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Kate Middleton (born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, 9.1.1982) Kate Middleton is the wife of Prince William of Wales. Their wedding took place on 29th April 2011, at Westminster Abbey, London. The day of the occasion was declared a national bank holiday in the UK.

Childhood: Kate Middleton was born in Reading, Berkshire. She is the eldest of three children and her parents are Carole and Michael Middleton. Both of her parents worked in the airlines industry and also founded Party Pieces, a mail order party supplies company.

Kate Middleton was educated at St. Andrew's school in Pangbourne, then Downe House and Marlborough College. She then attended the University of St. Andrew's in Fife, which is where she met Prince William, whilst studying History of Art. She graduated with a 2:1.

Career: Since leaving university, Kate Middleton had a brief and chequered career, starting off with a position as an accessories buyer for the fashion firm Jigsaw. After less than a year, Kate announced that she would be leaving the job role and it was suggested that she would be getting photography lessons from Mario Testino, who famously photographed William's late mother, Diana Princess of Wales.

Relationship with Prince William: It was announced, in February 2006, that Kate Middleton would receive 24 hour protection, supplied by the Royalty and Diplomatic Protection Department. The announcement fuelled rumours that she and Prince William would shortly be engaged, otherwise she was not technically entitled to such privileges. However, no engagement occurred at this time. Both William and Kate's lawyers warned several UK newspaper publications not to publish paparazzi photographs of the couple.

Kate Middleton attended William's Passing Out Parade at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, in December 2006.

In April 2007, The Sun published a story suggesting the couple had split. Reports of a reconciliation started appearing in June that year and Kate, along with members of the Middleton family, attended the Concert for Diana at Wembley Stadium. Performers at the event included Sir Elton John, Take That, Lily Allen and Duran Duran.

The couple finally became engaged in October 2010, during a holiday in Kenya. Clarence House announced the engagement a month later, on 16th November 2010. In February, the following year, Kate and William announced that they would embark on their first royal tour of Canada.

Following their marriage, Kate Middleton became known as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.



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Prince George Is Already Fed Up With School


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It’s been just three weeks since the world saw him about to experience his first day of school, but according to his father, young Prince George is already fed up with school and getting up every morning.

On an official engagement in Milton Keynes on Tuesday (September 26th), The Duke of Cambridge told another parent that four year old George, who started reception at Thomas’s in Battersea earlier this month, was starting to lose his enthusiasm for school already.

Prince William has been taking his eldest child to school every day, with The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton staying at home because of extreme morning sickness, as she’s pregnant with their third baby. While George looked nervous but happy three weeks ago as William walked him through the school gates, the appeal of learning Monday to Friday is already waning.

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Prince William Brings George Along For First Day Of School


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Prince George attended his first day of school this week, and it might surprise you that rather than one of their many nannies doing the school run, he was accompanied by his father William, Duke of Cambridge. Of course, his wife wasn't able to attend due to illness.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children George and CharlotteThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children George and Charlotte

The 4-year-old heir to the throne arrived at Thomas's Battersea with Prince William while Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge stayed at Kensington Palace to rest up having been suffering from acute Hyperemesis Gravidarum with her third pregnancy.

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The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Have Their Third Child On The Way


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The royal household is expanding yet again as Kensington Palace announces the future arrival of Kate Middleton and Prince William's third child. It's very early days as of yet, but the Duchess has been exceedinly unwell - as she has come to expect with her pregnancies.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at a public engagement at Kensington Palace's White GardenThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at a public engagement at Kensington Palace's White Garden

Catharine, the Duchess of Cambridge is actually less than 12 weeks pregnant, but given that she has been struggling with severe morning sickness regularly, she has been forced to pull out of a recent public appearance. The Palace decided to announce their happy news early, so that any future absences aren't met with worried speculation.

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Catherine Middleton at the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews held at St Mark's Church - Englefield, United Kingdom - Saturday 20th May 2017

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Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and Princess Charlotte
Catherine Middleton, Duchess Of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte
Catherine Middleton, Duchess Of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte
Catherine Middleton, Duchess Of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George and Princess Charlotte at The wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St. Mark's Church - Englefield, United Kingdom - Saturday 20th May 2017

Catherine Duchess Of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince George and Princess Charlotte
Catherine Duchess Of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Prince George and Princess Charlotte

The Duchess of Cambridge visits Farms for City Children to see their work giving young people from inner cities the chance to spend a week on a real working farm. Her Royal Highness joins a school group of pupils and teachers as they muck in around the farm. - Gloucester, United Kingdom - Wednesday 3rd May 2017

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Hrh Catherine Middleton, Kate Middleton and Duchess Of Cambridge
Hrh Catherine Middleton, Kate Middleton and Duchess Of Cambridge
Hrh Catherine Middleton, Kate Middleton and Duchess Of Cambridge
Hrh Catherine Middleton, Kate Middleton and Duchess Of Cambridge
Hrh Catherine Middleton, Kate Middleton and Duchess Of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge attends the launch of the Out of the Blue film series at the Royal College in Regents Park - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 23rd March 2017

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Duchess Of Cambridge and Kate Middleton
Duchess Of Cambridge and Kate Middleton
Duchess Of Cambridge and Kate Middleton
Duchess Of Cambridge and Kate Middleton
Duchess Of Cambridge and Kate Middleton

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge at the world premiere of 'A Street Cat Named Bob' held at the Curzon Mayfair. The movie is based on the true life story of James Bowen and his cat Bob - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 3rd November 2016

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The Duchess Of Cambridge and Kaherine
The Duchess Of Cambridge and Kaherine
The Duchess Of Cambridge and Kaherine
The Duchess Of Cambridge and Kaherine
The Duchess Of Cambridge and Kaherine

Stars And Royals Turn Out For The World Premiere Of 'Spectre' In London [Photos]


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The world premiere of the new James Bond film 'Spectre' was a Royal affair last night (October 26th 2015), as the red carpet played host to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William and Kate Middleton) as well as the stellar cast led by Daniel Craig and a number of other superstar faces from Shirley Bassey to Martin Freeman.

Lea Seydoux, Daniel Craig and Monica BellucciLea Seydoux, Daniel Craig and Monica Bellucci at 'Spectre' premiere

The Royal Film Performance took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London in association with the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF); a charity that raises money for people working behind the scenes in the movie and television industry who have suffered financial setbacks in their lives. As well as the future King and his wife, Prince Harry was also spotted at the event, while previous events have even seen the Queen herself in attendance.

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Miley Cyrus Voted Worst Celebrity Role Model By British Parents


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Miley Cyrus has been voted the worst celebrity role model for children in a new survey of British parents. A whopping 78% of parents of children under 10 say that the former ‘Hannah Montana’ star is “off the rails” and wouldn’t want their kids to idolise her.

The survey by British website vouchercloud.com asked 2,287 British parents, all of whom have at least one child under the age of 10, the question: “are there any celebrities you would hate for your children to idolise?” and were provided with a list of male and female celebrities to select from.

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus arriving at the Jimmy Kimmel studios in L.A.

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Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Have Tea At The Palace With William And Kate


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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt accepted a very royal invitation on Friday, when they joined Prince William and Kate Middleton, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, for tea and Kensington palace. It was the first time the two couples had sat down together, with the 'informal' meeting being said to have taken months to co-ordinate.

Angelina Jolie and Brad PittBrad and Angelina enjoyed tea at Kensington Palace on Friday.

A Kensington Palace spokesman confirmed to US Weekly that the meeting took place saying, "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt at Kensington Palace on Friday afternoon."

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David Beckham Beats Posh In The Style Stakes


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It seems that even a high-flying, internationally-recognised and regularly-awarded fashion career does not guarantee people will like your style more than your husband’s as former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham recently found out.

David and Victoria BeckhamDavid and Victoria Beckham came third and ninth in a poll of the most stylish Brits of all time

In a recent poll of the most stylish Brits ever, Posh Spice was bumped into ninth place with her footballer husband, David, riding high in third.

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'Heartless' Pippa Middleton Slammed By Animal Rights Groups After Eating Whale Meat


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Pippa Middleton, the sister of The Duchess of Cambridge, has been criticised by animal rights groups after she admitted eating whale meat on a recent trip to Norway. Whaling continues in Norway but is illegal and socially unacceptable in the majority of the world.

Pippa MiddletonPippa Middleton admitted to eating whale meat in an article for The Telegraph.

Read More: Pippa Middleton May Be Unimpressed With Kim Kardashian's Attempt To 'Break The Internet' But Kardashian 'Loves Her' Anyway!

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William And Kate To Avoid "Media Circus" For Birth Of Second Baby


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With only a matter of weeks to go before her due date, Kate Middleton and Prince William are reportedly making plans to avoid the twenty-four hour news palaver that surrounded the birth of Prince George two years ago.

The Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth to her second child this month, but the couple are insisting upon their right to privacy this time around. Both press and the public will not be allowed to wait around on the street outside the private Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, although they assured the Daily Mail that they are “grateful” for the interest.

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Think You've Got What It Takes To Work For Royalty? William And Kate Are Reportedly Advertising For A New Housekeeper


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Prince William and Kate Middleton are reportedly looking for a new housekeeper, as the expanding family prepares to move into their ten-bedroom Amner Hall property in Norfolk. The country house, which was gifted to the Duke and Duchess by the Queen as a wedding present, also boasts a swimming pool and tennis courts, with the couple reportedly planning to movie in next month.

Prince Willam and Kate MiddletonWilliam and Kate are reportedly advertising in The Lady.

According to the Daily Mail a notice which appeared on the magazine’s online home page yesterday and will also appear in print seeking an ‘experienced housekeeper for a large family home in Norfolk’ was placed by the royal couple.

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Kate Middleton

Date of birth

9th January, 1982

Occupation

Royalty

Sex

Female

Height

1.75


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