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Royal police investigated over mishandling weapons

Four Metropolitan Police officers from the Royalty Protection unit are being investigated over an allegation of weapons property being mishandled.

The Met said in a statement: "Four officers, three sergeants and one PC, are the subject of the Directorate of Professional Standards investigations."

They added: "Officers from the Directorate or Professional Standards are investigating an allegation of mishandling of property from the weapons disposal bin by SO14 officers."

SO14 is the branch of the Met responsible for safeguarding members of the royal family and their residences including Buckingham Palace.

The bin in relation to this investigation was reportedly located at Buckingham Palace, although a Met spokesman said he could not confirm this.

None of the officers being investigated was arrested or suspended, a Met spokesman said.

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Prince William will respond to crashes and heart attacks

An aviation consultant for the East Anglia Air Ambulance has said that Prince William will fly a helicopter air ambulance to respond to car crashes and heart attack victims.

His job will be to react to 999 calls as required by the ambulance control. To react to things such as road traffic collisions, cardiac arrests - anything where there is an emergency medical situation where using the helicopter will be in the best interests of the patient.

– Aviation consultant Joey Hermer

Read: Prince William to pilot helicopter air ambulance responding to emergencies like car crashes and heart attack victims

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Air ambulance boss: William an 'extremely good pilot'

The chief executive of East Anglia Air Ambulance has said that the Duke of Cambridge brings a wealth of experience to his new role as a helicopter pilot with the organisation.

First of all his professional skills as an extremely good pilot. He has very good track record in the air-sea rescue service and of course he will bring a lot more awareness of the work of our ambulance charities both here and across the UK.

– Chief executive of East Anglia Air Ambulance Patrick Peal

Read: Prince William to pilot helicopter air ambulance responding to emergencies like car crashes and heart attack victims

Fashion-forward Kate makes Vanity Fair's Hall of Fame

The Duchess of Cambridge has been honoured in Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed Hall of Fame.

Kate stands alongside style icons such as Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Lupita Nyong'o, and also makes an appearance on the magazine's international best-dressed list for the fifth time.

This bright red Catherine Walker coatdress was deemed to be her 'notable ensemble of 2014'.
This bright red Catherine Walker coatdress was deemed to be her 'notable ensemble of 2014'. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Her entry notes the Duchess' love of Stella McCartney, Temperley London and Alexander McQueen, Erdem and Jonathan Saunders.

"A bright red Catherine Walker coatdress on a royal tour of New Zealand in April," was deemed to be Kate's "notable ensemble of 2014."

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