• Prince George: Who will William and Kate ask to be his godparents?

    Kate Middleton's bouncing baby boy Prince George will most probably have six godparents. Prince William and Prince Harry each had three godmothers and three godfathers. So who will promise to guide the little Prince when he is christened, as is expected like his father before him, in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace?   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Maid of honour at the royal wedding Pippa and best man Harry head the list    Siblings His uncle Harry has already said he plans to make sure George has "fun" and a "good upbringing". Along with the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa, he is a

  • Limited edition Prince George stamps

    The birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's son George is to be commemorated with a set of limited edition £1 stamps. From 21 August a sheet of eight stamps will be available showing the proud parents and bearing the motif: "Announcing the birth of HRH Prince George Alexander Louis." A special gold foil postmark with the words: "It's a boy" will be added to the tribute.   Peter Jennings, a fellow of the Royal Philatelic Society, said: "The stamps of King George V and King George VI are extremely popular with stamp collectors. They are collected and treasured. "Now is a great opportunity to start

  • Prince Charles congratulated at polo event

    Prince Charles, who became a first-time grandfather following the birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s son Prince George, was surrounded by well-wishers when he took to the field at a polo match on Sunday. The royal surprised fellow spectators at the Audi International Polo event when he walked onto the field to join in the tradition of stamping down the divots made by horses during the match.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Prince Charles had been watching the match from the Royal Pavillion at Guards Polo Club in Windsor Great Park, but decided to step over the roped off area

  • Prince George's names are shared by Diana's nephews

    It appears the names Prince William and Kate Middleton have chosen for the baby son have significance for Princess Diana's family too. George, Alexander and Louis are the names of William's cousins on his mother's side. Louis, born in 1994, is the heir to Earl Spencer, Diana's brother. While her older sister Sarah McQuorquodale had George in 1984 and her middle one Jane Fellowes is the mother of Alexander born in 1983. It wouldn't be surprising if William had been influenced by this since he has always fought to keep his mother's memory alive, most notably when he proposed to Kate

  • Prince Charles says royal baby will be called 'Georgie in no time'

    It's been almost a week since Kate Middleton and Prince William presented their first-born Prince George to the world, but the royal baby already has a nickname. The third in line to the throne will be called "Georgie in no time," said his grandfather Prince Charles, according to the BBC's Peter Hunt who announced the news on Twitter. "Prince Charles on his grandson's name: George is 'a very good name', but he'll be called 'Georgie in no time'. #RoyalBaby #princegeorge," wrote Peter.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Prince Charles was attending the Whitstable Oyster Festival in Kent, accompanied by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall,

  • Fun-loving pair Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas party at WOMAD festival

    Prince Harry and girlfriend Cressida Bonas were spotted partying at the WOMAD festival in Wiltshire at the weekend. The fun-loving pair were photographed with a group of friends at the 'World of Music Arts and Dance' annual event. Both sheltered from the rain and managed to go fairly incognito by wearing hats – Harry wore a trilby and former dance student Cressida, 24, wore a bright blue beanie hat.   Headline acts including Arrested Development and Ed Harcourt attracted the new uncle to the festival for what was thought to be his fifth consecutive visit. After a weekend of fun and festivities, Prince Harry is back