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Kate, Will and George relax in Australia

- April 21st, 2014

Prince William holds Prince George as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gives him a toy during a visit to the Bilby Enclosure at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo on April 20. (Photo: Chris Jackson/REUTERS)

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and their son, Prince George, have been thrilling crowds during their royal tour of New Zealand and Australia.

But it’s paparazzi video taken of the young family during time off on Monday that has people talking about how down to earth they are.

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Queen turns 88

- April 21st, 2014

Queen Elizabeth is seen in this portrait taken in March by British photographer David Bailey. (Photo: David Bailey/Handout/REUTERS)

It is Queen Elizabeth’s birthday.

Our monarch has turned 88-years-young and a new portrait has been released to mark the day. The photo was taken by British photographer David Bailey and many say it shows a much more relaxed side of the Queen.

“I’ve always been a huge fan of the Queen. She has very kind eyes with a mischievous glint. I’ve always liked strong women and she is a very strong woman,” the 76-year-old Bailey told the Telegraph.

More Prince George!

- April 16th, 2014

Prince George arrives in Sydney, Australia. Oh yeah, his parents were there, too. (Photo: William West/AFP)

Prince William, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son, Prince George, have started the Australian leg of their tour and you know what that means: More baby photos!

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Wills not always a fan of Kate’s fashion

- April 16th, 2014

Kate and William arrived in Australia on April 16. Wills apparently said of Kate in this dress: “You look like a banana.” (Photo: Saeed Khan/AFP)

While women around the world drool over what Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, wears, it seems her husband is not always the biggest fan of her clothing choices.

As the couple landed in Australia as part of a royal tour, Kate stepped off the plane wearing a bright yellow dress.

The Kate fashion blog What Kate Wore revealed the dress was from designer Roksanda Ilincic, although it was customized for the duchess.

The Mirror reported Heather Easton, who was in the crowd waiting for the royals, told Kate she liked the dress, but the duchess told her, “William said I look like a banana.”

It’s not the first time during this trip Kate has admitted Wills didn’t care for her outfit. When a woman complimented her on a green Erdem coat she wore, Kate said she liked it, but William thought it was a “bit bright.”


Kate wears a green coat as she carries a flower to the war memorial in Cambridge, New Zealand, on April 12. (Photo: Bruce Mercer/AFP)