William, Kate won’t spend Christmas with the Queen


WILLIAM AND KATE. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby, St James Palace announces. Photo from their official website

The Middletons will have royalty as guests this Christmas as Prince William and his wife Catherine have opted to spend the holiday with them. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend Christmas Day privately with the Middleton family,” a spokesman for St James’ Palace said. The decision was understood to have the approval of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip. The couple, who is expecting a child, plans to visit the queen’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, eastern England, later during the holidays. Last year, the couple spent Christmas there when Prince Philip was hospitalized for a heart procedure.

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