The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today broke off from their tour of Australia to express their sadness at the death of Mark Shand, the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall. It comes as police have said Mr Shand, a 62-year-old auctioneer, fell and hit his head as he tried to re-enter revolving doors at New York's famous Gramercy Park Hotel after he had been out for a cigarette. He was placed on life support as soon as he reached Bellevue hospital but died 12 hours later. Full story >>
Devastated means extremely upset and shocked. • We were devastated when we heard the news of his death.