• Happy birthday King Willem-Alexander! 10 facts about the royal

    King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands celebrates his 47th birthday on 27 April. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY To honour the Dutch monarch's big day, HELLO! Online have gathered a list of ten facts you may not know about the popular royal.   King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima 1.The future King was born on 27 April 1967 at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, Netherlands, as the first child of the then Princess Beatrix and her husband Prince Claus. Upon birth, his official royal title was 'His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands'. 2. His birth was celebrated across the Netherlands as he was the

  • Kate reveals her favourite photo of Prince George

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, has revealed which is her favourite photo of Prince George. Among the scores of pictures taken of nine-month-old George throughout the family's royal tour of New Zealand and Australia, Kate revealed her favourite is of George cuddling up to her during his royal playdate at Government House in Wellington. The adorable photo shows the third-in-line to the throne dressed in navy dungaree shorts from Rachel Riley and a white babygro, nuzzling into his mother's neck as he holds on tightly for a hug,   Kate and George share a cuddle The picture was snapped by professional photographer

  • King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain thrilled at first meeting with the Pope

    Members of Europe's leading royal families gathered in the Vatican City on Sunday to see Pope Francis canonise Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. Among the esteemed visitors were King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain, who were meeting the Pope for the first time. The royal couple had arrived for the morning ceremony at 9:40am local time and were greeted by the Archbishop of the Catholic Church, Georg Gänswein, who showed King Juan and Queen Sofia to their places.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Queen Paola and King Albert II of Belgium (left) and King Juan and Queen Sofia