Royal News Roundup: Kate Middleton’s Birthday Portrait, Prince Harry’s Major Award & More

Plus, Princess Catherine’s viral TikTok video

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of January 11, 2024. 

  • The royal family posted a striking portrait of Kate Middleton on their official Instagram account in honor of her 42nd birthday. The image was taken at the king’s coronation ceremony last year.
  • This week, Prince William awarded Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield with their CBEs, which is a British order of chivalry that's also known as The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
  • A TikTok video of Princess Catherine recently went viral. It featured photos of the royal’s life before she married Prince William.

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