• Buckingham Palace relives the Queen's Coronation with exhibition featuring glorious gowns and jewels

    Buckingham Palace has unveiled an exhibition featuring the wonderful gowns, robes and gems worn by the Queen during her Coronation on 2 June 1953. The breathtaking Norman Hartnell-designed gown donned by the young monarch on the day she became Queen are on display, along with the 21-foot purple velvet, Ermine-trimmed Coronation Robe.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Queen's Coronation 1953 exhibition also includes eye-catching jewels, crowns and dazzling diamonds worn by royals on the momentous day. Visitors can admire the diamond Halo tiara worn by Princess Margaret and later loaned by the Queen to Kate Middleton for her wedding to Prince William. Open

  • HELLO! souvenir edition gets royal seal of approval from Uncle Harry

    HELLO! magazine's special souvenir edition to celebrate the birth of Prince George has had the royal seal of approval from the little boy's proud uncle, Prince Harry. The charming 28-year-old was given a sneak peek at the latest issue of HELLO! by editor Rosie Nixon as he attended the Sentebale 'Stories of Hope' photograph exhibition at the Getty Gallery — and he looked absolutely delighted with the result.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The celebratory issue — number 1288 — is on sale now featuring stunning new photographs of the new Cambridge family, and unrivalled coverage of the Prince's arrival into

  • Female editor of French Closer magazine charged over topless pictures of Kate Middleton

    The editor of French Closer magazine has been charged in connection with the publication of topless pictures of Kate Middleton. Laurence Pieau faces the prospect of a trial alongside at least two photographers and her publishing director Ernesto Mauri after an alleged breach of France's strict privacy laws.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Ms Pieau was arrested earlier this month. An unnamed 28-year-old Paris agency photographer has also been arrested and charged, while another is "on the verge" of being charged. Publishing director Ernesto Mauri was charged in April alongside a photographer believed to be Valerie Suau, who admits taking pictures of

  • Fun and frolics for young Danish royals at annual summer photocall

    It was fun and frolics for the youngest members of the Danish royal family as they gathered for their annual summer photocall at Gråsten Palace. The children of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary and Prince Joachim and Princess Marie were in high spirits as precious family moments were caught on camera. Frederik and Mary's blue-eyed brood looked to be enjoying their carefree summer break in each other's company.   The eldest of the four children Prince Christian embraced his role as big brother and pulled his little twin siblings Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine in a truck around the garden while Princess Isabella

  • Princess Beatrice becomes patron of children's hospice

    Princess Beatrice has become a royal patron of the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice. Her commitment to the cause comes after she opened the charity's new building Russell House in Huddersfield in June, which she described as "magical place". "I was so impressed with the atmosphere you have created at the hospice, and I had a real sense that this was a place of hope in some of the darkest days of a family’s life," she wrote in a letter after visiting.   "I know that you will go from strength to strength and offer support to many more families in West Yorkshire." The