• Proud Prince Harry shows the Queen his charity garden as royals attend Chelsea Flower Show

    Good news for all those blessed with green-fingers — the Chelsea Flower Show is underway, and has received a royal seal of approval with a traditional visit from the Queen. The monarch, 87, who was lovely in a lilac coat, smiled and waved as she arrived to celebrate the horticulture show's 100th birthday with Prince Philip, 91, by her side. A keen lover of the outdoors, the Queen considers the Chelsea Flower Show one of her favourite annual events, and she certainly looked relaxed and at ease as she enjoyed a sneak preview ahead of Tuesday's grand opening.   CLICK ON

  • Prince William can't wait to be a dad - even with the 'long sleepless nights'

    Awaiting the arrival of your first child is an exciting time for any father-to-be, and Prince William is no exception. The royal has revealed how much he is looking forward to becoming a dad when his wife Kate Middleton welcomes their baby this summer. The Prince discussed impending fatherhood as he was given a teddy bear wearing a babygro emblazoned with the words 'My Daddy is a Hero', during a visit to the Help for Heroes recovery centre with Prince Harry on Monday.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY "Are you looking forward to it, sir?" asked Corporal Josh Boggi, a

  • Kate Middleton taking cooking classes ahead of royal baby's birth

    Kate Middleton has reportedly been taking cookery classes as she awaits the birth of her first child. The Duchess of Cambridge, who will welcome her and Prince William's royal baby in July, has been having lessons with the couple's new housekeeper, Antonella Fresolone. Kate has learned how to make a "number of new dishes", a source told US Weekly.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The mum-to-be has been learning new dishes and recipes with Antonella, who is known for her "delicious" Italian cooking. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hired the 42-year-old Antonella last month, as they make preparations to move into Kensington Palace later this

  • The Queen leads tributes to the Oklahoma tornado victims

    The Queen sent a "heartfelt" message to President Obama hours after a devastating tornado struck Oklahoma on Monday night. "I was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of life and devastation caused by yesterday's tornado in Oklahoma. "Prince Philip joins me in offering our heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families at this difficult time," a statement read.  "Our deepest sympathies go out to all those whose lives have been affected, as well as the American people." The Queen's message comes after a huge tornado ripped through Oklahoma City suburbs, leaving 91 dead and more than 100 people being treated

  • Mike Tindall praises Prince William and Kate Middleton

    Kate Middleton and Prince William will make "great parents" according to Mike Tindall, husband of Zara Phillips. "Willy, sorry, Prince William, will be outstanding while Kate is a natural mother," said rugby player Mike at a charity golf tournament on Tuesday. "I'm so happy for those two. They'll be great parents." The ex-England captain also revealed the royal family are excitedly awaiting the birth of the baby. "The whole family is really excited about the baby," he said. "I think everyone's excited."   CLICK ON IMAGES TO VIEW GALLERY Mike, who married Zara, the daughter of Princess Anne in 2011, also