BREAKING NEWS: Two people 'charged' over topless photographs of Kate Middleton Photographer under investigation named by legal sources as Valerie SuauShe took images of Kate in France in September and called them 'decent'But she's now facing trial along with publisher of French Closer magazine By Peter Allen PUBLISHED: 17:23 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:06 GMT, 24 April 2013 A woman photographer has been placed under formal criminal investigation for taking pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge as she sunbathed in France, it was revealed today. Legal sources in Paris said she was believed to be Valerie Suau, who took images of Kate in the south of the country in September.
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
No tans or tattoos please, this is vintage drama: Producers of BBC show The Village unable to cast Derbyshire villagers because they didn't look like ordinary BritonsMakers of the series hoped to cast as many locals as possible as extras But only one in 10 who turned up to the casting were considered suitableHopefuls looked too modern and removed from 20th Century counterpartsToo many of them had fake tans, tattoos, piercings and plucked eyebrows The Corporation had to instead rely on 'professional supporting artists' By Ross Slater and Chris Hastings PUBLISHED: 21:57 GMT, 30 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:50 GMT, 31 March 2013 The Derbyshire village of Hayfield, with its cobbled streets and picturesque church, seemed the perfect location for a major new BBC costume drama. But the producers of The Village, which charts the lives and loves of 'ordinary' Britons over the past 100 years, were unable to cast local residents as extras because of their fake tans, tattoos, piercings and plucked eyebrows
Kate and Pippa, the child stars of Uncle Gary's first wedding: Sisters pictured as bridesmaids By Rebecca English PUBLISHED: 23:02 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:36 GMT, 20 March 2013 She grew up to become one of the world's most famous brides. Eighteen years earlier however, the Duchess of Cambridge was starring at another wedding
Duchess in red: Is Kate is related to Chris de Burgh with links to Irish aristocracy and 14th Century royalty Kate Middleton is related to Chris de Burgh, Guy Ritchie and Beatrix PotterTourism Ireland is set to use Duchess's Irish link in visit Ireland campaign /03/17/article-2116328-12362ED8000005DC-893_634x409.jpg” width=”634″ height=”409″ alt=”Members of the royal family have attended the parade by 1st Battalion Irish Guards for more than 100 years” class=”blkBorder” /> Members of the royal family have attended the parade by 1st Battalion Irish Guards for more than 100 years Although the Duchess's Irish heritage dates back to the 14th century, Tourism Ireland has deemed this link strong enough to feature in a campaign to attract visitors to the country. The Irish Tourism board has yet to release its findings, but chief executive Niall Gibbons said Kate's Irish links had been proven
Pippa gets a job at Waitrose! Duchess of Cambridge's sister lands job writing recipe column in magazineHer food column Pippa's Friday Night Feasts will start in April issueComes despite her book Celebrate being a pre-Christmas flop By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 14:07 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:07 GMT, 25 February 2013 Her first book may not have been the success she or the publisher that paid her an 400,000 advance expected, but despite the hiccup the work keeps rolling in for Pippa Middleton.
Their Royal Hockeynesses: Together on the sports field, Kate and Pippa as teenagers… and it was already clear NOTHING would stand in their way Candid photo shows two determined teenage sisters in school daysTaken during hockey match at Marlborough College, Wiltshire, when future Duchess of Cambridge was aged about 18'Pippa was renowned at school for being a fine hockey player. She had a real talent' says contemporary By Elizabeth Sanderson PUBLISHED: 22:03 GMT, 26 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 27 January 2013 Unseen since it was taken 12 years ago, this candid picture shows the single-minded determination of two teenage sisters who would go on to be among the most famous faces on the planet
Laughter, the perfect tonic: Two days after missing church with a cold, smiling Queen is back in fine form for Christmas service Queen, 86, looked radiant in Sandringham in turquoise Peter Enrione dressDuke and Duchess of Cambridge opted to spend day with Kate's parentsWilliam and Kate joined her family to attend St Mark’s Church in EnglefieldMedia were requested to 'respect their privacy' outside Berkshire service | UPDATED: 00:42 GMT, 26 December 2012 The Queen appeared to have made a remarkable recovery yesterday from the heavy cold which caused her to miss church on Sunday for the first time in living memory. She looked radiant in a bright turquoise Peter Enrione dress and matching wool coat with a hat by Rachel Trevor-Morgan
Who does Keith Vaz think he is, Tony Soprano | UPDATED: 09:23 GMT, 14 December 2012 The nurse at the centre of the Kate Middleton phone hoax scandal was found hanged, an inquest heard yesterday. Investigators are examining three letters she left behind, as well as emails and telephone records, but they are satisfied that Jacintha Saldanha’s death was not ‘suspicious’
Princes' best friend Guy Pelly banned from driving after speeding at 129mph in 100,000 supercarFriend to the princes Guy Pelly clocked speeding at 129 mph in his Audi R8 supercar30-year-old caught by officer with a speed gun on a dual carriageway in SalisburyNightclub entrepreneur was previously banned from driving in 2007 | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 14 December 2012 Banned: Guy Pelly, 30, has been banned from driving after he was caught speeding at 129 mph in an Audi R8 V10 A socialite friend of Prince William and Prince Harry was banned from driving yesterday.