Prince William and Kate bring gifts to RAF base in Cyprus

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Now that's what you'd call a truly royal mail service.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited Cyprus to deliver gifts to UK service personnel who will be on duty - and away from family - at Christmas.

Prince William and Catherine had collected the presents from those family members when they hosted a party at Kensington Palace a day earlier.

After handing them over to members of 11 Squadron at RAF Akrotiri, the duke said: "You all put duty first."

And as she did her part in handing out gifts in the sergeant's mess, the duchess was heard joking that their parcel service "really was royal mail".

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