Kate Middleton and sister Pippa, the child stars of Uncle Gary Goldsmith"s first wedding, pictured as bridesmaids

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

Woman PC handed 1,000 compensation after being spat at by unemployed father-of-two

1,000 fine for spitting at a police officer: Unemployed thug ordered to pay compensation to woman PC… and even Police Federation 'astonished' by size of awardLee Birtles spat at Sarah Botham in police station1,000 fine described as 'astonishing' by police union By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 13:35 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:47 GMT, 4 January 2013 A female police officer has been awarded 1,000 compensation from a criminal who spat at her when she was trying to restrain him. PC Sarah Botham feared she could have caught hepatits from the spittle of unemployed father of two Lee Birtles, but tests later proved negative

Rachel Johnson: Introducing The Mail on Sunday"s brilliant new columnist

Rachel Johnson: Introducing The Mail on Sunday's brilliant new columnist PUBLISHED: 22:30 GMT, 8 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:21 GMT, 9 December 2012 From a Southall council flat to Royal Supergran This week we’ve all felt some sympathetic contractions and unease as the world’s press camped outside a cluster of cells in Marylebone. Well I did anyway. First I worried for the Duchess, long before she would have heard the sad news that the nurse, Jacintha Saldanha, who took the prank phone call from the Australian DJs, had apparently killed herself