• Princess Charlene leads Monaco's royal family at the glamorous Love Ball in Monte Carlo

    Monaco's royal family stepped out on Saturday night for the glittering annual Love Ball hosted by supermodel Natalia Vodianova. The Opera Garnier at the Casino de Monte-Carlo was a picture of opulent splendour as Princess Charlene, Princess Caroline and Tatiana Santo Domingo showed off an array of glamorous dresses. Princess Charlene, 35, wore a strapless pink lace gown which was covered in beads and jewels. Charlene, who recently holidayed with friends in Portofino, let her dress do all the talking by keeping her makeup to a minimum and only accessorising her outfit with a simple ivory clutch bag. The Zimbabwe-born princess held hands with her husband

  • The Queen hosts champagne parties for her staff to toast the royal birth

    The Queen treated her staff to a celebratory glass of champagne on Friday to celebrate the birth of her third great-grandchild. The British monarch, who was one of Prince George's first visitors at Kensington Palace, was so excited about the arrival Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby on Monday that she held champagne parties at three of her residences. "The Queen is on cloud nine at the moment and wanted to share her happiness with her hard-working staff, so the obvious thing to do was to get out the champers," a courtier told The Express. "Everyone was in a fantastic mood and we all toasted the