PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married on May 19, and everyone is desperate to know details of the big day. People are speculating whether the Duchess of Cambridge will have any involvement on the day - so here's the lowdown. Will Kate be one of Meghan's bridesmaids? Kate Middleton, aka Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge is not likely to be a bridesmaid at Meghan and Harry's nuptials according to author Marlene Koenig, who spoke to Cosmopolitan. And more than that, we're probably not even going to see her in the bridal party. Marlene explains: "The Duchess of Cambridge barely knows Meghan". Kate's status as a married woman also rules her out of being both a bridesmaid and a maid of honour, both roles that are traditionally reserved for single ladies. And being married to Prince William is another reason she won't be chosen according to Marlene. She continues: "For another, she is the future queen consort when William becomes king after his father, and would unlikely be an … [Read more...] about Will Kate Middleton be a bridesmaid at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding?
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Early this morning, the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital in the early stages of labour (she has of course now given birth to a boy). Along with my fellow commoners I can only guess what “early stages” means. Had the waters broken? How many inches dilated? How far down the birth canal are we at this point in time? And why, given how intimate, unpredictable and frightening any labour can be, do I think I have the right to know? Of course, I know the answer to this already. We’re all invested in this baby, whether we like it or not. From the most devoted royal watcher to the most ardent republican, each of us has a take on what this baby means. For some it’s a cause for celebration. For others, a third child to the second in line to the throne, at a time when child tax credits have been withdrawn for third children of low-income families, can only symbolise the gross inequality pervading Britain in 2018. As for me, I feel sorry for Kate. For all … [Read more...] about As Kate Middleton gives birth to a baby boy, we need to talk about her ‘public property’ womb and misogyny in the monarchy
Kate Middleton is in hospital in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace has confirmed. The Duchess of Cambridge, 36, travelled by car to the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital with Prince William earlier this morning. A tweet by Kensington Palace said: "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London earlier this morning in the early stages of labour. "The Duchess travelled by car from Kensington Palace to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital with The Duke of Cambridge. Fans camped outside the Lindo Wing hoping she would have the baby on Saturday, the Queen's birthday. Parking restrictions were put in place at the hospital on Monday 9 April and they will expire on 30 April. Her final royal duty before going on maternity leave was a visit to the Olympic Park for a SportAid event on 22 March, followed by a Commonwealth Big Lunch and Commonwealth quiz. Join us for updates below. Key Events How news of … [Read more...] about Royal baby live: Kate Middleton taken to hospital in early stages of labour
The royal baby watch has begun as Kate Middleton is due to give birth to her third child any day now. Kensington Palace confirmed April was the month of the due date and the countdown is really on as the hospital where she will give birth is making preparations for their patient. Fans camped outside the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital hoping she would have the baby on Saturday, the Queen's birthday. Parking restrictions were put in place at the hospital on Monday 9 April and they will expire on 30 April. Kate, 36, is expected to go into labour soon but both George, five, and Charlotte, two, were late. Her final royal duty before going on maternity leave was a visit to the Olympic Park for a SportAid event on 22 March, followed by a Commonwealth Big Lunch and Commonwealth quiz. Join us for updates below. 07:25 Pippa Middleton 'pregnant with her first child' Pippa Middleton is expecting her first child, according to reports. The Duchess of Cambridge’s younger sister, … [Read more...] about Royal baby watch: Nation awaits as Kate Middleton due to give birth any day now
The Duchess of Cambridge angered some royal watchers while kick-starting her tour of Sweden and Norway with Prince William for allegedly wearing fox fur.The pregnant royal, 36, was wrapped up warm in a black Burberry coat and fur-trimmed boots while enjoying a spot of Bandy at Vasaparken, Stockholm, but had unwittingly attracted attention to her bobble hat which was suspected to have been made with real fur.A strikingly similar wool beanie, in the same salt and pepper grey plus white design with a large fluffy bobble, is being sold on Harvey Nichols' website for £240 and is by Eugenia Kim.People were quick to criticise the duchess' choice of clothing, with one person writing on social media: "Okay so I'm disgusted of Kate.... not only her hat is made with artic fox fur but her coat is even too."Another said: "Feel sick about the fur. Why are humans so cruel? Can't believe Kate supports this."A third added: "You can wear cruelty free fur if you like real fur when you are in a … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton sparks furious backlash for wearing ‘arctic fox fur’ hat in Sweden