I’d like two children with Kate, says Prince William
The Duke of Cambridge has revealed for the first time that he wants to have two children with his wife.
William has spoken candidly in the past about starting a family with Kate but had not commented about numbers.
His admission came during a visit to the Gardens by the Bay attraction in Singapore yesterday when the royal couple went on a walkabout.
Corine Ackermann, 17, who was with school friends from the Tanglin Trust British School, said: “Someone asked him how many children he would like to have, and he said he was thinking about having two.”
Earlier yesterday the couple donned wrap-around safety goggles for a visit to a Rolls-Royce jet engine factory and took one of them for a spin.
William jumped at the offer to test one of the multi-million-pound machines during a guided tour of the state-of-the-art plant in Singapore, saying: “Yes we will” in a loud voice when asked by staff.
There was no chance of the sophisticated engine being damaged when the royals got their hands on it, as test engineers had set a limit on how hard the engine could be pushed.
Kate went first and sat down in front of a bank of screens and tentatively put her hand on the throttle as William watched.
Hundreds of staff had gathered to cheer the Duke and Duchess, who were celebrating the British success story that is Rolls-Royce.
As the royal couple left, they accepted a posy of flowers from Maeve Low, aged five, who was picked to make the presentation by the Make-A-Wish Foundation after she was given the all-clear from lymphoma.
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