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.
Prosecutors look at bringing criminal charges over hoax call to Duchess of Cambridge's nurseScotland Yard submitted file to Crown Prosecution Service over prank callNurse Jacintha Saldanha found dead after transferring hoax callCPS will consider whether any potential offences have been committed | UPDATED: 15:22 GMT, 22 December 2012 Tragedy: Miss Saldanha was found dead days after receiving a hoax phone call at London's King Edward VII hospital Criminal charges could be brought following the death of a nurse who hanged herself after transferring a call that led to intimate calls about the Duchess of Cambridge being revealed.
'The family want answers': MP Keith Vaz demands 'full facts' from Kate hoax radio station as inquest hears hanged nurse had left three notesInquest into death of Jacintha Saldanha, 46, opened in Westminster today It reveals colleague and security guard found mother-of-two last Friday Two notes were found in her room and one was among her possessions Cameron: 'She clearly loved her job and many lessons need to be learned' | UPDATED: 00:22 GMT, 14 December 2012 The nurse found dead after a hoax call to the hospital treating the Duchess of Cambridge left three notes, a court heard yesterday.
Does Kate’s hospital care more about PR than its own nurses | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 12 December 2012 Even if you’d never heard of the King Edward VII Hospital before that infamous prank call, a quick look at its online brochure would have told you all about its self-belief and famous heritage. Established more than 100 years ago, it hand-picks its consultants, claims a zero rate of hospital-acquired MRSA infections, and offers all patients well-appointed private rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Of course, because the private hospital business is fiercely competitive, huge effort is exerted to recruit the best consultants and to offer a five-star service
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
So what if she does have twins Kate will make history if she and William are found to be expecting two babies Duchess of Cambridge more likely to be having twins because of her age and her acute morning sicknessBookies have slashed the odds on twins from 50/1 to 8/1 Just seconds could be the difference between one ruler and anotherDuchess of Cambridge was taken to hospital yesterday and forced to announce her pregnancy before 12 weeks | UPDATED: 09:09 GMT, 5 December 2012 Some experts are predicting that Kate and William will end up with twins – and if they do, there could be more than just the usual parenting headaches ahead for the royal couple. No mother of a future monarch has given birth to twins in Britain since the 15th century – so nobody is quite sure what will happen if Kate makes history and produces a brace of infants next summer. And if she does, the intriguing question is: which of the children will end up on the throne Scroll down for video Beautiful babies: Danish Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik with their one-year-old twins Josephine and Vincent (in their arms) and children Isabella and Christian (in front) Normally, of course, this would be little cause for discussion during a royal pregnancy.
Royal doctors at her bedside: Kate's medical team led by Jill Dando's fiance and expert who treated Sophie Queen's current surgeon-gynaecologist Alan Farthing and his predecessor Marcus Setchell are heading up the team caring for the pregnant Duchess Consultant Mr Farthing, 47, is the former fiance of murdered television presenter Jill DandoMarcus Setchell, 69, was the royal surgeon-gynaecologist for 18 years and cared for Sophie, Countess of Wessex, during the births of her children | UPDATED: 09:59 GMT, 5 December 2012 The Duchess of Cambridge is being cared for by an elite medical team led by two top royal doctors. The Queen’s current surgeon-gynaecologist Alan Farthing and his predecessor Marcus Setchell are both at Kate’s bedside – and are both expected to play key roles throughout her pregnancy. Royal births are traditionally overseen by only Her Majesty’s incumbent gynaecologist, but the involvement of both men in this case is a sign of the level of concern for the health of the Duchess and her unborn child
Bulimia, cannabis and a minister in the next room for the birth: Trials and traditions of Royal mothers-to-be from Diana to Victoria | UPDATED: 23:41 GMT, 3 December 2012 Crippled by acute morning sickness, the Duchess of Cambridge was today so weak she had to be driven to hospital by her husband. She is expected to remain at King Edward VII Hospital for several days as staff monitor her health and that of her unborn child at what is understood to be a very early stage of her first pregnancy.