The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge called staff at the hospital where the first medic who died of the disease worked.
The royals called the colleagues of Amged El-Hawrani who was the first frontline NHS worker to die of coronavirus.
Neither Meghan and Harry or Kate and William were in the procession at the Commonwealth Day service.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have completed their first official royal tour of Ireland.The couple spent three days in Dublin, surrounding counties and Galway, making a series of diplomatic and charitable visits.They began their tour in Dublin, meeting the president and the prime minister and attending a reception at the Guinness Storehouse, where they sipped pints.On day two, they stayed in Dublin, visiting charities including Jigsaw, and heading out to the shops with residents of Savannah House in County Meath.William and Kate attended a reception on Wednesday night in the Museum of Literature, where the duke gave a keynote speech on the future of the UK and Ireland.On their final day, the royals were able to indulge their competitive streak, having a go at hurling at the Gaelic Athletic Association Club in Galway.Here are 15 of the best pictures from the historic tour.
The duchess revealed Prince George is learning the guitar and Princess Charlotte is really into gymnastics while in Galway.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flew on a commercial airline to Dublin, where they will start their royal tour.
Prince William and Catherine attended a special charity performance of the play, which has been credited with sparking conversations on mental health.
Duchess Kate and Prince William, both 37, visited the Hindu Kush mountain region near the Afghan border in northern Pakistan yesterday.
Documents made public by Companies House confirm the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been removed from the Royal Foundation’s charity name.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed a family day out with their children when they competed in the King’s Cup regatta in Cowes, on the Isle of Wight on Thursday.Kate, 37, and William, 37, went head-to-head in an eight boat race alongside celebrities, to raise funds for some of their patronages.The duchess was the skipper for the Royal Foundation, while the duke competed for Child Bereavement UK.The couple are notoriously competitive, but in the end, William had the last laugh as his team took joint third place and Kate ended up with the wooden spoon.Kate arrived at the event wearing a nautical-themed outfit - a striped Sandro top, LK Bennett trousers and her Superga trainers - before changing into her sailing gear.While the crowds cheered on the royals from the shore, they also had their very own special cheerleaders on another yacht.Prince George, six, and Princess Charlotte, four, watched the race with their grandparents, Michael, 70, and Carole Middleton, 64.George, who appears to have lost more of his baby teeth, donned a captain’s hat at one point.Younger brother Prince Louis, one, was also reportedly in Cowes for the festival.When the race was over, the Cambridge kids joined their parents at the prize-giving ceremony.While Kate waved, daughter Charlotte got a huge roar of laughter from the crowd as she poked her tongue out. Someone’s been learning lessons from her Uncle Harry...See the best photos from the King’s Cup regatta in our gallery.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will compete against each other during the King’s Cup sailing regatta on Friday 9 August.The eight boat race will raise funds and awareness for each of the charities taking part.Taking part from William’s patronages are Child Bereavement, Centrepoint, London’s Air Ambulance and Tusk, while Kate’s are The Royal Foundation, Action on Addiction, Place2Be and the Anna Freud Centre.They’ll also be joined by a number of celebrity charity ambassadors on the day.It’s not the first time we’ve seen Kate, 37, and William, 37, go head-to-head. The royal couple are notoriously competitive with one another and those moments have been some of the best highlights from their royal tours and engagements.Kate has always been sporty from a young age, having reportedly ran cross-country, swam and played tennis and hockey at school.William is also a huge football fan, being the President of the Football Association and cheering on his beloved Aston Villa. He’s also a regular on the polo field with his brother Harry.So ahead of this week’s race, take a look back at all the times Kate and William got really competitive in the gallery above.