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John later blamed his comments on hayfever as the BBC apologised, saying: “We accept this was insensitive and for that we apologise.”

John later blamed his comments on hayfever as the BBC apologised, saying: “We accept this was insensitive and for that we apologise.”

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Royality
John Inverdale blasted for 's*xist' comments about Kate Middleton during rugby match BBC presenter John Inverdale was criticised by angry viewers during yesterday's Wales v France match after he implied that Kate Middleton did not understand the rules of rugby. As the camera panned to the Duchess of Cambridge as she watched the exciting game with husband Prince William, John made the "shameful" comments. The 59-year-old was heard telling his co-host: "I don't know exactly how au fait with the rules Kate is, but I assume she must have been struggling a bit in the last 20 minutes." John added: "And she wasn't alone." Angry viewers took to Twitter to criticise the commentator, branding his remarks sexist and suggesting he retire. One posted: "So once again John Inverdale puts himself ...
They reveal personal family insights such as how Harry was “constantly in trouble” and how much the boys enjoy boarding school, reports ITV News

They reveal personal family insights such as how Harry was “constantly in trouble” and how much the boys enjoy boarding school, reports ITV News

Princess Diana, Royality
Princess Diana's letters about 'naughty' Harry up for sale Handwritten notes to Buckingham Palace steward expected to raise £15,000 at auction   A collection of letters written by Princess Diana about her children Princes William and Harry are to be sold at auction today for an estimated £15,000. The six handwritten notes were sent to Cyril Dickman, a steward at Buckingham Palace for more than 50 years, in the 1980s and 90s and are described as "the private letters between a trusted butler and the royal family". They reveal personal family insights such as how Harry was "constantly in trouble" and how much the boys enjoy boarding school, reports ITV News. "One particularly touching letter", says the broadcaster, reads: "Dear Cyril, it was so very kind of you to have sent u
Buckingham Palace releases video of Queen’s 2016 highlights

Buckingham Palace releases video of Queen’s 2016 highlights

Catherine Duchess of Cambridge, Royality
It's been another spectacular year for her Majesty The Queen, from celebrating her 90th birthday through to her Royal Tours around the Commonwealth. On Friday, Buckingham Palace released a special montage to mark the royal patron's incredible highlights from 2016. To commemorate Queen Elizabeth's 90th milestone in April, new historical royal stamps and portraits were released, which saw the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince George join the Queen for beautiful family photo. Buckingham Palace later unveiled three striking portraits of Her Majesty, taken by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. The monarch also attended the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in style – an event she has taken part in every year of her reign, except in 1955. She was supported by the royal family
Prince William jokes with Michael Phelps about fatherhood

Prince William jokes with Michael Phelps about fatherhood

Prince William, Royality
do British and Olympic royalty, Prince William and Michael Phelps have in common? Fatherhood! The British royal and retired swimmer crossed paths on December 18 at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, where the pair bonded over being parents to little ones. The famous dads and Michael's wife, Nicole Johnson, chatted backstage at the sporting event, where the American couple told Prince George's father that the trip across the pond marked their first without their seven-month-old son, Boomer. "Oh, I can see why the retirement is looming," the Duke of Cambridge joked after asking how old their baby is. "Never get you out of the house again!" The Duchess of Cambridge's husband presented the Olympic champion with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the event held in Birmingham, England. ...