• Zara Tindall mourns the sudden death of her aunt Sarah Staples

    Just a few weeks ago they came together to celebrate the joyful christening of baby Mia. Now Zara Tindall and her family are united in grief following the sad death of her aunt Sarah Staples, at the age of 63. Sarah was the only sister of Zara's father, Captain Mark Phillips, who was married to Princess Anne from 1973 until 1992. "She died suddenly," a friend of the family told the Daily Mail. "It is very sad." Zara Phillips with her father, Captain Mark Phillips A funeral is expected to take place on Friday at the Church of St Peter and

  • Happy birthday James, Viscount Severn: 10 facts about the royal

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex's son James, Viscount Severn, celebrates his seventh birthday on 17 December. To honour the royal's big day, HELLO! Online has gathered a list of ten facts you may not have known about Prince Edward and Countess Sophie's youngest child.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE James, Viscount Severn is the Queen's youngest grandchild 1. James was born at 4.20pm on 17 December 2007 at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, as the second child and first son of Prince Edward and his wife the Countess of Wessex. 2. Speaking after the birth, Edward proudly said that his

  • Duchess Kate glams up to attend the Queen's Christmas lunch

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Queen's Buckingham Palace Christmas lunch on Wednesday. The couple joined other members of the royal family including Prince Harry, Prince Charles and Princess Beatrice at the event, which is hosted each year by the monarch at her official residence. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the Christmas lunch without Prince George   Prince George arrived at the palace in a separate car with his nanny, Maria Teresa Borallo. The 16-month-old, who is due to celebrate his second Christmas at Sandringham next week, was reportedly smiling as

  • Duchess Kate introduces herself to young boy as 'Catherine'

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, showed a down-to-earth attitude when she introduced herself to a young boy as "Catherine". The pregnant royal was visiting an East London Scout group on Tuesday evening, when she surprised a group of children by turning up to one of their sessions. "Oh my God, it's Princess Kate!" cried out one boy as she made her entrance. The future Queen, who was dressed casually in a black hoodie and skinny jeans, was asked by another younger child, "What's your name?" when she came and sat next to him.   CLICK ON PHOTOS TO