• Duchess Kate qualifies as advanced scuba diver

    She is a well-known fan of tennis, sailing, skiing and hockey but the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, can now add another sport to her impressive repertoire – scuba diving. The 33-year-old has passed an advanced scuba diving course and is a qualified diver, Kensington Palace has confirmed. Having successfully completed the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Advanced Open Water Diver qualification, Kate is able to dive up to a depth of 30 metres, The Telegraph reports. This is the most advanced qualification taken by most recreational divers, and means that the Duchess will be able to join her

  • Beatrice Borromeo channels Greek goddess on wedding day

    She wore three different dresses at her civil ceremony last week, so it comes as no surprise that Beatrice Borromeo had a stunning outfit change at her religious wedding on Saturday. The Italian aristocrat, who married Princess Caroline of Monaco's son Pierre Casiraghi for the second time on 1 August, opted for two show-stopping gowns. At last week's ceremony the bride looked beautiful in a pale pink Valentino gown, but for the religious affair on her family-owned Borromean Islands in Italy, Beatrice chose even more spectacular dresses. The 29-year-old once again turned to her home country and chose Italian designer Giorgio

  • Cilla Black dies aged 72 in her Spanish home

    Cilla Black has passed away at the age of 72, according to various reports. The veteran TV presenter, who hosted hit entertainment shows Blind Date and Surprise Surprise, died in her Spanish home near Marbella. Local police confirmed the death of British national Priscilla White – her real name – and said that the star is believed to have died of natural causes, although they are awaiting autopsy results. "I can confirm the death of British national Priscilla White, aged 72," said police. "We are still awaiting autopsy results but everything at this stage is pointing towards her death being the

  • Kate Middleton earns advanced scuba diver certification

    Kate Middleton may be one of the most athletic royals around playing tennis, hockey and going sailing and skiing. Always wanting to learn more, the Duchess has now added another sport to her impressive repertoire – scuba diving. The 33-year-old has passed an advanced scuba diving course and is a qualified diver, Kensington Palace has confirmed.Having successfully completed the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) Advanced Open Water Diver qualification, Kate is able to dive up to a depth of 98 feet, The Telegraph reports.This is the most advanced qualification taken by most recreational divers, and means that the