Australia's Chloe Esposito won Olympic gold in the modern pentathlon as Great Britain failed to land a medal for the first time since the women's event was introduced in 2000. Esposito won with 1,372 points ahead of France's Elodie Clouvel (1,356) and Poland's Oktawia Nowacka (1,349). Kate French was GB's highest-placed finisher in sixth place with 1,331.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take George and Charlotte skiing
Olympics Day 14 - Hockey: New Zealand v Great Britain LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends the Women's Hockey bronze medal match between New Zealand and Great Britain on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Riverbank Arena Hockey Centre on August 10, 2012 in London, England.
CAMBRIDGE LOVER'S KNOT TIARA ~ FROM THE ROMANOVS TO PRINCESS DIANA Two were made, one for a Romanov, one for Princess Augusta of Hesse-Casse, grandmother of Queen Mary, who commissioned a copy for herself. A French neo-classical design, with 19 openwork diamond frames with an oriental pearl drop. Each arch is below a lovers knot bow. Queen Mary left the tiara to her granddaughter Elizabeth II, who gave it to Diana, as a wedding present. On her divorce, it was returned to HM The Queen.
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A number of famous celebrities with ties to both French and Great Britain were invited, including French actors Audrey Tautou and Jean Reno, British actor Dame Kristin Scott Thomas (who now lives in Paris) and French former footballer Robert Pires.