princess Charlotte Won't Be William & Kate's Last Baby

May 10th, 2015 8:12am EDT
Kate Middleton and Prince William
After a fast labor and delivery at St. Mary's Hospital in London on May 2, Princess Kate and Prince William introduced their 10-hours-old daughter Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana to the world.

Between changing diapers, welcoming guests and ensuring big brother Prince George, 21 months, gets plenty of attention, a close Palace source tells PEOPLE in this week's issue that "they have been enjoying nice, private family time."

The monarchy now has another "heir and spare" – after the new succession laws were recently ratified, a girl can inherit the throne even if she's followed by a boy –...
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Princess Of Cambridge Name Revealed -- Get The Details!

May 4th, 2015 10:31am EDT
Prince William And Duchess Kate Announce They Have Named Their D
Prince William and Duchess Kate revealed their newborn daughter's name today. The tiny princess of the House of Windsor will be called Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

According to royal protocol, the Prince and Duchess revealed the name after consulting with Willam's grandmother, The Queen of England.

“The Queen and her grandson have grown exceptionally close in recent years and he trusts her judgement implicitly,” the insider said to The Independent.

“Indeed, William is far more likely to turn to her than even his father. She is rather indulgent of her grandson like that and wants him to enj...
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The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Introduce New Princess

May 3rd, 2015 9:00am EDT
Princess of Cambridge
The happy news on Saturday was that the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, gave birth to a healthy baby girl, giving her nation a new Princess. The official British Monarchy twitter account lit up early yesterday, announcing updates which began from her travel to St. Mary's Hospital to the delivery of the Kate and William's second child.

The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth.

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) May 2, 2015

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am.

— Kensington Palace (@Ke...
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It's A Girl!

May 2nd, 2015 8:27am EDT
Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton and Prince William welcomed a baby girl on Saturday morning. The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the Lindo Wing of London's St. Mary's Hospital very early in the morning after going into labor.

A family spokesperson revealed the news on Twitter, confirming that she gave birth to a daughter and is doing well: "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a daughter at 8.34am. The baby weighs 8lbs 3oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales & The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry & memb...
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Will Duchess Kate Be Induced?

April 28th, 2015 11:17am EDT
Duchess Kate Past Due Date, May Be Induced As Royal Baby Watch H
Duchess Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William are expecting the birth of their second child any day now. The royal baby watch has been in overdrive for the last couple of weeks, with Kate previously disclosing that she was due by the end of April.

A new report now suggests that the Duchess is at least four days past her due date and she and her doctors are now discussing whether she should be induced this week.

The Daily Mail reports that sources at St. Mary's hospital in London where Kate is supposed to give birh said that the doctors there don't normally wait more than a week be...
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Superbug Hits Duchess Kate’s Hospital

April 27th, 2015 8:29am EDT
Hospital Where Duchess Kate To Give Birth This Month Hit By Muta
All eyes in Great Britain and many around the world remain on Duchess Kate Middleton as she is due to give birth to her second child with Prince William sometime soon.

But now, a bit of drama has been inserted into this royal baby watch, as the hospital where Kate is supposed to give birth, St. Mary's Hospital in London, has had to shut down a ward after multiple patients were infected with what's being called a mutant superbug.

A surgical unit at St. Mary's has not accepted new patients in more than a week because eight patients in that ward were found to be carrying carbapenemase-produc...
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The Royal Baby Watch Heats Up

April 21st, 2015 4:07pm EDT
All Eyes On Duchess Kate As Royal Baby Watch Hits Final Days
There's been plenty of rumor and speculation over the last few months regarding the pregnancy of British royal Kate Middleton, but this week the royal baby watch is kicking into overdrive as most expect Duchess Kate to give birth soon. Middleton has previously said that the baby is expected between the middle and end of April.

Kate is expected to give birth to her child at St. Mary's Hospital. The hospital has reportedly been training staff on what to expect and the gates outside the hospital's Lindo Wing are now open, awaiting Middleton and husband Prince William's arrival.

But the one q...
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Did Duchess Kate Just Reveal Her Baby Due Date?

March 19th, 2015 8:41am EDT
Duchess Kate Reveals Baby Due Date Details -- When Is It?
Have you been obsessively counting down the days until Kate Middleton gives birth? If so, this will make your obsession a lot easier.

The Duchess of Cambridge just revealed her due date- not in specific terms or specific dates, mind you, but more specific than we had before (which was nothing).

The newest royal baby is set to pop between "mid-April" and "the end of April."

We know this because Middleton was visiting a children's center in London when a volunteer asked her to give up the due date details. Which Middleton did, surprisingly.

Middleton also said "not long to go now," confir...
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'Downton Abbey' Cast Graciously Welcomes Its Royal Visitor

March 12th, 2015 1:06pm EDT
Kate Middleton Tours The The Set Of 'Downton Abbey'
Catherine the Duchess of Cambridge visited the set of "Downton Abbey" at Ealing Studios in London, England, today. She was given a tour of the set and met several cast members, including Maggie Smith (Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham), Phyllis Logan (Mrs. Hughes), Robert James-Collier (Thomas), Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore) and Sophie McShera (Daisy).

The official Twitter account for Kensington Palace documented the special event with several posts and photos.

The Duchess of Cambridge Seemed to LOVE her visit to @DowntonAbbey at @EalingStudios this morn #DuchessAtDownton pic.twitter....
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And The Sex Of Kate Middleton's Baby Is....

March 11th, 2015 8:32am EDT
Did Kate Middleton Reveal A Hint About Her Baby's Sex?
Royal watchers are speculating whether Kate Middleton hinted at the sex of her baby earlier this week. On Monday, the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out wearing a pink Alexander McQueen coat , so surely that means she's having a baby girl, right?

Ever since the royal couple revealed they were expecting another baby people started guessing what the sex would be. Middleton has worn a lot of blue throughout her pregnancy, but the pink coat and a matching hat by Jane Taylor may be a hint.

However, when Middleton stepped out at the Turner Contemporary Gallery on Tuesday, she wore black and white...
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A Pink And Pregnant Duchess Steps Out

March 9th, 2015 9:03pm EDT
Pink And Pregnant Duchess Kate Shines At Commonwealth Day Servic
The Duchess of Cambridge, otherwise known as Kate Middleton, stepped out for a service at Westminster Abbey today and dazzled onlookers by showing off her baby bump in an all pink outfit.

Middleton was attending England's annual Commonwealth Day service, which is a celebration of multiple faiths at Westminster Abbey. She was accompanied by her husband, Prince William.

Kate's coat was made by Alexander McQueen and the matching hat by Jane Taylor.

The outing is likely one of Middleton's final public appearances before the expected birth of William and Kate's second child next month. The du...
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William And Kate Are Making Prince Charles Upset Because Of This

March 6th, 2015 7:03pm EST
Is Prince Charles Being Cut Out Of Prince George's Life?
When Prince George was born to Great Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton two years ago, William's father Prince Charles described becoming a grandfather as "a unique moment in anyone's life."

But now it seems that the Prince of Wales feels he has had far too few moments to spend time with his grandson. The Daily Mail reported this week that Charles has become upset at the small role he occupies in Prince George's life, especially when compared to how influential Kate's parents have apparently become in Prince George's life.

According to the Daily Mail, some in the Royal Family hav...
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What Famous TV Studio Is Duchess Kate Visiting?

March 5th, 2015 7:01pm EST
Duchess Kate To Visit 'Downton Abbey' Set
Fiction will meet reality next week when the set of Downton Abbey gets a visit from one of the biggest celebrities in the British Royal Family.

Duchess Kate of Cambridge, formerly Kate Middleton, will meet with the cast of the hit British TV show on their set in London. Kate is visiting the show simply because she wants to call attention to a great British success story. Kate's PR team put out the following release:

"Downton Abbey is an outstanding example of the thriving strength of the British creative industries and the talent on offer in the U.K., both in front and behind the camera,"...
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Kate Middleton Launches Children's Mental Health Awareness Week

February 16th, 2015 10:22pm EST
Kate Middleton
Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has launched a week-long mental health awareness campaign with a video message for Place2Be, which helps kids with mental health issues.

Princess Kate is the Royal Patron of the campaign and has spoken out about the impact that things like bullying and domestic violence have on kids in order to shed some light on this important cause.

"Both [Prince] William and I have seen that many young people are struggling to cope with the impact of bullying, bereavement, domestic violence, family breakdown, and more," she says.

"Without support, the effects of the...
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Rumor Patrol: Duchess Kate Having A Baby Girl? Jim Carrey Once Rejected By 'SNL' And More!

February 7th, 2015 2:00pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Duchess Kate Having A Baby Girl? Jim Carrey Once R
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Duchess Katherine's Having A Baby Girl: It's been revealed that Duchess Kate Middleton is pregnant with a baby girl, giving the Royal Family their first princess since the birth of Fergie and Andrew's two girls, Beatrice and Eugenie. The royals are reportedly over the moon over the latest addition to their brood, which includes Prince George, the third in line to the British monarchy after his grandfath...
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How Badly Was Kate Middleton Photoshopped On This Magazine Cover?

January 28th, 2015 8:44am EST
How Badly Was Kate Middleton Photoshopped On This Magazine Cover
The latest issue of Australian magazine Woman's Day happened to feature the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

And now, that magazine cover is a worldwide news story- because Woman's Day photoshopped the unholy hell out of Middleton, to the point where she looks like some kind of swamp goblin.

Ok, it's not that bad. But it's not good. Not by any stretch of the imagination.

The cover's at the top of the article, in all it's badly-retouched glory. Middleton's skin tone is deathly pale, her cheeks are bright pink, her eyes are glowing and the sparkle coming off her earring is unnaturally...
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Duchess Of Cambridge Kate Middleton Can Feel Her Baby Kicking

January 19th, 2015 1:19pm EST
Kate Middleton
Kate Middleton's baby has been very busy kicking her feet inside her mommy's tummy. During a visit to to open a new council leisure center in Ladbroke Grove, London, the Duchess of Cambridge cradled her belly and told a teenager about her unborn baby's acitivites.

The teen, Martina McDonagh, 17, attends the Jack Tizard School in nearby White City, and told reporters: "I said to Kate: 'I hope it's a girl', and she said: 'I can feel it kicking.' And she told me she doesn’t know if it’s a boy or a girl."

Middleton, meanwhile, greeted royal watchers outside the center in a pale blue coat. Pri...
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Duke And Duchess In Limbo As They Ignore Court And Shun Public

January 17th, 2015 12:15pm EST
Duchess of Cambridge
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have found themselves in a position of isolated limbo as they alienate the courtiers and have cavalierly ignored the public for so many months. Only tolerated by the courtiers and with a public that is increasingly diffident towards them, William and Kate are in a literal limbo of their own making.

As Duchess Kate spends time tending to her health and preparing for the arrival of her second child, she has ignored serious public events, only recently coming into public life. The Queen has allegedly expressed impatience, but mindful of the delicate health of...
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Kate Gets Prince George Ready To Be A Big Brother

January 4th, 2015 9:00am EST
People Magazine
As she nears her third trimester, Princess Kate gets ready for life with a royal toddler and a newborn. From extra time with Prince George to settling in at the family's new home, this week's issue of PEOPLE explores how the princess is preparing for her second child.

As George enjoys the only-child ride while it lasts, his mom is busy packing in as much as she can before the arrival of royal baby No. 2, due in late April. There are nurseries to be decorated, names to be pondered, and final touches to be made on Anmer Hall, Prince William, 32, and Kate's recently renovated estate in Norfol...
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British Royal Named Most Stylish Woman Of The Year

January 1st, 2015 12:04pm EST
Kate Middleton Tops List Of Most Stylish Women
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) was named the most stylish woman of 2014 by beauty website Feelunique.com.The expectant mom topped a poll of 2,000 voters.

Singer-turned-fashion-designer Victoria Beckham came in second on the list, followed by pop star Cheryl Cole from Girls Aloud.

Also included on the list -- actress Emma Watson, actress Jessica Alba and English model Abbey Clancy.

The poll also named the least stylish woman -- reality star Katie Price, who is known for her obnoxious style.

Check out photos of the most fashionable women...

It must be Kate's love ...
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Duke And Duchess Appearances Dwindle

December 28th, 2014 2:10pm EST
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have had their number of appearances dwindle. During the months preceding the much anticipated New York weekend tour the Duke and Duchess have made appearances that have kept them on the red carpet, but the problem has also been that they’re now seen as determinedly out of touch. It’s no secret that the Duke and Duchess are leading the quiet life they have often expressed a preference to live, but it has been at the expense of their charities and has cut them off from a public that used to be uncritically adoring of them. While Duchess Kate prefers to live ...
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Prince George Meets Santa Claus

December 22nd, 2014 11:49am EST
Prince George Meets Santa Claus
Prince George meets Santa Claus, let the cuteness begin!

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made an impromptu trip to a Christmas Show in the village of Thursford near their home of Anmer Hall, England.

The Royal couple mingled with other families at the Santa's Magical Journey attraction, where the young prince met with Santa Claus for the first time.

Prince George was reportedly in awe of the animated reindeer, penguins, polar bears and elves set among twinkling lights, tinsel and fake snow during his visit.

The event also showcase "real life elves" at work making toys in Santa's works...
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British Royals Meet King James During Trip To NYC

December 9th, 2014 3:35pm EST
Duke And Duchess William and Kate with LeBron James
Prince William and Princess Kate continued their brief visit to the New York on Monday night by catching the Brooklyn Nets basketball game -- but they weren't there to see the hometown team.

The Nets took on the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the British Royals got to meet the visiting team's star player LeBron James after the game.

According to ESPN.com, the LeBron and his team turned it on when the couple finally arrived to the game shortly after the second half began, outscoring the home team 49-27 to win the game handily 110-88.

Following the game, King James had a photo opp with the coupl...
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Prince William And Duchess Kate Arrive In NYC (Watch)

December 8th, 2014 10:56am EST
Prince William And Duchess Kate Arrive In NYC (Video)
The Big Apple is rolling out the royal red carpet for William and Kate.

Prince William and Duchess Kate arrived in New York City late Sunday evening to much fanfare outside of the Carlyle Hotel, where they two will be staying during their brief trip. The Carlyle Hotel is a favorite of the Royal Family who regularly stay there when visiting New York.

The couple stepped out Sunday evening to attend a private function for the American friends of the Royal Foundation.

Prince William will be traveling to Washington D.C. to meet with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and to s...
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Reporters Must Adhere To Strict Dress Code During Royal Visit To US

November 22nd, 2014 9:00am EST
Journalists Wearing Jeans Won't Be Allowed To Cover Kate Middlet
Journliasts wishing to cover appearances by the British royal family must adhere to a strict dress code, which includes a no jeans policy.

Prince William and Kate Middleton are planning a trip to New York City and Washington, D.C., in early December, and Buckingham Palace has made it clear to reporters that they must look a certain way if they hope to interact with the famous couple.

The Daily Beast got its hands an an email to American journalists on Friday that read: “Journalists wishing to cover Royal engagements, whether in the United Kingdom or abroad, should comply with the dress co...
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Duchess Kate Shows Off Growing Baby Bump

November 14th, 2014 12:58pm EST
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Royal Variety Perfo
Leave it to One Direction's Harry Styles to say something inappropriate to the future Queen of England.

After months of waiting for baby bump number two to make an appearance, Duchess Kate looked stunning showing off her growing belly at the Royal Variety Performances in London on Thursday.

The Duchess wore an elegant floor-length lace Diane von Furstenberg gown to the event.

The Prince and Duchess met internationally famous boy band One Direction at the fete, and The Mirror reported Harry Styles broke royal protocol by asking the Duchess about her pregnancy!

While the official photo sh...
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Kate Middleton Feeling Much Better After Rough Start To Second Pregnancy

October 26th, 2014 9:01am EDT
Kate Middleton People magazine cover
After six weeks of suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) for the second time, the expectant Princess Kate is eager to step out again. In this week's cover story, PEOPLE reports on how Kate is resuming her royal duties after struggling with the same form of severe morning sickness during her first pregnancy with 15-month-old Prince George.

Due to her condition, the princess was forced to cancel several official engagements, including a high-profile trip to Malta in September.

Among Kate and Prince William's circle of friends, "it's a relief that she is feeling better," says an insider...
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Duchess Of Cambridge Displays Royal Baby Bump

October 24th, 2014 10:11am EDT
Duchess Of Cambridge Displays Royal Baby Bump
The Duchess of Cambridge revealed the tiniest of baby bumps last evening, as she returned to public duties following a period of rest in the early stages of her second pregnancy.

Duchess Kate is a patron of Action on Addiction and attended its Autumn Gala Evening dinner and reception in London.

The Duchess is 12 weeks pregnant and looked stunning in a black crochet Temperley London dress. The figure-hugging frock was stunning, but Kate hid her belly with either her hands or a strategically placed handbag.

Kate has been a patron of the charity since 2012.

The Duchess wrote the forward fo...
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