• Prince William tours Pacific Aerospace in Hamilton

    Prince William and Kate Middleton undertook separate engagements in the North Island region of Waikato on Saturday, the sixth day of their New Zealand tour. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Hamilton's mayor Julie Hardaker greeted William and Kate when they arrived at the airport before the Duke of Cambridge toured aircraft production company Pacific Aerospace and his wife attended a nearby children's hospice called Rainbow Place. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY   William and Kate arrive at Hamilton airport Dressed in a smart navy suit, a light blue shirt and a maroon tie, William arrived at the airport to view the company's manufacturing

  • Kate Middleton is a natural with children on New Zealand hospice visit

    Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton put smiles on many faces on Saturday morning as she visited the Rainbow Place Children’s Hospice in Waikato's Hamilton region. The 32-year-old met youngsters, their families and nursing staff at a play therapy session as part of the royal tour in New Zealand, which began 7 April with husband the Duke of Cambridge plus their son Prince George and a hefty entourage.   Duchess Catherine as she stepped off the plane After being greeted by Mayor Julie Hardaker at Hamilton Airport that day and later crowds outside the venue among sunshine ans showers, the brunette bonded with kids who

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton pay their respects at Cambridge war memorial

    Prince William and Kate Middleton drew an impressive crowd of an estimated 15,000 people on their visit to Cambridge, a town with a population of 18,000. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Having undertaken separate engagements during the morning, the royal couple reunited on Saturday afternoon to pay their respects at their namesake town's war memorial. The Duchess sported the same emerald green Erdem coat she had worn earlier in the day for her visit to the Rainbow Place children's hospice, while William wore a smart navy blue suit with a poppy badge pinned to the lapel. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY   Upon

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton receive bicycle for Prince George

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton showed off their sporty sides on Saturday afternoon as they attended the opening of the new National Cycling Centre of Excellence Velodrome in Hamilton. The royal couple launched the space with William giving a speech after Prime Minister Jon Key mentioned how much New Zealand loves the couple and their baby boy. CLICK ON KATE AND WILLIAM IMAGES FOR GALLERY:   Kate was thrilled to receive a gift for Prince George Host Jon Bridges had warned those in attendence that rules for Avantidrome included no selfies, which William has done with admirers on past

  • Lee Ryan charged with criminal damage after being arrested on suspicion of drink driving

    Lee Ryan has been charged in connection with a drink driving incident in west London. The Blue singer was arrested in Ealing at 5:30am on Friday morning after police spotted him driving erratically. Lee, 30, was initially arresting on suspicion of drink-driving although he was later also arrested on suspicion of possessing class A drugs and criminal damage while in custody at a west London police station.   A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said that the singer would appear at Ealing Magistrates' Court on bail on 2 May charged with failing to provide a specimen and criminal damage, having been released on

  • In pictures: Jenny Packham and Monique Lhuillier's latest bridal designs

    Designers including Jenny Packham and Monique Lhuillier showcased their latest bridal designs at New York Bridal Week. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY British designer Jenny debuted her Spring / Summer 2015 collection which featured a number of silver and metallic coloured dresses as well as traditional ivory gowns. The models, who were praised for having a variety of figures and body shapes, sported slimline, fitted dresses many of which were embellished with beads and featured large statement jewels.   Jenny Packham's collection Los Angeles-based fashion house Monique Lhuillier, whose bridal creations have caught the eye of stars such as Olivia Wilde, showcased some more

  • Prince George isn't keen on vegetables reveals mum Kate Middleton

    Kate Middleton revealed that Prince George isn't a big fan of vegetables – so much so that she and Prince William have had to sneak them into the 8-month-old’s food so he won't notice he’s eating them. During her visit to Rainbow Place children's hospice on Saturday, the Duchess of Cambridge was quizzed by 14-year-old Lee Thompson on whether she liked vegetables, prompting her to to tell him that while she enjoyed them, her baby son isn't so keen. "The Duchess laughed and said she did, but it was a problem getting George to eat them," said Lee. "She said she

  • Paddy and Nico already favourites to win Britain's Got Talent after winning Spanish version in 2009

    Britain's Got Talent contestants Paddy and Nico went down a treat during the show's return to the small screen on Saturday night. The dancing duo, who are made up of Salsa-loving grandmother Paddy Jones, 79, and 39-year-old Nico Espinosa, impressed the judges and public alike with their routine and are already favourites to win. Paddy and Nico's appearance in the competition surprised some, however, as the partners stormed to victory on a similar Spanish talent show Tu Si Que Vales five years ago.   In 2009 Paddy, then 75, and Nico, then 35, won a €10,000 prize but now have their sights set

  • Prince William sparks rumours Kate's pregnant with unusual comment to royal fan

    Prince William sparked rumours that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant again with a comment he made to a royal fan on Saturday. When a well-wisher presented William with a shawl for Prince George during the couple's visit to the town of Cambridge, the Duke told her she may need to make another one soon. Rumours that Kate is pregnant again will no doubt be quelled, however, by the duo's planned wine tasting engagement on Sunday.   The Duke and Duchess will sample wines from New Zealand's Otago region at Amisfield winery and tour the picturesque vineyard. Royal watchers have said that Kate, 32,