Kate Middleton and Prince William"s Sandringham home to have privacy protecting trees and rooms for police

Trees protecting their privacy and new rooms for police: Plans unveiled for Kate and William's future Sandringham homeWill have a pergola and shrubbery to shield their homeNorfolk mansion will have extensive changesSprawling property will be used by royal couple and their growing family By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 11:12 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:16 GMT, 2 April 2013 As Prince William and Kate Middleton prepare for the birth of their first child, the royal couple have made a host of changes to the Norfolk mansion that is expected to be their new home. Royal officials submitted a secret planning application for substantial changes at the Grade II listed Anmer Hall, which the Queen is reportedly planning to gift to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council have approved plans to transform the home on Her Majesty's private Sandringham Estate

"I keep bursting in to tears of joy in the changing rooms!": Stunning mother-of-three is hitting the sales for the first time in fifteen…

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Jack Straw"s memoirs suggest former Labour leader John Smith had a drink problem

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