Britain's royal family says the Duchess of Cambridge
has handled her first solo duties since her wedding to Prince
William - acting as a last-minute stand-in for father-in-law
Prince Charles at a charity dinner.
Prince William's new bride Kate countered protesters with
smiles, as the royal couple came face to face with loud
opposition in the French-speaking province of Quebec in a
brief reversal of what has otherwise been a hugely successful
Most everyone wants a pied a terre in London, a fine city
that showcases the arts and music and at times fine food. But
only a select few can get a small renovated apartment in
Kensington Palace to call home when they are in town.