Prince William and Kate Middleton will meet workers and their families at a factory which is to cease production on a visit to Dundee today. Michelin said in November that the plant, which employs 845 workers, would stop making tyres by the middle of next year. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend a meeting of the Michelin Action Group, which is trying to find ways of repurposing the plant and providing a future for its staff. Michelin has made a deal with Scottish ministers to repurpose the factory in an effort to secure a future in low carbon transport and manufacturing. At the start of the meeting, the duke will thank the action group for its dedicated work. The group meets regularly and includes representatives from Dundee City Council, the Scottish and UK governments, union officials, Scottish Enterprise and Michelin. On their visit to Dundee today, the Cambridges will also officially open V&A Dundee, which opened to the public last September. The first V&A museum … [Read more...] about Prince William and Kate to meet under-threat tyre factory workers in Dundee
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News / Dundee by Stephen Eighteen January 28, 2019, 3:00 pm Updated: January 28, 2019, 3:01 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will officially open V&A Dundee tomorrow. Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit the attraction to meet with some of the team who created Scotland’s first design museum, which opened its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday September 15 2018. They are expected to greet members of the public outside the museum on their departure. Kate is the first Royal Patron of the V&A, continuing the museum’s long-standing relationship with the Royal Family from the V&A’s founding in 1852. V&A Dundee has welcomed more than 380,000 visitors since opening and was recently recognised as the world’s Best New Public Building by Wallpaper, the international design magazine. Philip Long, Director of V&A Dundee, said: “We are honoured to be … [Read more...] about Prince William and Kate Middleton in Dundee TOMORROW for royal visit
PRINCE William married Kate Middleton in 2011 in one of the most watched TV events of the 21st century. But do you know who is older of the pair and what the age gap between them is? Here's the lowdown... How old are Prince William and Kate Middleton? Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was born on June 21 1982, at St Mary's Hospital in London. This makes the prince, who is second in line to the British throne, 36 years old. Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born on January 9, 1982. This makes the Duchess of Cambridge 37 years old. What's the age difference between Prince William and Kate Middleton? Prince William is only marginally younger than his wife. Kate was born about five and a half months before William - or 164 days to be precise. When were Prince William and Kate Middleton's children born? Wills and Kate announced in December 2012 that they were expecting their first child together. On July 22, 2013, Kate was admitted to St Mary's Hospital, where William himself was … [Read more...] about How old are Prince William and Kate Middleton, what is the age gap between them and when was their wedding?
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have come a long way since meeting in 2003 at the Scottish university of St. Andrews. There's been an engagement, a wedding, three children... and, for Kate, the minor life adjustments that come with marrying into the most famous family in the world. They say a shared sense of humour is the key to a successful relationship - and in Kate and Will's case their 15 years as a couple has involved plenty of gentle mockery, about (among other things) Kate's bad cooking and Will's hair loss. Here's all the times Prince William and Kate Middleton have thrown shade at each other in public. Prince William jokes about Kate's poster of him on her wall In the filmed interview that followed their engagement announcement, interviewer Tom Bradby asked if it was true that Kate once had a poster of Prince William on her bedroom wall. “It wasn’t just one it was like ten, twenty [posters]" Will … [Read more...] about Prince William and Kate Middleton jokes: Every time the pair have mocked each other in public
IN the era of fast fashion, hand-me-downs are to be encouraged - and it seems the Royal family agree. Like most of us mere mortals, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis have to put up with hand-me-downs from their big brother, as the family Christmas card revealed. Prince William and Kate Middleton – who will be spending Christmas alone at home after Meghan and Harry turned down their invitation - unveiled their adorable family snap yesterday, posing in a huddle with their three children. Prince Louis, seven months, looked smart in a blue jumper and shorts with matching blue shoes. But it’s not the first time the navy shoes have had a royal outing – they were last seen on Prince George during a trip to Australia. He wore them to Sydney's Taronga Zoo back in 2014 while on a royal tour with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The newly-released festive snap also sees Princess Charlotte, three, looking typically cute in a blue cardigan with white trim. … [Read more...] about Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Christmas card proves royals’ love of hand-me-downs