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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to make official visit to Paris next monthOn Monday, Kensington Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make an official visit to Paris next month.From 17-18 March, the royal couple will attend various events in the City of Lights.Their visit to the French capital will come at the same time British Prime Minister, Theresa May, hopes to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – signifying the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.
Overseas tours by the royal family are always carried out in collaboration with the Foreign Office and they often reflect government priorities.
Details of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s Trip to Paris AnnouncedThe itinerary of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s upcoming visit to Paris has been released.The royal couple will visit Paris from 17-18 March, and, it is said, will be used to help smooth relationships with France as the Brexit process begins.On Friday afternoon, the couple will arrive in Paris and meet with a representative of the French Government. They will then attend a reception at the British Embassy Paris to mark the launch of “Les Voisins” (English: The Cousins), which will celebrate the connections between the United Kingdom and France.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s trip unaffected following shooting at Paris airportThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s trip to France is continuing as planned following the shooting at Orly Airport in Paris.A man was shot dead at the airport on Saturday morning after trying to grab a gun from a soldier.The airport is now on lockdown as authorities investigate whether this is a terrorist incident.
Duchess Kate dons shimmery blue Jenny Packham gown for formal dinner in ParisThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were the guests of honour at a black tie dinner hosted at the British Embassy in Paris on Friday evening. Kate looked stunning as ever for the occasion, wearing a floor-length Jenny Packham gown that stole the show thanks to its shimmery finish. The Duchess accessorized the look with chandelier earrings on loan from the Queen and Oscar de la Renta pumps. Her hair was elegantly styled half-up-half-down and she maintained her signature minimalist make-up look. Meanwhile her husband William looked smart in a black suit.William and Kate appeared in good spirits as they mingled with fellow guests including Kristin Scott-Thomas, Audrey Tatou and Robert Pires, just hours after they arrived in the French capital. The royal couple had already carried out two formal engagements in Paris, including attending a reception to mark the launch of "Les Voisins", a celebration of UK-French links, also hosted at the British Embassy Paris. For that occasion Kate donned a black lace Alexander McQueen dress. The mother of two accessorized the eye-catching midi-gown with a pair of Balenciaga pearl earrings, which she first wore at Trooping the Colour in 2016.
Prince William and Kate embark on their poignant trip to ParisFrom London to Paris! Prince William and Kate have arrived in the French capital, just hours after attending a St Patrick's Day parade at Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow. Looking remarkably fresh despite their travels, William and Kate headed to the Élysée Palace for their first engagement of the day – a meeting with French President Francois Hollande. The politician and the royals, who have met on a number of occasions, were in high spirits at the reunion.Kate looked resplendent in a chic dark green coat from one of her favourite designers, Catherine Walker, giving a nod to St Patrick's Day. She styled her brunette tresses into her trademark bouncy curls while William looked dapper in a navy suit. After the short meeting, Prince George and Princess Charlotte's parents attended a reception hosted by Her Majesty's ambassador.
17-03-2017 France President Francois Hollande welcomes Britain’s Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
Prince William and Kate's poignant visit to Paris, 20 years after Princess Diana's deathPrince William has made several trips to Paris in the past, but his visit to the City of Light this weekend will be his most poignant yet. William, whose mother Diana, Princess of Wales was tragically killed in a car accident in Paris twenty years ago, is making his first official visit to the French capital in his capacity as a senior royal. He will be supported by his wife Kate on their debut two-day Parisian tour.The couple have a jam-packed schedule, starting with a reception and black tie dinner hosted by Her Majesty's ambassador and a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace. They will also watch the Wales vs France Six Nations match. A meeting with the victims and first responders from the Bataclan and Nice attacks is also one of the engagements in their varied itinerary.
Royals praise Paris attacks survivorsBRITAIN’S Prince William and his wife Kate told injured survivors of the 2015 Paris terror attacks they admired their courage, on the second day of a visit to France.The couple met the survivors at the Invalides military hospital in Paris before viewing world-renowned Impressionist artworks by Claude Monet and Edgar Degas at the Musee d’Orsay.
Kate Middleton and Prince William bid 'au revoir' to Paris after two-day charm offensiveThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have bid 'au revoir' to Paris after a flying two-day visit to the French capital.The royal charm offensive was requested by the Foreign Office in a bid to bolster relations with EU nations in post-Brexit Britain. And the royals had the French people won over during their first official tour of the city as goodwill ambassadors.The Duke and Duchess's two-day diplomatic visit had involved a hectic schedule and multiple wardrobe changes for Kate, as they touched down in the fashion capital of the world.
Speech by the Duke of Cambridge at the British Embassy to launch “Les Voisins”Tonight in Paris, at the British Embassy, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception to celebrate the commonalities and strong ties between the British and French; the event is called “Les Voisins”, or “neighbours”. The visit to the French capital by the Duke and Duchess has been said to strengthen relations as The Queen has given her assent for Prime Minister May to begin the withdrawal process of the UK from the EU.The Duke and Duchess arrived in Paris and met with President Francois Hollande before making their way to the British Embassy where Prince William gave his first of two speeches on Friday. You can read the Duke’s first speech below.“Merci, Monsieur l’Ambassadeur, pour ces mots.
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