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Prince William was photographed hugging an distraught survivor of the Grenfell Tower blaze.

Prince William was photographed hugging an distraught survivor of the Grenfell Tower blaze.

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Prince William hugs Grenfell Tower survivor who lost husband in a lift during deadly blaze Prince William was photographed hugging an distraught survivor of the Grenfell Tower blaze. The Duke of Cambridge comforted Fatima Jafari, who is still searching for her husband Ali Yawar Jafari. Mr Jafari has not been seen since he became trapped in a lift as he tried to escape the burning building. During a visit to the Westway Sports Centre, which is currently being used as a rescue shelter, Prince William said the inferno was “one of the most terrible things” he had ever seen. Mrs Jafari’s daughter Maria explained that she felt guilty for not being able to save her father in the blaze. Both her and her mother went outside their flat to investigate the seriousness of the fire, le
The Duchess of Cambridge was put on the spot in a class on environmentalism today when a schoolboy asked: “How many cars do you have?”

The Duchess of Cambridge was put on the spot in a class on environmentalism today when a schoolboy asked: “How many cars do you have?”

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'How many cars do you have?' Duchess of Cambridge quizzed by cheeky pupil at sailing event The Duchess of Cambridge was put on the spot in a class on environmentalism today when a schoolboy asked: "How many cars do you have?" Kate, who has access to a fleet of royal cars at her two main homes in London and Norfolk, burst out laughing and exclaimed "oh my goodness" during the lesson on the environmental impact of plastic on birds. She blustered briefly but recovered to say she had a Land Rover. Five-year-old Rafi Ahmed surprised her with the cheeky question. He said: "I said 'how many cars do you have?' she said she had a Land Rover. "She asked me 'what's your favourite car?' I said a Lambourghini." Decked out in a fittingly nautical outift of navy cropped - or half...
Daphne Dunne, 97, (left) was first in line to meet Prince Harry (right) on Wednesday after waiting in the pouring rain for more than seven hours at Campbell Cove jetty in Sydney

Daphne Dunne, 97, (left) was first in line to meet Prince Harry (right) on Wednesday after waiting in the pouring rain for more than seven hours at Campbell Cove jetty in Sydney

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Her wish came true: War widow, 97, who waited seven hours in the pouring rain to meet Prince Harry is reunited with him after they struck up a friendship on his 2015 visit Daphne Dunne was first in line to meet Prince Harry in Sydney on Wednesday She waited at least seven hours in the pouring rain at Campbell Cove Jetty The war widow first met Prince Harry in 2015 during his visit to Sydney 'He gave me a hug and a kiss and said it was great to see me,' Ms Dunne said She offered him a beer, but he said he didn't have time and was soaking wet Rain dampened the start of his visit to launch 2018 Invictus Games countdown A war widow was first in line to meet Prince Harry during his flying visit to Sydney – and grabbed another kiss from the royal after waiting at least seven hours i
The heir to the throne and his wife heard how passersby sat on the bridge with injured victims, keeping them talking to avoid losing consciousness, while doctors and ambulance workers treated them

The heir to the throne and his wife heard how passersby sat on the bridge with injured victims, keeping them talking to avoid losing consciousness, while doctors and ambulance workers treated them

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'Britain at its best' Charles and Camilla hail public response to London Bridge attack THE Duchess of Cornwall hailed the public's response to the London Bridge attacks as "Britain at its best" today as she and Prince Charles visited injured patients and medical staff in hospital. The heir to the throne and his wife heard how passersby sat on the bridge with injured victims, keeping them talking to avoid losing consciousness, while doctors and ambulance workers treated them. Three terrorists attacked members of the public on London Bridge and in Borough Market on Saturday night, killing seven people and injuring dozens. Extremists Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba ploughed through the crowds on London Bridge on a rented van before going on a stabbing rage acro...

Prince Harry will hold a charity fundraising polo match in Singapore on Monday in aid of children in Africa living with HIV and Aids

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Thumbs up! Cheerful Prince Harry puts on a dapper display as he hosts a polo match in aid of his charity Sentebale in Singapore Harry, 32, is hosting Sentebale Polo Cup in aid of children with HIV and Aids Royal looked smart in stone coloured blazer and white shirt Prince, who dates Meghan Markle, is on five-day visit to Singapore and Sydney Annual event is important fundraiser for his charity for African children Prince Harry will hold a charity fundraising polo match in Singapore on Monday in aid of children in Africa living with HIV and Aids. Harry, 32, who is on a five-day visit to Singapore and Sydney, will take to the field for the Sentebale Polo Cup in support of his charity of the same name. The event has become an important annual fundraising event for Sentebale, ...
One image in particular, of a grinning Trump next to a stone-faced Pope Francis, has gone viral.

One image in particular, of a grinning Trump next to a stone-faced Pope Francis, has gone viral.

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Did Pope Francis smile when he met President Trump? It depends on the picture. All eyes were on the Vatican on Wednesday when Trump, along with members of his family and political inner circle, shared a private audience with the pontiff. Trump had a half hour of the pope's time for a discussion; they also exchanged gifts and posed for pictures. One image in particular, of a grinning Trump next to a stone-faced Pope Francis, has gone viral. The Pope does not look happy to be standing next to Trump, with whom he has publicly feuded in the past. It was noted that Francis has smiled during similar photo-ops with other heads of state, from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to former President Obama. On Wednesday, photos of Obama with a smiley pope
Kate Middleton reveals during visit to Luxembourg that Prince George and Princess Charlotte are learning to ride bikes

Kate Middleton reveals during visit to Luxembourg that Prince George and Princess Charlotte are learning to ride bikes

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Kate Middleton reveals during visit to Luxembourg that Prince George and Princess Charlotte are learning to ride bikes KATE Middleton has revealed that her children are learning to ride bikes. The Duchess of Cambridge, 35, gave the cute update about Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 2, during a visit to Luxembourg. Prince William’s wife was a guest of honour at a cycling-themed festival in the capital's city centre where she met numerous cyclists. One of the people she spoke to while there was professional cyclist Frank Schleck, who has two daughters. Opening up about their exchange, he told local media: "We talked about how they [children] really appreciate riding a bike. “For kids, it's great because they can exercise and – as long as it's safe – go to school without