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The Queen, Prince Philip and Prince William enjoy a spot of grouse shooting at Balmoral

The Queen, Prince Philip and Prince William were spotted enjoying a grouse shoot on Friday. Prince William and his grandparents, who are currently enjoying a summer holiday at their Scottish estate, were...

Official royal portraits through the generations

The world was treated to the first official photographs of Prince George on Monday. The snaps of the newest addition to the British royal family were surprisingly informal and relaxed. Taken...

Unpublished childhood pictures of the Queen released to commemorate Prince George's birth

Previously unpublished photographs of the Queen as a young child are being seen by the public for the very first time. In honour of the arrival of her new great grandson Prince George, a new book is being...

Prince Philip announces his return to royal enagements

The Duke of Edinburgh is set to return to his royal duties in a week's time. Prince Philip, who has not been seen in public for two months, will travel to Edinburgh on 12 August to present...

Prince William to attend first royal duty since the birth of his son

Kensington Palace has announced that Prince William will fulfil his first official duty since the birth of his son Prince George when he attends the Anglesey Show on Wednesday 14 August. William...

Prince George's doctor Marcus Setchell to be honoured by the Queen

After safely delivering Kate Middleton's firstborn son Prince George, Marcus Setchell is to be honoured by the little boy's great grandmother, the Queen. According to the Telegraph, Mr Setchell...

How George's birth will change the royal family and the line of succession

The birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's son heralds a change in the line of succession. Prince George, who made his grand debut on 22 July, is now third in line to the throne of Britain and...

Prince Charles congratulated at polo event

Prince Charles, who became a first-time grandfather following the birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s son Prince George, was surrounded by well-wishers when he took to the field at a polo...

The Queen hosts champagne parties for her staff to toast the royal birth

The Queen treated her staff to a celebratory glass of champagne on Friday to celebrate the birth of her third great-grandchild. The British monarch, who was one of Prince George's first visitors at...

The Queen heads to Balmoral for her annual summer holiday

The Queen has arrived in Balmoral for her annual two-month summer holiday at the royal family's Scottish residence. Britain's monarch flew by private jet from London to Aberdeen accompanied by...

Buckingham Palace relives the Queen's Coronation with exhibition featuring glorious gowns and jewels

Buckingham Palace has unveiled an exhibition featuring the wonderful gowns, robes and gems worn by the Queen during her Coronation on 2 June 1953. The breathtaking Norman Hartnell-designed gown donned...

Prince George Alexander Louis: The history and significance of the royal baby's name

Prince William and Kate Middleton have named their son George Alexander Louis. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis,"...

The Queen meets Kate Middleton and Prince William's royal baby for the first time

The Queen has said she is "thrilled" to welcome her first great-grandson, and two days after Prince William and Kate Middleton's new baby son Prince George was born, the reigning monarch...

A look at previous first-born royal babies

Kate Middleton and Prince William have given the world the first glimpse of their royal baby. The little boy appeared with his proud parents on the steps of the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in...

William called the Queen to break the royal baby news

Prince William called the Queen to break the news that she was a great-grandmother, and that a future King had been born. The baby is third-in-line to the throne and the Queen's first great-grandson. The...

The Queen's cousin speaks out about Kate Middleton's royal baby

Margaret Rhodes, the Queen's cousin, has said she expects Prince William and pregnant Kate Middleton's royal baby to have a "jolly" upbringing. "I imagine and hope that the...

The Queen poses for a photograph with young girl and her teddy bear

The Queen surprised all when she happily posed for a photograph with seven-year-old Jessica Fitch at the Coronation Festival. She kindly obliged the young girl, who was clearly thrilled with the opportunity...



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