Royal Watch News
Kate Middleton gets 24-hour protection
Feb 13, 2006, 14:26 GMT
Britain's Prince William has reportedly organised 24-hour protection for girlfriend Kate Middleton.
The handsome royal - who is currently enrolled in officer training at Sandhurst Military Academy - is so determined stunning Kate won't be hounded by the press or public, he's made sure she is surrounded by security at all times.The 23-year-old has also made sure the brunette beauty, who he met at St Andrews University, has her own police call sign and can contact his most senior minders at any time. A family friend is quoted in Britain's News of The World newspaper as saying: 'This is more than the Duchess of Cornwall had before she was married and certainly more than his mother (Princess Diana) got.' William also had state-of-the-art security installed at 24-year-old Kate's plush London apartment, and ordered experts to search for bugs. The source revealed: 'They were looking for ways to bring the property up to the full security level for a member of the royal family with alarms, panic buttons, motion sensors. 'They also check for listening devices. William wants to make sure she is as safe as she can possibly be while he is still at Sandhurst.' A Clarence House source said: 'You don't get more royal than that. Not until your face is on the tea towel.'
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