• The royal family: Their endearing nicknames for one another

    It was a touching moment as Prince William and Kate Middleton stepped out of the hospital to introduce their newborn son to the world. The occasion was made all the more tender when the new father endeared himself to the nation by calling his wife "poppet" as he ushered her back inside the Lindo Wing having spoken to the press.  The Duke of Cambridge, clearly overjoyed to be holding their little boy Prince George in his arms, tenderly put his hand on his wife's back and affectionately addressed her using the adorable moniker. Seeing the new trio get into the car together to

  • The other King Georges

    Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, will in due course become the United Kingdom's seventh King George. HELLO! Online takes a look at the royal predecessors who share his name:   George III King George I (1660 -1727) The first King George was born George Louis in Hanover, Germany, on 28 May 1660. After the death of his cousin Queen Anne of Great Britain and Ireland in 1714, he ascended to her throne, becoming this country's first monarch of the House of Hanover. He married his cousin Sophia, with whom he had two children, but divorced her for alleged infidelity and

  • Prince George's christening will be modelled on the baptism of his father Prince William

    Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge will probably be christened like his father in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace. The question of godparents has not yet been settled by Prince William and Kate Middleton, but the ceremony is likely to take place after the royals' summer break, making a date in September or October most probable. William's own baptism took place on 4 August 1982. Coming six weeks after his birth, it was an auspicious day because it was the 82nd birthday of his great-grandmother, the Queen Mother. Thousands of fans gathered outside the Palace and sang along as the

  • King Philippe and Queen Mathilde take their children on idyllic French holiday

    The Belgian royals have posed for their first family photographs since King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were made the country's monarchs. Philippe and Mathilde, who were crowned on Sunday 21 July, were pictured with their four children on holiday on the French Island of Yeu. Dressed all in blue, King Philippe, Queen Mathilde and their children Elisabeth, Gabriel, Eléonore and Emmanuel, played and cycled around during their photoshoot against the backdrop of picturesque blue sea and sky.   From left to right: Prince Emmanuel, King Philippe, Princess Elisabeth, Queen Mathilde, Princess Eléonore and Prince Gabriel CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The youngsters and their parents excitedly rode around on their bicycles with young Princess Eléonore,

  • What to expect at Prince George's christening

    Now that Prince William and Kate Middleton have revealed their firstborn's name, George Alexander Louis, royal watchers are now eager to find out the details of the royal baby's christening. It is expected that the baby, who will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, will wear a replica of the intricate 1841 Honiton lace and satin christening gown that was first worn by Queen Victoria's children, and was last used by Lady Louise Windsor in 2004.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY After being used for 30 christenings in the British Royal family, it was decided the robe was

  • Kate Middleton and Prince George-inspired royal baby memorabilia

    As Prince William and Kate Middleton announced the name of their firstborn, Prince George Alexander Louis, merchandisers up and down the country celebrated the birth of the royal baby with adorable mementos. Click on the photo for a gallery of Kate Middleton and Prince George-inspired products. Selecting souvenirs that honour both Kate and Prince George, HELLO! Online has hand-picked our favourite pieces of royal baby memorabilia that will have you reaching for your purse in no time. Whether you want to sparkle with sapphire stud earrings or enjoy a cuppa with an Emma Bridgewater mug, we've selected the must-have souvenirs that honour

  • Taxi driver reveals delight at picking up Carole and Michael Middleton after they met grandson Prince George

    The taxi driver who picked up Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton after they met Prince George for the first time has spoken of her delight at being a part of the historic day. Tracy Mitchell, who collected Kate Middleton's parents from the Lindo Wing on Tuesday afternoon, described them as "very down to earth people". As proud first-time grandmother Carole spoke to the press about their "absolutely beautiful" grandson, Tracy had no idea who was about to get in the back of her cab.   Tracy's bright blue cab can be seen in the background The 49-year-old, who has been a taxi driver since January, drove the

  • New uncle Prince Harry will make sure Prince George 'has fun'

    New uncle Prince Harry attended a private viewing of a collection of photographs showcasing the work of his charity Sentebale on Thursday evening. The 28-year-old, who met his newborn nephew Prince George on Wednesday afternoon, arrived grinning when he visited the Stories of Hope exhibition. As well as attending the event of the charity which is so close to his heart, Harry's beaming smile was no doubt in part due to him having seen Prince William and Kate Middleton's infant son at Kensington Palace the day before.  When asked about the latest addition to the House of Windsor, Harry said he would "make sure he has a