• Princess Mette-Marit announces there will be new additions to the family

    Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and her husband Prince Haakon have made a proud announcement that their family dog, Milly Kakao, is to have puppies. Mette-Marit and Haakon, both 39, along with their children Ingrid Alexandra, 9, Sverre Magnus, 7, and Mette-Marit's eldest child from her previous marriage, Marius Borg Hoiby, 16, are clearly delighted by the approaching arrival. The royal family made the announcement on social network Facebook on Monday, stating that they are pleased to report the good news and that the puppies are expected on 14 June.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY According to the message, their labradoodle

  • Sophie Wessex visits Prince Philip in hospital

    Sophie, Countess of Wessex is the latest royal to have paid a visit to Prince Philip as he recovers from an exploratory operation in hospital. The fashionista royal arrived in a chic printed dress on Tuesday afternoon at the London Clinic on Harley Street where her father-in-law will remain for around two weeks. The mum-of-two carried what looked to be a picnic bag, perhaps containing a few of the Duke of Edinburgh's favourite foods.     The Countess of Wessex's visit follows the Queen's on Monday night. The Duke received a special 92nd birthday visit from his wife who arrived with a