• Kate Middleton brings festive cheer to children in hospital as new patronage is announced – live updates

    The Duchess of Cambridge paid a touching visit to Evelina London Children's Hospital on Tuesday morning, just moments after her patronage with the hospital was announced. Kate, accompanied by her husband William, met youngsters who are receiving treatment. The royals left their three young children at home as they got into the holiday spirit and took part in some Christmas-themed activities. Kate was suitably festive in a green polka dot dress, with her hair styled in her trademark bouncy waves. The Duchess, 36, accessorised with an olive green clutch. Evelina London is part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, of which

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  • Princess Beatrice goes public with new boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi

    Princess Beatrice has gone public with her new boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, just weeks after they were rumoured to be dating. The Queen's granddaughter and the Italian property developer chose to make their debut at the Third Annual Berggruen Prize Gala in New York on Monday night. While Beatrice and her new beau were not pictured together, the couple were seen chatting with fellow partygoers, who included Beatrice's good friend Karlie Kloss and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife Wendi Deng. Beatrice and Edoardo also congratulated the woman of the night, American philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum, who was presented with the coveted Berggruen

  • Kate Middleton reveals the crafty hobby Princess Charlotte enjoys

    On Tuesday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to Evelina London Children's Hospital to visit young patients and get involved in some festive activities with them, followed by a trip to The Passage, a charity that was founded in 1980 to support homeless people. And during an arts and crafts session at The Passage, Prince William and Kate helped children make some beaded bracelets, something it seems Princess Charlotte is also fond of, as Kate told the youngsters: "Charlotte would love making these." William, meanwhile, laughed at his lack of artistic skills as he helped to