The Royals

Kate Turns 30: A Look Back at Her First Royal Year

As the Duchess celebrates the big 3-0, see her fairy-tale transformation from princess bride to full-fledged royal


Ready for business in a military-inspired Alexander McQueen design, the Duchess joined William for a surprise Aug. 19 visit to the Summerfield Community Center in Birmingham, England. The royal couple chatted with responders who helped clean up after rioters caused chaos in the area days earlier. "We couldn't believe it was happening in Britain," the concerned princess told Supt. Sue Southern from West Midlands Police.