Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Latest news and photos of Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge and second in line to the British royal throne, as he carries out duties alongside wife Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.
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William says he has 'always loved nature', but fatherhood has given him 'a new sense of purpose'.
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The Duke of Cambridge says that fatherhood has increased his desire to protect nature for future generations.Prince William was joined by a film crew two years ago, who recorded his search for ways to protect the natural world for the ITV documentary Prince William: A Planet For Us All - to be aired next month.
And the rest of the Royal Family join in the good wishes
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Prince William thanked football clubs and fans for continuing to support their communities during the pandemic.The Duke of Cambridge said the help offered in recent months “is a true testament to the spirit of football in this country”.
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William said rivalries had been set aside to help people in need.
When royals colour co-ordinate their outfits! Kate Middleton and Prince William, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry and more
Remember when the Duchess of Cambridge, the Duchess of Cornwall, Queen Letizia and Queen Maxima attended 2019's Order of the Garter ceremony in varying tones of blush and white? The result was some mighty gorgeous pictures, and proof that royals can really make a style statement when they co-ordinate their looks.Was it done on purpose? We'll never really know, but that doesn't stop us looking back at all the times our favourite royal ladies (and gents) have come over all matchy-matchy for their public engagements. MORE: Royal ladies' boldest colour-block outfitsLetizia, Camilla, Maxima and Kate gave us a lesson in colour co-ordinatingThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex often wear similar shades, while Kate and Prince William have also had some his and hers moments as a couple - and not to mention some of their colour-coordinating outfits from their family album.Scroll down to see more of our favourite twinning fashion moments! WATCH: The Countess of Wessex talks about the Queen's colourful style The Duke and Duchess of SussexAn incredible moment came when Meghan matched her stunning red Safiyaa gown to Prince Harry's military uniform at the Mountbatten Festival of Music in March 2020.Meghan and Harry making a statement in red The Duke and Duchess of CambridgeWilliam and Kate's matching looks won everyone's hearts during their 2019 royal tour of Pakistan. The Prince's sherwani was designed by Nauman Arfeen while Kate's glittering emerald gown was made by Jenny Packham.The royal couple looked incredible in green Duchess Kate and Princess CharlotteWe all swooned when we saw that Kate and Princess Charlotte were matching in pink at 2017's Trooping the Colour!Kate and daughter Princess Charlotte often match their outfits King Felipe, Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta SofíaThe Spanish royal family were a vision in blue and white during their visit to Mallorca in August 2019.Matching their outfits to the beautiful blue skies!MORE: The 7 rare moments that Meghan Markle wore a formal royal gown Princesses Beatrice and EugenieWe loved Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie's matching white floral looks, also at the 2017 Trooping the Colour ceremony. Beatrice and Eugenie love to twin with their outfits The Countess of Wessex and Lady LouiseSophie and her daughter Lady Louise (and even dad Prince Edward!) looked lovely in navy blue at the Queen's 92nd birthday concert in April 2018.Sophie and Louise looked beautiful in navy blue Duchess Kate and Countess Sophie Do you think Sophie and Kate planned in advance to wear their red party frocks to the UK-Africa Investment Summit at Buckingham Palace?MORE: Kate Middleton's most show-stopping tiaras revealed Princess DianaPrincess Diana often proudly co-ordinated with her sons. She memorably matched her green and white outfit to Prince Harry's in 1988. We love this matching shot of Diana and Harry Meghan and HarryIt was a subtle detail, but eagle-eyed fans noticed that Prince Harry had the lining of his suit matched to wife Meghan's dress for the 2020 Commonwealth Day service.
Kate Middleton and Prince William live at Apartment 1A inside Kensington Palace with their three children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. The four-storey property features 20 rooms including five reception rooms, dressing rooms, a night and day nursery, and three main bedrooms, with one for their eldest son George.SEE: Inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's son Archie's new bedroomPhotos have been kept tightly under wraps, but key details have been revealed about George's space in the past. In 2018, during a visit to the National Museum of Architecture and Design in Stockholm, the Duchess of Cambridge told IKEA's Head of Design, Marcus Engman, that she had chosen to fit his room with IKEA furniture. The couple also opted to do the same for their daughter Charlotte.George and Charlotte's rooms are fitted with IKEA furnitureNaturally, Marcus was overjoyed, and said, "I'm proud that we can suit everybody. That's what we want IKEA to be – for the many people of the world, both royalty and ordinary people."MORE: Prince William and Kate Middleton's incredible country home unveiled: see insideAs for which designs they went for, George's love for dinosaurs, police cars and fire trucks are likely to have made an appearance.WATCH: Prince George's cutest moments of 2020Ahead of meeting William and Kate, Marcus said, "It would be nice to know if they have any IKEA furniture. I know that the royals in Sweden have."RELATED: Prince William unveils stunning unseen room inside Anmer HallIt is believed that the couple opted for IKEA furniture for its affordability and practicality, as they hope to raise their children as normally as they can.The children have plenty of outdoor spaceLikewise, while George, Charlotte and Louis have their own day and night nurseries-turned-playrooms, Kate and William are said to have kitted them out with traditional toys, as opposed to electronic gadgets.The family also have plenty of outdoor space for the children to play, including a swing on which they were previously photographed with their father. Make sure you never miss a ROYAL story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.
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The Duke of Cambridge has spoken of some of the horrors he saw while working as an air ambulance pilot, as he urges the nation to support 999 workers in coming months that “will no doubt be uncertain and at points scary”. The Duke, who has assembled a new board to improve mental health provision across all the emergency services, said he had been left “very sad” after absorbing scenes of death “like a sponge” while on the job. During a visit to Northern Ireland to mark Emergency Services Day, he met blue light responders to speak about the importance of mental health in the sector, telling them he “can’t thank them enough for all you do”. “At one point or another, each and every one of us will meet you or one of your colleagues, speak to you, be comforted by you and benefit from the care and protection you provide,” he said. “Given what we ask of you, we must do all we can to look out for you, and to help you to look out for each other.”
Prince William opened up about how he feels about his children going back to school in a very candid conversation on Wednesday.The Prince was in Belfast to mark Emergency Services Day and met serving blue light responders as part of the visit.RELATED: 10 of the most hilarious royal tour photosSpeaking to a police officer, William told her that he suspected other mums and dads were having the same experience as himself.The father-of-three said: "I think every parent is breathing a sigh of relief that school has started again." He went on: "Five months – it’s been wonderful, but it’s been a long five months."WATCH: Kate Middleton shares look inside never-before-seen room at home with Prince WilliamThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge share three children: Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, five, and Prince Louis, two.Last year, Charlotte followed in her older brother's footsteps as she started at Thomas's School in Battersea after her time at Willcocks Nursery School.Like many parents, the couple home-schooled their youngsters during lockdown, with Kate confessing during a TV interview that they neglected to give them an Easter break!Prince George and Princess Charlotte have gone back to school this term"Don't tell the children, we've actually kept it going through the holidays. I feel very mean," she said on BBC Breakfast. The family did enjoy a summer holiday, however, making the most of a trip to the Isles of Scilly in July.Last month, Kate was also seen at Burnham Market enjoying some pottery painting with her three young children.As well as talking about life as a parent during his Belfast visit, the Prince also spoke openly about his time working as an RAF Search and Rescue pilot for East Anglian Air Ambulance between 2015 and 2017.READ: Prince William and Kate Middleton's Anmer Hall home has the most incredible featureHe revealed how low it had made him feel to witness so much tragedy as part of his job, saying: "I couldn’t put my finger on it, but you just felt very sad." The down-to-earth royal took part in a training workshop aimed at encouraging first responders to be comfortable sharing their feelings.He told fellow participants: "We’ve got to somehow change that culture where we feel it’s okay to say 'listen, this was horrendous, I really didn’t enjoy seeing that, it was really brutal.' How do we talk about it?"Make sure you never miss a ROYAL story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.
The Duke of Cambridge has returned to his royal duties following his summer break with wife Kate and their three children. Prince William, 38, travelled to Belfast on Wednesday to mark Emergency Services Day (999 Day), where he spent time with Northern Irish emergency responders to thank them for their work and to discuss the importance of mental health support.Emergency Services Day takes place annually on 9 September to show support to the two million people working and volunteering in the emergency services sector and the NHS across the country.READ: Prince William writes moving open letter after 'unsettling period'The royal family shared a post on Instagram of Poet Laureate Simon Armitage's reading of his work The Omnipresent and photos of the Queen, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Cambridges meeting frontline staff to mark Emergency Services Day.On a tour of the Police Service of Northern Ireland's training college in Belfast, William thanked police officers, firefighters and ambulance crew members for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a speech, he said: "This has already been an extraordinary year. The months ahead will no doubt be uncertain and at points scary."But, thanks to the dedication and sacrifice of those of you working across the emergency services and in the NHS, I count myself and others in this country very fortunate.William meeting with Chiefs of the PSNI, Fire Service and Ambulance Service"Your dedication is not only apparent when we are faced with a global pandemic."Each and every day, people from teams across the blue light community are called to the scenes of dreadful incidents."During his visit to the college, William also met five-month-old Irish setter Tara, who has been trained to provide comfort to those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).MORE: Why it's a big week for Prince George and Princess CharlotteThe Duke also met Irish setter TaraThe Duke's visit to Northern Ireland comes after he convened the first meeting of the Emergency Responder Senior Leader Board on Tuesday. The Board brings together leaders from across all of the UK's emergency services on the issue of mental health and it will promote collaborative working across the nation's emergency services to ensure that frontline workers receive the support they need.William established the Board in response to a recommendation arising from a research project commissioned by the Royal Foundation in 2018 into the mental health and wellbeing of emergency responders in the UK.The Duke, who worked as a RAF Search and Rescue pilot for East Anglian Air Ambulance between 2015 and 2017, supported the launch of Our Frontline alongside the Duchess of Cambridge earlier this year. The service provides round-the-clock mental health and bereavement support to frontline staff and key workers.MORE: The Queen and Prince Philip surprise with move to SandringhamWilliam was given a tour of the training college in BelfastThe couple's Royal Foundation announced that it had provided grants to ten leading charities at the heart of mental health and frontline support through a bespoke fund, which was set up as part of the organisation's response to COVID-19.William and Kate last visited Belfast together in February 2019, where they played football with youngsters, took part in outdoor activities and even pulled pints at Belfast Empire Hall. At the college on Wednesday, the Duke recalled meeting PSNI officers along with Kate on a visit to Hillsborough Castle last year, saying: "We were struck then, as I am now, by your steadfast commitment to helping others. You are a testament to the blue light community across our country, and I can't thank you enough for what you do.""At one point or another, each and every one of us will meet you or one of your colleagues, speak to you, be comforted by you and benefit from the care and protection you provide. Given what we ask of you, we must do all we can to look out for you; and to help you to look out for each other."Make sure you never miss a ROYAL story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.