England captain Chris Robshaw"s girlfriend Camilla Kerslake dropped from anthem duties at Twickenham

Kicked into touch!: England captain's girlfriend dropped from anthem duties at Twickers today as rival soprano in the slit dress gets the nod ” class=”blkBorder” /> Despite being the girlfriend of the England Captain, Camilla Kerslake, 24, pictured left, found herself replaced by 22-year-old singing rugby player Laura Wright On paper, Miss Kerslake seems like a shoo-in. She has sung at four previous rugby internationals, and regularly travels with the team

RBS braces for fresh row over bankers" bonus pot

Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland setting aside 250m for bonuses… despite facing a 500m fine for rigging Libor rates Bank under pressure to claw back 4m in shares owed to John HouricanHead of the investment bank expected to leave shortly in restructuringRBS 'planning to pay 250m bonuses – 21,000 per employee on average' in the wake of the IT glitch. He could have got 2.4m on top of his 1.2m salary but has now waived his bonus in three of the past four years since taking over at the bank after its 45bn bailout by the taxpayer

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get their first orderly (and he"ll even organise William"s wardrobe)

Behind the wheel, Kate's Man Friday: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get their first orderly (and he'll even organise William's wardrobe) New recruit is a young Fijian-born corporal from the Parachute Regiment Couple may hire more help when their first baby is born later this year ” class=”blkBorder” /> The new employee is also responsible for the wardrobe of Prince William, pictured left with his wife Catherine in Ottawa in July 2011, and pictured right on their Diamond Jubilee tour of the Far East in 2012 The couple, pictured outside King Edward VII's Hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted with severe morning sickness, have resisted hiring servants but that may change when their first baby is born

Behind the wheel, Kate"s Man Friday: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get their first orderly (and he"ll even organise William"s wardrobe)

Behind the wheel, Kate's Man Friday: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge get their first orderly (and he'll even organise William's wardrobe) New recruit is a young Fijian-born corporal from the Parachute Regiment Couple may hire more help when their first baby is born later this year ” class=”blkBorder” /> The new employee is also responsible for the wardrobe of Prince William, pictured left with his wife Catherine in Ottawa in July 2011, and pictured right on their Diamond Jubilee tour of the Far East in 2012 The couple, pictured outside King Edward VII's Hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted with severe morning sickness, have resisted hiring servants but that may change when their first baby is born

Happy New Year! Enormous firework display lights up central London as UK celebrates 2013 in style

Happy New Year, London! Fantastic firework display on the banks of the Thames lights up the capital's skyline to welcome 2013 in UK About 250,000 people lined the banks of the Thames to witness the incredible display of pyrotechnics and lightsAround 75,000 partygoers joined in a mass rendition of Auld Lang Syne after the clock struck midnight in Edinburgh . Colourful: Thousands of people have lined the banks of the Thames to see the extravagant firework display light up the capital Ambitious: Thousands of people lined the banks of the Thames to witness the incredible display of pyrotechnics and lights Elaborate: The London Eye is dwarfed by the impressive fireworks Bright: Fireworks explode around the London Eye during New Year's celebrations in central London Popular: The banks of the River Thames near Parliament in central London were packed with thousands of happy revellers Attractive: The capital's skyline was transformed during the incredible firework display The spectacle in London saw a quarter-of-a-million people gather on the banks of the Thames to watch the 11-minute firework show which followed the traditional counting down of the final seconds by Big Ben

Queen"s Diamond Jubilee: Philip Ziegler, one of our most celebrated historians, looks back on a spectacular 2012

The year Britain lit up the world: Philip Ziegler, one of our most celebrated historians, looks back on a spectacular 2012 | UPDATED: 00:21 GMT, 30 December 2012 Resolutely low-key, extraordinary in her ordinariness, the Queen in the 60 years of her reign has shown total dedication to her task and to her country June 4: Fireworks lit the sky, flags lined the Mall, thousands danced before giant screens…

2012 was the year that the divide between the people and the powerful became dangerously wide. The tragedy is there"s still so much to be proud…

2012 was the year that the divide between the people and the powerful became dangerously wide. The tragedy is there’s still so much to be proud of in Britain..

Kate Middleton pregnant: Could Royal baby make wedding anniversary present? Birth could be as soon as April (so now we know what Wills and Kate were…

Could Royal baby make wedding anniversary present Birth could be as soon as April (so now we know what Wills and Kate were REALLY doing after topless photos were published)Baby can't have been conceived in France where topless photos were takenAs Duchess is less than 12 weeks pregnant, the baby could have been conceived during Kate and William's tour of the Far East in mid-September | UPDATED: 22:31 GMT, 3 December 2012 The Duke and Duchess could be welcoming their new baby as early as the end of April, marking the second anniversary of their marriage.