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George pictures a 'thank you' for privacy from press

The release of intimate snaps of Prince George are the royal family's way of saying "thank you" to the press for respecting his parent's wish for privacy.

Royal commentator Robert Jobson said: "I think what's important about these photographs is that the royal family have released them in acknowledgement that the paparazzi have allowed Prince George to grow up without intrusion. And I think that's very much a thank you in a way."

ITV News Correspondent Harry Smith has this report:

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Prince William pays tribute to St Andrew's at New York gala

The Duke of Cambridge paid tribute to his former univeristy in New York, saying that, "St Andrew's blend of academic excellence, mixed with a liberal approach to critical thought and creative reasoning, is one that both our nations, on both sides of the Atlantic, credit with importance."

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Credit: Morgan Dessalles-Charles Guerin/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Credit: Morgan Dessalles-Charles Guerin/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Prince William was giving a speech at a benefit for the Scottish university at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which attended with the Duchess of Cambridge, the pair met while studying at St Andrew's.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Credit: Morgan Dessalles-Charles Guerin/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment

Duke and Duchess meet fellow St Andrew's alumni in New York

The Duchess at a gala at the Met in New York celebrating St Andrew's University. Credit: ITV News/ Matt Williams

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined fellow alumni of St Andrew's University at an event in New York.

The menu for the meal the Duke and Duchess will be served this evening. Credit: ITV News/ Matt Williams

William braves cold to go up Empire State Building

Prince William is shown the NY skyline. Credit: Paul Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

Prince William made a solo visit to the Empire State Building as part of his three-day New York trip.

Wearing only a suit, the cold did not appear to bother the Duke of Cambridge as he was shown the view.

As the royal couple arrived two days ago the top of the building was lit up in red, white and blue to signify the colours of the British flag.

Prince William is shown the NY skyline. Credit: Paul Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire
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