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  • Prince George wins hearts with a royal wave at Trooping the Colour ceremony
    Prince George wins hearts with a royal wave at Trooping the Colour ceremony Sat, Jun 13, 2015

    Prince George won hearts as he stole everyone's thunder at the Trooping the Colour ceremony. The young royal joined the royal family on the balcony to watch the military parade to mark the official birthday of the Queen. The Prince of Wales, who is Colonel of the Welsh Guards, the Princess Royal, Colonel of the Blues and Royals, and William, Colonel of the Irish Guards, arrived there on horseback in full military regalia. More »

  • Grayson Perry, Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson and all the most striking looks …
    Grayson Perry, Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson and all the most striking looks … Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Some of the guests at the Royal Academy of Arts look like works of art themselves. More »

  • 8 celebrities Kim Kardashian should take maternity fashion tips from
    8 celebrities Kim Kardashian should take maternity fashion tips from Mon, Jun 1, 2015

    Everyone’s wondering whether Kim K will take a look back at her last pregnancy wardrobe and rethink her style. More »

  • Meet the toy that is doing its little bit to bring down Barbie
    Meet the toy that is doing its little bit to bring down Barbie Sun, May 31, 2015

    Lottie is the creation of a Donegal-based company with global ambitions. More »

  • Why would you go on a skiing holiday with your exes? And other burning questions …
  • Phone-hacker denies Coulson grudge
    Phone-hacker denies Coulson grudge Fri, May 22, 2015

    A journalist convicted of phone-hacking has said he does not hold a grudge against Andy Coulson, his former editor at the News of the World who is on trial for perjury. More »

  • Pregnancy fashion much better since Kate Middleton, says Lorraine Kelly
    Pregnancy fashion much better since Kate Middleton, says Lorraine Kelly Tue, May 19, 2015

    The TV host said maternity fashion is much better now than when she was pregnant. More »

  • Human brain shaped birthday cake for toddler goes viral online, draws flak on …
    Human brain shaped birthday cake for toddler goes viral online, draws flak on … Sat, May 9, 2015

    A photograph of a cake resembling the human brain for a one-year-old has gone viral on the internet. The baby, named Toby, can be seen sitting on a high chair with a cake that looks like a human brain with traces of blood on it and "Toby 1" written on a plate holding the cake. It seemed like Toby's first birthday cake did not go down well on the internet. Though the child's parents thought it was funny, social media users thought of it as too gory to serve a gross-looking cake for a toddler. More »

  • Japan: Zoo apologises for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby …
    Japan: Zoo apologises for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby … Thu, May 7, 2015

    A zoo in southern Japan has apologized for naming a baby monkey Charlotte soon after the British princess was born. According to the Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden in Oita Prefecture, southern Japan, the name was selected after inviting visitors to vote. More »

  • Japan: Zoo apologizes for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby …
    Japan: Zoo apologizes for naming monkey after Kate Middleton's new baby … Thu, May 7, 2015

    A zoo in southern Japan has apologized for naming a baby monkey Charlotte soon after the British princess was born. According to the Takasakiyama Natural Zoological Garden in Oita Prefecture, southern Japan, the name was selected after inviting visitors to vote. More »

  • Prince Harry wows crowd outside Sydney Opera House
    Prince Harry wows crowd outside Sydney Opera House Thu, May 7, 2015

    Britain's Prince Harry met members of the public at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday (7 May), as he nears the end of his month-long attachment with the Australian Army. The Prince, fifth in line to the British throne, spent nearly an hour meeting hundreds of people who lined the steps of the Opera House. Local media described the event as a farewell at the end of Harry's time in Australia before he heads to New Zealand on Saturday (9 May) to begin an eight-day official visit. Prince Harry is set to leave the army in June. More »

  • Royal baby Charlotte: How Kate Middleton can ensure Prince George isn't …
    Royal baby Charlotte: How Kate Middleton can ensure Prince George isn't … Wed, May 6, 2015

    Amid the consensus response of "Doesn't she look cute – where can I get one of those bonnets?'' we should spare a thought for His Royal Displacedness Prince George, on whom, right about now, it will be slowly dawning that the noisy bundle his beloved parents brought home from hospital isn't going back. There's nothing quite like the bittersweet weeks you spend with your PFB (Precious First Born, as Mumsnet users have knowingly termed them) when you're heavily pregnant with your second –especially if your oldest is too small to really comprehend the baby-shaped train that's coming down the tracks. For their entire short lives, the PFB has been the unchallenged prince or princess of its parents' hearts, monarch of all it surveys. More »

  • Royal baby: Legoland adds new Princess Charlotte to royal scene
    Royal baby: Legoland adds new Princess Charlotte to royal scene Tue, May 5, 2015

    Legoland Windsor has updated its royal scene to include a miniature version of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's new baby, Princess Charlotte. More »

  • Princess Charlotte: Gun salutes in London celebrate birth of royal baby
    Princess Charlotte: Gun salutes in London celebrate birth of royal baby Tue, May 5, 2015

    Londoners paused on Monday (4 May), as the sound of cannon-fire rang out across the city in celebration of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's daughter. Soldiers from the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fired 41 shots in Hyde Park. At the same time, the Honourable Artillery Company fired a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London. The new princess, named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, was born on Saturday (2 May) at 7.34am at London's St Mary's Hospital. More »

  • Britain's new princess meets royal family members
    Britain's new princess meets royal family members Sun, May 3, 2015

    The newest member of the royal family, a daughter born to Prince William and his wife Kate, met her grandparents and other family members at the couple's Kensington Palace home in London on Sunday. A statement from Kensington Palace said grandfather Prince Charles, next in line to the throne, and his wife Camilla had visited the newborn. Kate Middleton's parents and sister also travelled to meet the baby. Prince Harry, the baby's uncle, was in Australia and not among the visitors, but he sent a message in the Kensington Palace statement: "She is absolutely beautiful. More »

  • It's a girl - Duchess Kate gives birth, both well, palace says
    It's a girl - Duchess Kate gives birth, both well, palace says Sat, May 2, 2015

    By Stephen Addison LONDON (Reuters) - The Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the couple's second child and a great grand-daughter to Queen Elizabeth. The royal family's newest member was born at 0734 GMT, some 2-1/2 hours after Kate Middleton was admitted in the early stages of labour to St Mary's Hospital, West London, the couple's Kensington Palace residence said in a statement. Kate cradled the sleeping princess in her arms as the couple waved to the cheering crowd, although they made no comment. A few minutes later, Prince William carried the baby in a car seat to a waiting vehicle, and then drove his wife and new daughter the short distance to Kensington Palace. More »

  • Royal baby: Party leaders toast to birth of royal baby girl
    Royal baby: Party leaders toast to birth of royal baby girl Sat, May 2, 2015

    Britain's leading politicians took time out from the election trail on Saturday (2 May) to send their best wishes to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, after Duchess Kate gave birth to a girl. The royal family's newest member was born at 8.34am, some 2-1/2 hours after Kate Middleton was admitted in the early stages of labour to St Mary's Hospital, West London, the couple's Kensington Palace residence said in a statement. Prime Minister David Cameron tweeted: "Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their baby girl. The Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg described how he'd learned the news of the new royal arrival. More »

  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a new baby – and it’s a girl
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a new baby – and it’s a girl Sat, May 2, 2015

    The former Kate Middleton was admitted to hospital at 6am – and gave birth at 8.34am. More »

  • Royal baby: London's BT Tower celebrates royal birth with 'It's …
    Royal baby: London's BT Tower celebrates royal birth with 'It's … Sat, May 2, 2015

    London's BT tower delivered the news on the arrival of a new royal baby on Saturday (2 May). Flashing at the top of one of the city's tallest landmarks, the message read "It's a girl" and could be seen from all over central London. Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the couple's second child and a sister to one-year-old Prince George. The royal family's newest member was born at 8.34 am, some 2-1/2 hours after Kate Middleton was admitted in the early stages of labour to St Mary's Hospital, West London, the couple's Kensington Palace residence said in a statement. More »

  • 11 rapid fire Twitter reactions to the birth of the Royal Baby
    11 rapid fire Twitter reactions to the birth of the Royal Baby Sat, May 2, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge had a baby girl at 8.34am this morning. More »

  • Royal baby: Kate Middleton gives birth to girl at 8.34am
    Royal baby: Kate Middleton gives birth to girl at 8.34am Sat, May 2, 2015

    Kate Middleton has given birth to a girl at St Mary's Hospital in central London. The royal baby's name has not yet been released. The Duchess of Cambridge delivered her second child several days late at 8.34am on Saturday and was in labour for just over two and a half hours, with Prince William present for the birth, in the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital – the same hospital where Princes William, Harry and George were also born. She weighed 8lb 3oz and is the fourth in line to the throne, behind grandfather Prince Charles, father Prince William, and brother Prince George. More »

  • Here are 8 things we definitely know about the Royal Baby
    Here are 8 things we definitely know about the Royal Baby Sat, May 2, 2015

    The Duchess of Cambridge is in labour. More »

  • McQueen V&A Show To Run Through The Night
    McQueen V&A Show To Run Through The Night 9 hours ago

    Demand for the Alexander McQueen exhibition has been so high that the Victoria and Albert museum has announced it will stay open to visitors all night. More than 345,000 people have visited the show, called Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, since it opened on 14 March. Its director Martin Roth said the show has been more popular than they ever imagined. More »

  • Royal couple plan new tennis court
    Royal couple plan new tennis court 10 hours ago

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are hoping to build a new tennis court at their country home. More »

  • V&A to stay open all night for McQueen fans
    V&A to stay open all night for McQueen fans 10 hours ago

    The museum, which opened on its present site in South Kensington in 1857, will open through the night for the final two weekends of its run. More »

  • McQueen keeps V&A up all night
    McQueen keeps V&A up all night 11 hours ago

    The Victoria and Albert Museum is to open through the night for the first time in its history in an attempt to meet demand for its sell-out Alexander McQueen exhibition. More »

  • William to attend bombings memorial
    William to attend bombings memorial Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    The Duke of Cambridge will join survivors and families of victims of the 7/7 London bombings next week to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks, Kensington Palace said. More »

  • Coin marks Charlotte's christening
    Coin marks Charlotte's christening Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    The official commemorative coin marking the christening of Princess Charlotte features two harp-playing cherubs encircled by swags of lilies. More »

  • Testino chosen for christening
    Testino chosen for christening Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Mario Testino is to take the official photographs for Princess Charlotte's christening, Kensington Palace announced. More »

  • Royals set for Charlotte baptism
    Royals set for Charlotte baptism Mon, Jun 29, 2015

    The Cambridges will appear in public for the first time as a family of four at Princess Charlotte's christening. More »

  • Tom Bradby named News At Ten host
    Tom Bradby named News At Ten host Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    The political editor is to lead a revamped news bulletin for ITV. More »

  • Marilyn Monroe dress and royal cakes up for auction
    Marilyn Monroe dress and royal cakes up for auction Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    Fans of Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Star Trek, Marlon Brando and royal weddings will have the chance to get their hands on classic pieces of Hollywood history this month. Julien's Auctions House in California will host its annual Hollywood Auction at the end of June, and highlights include a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe during the making of her last film, as well as pieces of cake from royal weddings. "So the Marilyn Monroe dress is really our marquee piece, it's on the cover of our catalogue, it's estimated $300,000-500,000 (£190,000-£317,000, €269,000-€448,000)," said Martin Nolan, executive director of Julien's Auctions, about the floral silk crepe dress worn by the screen legend during the film of Something's Got To Give, a film that she started in 1962 but was never completed due to her death. More »

  • Pippa saddles up for heart charity
    Pippa saddles up for heart charity Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    Pippa Middleton donned the lycra today to join 22,000 cyclists riding from London to Brighton to raise money for heart disease research. More »

  • Prince George And Kate Watch William Play Polo
    Prince George And Kate Watch William Play Polo Mon, Jun 15, 2015

    Prince George has stolen the show at a charity event - tumbling on the grass and running around with the Duchess of Cambridge as his father played polo. Prince Harry joined his brother the Duke of Cambridge in the competition, which was also watched by the Prince of Wales. Prince George's appearance on Sunday came a day after the Royal Family attended Trooping the Colour to commemorate the Queen's 89th birthday. More »