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Prince William 'more popular than the Queen'

British people rate the Duke of Cambridge more highly than his grandmother the Queen, according to ComRes poll.

Britons prefer Prince William to the Queen, according to an opinion poll. Credit: PA

The 2,000-plus people survey for the Sunday Mirror and Independent on Sunday found that 68% expressed a "favourable" view of the young royal compared with 63% for his grandmother.

But both royals are significantly more popular than the UK's best-known politicians.

The Prince of Wales lagged well behind his mother and son on 43% - but even the heir to the throne enjoyed a better rating than any of the Westminster figures.

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