• Queen makes moving visit to injured war heroes at military rehab unit

    The Queen visited Britain's seriously injured war heroes at a military rehabilitation unit in Surrey on Thursday. On her first visit to Headley Court the Queen, 87, chose to wear pearl white, accessorising with a black bag and black shoes. Accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, 91, she was visibly moved by the bravery and tenacity of the soldiers, who have suffered casualties with injuries ranging from amputations to psychological trauma. The Queen, who was there to gain an insight into how seriously injured members of Britain's armed forces are cared for and open an in-patient facility, watched as amputee soldiers

  • William and Kate to lose their most trusted aide

    Prince William and Kate Middleton's right-hand man, Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton has announced he is stepping down from his post. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's principal private secretary has told the royal couple he will depart later this year, after the birth of their first child. The 52-year-old has struck such a close bond with the Prince and his wife, that his son William, aged 12, was one of the two pageboys at William and Kate's wedding in 2011.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Jamie has been a constant presence at the Prince's side in the last ten years. He has helped plan