• Adele tops the Queen's Birthday Honours list

    Adele leads the lineup of stars receiving the Queen's Birthday Honours this year. The singer, 25, whose musical career has skyrocketed since she began at just 18, has received an MBE from the Queen for her services to music. Although she has yet to make an official comment on the honour, Adele will no doubt be thrilled to add yet another accolade to her vast collection of BRIT awards, Grammys, and most recently an Oscar for her James Bond theme song, Skyfall. Joining mum-of-one Adele on the Birthday Honours list are sports presenter Clare Balding, entrepreneur and star of Dragons' Den

  • The Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital after attending Trooping the Colour

    The Queen visited her husband, Prince Philip, in hospital after attending the Trooping of the Colour ceremony on Saturday. The monarch was photographed leaving the clinic on Harley Street where the Duke of Edinburgh is recovering from abdominal surgery. The Queen changed into a lighter blue outfit as she visited her husband of 65 years at the London hospital, thanking the staff as she left. Earlier in the day the Queen's official birthday was celebrated with a spectacular display of pomp and pageantry at Trooping the Colour. The monarch fittingly chose a dark, royal blue outfit as she stepped out in

  • Kate Middleton makes her last public appearance before the birth of her royal baby

    Kate Middleton joined the British royal family on Saturday for her last public appearance before the birth or her royal baby. Heavily pregnant Kate attended the Trooping of the Colour parade at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Queen's official birthday for her last public engagement before her maternity leave begins. SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL GALLERY OF THE TROOPING THE COLOUR PARADE Kate dressed her baby bump in a light pink coat by Alexander McQueen and wore a similarly coloured hat by couture milliner Jane Corbett. The Duchess, who is fast approaching her July due date, joined her brother-in-law Prince Harry and