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This is what Kate Middleton has packed in her hospital bag - and it's very down to earth for a royal
Independent.ie NewsdeskExpectant mum Kate Middleton has her bags packed for hospital now that her due date is nearly here.
Born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton on the 9th January 1982, Kate is the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and mother to Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.
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Independent.ie NewsdeskExpectant mum Kate Middleton has her bags packed for hospital now that her due date is nearly here.
Laura ElstonThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have opened up about both the rewards of...
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Laura ElstonAs a busy mother-of-two, Kate Middleton has been advised to keep a watchful...
Peonies are Meghan Markle's favourite flowers, so it comes as no surprise she has chosen to be surrounded by them on her...
Caitlin McBrideEvery morsel of information we receive about life behind the walls of Kensington...
Independent.ie Newsdesk and Agencies Kate Middleton made her final public appearance today before her maternity leave.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton adopted an uncharacteristically colourful look for one of her final engagements before welcoming her third child next month.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton and Prince William were uncharacteristically affectionate today as they attended a parade of the Irish Guards for St Patrick's Day in London.
Caitlin McBride Some dresses are just worth it.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Meghan Markle's confidence has made her a "force of nature", according to a body language expert in her first appearance alongside Prince Harry, Kate Middleton and Prince William.
Sally Wardle The Duchess of Cambridge shared an emotional hug with the midwife who helped deliver one of her children as they were reunited.
Independent.ie Newsdesk There are few people who will understand each other more than Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton.
Independent.ie Newsdesl At seven months pregnant, Kate Middleton is sticking to exactly what works for her.
Aoife Kelly Kate Middleton stood out amongst a sea of stars in black on the BAFTAs red carpet.
Caitlin McBride Because nothing says "close family bond" better than curstying when your in-laws enter a room, right?
Independent.ie Newsdesk Royals seem to have a rule for everything.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton joined Norwegian children in a winter wonderland as their Scandinavian tour came to an end.
Caitlin McBride As royal tours go, Kate Middleton's trip to Sweden and Norway has been an enlightening one.
Caitlin McBride Even some of the world's most stylish women need to take inspiration from somewhere.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton and Prince William are getting a run for their money in the style stakes as they continue their Scandinavian royal tour.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is embracing the power of print during the royal tour of Scandinavia.
Tony Jones Kate Middleton and Prince William were welcomed with kisses and high-fives as they learned about the Swedish approach to good mental health.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton is an old pro at maternity dressing.
Caitlin McBride Form an orderly queue.
Independent.ie Newsdesk It's been a busy week for Kate Middleton.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is kick off 2018 in style.
Independent.ie Newsdesk It's been a busy week for the Cambridges.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton showcased her growing baby bump in a fitted brown tweed coat when she stepped out with Princes William and Philip today.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton has mastered the art of maternity dressing.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton wrapped up her baby bump in a classic country style combination.
Sinead Ryan An American divorcee marrying into the stuffy British royal family. What could possibly go wrong?
Caitlin McBride I would preface this by describing it as a confession, but it’s hardly a surprise that I am declaring myself royal obsessed.
Caitlin McBride It's a classic love story, really.
Catherine Wyatt The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken about taking Prince George to his school and the importance of supporting young children.
Caitlin McBride If there's one thing fashion rule Kate Middleton abides by, it's if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
The tennis-loving Kate Middleton told a coach today that she is trying to teach Prince George the game - but he "only wants to whack the ball".
Caitlin McBride Britain's Queen Elizabeth simply doesn't do cash.
Kate Middleton put her morning sickness behind her when Paddington Bear asked her for a dance - and she revealed she was fleet of foot.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has her maternity style down a T.
Independent.ie Newsdesk KATE Middleton's uncle has been charged with assault by beating.
Caitlin McBride After weeks of keeping a low profile and focusing on her health, Kate Middleton is dipping her toe back into public life.
Bethan Holt You could be forgiven for assuming that our own Duchess of Cambridge came up with the idea of making royal style seem more accessible by peppering affordable high street pieces into her...
Katie Byrne Downton Abbey fans may remember the moment when Dowager Countess Violet Grantham turned to rival matriarch Martha Levinson, and sneered: "You Americans never understand the importance of...
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton really does have an outfit for everything.
Tony Jones The Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance of sorts since her pregnancy announcement - launching a national mental health campaign with a video message.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton is reportedly planning on having a home birth for her third child.
Sally Wardle The Duchess of Cambridge could miss taking Prince George for his first day at school after suffering with severe morning sickness.
Peter Cary The Duchess of Cambridge is well after an "anxious" start to her pregnancy, the Duke of Cambridge has revealed.
Sally Wardle The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been awarded €103,000 euros in damages following the publication of topless photographs of Kate almost five years ago.
By PA Reporters The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced they are expecting their third baby, a sibling for Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton is expecting her third child, Kensington Palace has announced.
Caitlin McBride It's a milestone week for the British royal family.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton might be one of the most talked about women in the world - both in the media and casual conversation - but you'd be hard pressed to find her autograph anywhere.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is oft-regarded as the ultimate in royal style.
In some ways this is a golden age for the British royal family. From their modern nadir, immediately after the public relations fallout following the death of Princess Diana - exactly 20 years ago this month - they are now stronger than they have ever been. Official polls in Britain show that no political party can hold a candle to the Windsors's popularity. The family is now an international...
Independent.ie Newsdesk Prince Harry reportedly made a personal sacrifice when his brother William proposed to Kate Middleton
Caitlin McBride Parenting is difficult whether you're royal or not.
Meadhbh McGrath For most of the time she's been in the spotlight, Kate Middleton has had a signature look: long, glossy waves, nude LK Bennett court shoes, and a wardrobe of contemporary yet classic designs by...
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton opted for understated elegance as she recycled a classic all-white ensemble for the commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton and Prince William have been encouraged not to have a third child in a strange open letter.
Caitlin McBride We’re in the middle of a Midi-ssainace.
Caitlin McBride Talk about the look of love.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Old habits die hard.
Tony Jones The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have said goodbye to Poland, leaving the country hand in hand with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
Caitlin McBride It's no secret the bob is having a moment.
Caitlin McBride It looks like Kate Middleton has finally said goodbye to the nude court shoe.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has debuted her new summer 'do and we definitely approve.
Aoife Kelly Emulating Kate Middleton's style doesn't have to break the bank, although you have to be quick if you want to snap up her favourite threads!
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton has caused a fashion frenzy after debuting a new designer piece to her wardrobe.
Caitlin McBride Watch out Kate Middleton, Queen Letizia of Spain is hot on your nude patent heels.
Amy Mulvaney The secret to Kate Middleton's flawless skin has been revealed, and you probably already own it.
Laura Elston The Duke of Cambridge is celebrating his 35th birthday.
Caroline Leaper Kate Middleton joined several members of the royal family to help open Royal Ascot this afternoon, in a remarkably similar outfit to the one she wore at the same event last year.
Amy Mulvaney Kate Middleton's nickname at school was pretty cringy, to say the least.
Amy Mulvaney The Duchess of Cambridge is known for her ability to sell out items of clothing within minutes of wearing them, and these trainers are sure to be no different.
Caitlin McBride With the wedding of the year already just a weekend memory, it's back to business for Kate Middleton.
Karen Birney It seems Kate Middleton need not have been so worried on the run up to her little sister's big day this week, as her two children could have got away with any bad behaviour looking as angelic as they...
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has revealed she's "a bit worried" about how Prince George and Princess Charlotte will behave at her sister Pippa Middleton's wedding to James Matthews this weekend.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Orla Kiely has spoken about the surprise that comes with Kate Middleton wearing her designs.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is arguably the mos influential style icon in the world and our reigning girl crush.
Karen Birney One upon a time, in a land just beyond the Irish Sea, lived an elegant, stylish princess who made coordinating a suit and fascinator look like child's play and took maternity dressing for formal...
Independent.ie Newsdesk When we imagine Kate Middleton sitting down to breakfast, we picture chefs sweeping in and out of her dining room, - which is always drenched in sunlight, regardless of the actual weather...
Caitlin McBride Much has been made of Kate Middleton's tendency to recycle her wardrobe.
Tony Jones The Duchess of Cambridge has followed in the footsteps of Prince Harry and made a heartfelt confession that motherhood has been "lonely" at times.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton has proven that even the best dressed woman in the world needs an off day with trainers and jeans.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Made in Chelsea star Binky Felstead wants to welcome her first child in royal fashion.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton will forever be our favourite bargain fashionista.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton was partying at sister Pippa's secret hen bash while her husband Prince William was "dad dancing" at another ski resort on a lads trip.
Catherine Wylie BRITAIN'S Kate Middleton has said she is not sure Prince George "has any idea what's going to hit him" when he starts school in September.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has opened up about the "huge challenge" that comes with motherhood, whether you're in the public eye or not.
Kate Finnigan It was almost a given that The Duchess of Cambridge would have to succumb to Chanel at some point during her trip to Paris.
Sarah Caden Once upon a time, it is said, the teenage Kate Middleton had a poster of the young Prince William on her bedroom wall. Like one would a popstar.
Independent.ie Newsdesk The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first official visit to Paris has seen the couple dazzle their hosts, with Kate making three outfit changes throughout the day.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton was full of smiles as she was joined by Prince William to celebrate St Patrick's Day in London today following his "dad-dancing" antics in Switzerland.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Prince William has been pictured letting loose on a ski holiday with friends, including partaking in some questionable 'dad dancing' and it seems his wife Kate is less than pleased.
Caitlin McBride Prince William has been pictured enjoying a boys ski holiday in Switzerland, enjoying some rare downtime away from his family.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton's right-hand woman is stepping down after 10 years' service to the Royal Family.
Sophie Donaldson Adele. Angelina. Oprah. Audrey. It's not often somebody reaches that cataclysmic level of fame that dispenses with the need of a surname - or royal prefix - but Diana certainly did.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton and Prince William attended the BAFTAs for the first time as a couple.
Bethan Holt Ivanka Trump may only have been America's First Daughter for a matter of weeks, but it seems that her style influence has already reached British shores.
Amy Mulvaney Kate Middleton has shown that true style has no expiry date by stepping out in a red suit she first wore in 2011.
Caitlin McBride What do you get the princess who has everything?
Caitlin McBride 2017 is shaping up to be a busy one for the young British royals.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton reportedly marked her 35th birthday was a "low key" celebration at home.
Harriet Line The Duchess of Cambridge has accepted a lifetime honorary membership of the Royal Photographic Society.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton and Prince William are reportedly sticking to their new Christmas tradition of celebrating at home instead of spending it with the rest of the British royal family.
Caitlin McBride Prince William has gushed over Kate Middleton in a candid interview about his personal life.
Caitlin McBride British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman has revealed what Kate Middleton was really like to work with on set of her recent cover.
Caitlin McBride I unashamedly adore Kate Middleton.
Caitlin McBride Even the royal family aren't exempt from some rugby rivalry.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has done it again.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has officially returned from maternity leave and made her first public appearance in two months.
Speculation continues to mount that Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting their third baby.
Caitlin McBride When you're one of the most famous women on the planet, a new hairstyle can cause quite a stir.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has been putting her art degree to good use this summer.
Caitlin McBride The rumour mill may be in overdrive in a bid to pinpoint the reason for Kate Middleton's absence from the spotlight, but she's about to return in a big way.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is set to return to the spotlight next week to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's milestone as the longest reigning British monarch.
Simone Kenny Before my first pregnancy I had a huge fear around childbirth. I think most women do, and with images of exhausted, sweaty women in excruciating pain lying on a hospital bed as our main...
Caitlin McBride Pippa Middleton is showing off the results of her intense fitness regime.
Independent.ie Newsdesk William and wife Kate have demanded that Prince George and Princess Charlotte are given privacy from invasive photographers.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton can add another string to her bow.
Sarah Caden There is one quick and easy response to celebrity UK hairdresser Nicky Clarke's comments about Kate Middleton's stray greys last week. That would be that Nicky should possibly look in the...
John Reynolds When Limerick-born fashion designer Paul Costelloe launches his latest range on the catwalk of London Fashion Week next month, there will be lots of things competing for attention.
Caitlin McBride Iconic hairdresser Nicky Clarke has some choice words for Kate Middleton.
Independent.ie Newsdesk It shouldn't happen to a prince but the British royal heir had a close shave when he visited Sandringham yesterday.
Although it looks like butter wouldn't melt, Prince George has apparently been telling little white lies.
It's not often you see the Duchess of Cambridge in a fleece and flats but a day supporting sailor Sir Ben Ainslie and his crew in America's World Cup Series required a change from her usual chic wardrobe.
Caitlin McBride Meet Beatrice Borromeo, the Kate Middleton on Monaco.
Heather Saul BRITAIN'S Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have become two of the most popular members of the royal family, largely by appearing more accessible and relatable to the public.
Caitlin McBride Leinster rugby player Kevin McLaughlin wed his long-term partner Kate Carton in style.
Caitlin McBride Prince George will celebrate his second birthday tomorrow with a low-key party at the royal family's country estate.
Caitlin McBride Caitlyn Jenner opted for classic elegance in her first official appearance at the ESPY Awards.
Katie Piper is to delve into differing approaches to pregnancy for a new Channel 4 show, including women who want to be around dolphins when they give birth.
Gordon Rayner The Duke of Cambridge has hinted that he and the Duchess of Cambridge may have a third baby as he described Princess Charlotte as "a little joy of heaven".
Sarah Caden It's a terrible thing to peak too early. Particularly if your sister, whom you've outshone in childhood, goes on to become a bona-fide princess. So it is for Pippa Middleton, who finds herself...
Bairbre Power So how correct is it to dress like your siblings, or relatives, for a family event? This is not so much an etiquette conundrum, more of a reflection of what happens if you get upstaged by your little...
Freya Drohan Call the babysitter! Royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton made an appearance today on Centre Court to watch tennis ace Andy Murray take on Vasek Posipisil.
Caitlin McBride Britain’s royal family made their first appearance as a family of four today at Princess Charlotte’s christening.
Patricia Murphy The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are believed to have lunched with Hollywood’s royalty Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in London this week according to whispers from within Kensington Palace.
Freya Drohan Award winning milliner Caithriona King had royal inspiration for her latest collection of statement headpieces.
Jack Hardy He's born into a life and expected to take a role that few of us could ever imagine.
Freya Drohan Glowing mum Kate Middleton has made her first public appearance since her daughter Princess Charlotte was born six weeks ago.
Patricia Murphy Kensington Palace has shared the first photographs of Prince George and Princess Charlotte taken by their doting mother Kate Middleton.
Caitlin McBride The royal family will make their first appearance as a foursome next month.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is making sure she enjoys quality time with Prince George since welcoming his little sister.
Caitlin McBride When it comes to picking an engagement ring, it helps having a style icon on speed dial.
If you're heading away for the bank-holiday weekend, might we suggest a ditching of the hackneyed 'Kate Middleton in the country' look, left?
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton's post-pregnancy beauty secret has been revealed.
John Boland When Kate Middleton gave birth to her first child in July 2013, the British media reacted as if it were the eighth wonder of the world, leading Private Eye to produce a front-cover headline that stated:...
Mary Kenny When baby Princess Charlotte was born earlier this month to Kate and William, the world's media reported it with the usual sunny response to such events. As Victor-Hugo noted in his famous...
THE former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell, above, married her Formula One beau Christian Horner yesterday.
Caitlin McBride Queen Elizabeth has spoken of her delight at welcoming her great-granddaughter Princess Charlotte into the royal family.
Caitlin McBride Pippa Middleton is eyeing up yet another new career in nutrition.
Sarah Caden A couple of weeks ago, the never comment-shy Paul Costelloe was asked what he thinks of Kate Middleton. "Kate is lovely, but she's no Princess Diana," said the Irish designer, who dressed the late Princess of Wales.
Independent.ie Newsdesk New mum Kate Middleton and Prince William are keen to make sure little George does not feel left out following the high profile arrival of his baby sister Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
Caitlin McBride Nanny Maria Borrallo is clearly a very important part of the royal family.
Caitlin McBride Only Kate Middleton would emerge photoshoot ready a mere five hours after giving birth.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Kate Middleton and Prince William have left Kensington Palace with their newborn princess.
Caitlin McBride He mightn't be two years old yet, but Prince George is already a bonafide style icon.
Carol Hunt Who'd be a princess these days? What was, in days of old, a pretty cushy number, has now been turned, thanks to the magic of celebrity, into a 24/7 public relations job with no time off for...
Freya Drohan Kate Middleton and Prince William have revealed the name of their newborn princess, whom they welcomed to the world on Saturday.
Independent.ie Newsdesk Prince Harry has described his new niece as "absolutely beautiful".
Eilis O'Hanlon It's a strange thing to watch seasoned news broadcasters go into feverish, round-the-clock overdrive because a woman in London is having a baby.
Independent.ie Newsdesk The official Twitter account for Kensington Palace has tweeted a very special welcome to the newborn princess daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Even after a long day spent in the maternity ward, Kate Middleton is as stylish as ever.
Independent.ie Newsdesk A smiling Queen of England wore pink in a salute to her newly born great granddaughter.
Freya Drohan Kate Middleton's mother Carole and sister Pippa have arrived at Kensington Palace and are believed to meeting the baby princess for the first time
Caitlin McBride Paul Costelloe was one of Princess Diana's favourite designers, but he won't be courting Kate Middleton's attention anytime soon.
Caitlin McBride Even women in labour are being dazzled by the royal baby effect.
Independent.ie Newsdesk and Agencies Britain's Duchess of Cambridge's pre-baby beauty prep has apparently been completed.
Gordon Rayner The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have signalled that the wait for their second child could go on another week, after arranging for parking restrictions to be extended outside the hospital where...
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton might be four days past her date, but she's clearly still keen to stay active.
Gordon Rayner The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have taken pity on royal "superfans" camped outside the Lindo Wing by sending them breakfast pastries and coffees from a local patisserie.
Patricia Murphy The world’s media is on edge as they patiently wait outside St Mary’s Hospital in London’s Paddington, but it seems like the royal baby isn’t ready to be introduced to the monarchy just yet.
Caitlin McBride Prince Harry has jetted to Australia, meaning he will miss the royal birth.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is in "good spirits" ahead of the birth of her second child.
Andrea Byrne Philip Treacy stands to greet me when I walk into his hotel suite, shaking my hand warmly before sinking into the comfy couch directly opposite. "I like your boots," he tells me with a smile,...
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is making the most of her solo time with Prince George before giving birth this weekend.
Kate Middleton's sister Pippa has been criticised by an animal welfare group for admitting to eating whale meat.
Caitlin McBride Even members of the royal family aren't exempt from a bargain.
Caitlin McBride Life is the royal household sounds as adorable as you'd expect.
Caitlin McBride If you thought you were dedicated to your work, you haven't Heidi Agan.
Caitlin McBride Prince William and Kate Middleton will be keeping the second royal birth under wraps.
Wire Agencies Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate reportedly won't be hiring another nanny for baby number two.
Star Magazine is the third news outlet in the US to claim that Kate Middleton has given birth.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton and Prince William are planning on keeping Princess Diana's memory alive with a beautiful gift for her grandchildren.
Patricia Murphy The bookies might be fairly certain of the imminent arrival of a royal baby girl and Kate Middleton has dropped yet another clue about the sex of her tot by stocking up of bundles of pink paint.
Freya Drohan I'm a sucker for anything a wellness queen like Miranda Kerr endorses, so when I came across the daily concoction she swears by, I had to give it a try.
Caitlin McBride Late night host Jimmy Kimmel has taken a pop at Kate Middleton.
Aoife Kelly The due date for Kate Middleton's second child is April 25, it has been claimed.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is wrapping her princess duties before her second baby arrives next month.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is famously frugal with her own wardrobe and she applies the same savvy to her son's style.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is making the most of her one on one time with Prince George before giving birth next month.
Helen Nianias OK! USA seemed to make astonishing claims about Kate Middleton going into labour.
Alex Diaz Kate Middleton told families and volunteers at a children's centre for struggling parents that she is expecting her second child to arrive by "mid-to-end" of April.
Gordan Rayner Kate Middleton has helped soldiers from the Irish Guards celebrate St Patrick's Day by presenting sprigs of shamrocks to them at their barracks in Aldershot.
Patrick Sawyer One could be forgiven for overlooking the characteristically discreet job advertisement in the latest edition of the Lady magazine, but that would be a mistake.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton has made one of her last public appearances today before wrapping her royal duties next week.
Caitlin McBride It looks like a new princess might be about to join the royal family.
Independent.ie Newsdesk The recession may be over, and the razor edge of austerity blunted somewhat, but that has not stopped Kate Middleton from setting a good example in the thrift stakes.
Freya Drohan Courtney Cox, her Irish fiancé Johnny McDaid and Ed Sheeran’s friendship just got a whole lot cuter.
Caitlin McBride The royal family's savviest style star has struck again.
Caitlin McBride The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have done it again.
Caitlin McBride Kate Middleton is keeping the royal estate in the family.
Aoife Kelly Back in 2011 Kate Middleton confessed to Downton Abbey star Jessica Findlay Brown that she and Prince William were both big fans of the show.
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