PRINCE William and Kate William smile behind their sunglasses as they arrive back at Kensington Palace a day after Harry and Meghan's party. Duke of Cambridge appeared calm and collected as he drove the Duchess in a Land Rover Discovery following the Royal Wedding reception. William's Land Rover had tinted windows so it was unable to workout if there was anyone in the back seats. Glowing Kate was in high spirits despite being criticised by some for "trying to upstage Meghan" after she wore a cream coloured dress. Kate and Wills arrived at the palace hours after they helped guests celebrate Harry and Meghan's wedding. Royal Wedding partygoers were said to down theme cocktails, named When Harry Met Meghan. Others ate up-market fast food before enjoying a spectacular fireworks display. Fun did not stop when Frogmore House closed its doors, as some guests are said to have staged an after party at top London hot spot Chiltern Firehouse. Charles, Prince of Wales staged the … [Read more...] about Prince William and Kate Middleton wear sunglasses as they arrive back at Kensington Palace day after Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding reception
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PREGNANT Pippa Middleton has arrived at Kensington Palace to meet her new nephew. While the world is eagerly awaiting to find out his name, the aunt today drove straight to be by her older sister's side and to meet the 8lb 7oz Prince after his arrival yesterday. The 34-year-old, who is pregnant herself, is one of the first family members to visit the newborn Prince. Uncle Prince Harry is also expected to be one of the first to meet the tiny tot, along with his fiancée Meghan Markle. The 33-year-old, who is now sixth-in-line to the throne after the arrival of the new Prince, is undoubtedly keen to meet his newest nephew - having previously spoken out of wanting to be the "fun uncle" to Prince George, four, and Princess Charlotte, two. The Queen will also be among those to first meet the newest royal - yesterday said to be "delighted" at the news. Prince William and Kate Middleton show off their new baby boy on steps of Lindo Wing before leaving hospital The 92-year-old … [Read more...] about Pregnant Pippa Middleton arrives to see sister Kate and new royal baby boy at Kensington Palace
KENSINGTON Palace is the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. William, Kate, George and Charlotte are the latest in a long line of royals to live in the opulent landmark which once housed Queen Victoria. Where is Kensington Palace in London? Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in West London. It is set in parkland that stretches from Hyde Park and is located in beating heart of the bustling metropolis. How old is the royal residence? Kensington Palace was originally a two-storey mansion built by Sir George Coppin in 1605 in what was then the village of Kensington. Then in 1698 King William and Queen Mary asked Christopher Wren, the architect of St Paul's Cathedral, to turn Nottingham House into a palace. This massive extension is largely what you see now. Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace and lived here until 1837. Diana Princess of Wales had an apartment at the … [Read more...] about Where’s Kensington Palace, how old is the London royal residence and can you visit the gardens?
PRINCESS Diana touched the hearts of millions and left the country in shock after she was killed in a car crash in August 1997. A number of events were organised and TV shows broadcast to mark the 20th anniversary of her passing as Britain remembered her legacy. When and how did Princess Diana die? Princess Diana died on August 31, 1997, after suffering fatal injuries in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris. This year marks the 20th anniversary of her death, with many events being held in her memory. Her companion Dodi Fayed and driver and security guard Henri Paul were also killed in the crash. Her bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones survived with horrific injuries. In the days following her death a sea of flowers and tributes were left outside the gates of Kensington Palace in an enormous outpouring of public grief. Diana's funeral was held on September 6, 1997, at Westminster Abbey and was shown on British television, attracting an audience of 32.1million viewers. An … [Read more...] about When did Princess Diana die and how old was she when the Paris car crash happened?
News / UK and world by Press Association April 11, 2018, 3:27 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Diana, Princess of Wales’s landmines outfit is to go on display at Kensington Palace for the first time. The Halo Trust branded protective vest worn by the princess on her high profile visit to Angola in 1997 will form part of the Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition at her former home. A simple sleeveless blue denim shirt and the Armani chinos also worn by Diana during the trip will also be on show. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have loaned the exhibition the items which belonged to their late mother. Diana famously walked through a cleared landmine area in the African country to highlight the problem with the military munitions. The visit took place just months before she died in a car crash in Paris. Other new items on loan from William and Harry include a glamorous, purple Versace gown worn by the princess to a … [Read more...] about Diana’s landmines outfit to go on show at Kensington Palace