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Kate uncovered (sort of)

- November 26th, 2014

A spray painted picture of a pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, naked with a miniature crown balancing on her belly, has appeared on a wall in Islington, North London. (Photo:

Graffiti showing a naked and pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has sprung up on a wall in London and is the work of American graffiti artist Pegasus.

The image, which shows a small crown resting on her belly, also includes the words Game of Thrones.

The graffiti showed up Nov. 26 ahead of a trip by Catherine and Prince William to the U.S. early next month. The couple will be travelling to New York City for three days, Dec. 7-9. They’ll take in an NBA game, attend a black tie fundraiser and will visit inner city youth shelters, along with see a few sites.

Prince George is not expected to join them.

The couple has also been invited to China in early 2015, although it is expected Prince William will make this trip alone as Kate will be around five months pregnant.

One tweets

- October 24th, 2014

The Queen tweeted Friday. She is seen here in a State Carriage for the carriage procession to Buckingham Palace, as part of the ceremonial welcome ceremony for Singapore’s President Tony Tan on Oct. 21. (Photo: Leon Neal/Reuters)

“Elizabeth R.” has sent her first tweet.

“It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @sciencemuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting,” the tweet through the British Monarchy’s account said. It was signed, “Elizabeth R.”

Daily Mail royal correspondent Rebecca English said the messages was already typed out for the Queen, she just had to hit send.

The Queen was the first monarch to send an e-mail all the way back in 1976. She sent it from an army base, the BBC reported.

She was also involved in setting up the British Monarchy’s YouTube account, and it has been reported she has an iPad.

Kate’s back at it

- October 21st, 2014

Prince William and Catherine greet Singapore’s President Tony Tan Keng Yam and his wife Mary Tan in London on Tuesday. (Photo: Anthony Devlin/AFP)

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was back in the spotlight Tuesday in her first public appearance since announcing in September she is pregnant with her second child.

As always, Kate looked lovely, wearing an Alexander McQueen coatdress.

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Tower of London’s poppy display

- October 16th, 2014

The Queen and Prince Philip visit the Tower of London’s Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red poppy installation on Thursday. (Photo: Ben Stansall/AFP)

There is a beautiful thing happening at the Tower of London.

On Thursday, the Queen and Prince Philip toured the poppy display at the Tower of London. The display was started Aug. 5 and runs until Nov. 11 – Remembrance Day. Titled Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, a total of 888,246 ceramic poppies will fill the tower’s moat to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

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Trip to the Big Apple for Kate and Wills?

- October 4th, 2014

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William may be heading to NYC later this year, a report suggests. (Photo:

A report in the U.K. Mirror says the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are planning a trip to New York City later this year, assuming Catherine is feeling up to it.

The report says it will be an official trip to the U.S. either at the end of November or beginning of December. Their son, Prince George, would not be expected to travel with them.

There was no word on whether the royal couple would head north of the border to say hi to Canadians.

“This trip is in the early planning phase but it’s a clear sign that she is on the mend. However, if there is any suggestion that the duchess isn’t well, it will be cancelled immediately,” a royal source told the Mirror.

Palace sources did not confirm or deny a trip was in the works, only noting Kate still is not feeling well due to suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, a complication in pregnancy that causes severe nausea, and dehydration.

“Any visits are never confirmed until closer to the time,” the royal spokesman said. ”With the duchess being unwell recently we are not confirming any engagements.”