Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Take First Carriage Ride Since Wedding

Once again, Prince William and Kate made for a fairy-tale moment Tuesday as they marked the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with another carriage ride through London – this time, in the processional back to Buckingham Palace from Parliament Square. (Not that they’re strangers to this fancy form of transportation: They rode via carriage last summer in Ottawa while celebrating Canada Day.)


The two were joined by Prince Harry for the ride, which came after Queen Elizabeth’s 60-year reign was honored with a procession in London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral in the morning. It marked the first time since their wedding day that Will and Kate took a carriage ride together in London.

But the Duke and Duchess do have a history of double takes. It was just more than a year ago, after all, that their wedding-day double kiss on the Buckingham Palace balcony put fairy tales to shame. The second time is always the charm with these modern Royals.

So, tell us: what event for this royal couple would you wish for a double take? Feel free to comment in the box below!

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Kate Middleton Wows In Red For Queen’s Royal River Pageant

Kate Middleton was definitely dressed to impress at Queen Elizabeth‘s Diamond Jubilee celebration this Sunday.

Sporting a ravishing red Alexander McQueen creation, Kate, 30, was all smiles as she boarded the Spirit of Chartwell royal barge for a flotilla down the Thames River. The British fashion icon capped off her radiant look with a Sylvia Fletcher fascinator from the royal milliner, James Lock & Co, and LK Bennett “Sledge” heels. Prince William was, too, dressed to the nines — donning on his RAF Flight Lieutenant No. 1 dress uniform for the special occasion.

Kate was also joined by her brother-in-law Prince Harry and, of course, Queen Elizabeth herself. The royal family sailed along the Thames in a 210-ft. barge, which was decked with 10,000 roses, carnations, sweet peas and red charm peonies for big fete celebrating the Queen’s 60th year on the throne.


Prince Andrew and his daughters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie were also present as they sailed behind the Queen on the Havengore. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth’s daughter, Princess Anne, and her husband Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence were on the Trinity House No. 1 Boat.

As for Kate’s family? The Queen personally invited Catherine’s family – Michael, Carole, James and Pippa Middleton – to join in the celebrations on the paddle steamer, Elizabethan.

“Michael and Carole’s inclusion on Elizabethan took a lot of people by surprise, but the Queen is incredibly supportive of the duchess and her family,” a palace insider told the Daily Mail.  ”Boats travelling in the Royal Squadron are solely reserved for special guests of the Queen, which demonstrates just how far the Middletons have come.”

Do you like the Duchess’ fashion style? Tell us about your favorite Kate Middleton dress!

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Prince Harry Becomes Next-door Neighbor of William and Kate

After returning from his tour of the Caribbean and Brazil, Prince Harry, 27, took his bags from his rooms at Clarence Houseover over to the Kensington Palace compound where Prince William and Kate live.

The prince is temporarily in a one-bedroom apartment in the Palace, until he can relocate to a bigger place when William and Kate move to their long-term home next year.

“This is not a huge space, but it is only natural now he’s in his 20s that he would want to be independent and have his own place, and move out of the place he has been since he was a child,” a Palace source tells PEOPLE.  ”The princes are very close, and Harry is also very close to the duchess,” the source adds. “They have all been thinking about this for a while, and when the opportunity came up they grabbed it.”


It means that William and Kate and Harry can be geographically closer when they are all in London. “They do things privately together a lot,” the source says, “and there are things that all three attend together in a formal capacity, and hopefully that won’t change.”

As previously announced, when William and Kate move into their permanent home, Apartment 1a, late next year, Harry will move into their two-bedroom home, Nottingham Cottage. Work on their home begins in earnest in September.

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