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Duchess of Cambridge joins squaddies for drills as she marks Armed Forces Day

The Duchess of Cambridge seemed more than happy to get her hands dirty when she joined squaddies in learning some of the basic skills they will need on the front line. New pictures released to mark Armed Forces Day show the Duchess visiting Pirbright Training in November, when she spent time with the 101 Operational …

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Prince William’s 40th birthday photos offer clues as to what he’ll really be like as king

Taken shortly after the Platinum Jubilee weekend as the Duke sold copies of the magazine in Rochester Row, near Victoria in London, they serve to illustrate his blueprint for the future – others before self, action before image. The Duke, whose mother introduced him to homelessness charities when he was just 11 years old, pledged …

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Prince William shares charming family photo for Father’s Day

Well the children are certainly enjoying themselves, even if Prince William looks slightly anxious that little Louis may be about to tug his ears. But then Father’s Day just wouldn’t be the same without the children having fun at Dad’s expense. In this engaging photograph released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to mark …

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Prince William at 40 – his ‘limbo’ years might well turn out to be his best

Yet he is not a man who is likely to spend his 40th birthday fretting about the state of his legacy. Those close to him say he is “more comfortable in his skin than ever”, and does not regard his birthday next Tuesday as a significant moment, even though he has joked that turning 40 …

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Cambridges to move next door to the Queen on Windsor estate

The Duke and Duchess have made it a firm policy to put their children first while mapping out their lives as members of the Royal family, with a stable upbringing being their absolute priority. They already arrange their working days around doing the school run, and want to continue being on hand to support them …

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