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Prince Harry And Kate Middleton Fulfill Their Royal Engagements

Feb 17, 2014 11:30 AM

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This was a busy weekend for the royal family!

Prince William attended the BAFTAs on Sunday night, and the day before that his little brother Prince Harry stopped by the Goodwood Motor Circuit in Chichester, West Sussex, where he was attending a track day for the Royal Foundation Endeavor Fund. Though Harry appeared to be having a good time at the event, he's facing a bit of criticism after making a pledge to save endangered wildlife in Africa last week. You see, an old hunting picture of Harry has hit the web, and it shows the young prince posing with a water buffalo that he had just shot and killed in Argentina. The photo was taken in 2004, but it's not exactly the best timing...

A rep for the palace declined to comment on the photo, but a senior royal aide said in a statement, "It would be a great shame if the publication of this picture were to detract from the efforts being made by the three princes to curb the appalling illegal wildlife trade. Like his father and brother, Prince Harry has always been a strong supporter of the campaign to protect endangered species." On the plus side, this isn't as bad as the time Harry dressed up as a Nazi or went butt naked at a party in Las Vegas...

Meanwhile, Kate Middleton spent her Valentine's Day opening the ICAP Art Room at the Northolt High School in Ealing, London. Kate is patron of the Art Room, which is a national charity that offers art as therapy to children. Can you believe she gave birth 8 months ago? She looks amazing!

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Prince Charles Suits Up To Ride A Hog In London

Nov 1, 2012 12:25 PM

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It's not everyday you see Prince Charles sitting on a motorcycle, but we're lovin' it!

Prince William's dad, dressed to the nines, met up with some Poppy Day Ambassadors in London.

Poppy Day, also referred to as Remembrance Day, is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth countries since the end of World War I to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty.

Next time, we'd love to see Prince Charles sporting a leather jacket.




Prince William And Kate Middleton Take Legal Action Over Topless Photos

Sep 17, 2012 08:40 AM

royals-sue-topless-photos.jpgPrince William and Kate Middleton have taken legal action against the magazine that published topless photos of the Duchess last week.

"We can confirm that a criminal complaint has been made to the French Prosecution Department today," a spokesperson for Clarence House said on Monday. "The complaint concerns the taking of photographs of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge whilst on holiday and the publication of those photographs in breach of their privacy."

Attorneys for the royal couple "will appear in court today in Paris seeking an injunction against Closer magazine using more pictures and to prevent further publication of the photographs in France. It will lead to a longer court case where damages will be sought."

According to People, the lawyers will request that the issue be taken off newsstands and that the photos be removed from the publication's website. They are also demanding that further reprints be prohibited, and they will ask the judge to ban further sales. A decision on issuing the injunction is expected to be announced on Tuesday.




Giada De Laurentiis Will Prepare A Royal Menu For William And Kate During LA Visit

Jun 17, 2011 12:30 PM

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Prince William and Catherine Middleton are gearing up to pay LA a visit (it's Kate's first time!), and they are going to have a special menu prepared exclusively for them by one of Beverly Hills' best chefs!

LA native and seasoned celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis, is hard at work on a custom-created menu fit for the Royal newlyweds!

The dinner will take place at the Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club on July 9 for a charity match, and an example of some of the dishes prepared include:

- A “light and colorful” pea pesto crostini, featuring pureed peas on toast, topped with half a cherry tomato

- California chopped salad with a mix of grilled lettuces, grilled corn, grilled shrimp, zucchini and crispy tortillas in a light lemon dressing

- Chicken Milanese, which features breaded chicken cutlets in a creamy tomato fennel sauce

Giada says these dishes are inspired by a combination of California's fresh fare, and her own Italian heritage.

William is set to participate in a match at the Santa Barbara Polo Club to benefit the American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry.

Check out a full list of the Royal couple's LA itinerary, after the jump ...




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Will And Kate's California Itinerary Revealed

Jun 15, 2011 10:30 AM

PrinceKateWillCaliforniaVisit230.jpgNewly married Prince William and Kate Middleton will be in California July 8-10, and Wednesday morning St. James Palace released the details of their trip!

Will, 28, and Kate, 29, will meet with up-and-coming entrepreneurs at a reception at The Beverly Hilton on the 8th, followed by a meet-and-greet with politicians at the Consular General's Los Angeles residency.

Then, they'll be in Santa Barbara July 9 for a polo match, where Will will play and Kate will give out prizes. The match benefits American Friends of the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry.

That night, the couple will hits the red carpet for a BAFTA reception at the Belasco Theatre. William is the president of BAFTA and will make a speech.

On the 10th, they'll visit Inner City Arts, a program that helps disadvantaged children through art. That night, they'll attend a veterans' event at Sony Studios.

Will and Kate have made it clear since getting married that they want to try to live a normal life; they don't have a staff at their permanent residence in England. But, trips such as this one to the U.S. seem to be a different story ... read what kind of entourage the duo is traveling with after the jump!




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Princess Beatrice's Hat Sells For $130K On EBay

May 23, 2011 07:45 AM

royalweddingpt2042911_09_X17230WM.jpgPrincess Beatrice's Philip Treacy hat she wore to the royal wedding on April 29 has sold for $130,000 on EBay.

The buyer, who has chosen to remain anonymous, payed 81,100.01 pounds which is the equivalent to roughly $130K in U.S. currency. The 22-year-old princess, who is the daughter of Duchess Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew, released the following statement:

    "It has its own personality, and I am so happy that we have raised the most incredible amount of money and can make an even bigger change for the lives of some of the most vulnerable children across the world."

All proceeds will go to UNICEF UK and Children in Crisis by way of Beatrice's Little Bee Initiative.




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FIRST LOOK - William & Kate's Official Wedding Photos

Apr 30, 2011 08:51 AM

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Buckingham Palace has released the official wedding photos from Prince William and Kate Middleton's nuptials yesterday and in them we see tradition but also a hint of a modern monarchy with a sense of humor.

Check out the second photo with pageboy Tom Pettifer leaning over the bride's head as if he were posing for a school photo!

The pix were shot by the couple's official wedding photographer Hugo Brunand in the Buckingham Palace throne room.

The two families posed together, below ...

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The palace confirmed Saturday the couple won't be jetting off on their honeymoon anytime soon. The royal wedding site reported Prince William -- now Duke William -- will be back at work as a search and rescue pilot next week:

    "The locations of both their private weekend before The Duke returns to work and their future honeymoon, which will be overseas, will not be disclosed in advance. The Couple have asked that their privacy be respected during the coming weekend and during their honeymoon."



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William And Kate Slip Into Second Looks For Royal Wedding Reception

Apr 29, 2011 04:10 PM

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka newlyweds Prince William and Catherine Middleton) slipped into something just a tad more demure for their royal wedding reception, which the Queen threw for them at Buckingham Palace following their Westminster Abbey nuptials.

Once again donning a dress designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, Kate donned a white strapless satin dress with diamante embroidering around her tiny waist, topped off with an angora cardigan.

As for Wills, he changed out of his Irish Guard uniform and into a classic monkey suit for the "intimate" 650-person reception.

The party started at 7:30 pm local time and could carry on all night with drinking, dancing and ... drunk food!

See what late-night snack Prince Harry has planned for the party-goers ... after the jump!




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