• 'Look who popped in!': Prince William makes a private visit to Centrepoint homeless shelter

    When it comes to his charity work, Prince William is far more than just a figurehead. Without fuss or publicity, the kind-hearted royal stopped by a Centrepoint hostel in London this week to see firsthand how the charity of which he is patron is helping those in need. The delighted organisation revealed details of the Prince's visit on its Facebook page, posting a picture of staff members with William with the caption, "Look who popped in!"   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Amiable William made a big impression during his visit, rolling up his sleeves to play table tennis, and sampling

  • Generous Zara Phillips presents her young niece Savannah with her own Shetland pony

    Every little girl dreams of having a pony — and Zara Phillips has made that dream come true for her young niece, Savannah Phillips. Equestrian Zara, who picked up a silver medal with the GB eventing team at London 2012, has given the adorable two-year-old a Shetland pony of her very own, perhaps keen to pass on the family's well-documented love of horses.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE According to the Telegraph, Savannah's father Peter revealed, "Zara was insistent on giving her a little Shetland pony. Savannah loves riding him. So yes, it seems we've passed on the 'horse gene' to

  • Preparations to celebrate Queen's Coronation underway with unveiling of flags

    A spectacular display of purple and gold flags was unveiled on Regent Street on Tuesday in the run-up to the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation. The huge landmark for the monarch, who was crowned on 2 June 1953 when she was just 27 years old, will take place on Sunday. Preparations are clearly underway as the capital gets ready for several days of festivities, including a special service at Westminster Abbey. Commemorations will centre around the service to be attended by 2000 guests in the Abbey which will be conducted by the Dean of Westminster, who has written