June 4, 1991 |
A schoolmate swinging a golf club Monday fractured the skull of Prince William, 8, son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Buckingham Palace said. The injury was accidental and not life-threatening but required a 70-minute operation to correct a depressed fracture on the boy's forehead, a spokesman said. William is second in line to the British throne.
April 5, 2011 |
A Lego tribute to the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton , which scales down Britain's biggest social event of the year to a miniature diorama, has been erected at Legoland Windsor . Photos : Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Lego Royal Wedding The 4-inch-tall royal bride and groom are joined by Lego versions of Queen Elizabeth , Prince Charles and Prince Harry ...
June 25, 2007 |
Prince William and former girlfriend Kate Middleton are back together, British newspapers reported. The young couple, who announced in April that they had split, attended a party at an army barracks this month, newspapers said. A spokeswoman for William's Clarence House office declined to comment on the reports. William, second in line to the British throne, celebrated his 25th birthday on Thursday and gained access to part of the inheritance left him by his mother.
July 9, 2011 |
For newlywed royals Prince William and Catherine, there's no evading the limelight. So in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday night, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attempt to share it with a group of up-and-coming Britons in the film, television and video-game industries. As part of the couple's three-day trip to Southern California, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has organized "Brits to Watch," a black-tie event at the Belasco Theater that will allow 42 young British actors, directors, producers and other professionals to rub elbows with Hollywood executives and celebrities — and thus raise their profiles stateside.
July 27, 2008 |
Prince William took part in a British navy helicopter raid that opened fire on a speedboat believed to be used by drug runners, the Ministry of Defense said. It was the second time the prince, second in line to the throne, has helped his crew mates on the Iron Duke go after suspected narcotics traffickers in the Caribbean as part of his program to gain experience in all the branches of the British armed forces. Royal Marine commandos aboard a Lynx used high-power, long-range rifles to disable the 30-foot vessel after it ignored warning shots.
June 24, 2005 |
Prince William graduated with honors from St. Andrews University in Scotland on Thursday in a traditional ceremony attended by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and father, Prince Charles. One of only three British royals in recent history to graduate from college, the 23-year-old prince earned a Scottish master's degree, the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree, in geography after four years of study.
June 22, 2003 |
Prince William turned 21, proving himself to be the model of a modern royal: He wears jeans, loves fast motorbikes, does his own grocery shopping and holds tight to his independence. William's coming of age brought new responsibilities for the second in line to the throne. The day was marked in traditional style with an official poem and newly minted gold coins.
June 19, 1989 |
Prince William of Wales turns 7 Wednesday, and he is reported to be a changed child. Wills, as his mother Princess Diana calls him, became known as the "Prince of Wails" because of his king-size temper tantrums, but he is shedding his willful image and turning into a little charmer with the knowledge he has a big future, People magazine reports this week. "He's incredibly confident for a little boy his age," said a recent unidentified visitor to the royal family's estate in Highgrove.
September 24, 1985 |
Three-year-old Prince William made royal history today when he began kindergarten in a $280-a-semester school run by a bishop's daughter in the basement of her west London home. William, first-born son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, is the first heir to the British throne to receive his preschool education at a kindergarten. Charles received his early education at Buckingham Palace.