• Prince Felix of Luxembourg weds Claire Lademacher in an intimate civil ceremony

    Another stunning brunette has joined the ranks of Europe's princesses with the wedding of Prince Felix of Luxembourg and his German sweetheart Claire Lademacher. The couple looked thrilled as they waved to a crowd of well-wishers after exchanging vows in the town of Königstein, near the bride's home city Frankfurt. Tuesday's civil service was the first of two wedding ceremonies for the duo.     CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY For her special day, Claire, 28, the daughter of telecomms millionaire Hartmut Lademacher, wore a silk ivory dress with a peplum feature and knee-length hemline. She finished off her elegant outfit with aquamarine earrings. Guests included Felix' parents Grand

  • Prince Harry experiences 'some of the toughest conditions on Earth' in training for South Pole trek

    Prince Harry experienced "some of the toughest conditions on Earth" on Monday, in a full day of training ahead of trekking across the South Pole in November. The Prince, who celebrated his 29th birthday on Monday, took part in 24 hours of gruelling training in a cold chamber where temperatures reached as low as -35C. He worked alongside the team, known as Team Glenfiddich – made up of British soldiers who have been injured in the line of duty – who will also take part in the Walking With The Wounded South Pole Allied Challenge.   A spokesman for the charity, of which

  • Royals all set for Prince Felix of Luxembourg and Claire Lademacher's civil wedding ceremony

    Luxembourg's royals are just hours away from celebrating the wedding ceremony of Prince Felix of Luxembourg and his German fiancée Claire Lademacher. The couple's civil ceremony will be an intimate one, with only immediate family members present. It will take place at 12.30pm on Tuesday in the luxury Villa Rothschild in the German town of Königstein, near the bride's home town of Frankfurt.   According to Luxemburger Wort, Prince Felix has chosen his future brother-in-law and namesake Felix Lademacher to be his witness for the civil wedding, while German heiress Claire has opted for her future sister-in-law, Princess Alexandra. The choice of witnesses is