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Prince William to Study at Cambridge University

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Prince WilliamPrince William will study at Cambridge University next year.

The second in line to the British throne - who stepped down from his career with the Royal Air Force (RAF) earlier this year - will study Agricultural Management at the prestigious British seat of learning between January and March 2014. The 10 week course is the first step for the prince in learning how to manage the Duchy of Cornwall; a portfolio of land, property and investments which he will inherit from his father, Prince Charles, when he becomes king.

William - the Duke of Cambridge - will have 18 to 20 hours of lectures, seminars and meetings a week, as well as essays and field trips to complete. A Kensington Palace spokesperson said the prince was "very much looking forward" to the course, adding, "The executive education programme of seminars, lectures and meetings will draw on the strengths of academics across the university. The course has been designed to help provide the Duke with an understanding of contemporary issues affecting agricultural business and rural communities in the United Kingdom."

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Quote of the Day: Prince Harry on Prince George

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Prince William with his son Prince George and Prince Harry inset

"I think he's just quite jealous that I managed to get away from a screaming child."

- Prince Harry, joking about his brother's thoughts on his trip to the South Pole.

(Make sure to check out our other notable quotes.)

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Kanye West Compares North to Prince George

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West with their baby North Duchess

Kanye West says his daughter North is the same as Prince George.

The "Heartless" rapper claims his five-month old child should be considered royalty and an equal to the young prince, the first born of Prince William and his wife Duchess Catherine. "My daughter is in a position of a level of royalty like the prince and princess in London," Kanye said in an interview on Power 105's Breakfast show.

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David Beckham Set for Knighthood?

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David BeckhamDavid Beckham is set to be given a knighthood in the New Year's Honors List.

The retired soccer and showbiz icon will become a "Sir" with final approval reportedly due later this month.

According to reports in The Sun on Sunday newspaper, his $260 million finances are being assessed - as is the norm before any knighthood. "HM Revenue and Customs look at the higher honors - specially at high earners like sports people - to see if there is anything they want to double check," a source said.

It is expected Britain's Prince William will perform the annual ceremony, which would be attended by David's wife Victoria, their daughter Harper, two, and their sons Brooklyn, 14, Romeo, 12, and eight-year-old Cruz.

It is said the former Manchester United and Real Madrid player's name was put forward after he ended his 20-year-old career earlier this year after he won the French soccer league with Paris Saint-Germain. However, his role as an ambassador for Britain and excessive charity work - along with the part he played in bringing the Olympics to London last summer - will also be honored.

Prince William Makes First Public Appearance

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Duchess Kate and Prince William with Prince George

Britain's Prince William has made his first official public appearance since becoming a father.

The 31-year-old royal - who became a dad for the first time when his wife Duchess Catherine gave birth to their son Prince George on July 22 - took part in the Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park, Berkshire, South East England on Saturday, alongside his brother, Prince Harry. The game was held to benefit SkillForce and The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, of which William is patron and president respectively.

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Duchess Catherine Hoping for Baby Boy

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Duchess Catherine and Prince WilliamDuchess Catherine hopes she is pregnant with a boy.

The royal is expecting her first child later this year and while handing out symbolic shamrocks to members of the Irish Guards at the annual St. Patrick's Day ceremony on Sunday, Catherine revealed she wants a son while her husband Prince William is hoping for a daughter.

"I asked her do you know if it's a girl or a boy and she said not yet. She said 'I'd like to have a boy and William would like a girl.' I asked her if she had any names and she said no," said Guardsman Lee Wheeler. Catherine - who was known as Kate Middleton before her marriage - also told Sergeant Thomas Laven she is prepared for many sleepless nights.

It was recently claimed the couple are expecting a girl, after a well-wisher presented her with a white teddy bear during an official visit to Grimsby, north England and she said, "Thank you, I will take that for my d... for my baby." Sandra Cook, who was standing next to a woman who gave Kate the cuddly toy, said, "As she handed it over I distinctly heard Kate say, 'Thank you, I will take that for my d...' Then she stopped and corrected herself to say, '... for my baby.'"

Did Kate Middleton Reveal Her Baby’s Gender?

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Duchess CatherineWhether you're a popstar-turned-reality star or a royal, it seems that keeping mum on your unborn baby's gender is hard to do. Duchess Catherine seems to have spilled the beans on which sex she's expecting during a recent visit to the English town Grimsby.

According to 67 year-old Sandra Cook, Mrs. Prince William - upon receiving a teddy bear from someone in a crowd outside the town's fishing museum - said, "Thank you, I will take that for my d-..."

"I said to her: 'You were going to say daughter, weren't you?'" Cook added. To no one's surprise, Kate tried to save face by claiming that neither she nor William know the sex of the baby and added, "We're not telling."

Unless the duchess slips up in a more prominent manner or decides to announce the gender publicly, it looks like we'll all have to wait until the baby is born in July to find out whether Ms. Cook truly does have a sharp ear!

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Prince William Is Ready for Diaper Duty

Kate Middleton and Prince WilliamBritain's Prince William is reportedly studying videos of how to change diapers. The prince and his wife Duchess Catherine are preparing for the arrival for their first child in July, and William is determined to be a hands-on dad.

"He's even been checking out nappy-checking videos on YouTube. His brother Prince Harry thinks it's hysterical and can't stop making fun of him but it's all good spirited," a source said.

William is also keen to interact with his unborn child and tries to make time every day to sing to it. The source added to Now magazine, "He read somewhere it's never too early to start talking to your baby and he's taken the advice to heart even though it's not due until July. Kate thinks it's adorable. He's even been telling their bump some of the old stories his mother Princess Diana used to make up for him and Harry when they were kids. It's become an almost daily ritual for William to chat to her bump and sing a lullaby or song."

Duchess Catherine Discharged from Hospital

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Duchess CatherineBritain's Duchess Catherine has been discharged from hospital.

The 30-year-old royal - who announced she was expecting her first child with Prince William on Monday - has made a full recovery and left King Edward VII Hospital in Marylebone, London, where she was being treated for hyperemesis gravidarum (acute morning sickness), this morning.

A spokesperson for St James's Palace issued a statement reading, "The Duchess of Cambridge has been discharged from the King Edward VII Hospital and will now head to Kensington Palace for a period of rest. Their Royal Highnesses would like to thank the staff at the hospital for the care and treatment the duchess has received."

The news broke on Twitter as ITV footage emerged of a rested-looking Catherine exiting the hospital with a grinning William by her side. The royal spent four days in hospital being closely monitored after experiencing severe nausea over the weekend and was placed on a drip to restore lost nutrients.

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Prince William and Catherine’s Baby Advice from Snooki

Snooki and Duchess of Cambridge

Snooki has some tips for expectant parents Prince William and Duchess Catherine.

The royal couple announced on Monday that the duchess is expecting their first child and Jersey Shore star Snooki - who gave birth to son Lorenzo Dominic LaValle in August - advised the couple to enjoy every minute. "It's hard, but don't stress out. Enjoy your pregnancy and be excited. Enjoy your time at home - or the castle, in her case - with the baby. Especially the first few months," she told New York Daily News.

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