• Prince William proudly takes the salute at Beating Retreat

    Prince William took the salute for the first time at Beating Retreat on Thursday evening. The Duke has attended the bi-annual two-day event from a young age but has but has never before taken the salute – which is when a senior officer or VIP formally acknowledges a salute given by troops. He beamed from the platform, enthralled by the ceremony. Sitting on the saluting dais, the 31-year-old Prince enjoyed the magnificent display of pomp a pageantry, which featured 300 musicians, drummers and pipers from the UK, Canada and France. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Prince William on the saluting platform at Beating

  • King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía expected to keep their titles

    King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía will most likely keep their titles of king and queen after Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia ascend the Spanish throne on 19 June. On Friday the Council of Ministers suggested amendments to the decree which governs the titles of the royal family, proposing that the monarch and his consort will still be known as King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía. The new official text for the decree will be written on Monday in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and attended by the Council of Ministers. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE King

  • Will Prince George attend Trooping the Colour?

    Trooping the Colour is one of the most anticipated events in the British royal calendar and annually draws a large proportion of the royal family to Buckingham Palace. This year the majestic ceremony will take place on 14 June, officially celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's 88th birthday. Given that Trooping the Colour is a renowned family affair, many royal watchers are hoping to see Prince George at the celebration on Saturday. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Royal fans hope Prince George will make an appearance on Saturday In 2013, the heavily pregnant Duchess of Cambridge took part in the ceremony as her last public

  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to attend Commonwealth Games

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will attend two days of the 2014 Commonwealth Games accompanied by Prince William's brother Prince Harry. The British royals will visit the event,  which is being held in Glasgow this year, on the 28 and 29 July during which there will be swimming, athletics, gymnastics, and shooting for them to choose from. Buckingham Palace have also confirmed that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II  will be opening the games on 23 July at Celtic Park, and will be accompanied by her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the