Kate joins in with a music session at the hospice.

The Princess and the frog!

The Duchess of Cambridge took part in a nursery rhyme session and played with a frog hand puppet during her visit to a Middlesex hospice.

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Duchess of Cambridge arrives to open new art room

The Duchess of Cambridge has arrived at a school in the London Borough of Ealing to open a new art therapy room, as part of an initiative by one of her charities.

Her Royal Highness is a patron of the ICAP Art Room charity and will meet staff and pupils at the Northolt High School.

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Man who threatened to kill Prince Harry is jailed

Prince Harry Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A man who walked into a police station and stated that he wanted to kill Prince Harry has been jailed for three years. Ashraf Islam, who's 31 and of no fixed abode, was arrested after making the threat at Hounslow police station in May 2013.

Ashraf Islam, 31, of no fixed address, was arrested after making a threat at Hounslow police station on May 23 last year Credit: Metropolitan Police

Mr Islam pleaded guilty when he appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court last May, but was only sentenced today.

No weapon was found in a search of Islam's hotel room in Hounslow, where he was staying after flying into the country from Thailand via Hong Kong.

Heart-warming moment when Tottenham toddler tweaks a prince's nose

He may be one of our most senior royals, but today one Tottenham toddler just couldn't resist grabbing Prince Charles's nose as he toured the north London borough.

More than two years after it was torn apart by riots, Prince Charles went back to Tottenham to find out how the people living and working there are getting on.

Our Senior Correspondent Ronke Phillips reports.

Charles has visited Tottenham 'more than any other national leader'

The Labour MP for Tottenham, David Lammy, says that Prince Charles has shown real commitment to helping the people of Tottenham.

"The Prince contacted my office the day after the riots and he asked what he could do and whether he could come.

"This has been a real commitment, a sustained commitment, I might say he's been here more than any other national leader and that includes the Prime Minister."

– David Lammy MP

Prince of Wales's fourth visit since 2011 riots

The visit was Prince Charles's fourth since the 2011 riots and a number of his charities and organisations are helping with the borough's regeneration and providing support to young people.

Projects include an enterprise programme, run by the Prince's Trust, which provides training and mentoring for young people wanting to start their own business.

The Prince's Foundation for Building Community has also organised community consultation workshops, on behalf of Haringey Council, to develop ideas to enhance the underused Tottenham Green.

Several of the Prince's charities have helped the regeneration effort in Tottenham. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Prince Charles has visited the area three times already following the riots of 2011. Credit: Paul Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire


Charles speaks to families whose homes were destroyed

Prince Charles was visiting Tottenham to see how the area had fared since the 2011 riots. He and the Duchess of Cornwall had visited in the immediate aftermath of the riots.

The Prince of Wales viewed the site of the Carpetright building, which had burned down destroying several homes, but which has now been rebuilt.

The dramatic pictures of the Tottenham landmark glowing red hot became a iconic image of the riots.

Charles views the site of the re-built Carpetright building in Tottenham. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Prince Charles get his nose tweaked by toddler

The Prince of Wales's nose proved an irresistible attraction to a toddler whose parents endured watching their home burn to the ground during the Tottenham riots.

Charles returned to the scene of the major disturbance to learn how the area is recovering.

The Prince of Wales meets husband and wife Mehmet and Burcin Akbasak and their twin daughters Kayla and Lara, aged 12 months. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The heir to the throne shared a lighter moment with husband and wife Mehmet and Burcin Akbasak - who lost their home when rioters set fire to the Carpetright building and flats above.

The dramatic pictures of the Tottenham landmark glowing red hot became a iconic image of the August 2011 riots.

Prince Charles visited Tottenham today to see how the area was recovering from the London riots. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

In the shadow of the rebuilt building, Charles sympathised with Mr Akbasak and his wife - who are originally from Turkey - as the couple held their twin daughters Kayla and Lara aged 12 months.

Kayla reached out and made a grab for the prince's nose and he leant forward and happily let the toddler play with his face.Mr Akbasak, 33, said: "Both my daughters are friendly but Kayla was quite interested in the prince and they shared a nice moment."

Bodyguard on trial over theft of £9m diamonds from Sultan of Brunei's ex-wife

A female body guard accused of stealing almost £9 million worth of diamonds from the Sultan of Brunei's ex wife will stand trial in London today.

Mariam Abdul Aziz with former husband the Sultan of Brunei in 2003 Credit: Reuters

Waheeda Abdullah, formerly known as Fatimah Lim, denies taking the jewels from her employer Marian Adbul Aziz's Kensington home in 2009.

She'll appear at Isleworth Crown Court later this morning.

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