Seven years after Prince William first began dating Kate Middleton, royal watchers continue to eagerly await news of their engagement and the couple's wedding, which promises to be the biggest event of the year.
With that in mind, one man decided to get in early and cheekily asked the prince for an invitation to his future marriage when the pair met at a rehabilitation centre in Wales.
William, who is no doubt used to questions about his wedding plans, met serviceman Simon Brown - who was blinded in action - during a visit to the St Dunstan's Centre in Llandudno.
In a matter of months Kylie Minogue will become an auntie again when her famous younger sister welcomes her first baby.
And her pride in mum-to-be Dannii was never more evident than when the gorgeous duo teamed up for a rare red carpet appearance together at a magazine awards ceremony.
Her arm placed protectively round her X Factor star sibling, who hid her burgeoning baby bump beneath a flowing yellow Lisa Ho gown, Kylie was on hand at the Elle Style Awards to present her sister with the best TV star award.
The Australia-born pair were quite clearly revelling in each other's
When the last days of your pregnancy are near, you'll be busy adding the final touches to everything from the crib to clothes in preparation for your baby’s arrival.
To prevent yourself from creating additional stress at this time, it's a good idea to prepare your hospital bag in advance.
Despite the fact that recovery times are becoming shorter, there are quite a few things that you'll want to have by your side after childbirth.
Mums-to-be should pack a couple of shirts, some underwear, a dressing gown, socks and a pair of comfortable shoes, especially if you plan on giving birth at
Which leading lady did you think stole the show with her red carpet
We said it about the Golden Globes and we’re saying it again about the Baftas: the recession seems to be having an effect on showbusiness, with both events noticeably downplayed on the glamour front – still eyepopping, but in an understated way.
Instead of the overblown frocks and towering updo's we’d come to expect from A-list awards ceremonies, the Baftas showed us celebrities playing it cool.
So we’ve identified the key trends that the rest of us are likely to be influenced by when we want to keep it real(ish) over the coming months:
Letting it all hang out -
In the stands watching another Dutch Winter Olympic victory, Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands couldn't resist giving his youngest daughter Princess Ariane a tender kiss in celebration.
The 42-year-old royal has been with his family in Vancouver all week enjoying the action, which has included some impressive performances by his countrymen in the speed-skating events.
Among these was Dutch speed skater Mark Tuitert's win in the 1500-metre race on Saturday, which the proud prince celebrated with his youngest daughter in his arms.
Other royals still out supporting their nations at this year's Games included Prince Albert of Monaco, who was