Kate Middleton’s first official portrait unveiled … Click on the image for more.

Duchess of Cambridge’s first official portrait - straight from the Twilight franchise, says Charlotte Higgins

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OMG it’s here - well 49 seconds of it at least - a new trailer clip from the final instalment of Twilight - hold on to your seats people

I first figured Twilight would be a sappy melodrama, and only watched because the Pacific Northwest scenery looked amazing on the TV trailer. I wasn’t hostile, I just thought: they’re not really for me. I was wrong.

With their sustained tone of melancholy and reverie, they opened up a door to my youth.

I like the Twilight films … and I’m a grown man by Darragh McManus