Royal Week in Review – April 28, 2012

-Amundsen Centenary Race ReceptionThis week Britain’s Duke of Cambridge (aka Prince William) held a three-week-old baby. (See the photo at left for proof.) His wife, Catherine (aka Kate Middleton), called the same baby cute.

Do you know what that means?

It means Kate is pregnant! Or planning to be. Or so the royal rumor mill would have us believe.

And that’s not all that happened this week in the world of royalty. Read more....

Middleton influence

Catherine Middleton - family photographs"The Middletons have become avatars of aspiration," says TIME Magazine, which has named Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and her sister Pippa to its 2012 list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. The emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani, also made the list.

Photo: Catherine Middleton (left) at age four with her sister Pippa and their father. © The Middleton Family, 2011. All rights reserved. Image source: The British Monarchy