• Mum-of-two Princess Charlene stresses importance of water safety in powerful Op-Ed piece

    Princess Charlene's love for the water didn't cease after marrying into the Monaco royal family nearly six years ago. In 2012, the former Olympic swimmer set up her namesake foundation — which has since reached 300,000 people in 30 countries — to teach children how to swim, in addition to essential water safety skills. Prince Albert's wife, who was born in South Africa, recently penned a passionate Op-Ed about the importance of water safety to mark the Day of the African Child on Friday, 16 June. The former Olympic swimmer penned a powerful Op-Ed on water safety Photo: Michelly Rall/WireImage "For a long time,

  • The Queen says the UK is 'United in our sadness' in her official birthday message

    Ahead of her annual Trooping the Colour parade on Saturday, the Queen has released her official birthday message, recognising the sadness across the UK following the Grenfell Tower fire and terror attacks in London and Manchester. Buckingham Palace posted the heartfelt letter from her Majesty on their Twitter page, on the morning of her official birthday. The Queen and Prince William visit the site of the Grenfell Tower fire The message read: "Today is traditionally a day of celebration," said the Monarch. "This year, however, it is difficult to escape a very sombre national mood. In recent months, the country has

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's sister is quizzed on the birth of his twins – find out what she has to say!

    Cristiano Ronaldo's sister, Katia Aveiro, was quizzed about the birth of his twins while appearing on Portugese TV show Queridas Manhas on Friday, where she coyly told the panel that he had 'maybe' become a dad again. Appearing with her partner and little boy, Dinis, the Real Madrid star's sister was asked a series of personal questions, where she answered yes, no and maybe. However, while Katia was careful not to give too much away, Dinis cheekily added 'yes' when his mum was asked whether her brother had become a dad again. His answer was quickly dismissed by his mum,

  • Trooping the Colour: Queen orders minute's silence in honour of victims of Grenfell Tower fire and terror attacks

    A minute's silence was held by the Queen at the start of the Trooping the Colour parade on Saturday to remember the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in West London, along with those killed in the recent UK terror attacks in London and Manchester. The mark of respect followed after the release of her Majesty's official birthday message, which stated that it was "difficult to escape a very sombre national mood." The message, which was released on Twitter, read: "Today is traditionally a day of celebration. Queen Elizabeth at the Trooping the Colour 2017 "This year, however, it is difficult to

  • The Queen's birthday honours awarded to brave PC Keith Palmer and singer Ed Sheeran

    The Queen has honoured hero PC Keith Palmer in her birthday honours list. The brave police officer was tragically stabbed and killed in the Westminster terror attack in March this year. He had been on duty guarding Parliament when the attack happened, shortly after Khalid Masood, 52, drove his car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Tributes to Keith poured in after his death, honouring the dedicated police officer who had served for 15 years as a Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection officer. The Queen awarded Keith the George Medal for Bravery, recognising his selfless actions to save lives. PC Keith Palmer

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  • Carrie Fisher died of “sleep apnoea and other factors” says LA coroner

    Actress Carrie Fisher sadly passed away in December last year, but the exact cause of her death was unclear. Now a Los Angeles coroner’s report has shed some light on what caused the Star Wars star to suffer a cardiac arrest. Carrie had a heart attack while on board a flight from London to LA on 23 December. She passed away four days later in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Centre at the age of 60. READ: Billie Lourd honours mum Carrie Fisher in a Princess Leia-inspired dress at Star Wars Celebration The Associated Press reports that Carrie “died from sleep apnoea