Miranda Richardson blasts vitriolic attacks on Hilary Mantel weeks after the author declared Kate Middleton plastic princess

Miranda Richardson blasts 'vitriolic' attacks on Hilary Mantel… weeks after the author declared Kate Middleton 'a plastic princess' Miranda Richardson is chairman of judges for Women’s Prize for FictionSaid Mantel deserved to be on shortlist regardless of previous successMantel has won Booker and Costa Book award for Bring Up The Bodies Man Booker Prize for her novel 'Bring Up the Bodies' at the Guildhall, London American author A M Homes, who said she was ‘thrilled’ to be nominated, said American literary awards did not suffer from the same anti-success sentiment

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

Youth tube: 24 "miracle" cream made of peppermint and pomegranate sells 10,000 units within 48 hours of going on sale in UK

Youth tube: 24 'miracle' stem cell cream that claims to banish saggy skin and wrinkles 'sells 10,000 units within 48 hours of going on sale in UK' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 18:07 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:35 GMT, 31 January 2013 Cellulite, saggy skin, stretch marks… it’s enough to get any woman thinking about a little nip and tuck – or expensive spa treatments at the very least

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: William and Kate to move bathing area out of sight of prying eyes

Pool without a view: William and Kate to move bathing area out of sight of prying eyes over topless pictures scandalPlans submitted to relocate pool at Anmer Hall which is expected to be gifted to the royal coupleTopless photographs were taken of Kate while she was beside a pool on holiday in France last year By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 14:32 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:01 GMT, 14 January 2013 The pool at the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's new home could be moved to a sunnier and more private site it has today been claimed.

Ned RocknRoll in legal battle to halt publication of semi-naked photographs of him in fancy dress

Winslet’s husband in legal battle to halt publication of semi-naked photographs of him in fancy dress Ned RocknRoll, 34, was pictured indulging in 'silly schoolboy antics'Photographs were discovered on a Facebook page By Simon Cable PUBLISHED: 01:29 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 8 January 2013 Kate Winslet’s husband yesterday attempted to ban photographs of him semi-naked in fancy dress from being published. Ned RocknRoll, who married the Hollywood actress a few weeks ago, was in London’s High Court to try to ban a tabloid newspaper from printing the pictures taken of him indulging in ‘silly schoolboy antics’. The images of the 34-year-old, who is a nephew of Sir Richard Branson, were discovered on a Facebook page

Kate Middleton and Prince William to spend Christmas with Middleton family

Kate and Wills to spend Christmas with HER family: Duke and Duchess spend day at the Middletons' instead of Sandringham Couple break with tradition to spend quiet day in Bucklebury, BerkshireThey will visit Royal Family in Sandringham over festive period Pregnant Kate will get more rest at her family home than with Queen | UPDATED: 15:14 GMT, 22 December 2012 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to spend Christmas at the Middleton family home. Prince William will join Kate Middleton's family at their house in Bucklebury, Berkshire, Clarence House announced today. Speculation had been mounting in recent days over whether Kate would join the Royal Family for their annual Christmas festivities at Sandringham.

"Kate Middleton and Prince William celebrated baby news with a shepherd"s pie and an early night"

'The most nerve-wracking moment of her life': Friend claims Kate and Wills celebrated baby news with a shepherd's pie… and an early night Royals learnt of pregnancy at their Welsh cottage in October, according to one of the Duchess's oldest friendsFormer school friend Jessica Hay reveals pair wanted to make news public at Christmas Pregnancy instead emerged when Duchess was admitted to hospital with acute morning sickness Duchess 'now feeling much better, making plans for Christmas… and craving papaya fruit'Parents-to-be 'have told doctors they don't want to know the sex of baby' | UPDATED: 09:42 GMT, 10 December 2012 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated news of her pregnancy with a shepherd's pie and an early night, a friend claimed today.

Kate Middleton: Seen for the first time, remarkable snapshots of the Duchess of Cambridge as a baby

Sweet baby Kate: Seen for the first time, remarkable snapshots of the Duchess of Cambridge when she was a baby, revealed by one of her mother's oldest friends The photographs show Kate between the ages of six and 12-months-oldThey belong to George Brown, the mother of Kate's first 'pram buddy' George said: 'Catherine was a good baby…

Mrs Miller rode the seas like a tugboat going about its business

Mrs Miller rode the seas like a tugboat going about its business | UPDATED: 22:52 GMT, 3 December 2012 Harriet Harman, ripened by years of feminist displeasure at topless jubblies in the red-tops, rose to speak in the Leveson debate. Her moment had finally come. She was a magnolia grandiflora whose rare petals were about to part, or one of those Aussie outback plants that shoot but once in a decade

Royal Baby: Kate Middleton trends worldwide as Prime Minister kicks off frenzy of Twitter tributes

'Royalbaby!' trends worldwide as Prime Minister kicks off frenzy of Twitter tributes within minutes of announcement David Cameron tweets that royal couple 'will make wonderful parents' Ed Miliband follows saying: 'The whole country will be thrilled' President Obama offered his family's congratulations via his daily Whitehouse briefing Baby has its own Twitter account and gets 500 followers in five minutes Business heads Lord Sugar and Richard Branson also ecstatic about the first born Kim Kardashian leads celebrity charge with 'awww so cute!' message PUBLISHED: 19:47 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:38 GMT, 3 December 2012 Within seconds of Prince William and Kate's happy announcement the couple were trending on Twitter – and drawing congratulations from the prime minister, the US president and of course Kim Kardashian.