Prince George, pictured here on a family trip to New Zealand will have his world rocked when baby number two turns up

Curious Georgie: Breaking news of Royal baby number two seemed a tad rushed from where I was standing (around 3ft tall)

The news that Prince George won't be king of the castle any more, until he's actually King, means the world's on womb watch again

Tom Newstead, from Seaton Sluice, with his rocking hare, he wants to give to Prince George

Former boat builder creates Rocking Hare for Prince George

Retired sculptor Tom Newstead, from Seaton Sluice in Northumberland, has created a gift of a Rocking Hare for Prince George

Euan Pringle, owner of Otterburn Mill, who has sent a baby rug to The Dutch and Duchess of Cambridge

Otterburn Mill maintains 87-year tradition with Royal gift

Otterburn Mill is keeping up an 87-year tradition by sending a baby rug to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for their first child

Lady Melissa Percy emerges from St Michael's Church alongside groom Thomas van Straubenzee after their wedding

In pictures: Prince William and Harry attend wedding of Lady Melissa Percy

High society came North at the weekend as Alnwick hosted the wedding of the year.

Too much information is not good

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THIS may not be the first time I’ve said this, but I wouldn’t thank you for being a toddler hailing from the House of Windsor.

Royal romance excites punters

Bookmakers William Hill have slashed the odds on Prince William and his former girlfriend Kate Middleton getting engaged following reports they have been seeing each other again.

Student homes are good for business

Students are nice little earners, say property experts. Although parents usually expect to lose a small fortune when their children go to university, many have been doing rather nicely out of these years of study.

Leave them to get on with life

I winced when I heard the news that the romance between Prince William and Kate Middleton was over, not for them but for the rest of us who will now be engulfed in "explanations" which are no more than guesswork but earn "royal commentators" vast sums.

Let Kate `get on with life'

Tony Blair yesterday urged people to let Prince William and Kate Middleton get on with their lives, claiming most of the coverage about their shock break-up would be "nonsense."

Accused of bomb plot

Three men were charged yesterday with conspiring with the July 7 suicide bombers to target London's tourist attractions and its transport network.

The Apprentice returns

A quantum physicist, a would-be secret agent and Kate Middleton's former boss are among the candidates in the new series of The Apprentice.

Backing for the royals

The paparazzi's hounding of Kate Middleton could lead to the same kind of accident that killed Diana, Princess of Wales, a veteran tabloid photographer warned yesterday .

North on track for royal wedding?

Bosses at Newcastle Racecourse have launched an audacious bid to host a royal wedding.

Long-term love

Kate Middleton has gone from being Prince William's flatmate to becoming his long-term love.

Charles shows his contempt for the media

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The Prince of Wales's dislike of the media was exposed yesterday after he was caught muttering under his breath his contempt for the press and branded the BBC's royal correspondent "awful".


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