• All eyes on Carla Bruni-Sarkozy's bump as fans wait for the confirmation

    She posed for photographs with her hands crossed strategically over her middle. But there was no getting away from it – Carla Bruni was displaying a baby bump. The French president's wife had a difficult time disguising the obvious as she attended a launch for her illiteracy foundation in Paris.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERY And if the 43-year-old wanted to be discrete, it didn't help that her father-in-law confirmed her pregnancy that same day. Pal Sarkozy, 82, told a German newspaper: "I'm glad to be having a grandchild." The pensioner added that the couple don't "want to know the sex of the child,

  • Queen continues journey of reconciliation in Ireland as she visits Croke Park

    The Queen won widespread respect as she bowed her head in Dublin's Garden of Remembrance in silent recognition of those who died fighting against the British crown. And on Wednesday the monarch's journey of reconciliation continued during her first trip to the Irish Republic. The 85-year-old visited Croke Park - the scene of one of the darkest episodes in the history of British-Irish relations. Click on photo for gallery It was at this football ground – now an 82,000-seater stadium – in 1920 that British soldiers shot dead 13 spectators and one player during a Gaelic football match. This was in retaliation for the