• The Queen ecstatic to receive lifetime achievement award for dedication to horses

    She may be used to handing out honours but on Wednesday The Queen was presented with one herself – the FEI Lifetime Achievement award. Her Majesty looked thrilled to receive the prestigious accolade, and the first of its kind, for her lifetime dedication to equestrianism. Hailed as "a true horsewoman" who has an "extraordinary bond" with her horses, The Queen was given the award by FEI President Princess Haya at a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The monarch's husband Prince Philip, who was once president of the FEI, looked proudly on as his wife received her tribute.   CLICK ON PHOTOS

  • Prince William to leave pregnant Kate at home as he travels to China and Japan

    Prince William will travel to China and Japan next year at the request of his grandmother The Queen's government. The Duke of Cambridge will make the visit without his wife The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, as she will be roughly six months pregnant with the couple's second baby. William, 32, will spend about three days in each country, departing in late February and returning home in early March. The trip will be carried out with the aim of improving diplomatic relations between Britain and the Far East nations, but William will also be championing a cause close

  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden shares sweet Thanksgiving snap of Princess Leonore

    Princess Madeleine of Sweden wished her millions of fans a happy Thanksgiving on Thursday as she posed for a sweet photo with her daughter, Princess Leonore.  "Happy Thanksgiving! With best wishes.." the picture was captioned, as the family celebrated Leonore's first Thanksgiving. Madeleine and husband Chris O'Neill are based in New York City,  where the pair first met after Madeleine moved there in 2010. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_GB/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by Princess Madeleine of Sweden. Much has been written