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Duke & Duchess of Cambridge to visit namesake city

Prince William and Catherine will make their first official visit to Cambridge today since they became the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their wedding day.

The Royal couple will carry out a number of engagements in the cathedral city before moving on to Peterborough.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge pictured during a visit last month Credit: Chris Jackson/The FA via PA Wire

William and Kate are set to visit the Guildhall, Senate House and be given a private tour of Cambridge University.

They will also visit a charitable organisation helping the homeless and a local school.

Charles and Camilla continue Papua New Guinea tour

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have been visiting Papua New Guinea as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour.

The royal couple arrived at the Sir John Guise Stadium in the capital of Port Moresby to a cheering crowd of 5,000.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are driven on the back of a truck visit Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

After an open air church service Charles presented new colours to the Royal Pacific Islands Regiment.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall meet dancers dressed in traditional dress Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

During a speech to the crowds Charles spoke in Pidgin English and said: "I bring you greetings from Her Majesty the Queen of Papua New Guinea and from all my family members during this celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of the Queen. Was my Pidgin correct?"

"This is a great day and a magnificent spectacle. We are gathered here to celebrate the Queen's 60 years of service to others.

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall during a visit to Boera village in Papua New Guinea Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire/Press Association Images

"I know how honoured Her Majesty is to be your Queen, a title borne by her with immense pride and renewed by the people of this great country upon independence in 1975."

Thousands of school children paraded into the stadium for the royals.


Prince Philip told hospital staff to 'behave themselves'

Senior staff nurse Denise Webster, who was among the officials at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary who waved the Duke of Edinburgh off today, said the 91-year-old was on good form as he left the hospital after six days:

The Duke was a very good patient, and as he left the hospital he told staff to behave themselves and he said he was going back to enjoy the rest of his holiday.

Duke to be reunited with the Queen after hospital release

Prince Philip's release from hospital came after five nights away from Balmoral following the recurrence of a bladder infection that he first encountered during the Diamond Jubilee.

The Duke was taken ill during his traditional annual summer break with the Queen at the royal family's Scottish estate.

During his time at the NHS hospital, he was not visited by Her Majesty or other family members after being advised by doctors to rest, but remained in regular contact with relatives by telephone.

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