Prince William

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Wang Yi

Foreign Minister Wang Yi sets out tomorrow to pay official visits to Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Brunei, returning to Beijing on May 5.

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015, 4:46pm

Mourners pack Indian funeral for royal hoax call nurse

The body of Jacintha Saldanha arrives in Mangalore, India, on Sunday. Photo: EPA

Mourners on Monday packed a Catholic church in India for the funeral of the nurse who was found hanged after taking a hoax call to the hospital treating Prince William’s wife.

6 May 2015 - 4:46pm

A Good Week for ... , December 9, 2012

Robert Thomson

Robert Thomson

9 Dec 2012 - 3:06am

Royal baby sparks British media frenzy

The Duchess of Cambridge earlier this month and Prince William leaving the hospital. Photos: AFP, Reuters

The news that Britain's Prince William and Kate are to become parents has sent the world's media into overdrive.

Will it be a boy or a girl? Is she expecting twins? How fat will she look in her pregnancy clothes?

And then there's this question: where did the royal couple conceive the child that will be third in line to the throne?

6 May 2015 - 4:46pm

King Solomon? Queen Diana? The royal baby name game begins

Members of the media stand outside the King Edward VII hospital in central London. Photo: EPA

If William and Kate did conceive in Asia, will they follow Victoria Beckham and name the child after the place of conception?

6 May 2015 - 4:46pm

Prince William's snaps reveal UK defence ministry passwords

Photos of Prince William showed more than intended. Photo: EPA

British palace officials had to hastily remove several photographs of Prince William from his official website after realising that they showed Ministry of Defence passwords in the background.

22 Nov 2012 - 4:08am

Topless pictures of Kate must be handed over, French court rules

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrive in Tuvalu, as part of their Pacific tour. Photo: AFP

French authorities yesterday banned Closer magazine from any further publication or resale of topless pictures of Prince William's wife Catherine and launched a criminal investigation into how they were obtained.

6 May 2015 - 4:49pm

Who said it?

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta

A misjudgment on one side or the other could result in violence and could result in conflict

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta's warning over the China-Japan territorial disputes


Many of us run naked in our own home, of course we do. They were just having a normal holiday

17 Sep 2012 - 5:12am

British royals 'saddened' by magazine's pledge to publish topless photos

Closer magazine has announced it will publish topless photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge. Photo: AFP

An aide to Britain’s Prince William said on Friday Buckingham Palace will investigate a French magazine’s claim of having topless photographs of his wife, Kate.

14 Sep 2012 - 6:16pm

Duchess of Cambridge speaks 'life-changing' words in Malaysia

The Duchess of Cambridge at Hospis Malaysia. Photo: EPA

Prince William's wife Kate made her first public comments on foreign soil yesterday as the royal couple visited a Malaysian hospice on their Asia-Pacific tour.

Kate briefly addressed staff and patients of the Kuala Lumpur hospice as the British monarchy continues to ease the former Kate Middleton into her role as Duchess of Cambridge.

14 Sep 2012 - 2:39am

Briefs, September 12, 2012

The couple view an orchid named in their honour. Photo: AP

British royal couple arrive in Singapore

12 Sep 2012 - 3:21pm

Prince William arrives in Singapore for Asia-Pacific tour

Prince William (right) and Catherine take a tour of Singapore’s Botanic Gardens with Poon Hong Yuen of the National Parks Board. An orchid will be named after the couple. Photo: EPA

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine arrived in Singapore on Tuesday to kick off a Southeast Asian and Pacific tour marking Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am