• Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo: marking the next generation of Monegasque weddings

    Monaco will take centre stage once again for the royal wedding of Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo on 31 August. The nuptials of Princess Caroline's eldest son mark the beginning of the second generation of weddings in the principality's reigning Grimaldi family. While Andrea is the first to walk down the aisle, it is only a matter of time before his sister Charlotte and younger brother Pierre follows his lead.   After eight years together, one year of engagement and four months as first-time parents following the birth of their son Sacha in March, a wedding for the besotted couple was definitely on

  • All grown up! Excitement and smiles as Princess Isabella attends her first day at school

    With an excited smile and a backpack full of books, Princess Isabella of Denmark set off for her first day at school this week. The six-year-old royal was accompanied by her proud parents, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary as she left the Amalienborg Palace en route to the Tranegård Public School in Hellerup.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY She was dressed for the big day in a pretty floral top and a pair of shorts, and with a shyness typical of her tender years, answered some questions outside the Palace before heading off to class. Revealing that she looking forward

  • Prince William jokes newborn Prince George is 'pretty loud and extremely good-looking'

    Prince William was greeted by crowds as he arrived at the Anglesey Show on Wednesday morning, to fulfil his first official duty since the birth of his son Prince George last month. The first-time father was all smiles as he walked around the grounds and chatted to local farmers, show-goers and judges. When asked about his newborn, Prince William joked that the royal baby was "pretty loud and extremely good-looking," and added that there had been "just a few sleepless nights but [George] is sleeping much better now".   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton spent much of Kate's pregnancy in Anglesey,

  • Prince William says goodbye to the 'beautiful and welcoming' Anglesey

    Prince William warmed up the crowds at the Anglesey show by opening his farewell speech with a few words in Welsh. The new father's public appearance will most likely be one of his last on the island, where he is stationed as a search and rescue pilot, before his tour of duty ends in September. His wife Kate Middleton and newborn son Prince George remained at Kate's parents' home in Berkshire.  The charming royal started his speech in Welsh to the delight of the crowds who cheered him on. He briefly broke into English, holding up his hand and saying, "Wait for it,"

  • Prince George may go to Australia for first official tour abroad

    Prince William has revealed that he hopes to take his three-week-old son Prince George to Australia next year, for the newborn's first official tour abroad, following in his late mother Princess Diana's footsteps.  The new father greeted excited crowds and stopped to chat to Australian tourists at the Anglesey agricultural show, where the royal was making his first public appearance since the birth of Prince George. Max and Maxine Davies of Victor Harbor near Adelaide congratulated Prince William on his new arrival, and asked how his son was doing.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY "George is doing really well, thank you," said Prince William, and after

  • First dog Bo Obama is Twitter sensation

    The White House delighted Twitter fans by sharing a picture of President Barack Obama's dog Bo, which soon went viral. "Bo, stop trying to make fetch happen," the caption reads, alongside the snap of the Portuguese water dog sitting patiently with a tennis ball in his mouth in the Oval Office. The line is a joke from cult hit Mean Girls starring Lindsay Lohan.   Since posting the picture, it has been retweeted almost 20,000 times. Bo has proved a breakaway hit on the White House accounts, even claiming his very own album on the White House Facebook page. The Obama family's recent trip