• Princess Anne and Autumn Phillips attend Sarah Staples' funeral

    Princess Anne led the British royals at Sarah Staples' funeral on Friday. The Queen's only daughter stepped out at the Church of St Peter & St Paul in Great Somerford, Wiltshire, to lay her former sister-in-law to rest. The Princess Royal was joined by her son Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn as well as her ex-husband Captain Mark Phillips and his daughter Stephanie. Princess Anne exited the church with her daughter-in-law Autumn Phillips and Mark Phillips' daughter Stephanie Autumn, who was dressed smartly in an all-black ensemble, was seen comforting her husband's half-sister Stephanie by walking arm-in-arm with the 17-year-old as

  • The Countess of Wessex enjoys a family day at Ascot

    The Countess of Wessex and her family enjoyed a day out at Ascot on Saturday. Sophie and her husband Prince Edward and their two children Lady Louise Windsor and James, Viscount Severn were out and about The Christmas Meeting at the famous Berkshire racecourse. Sophie, 49, who was dressed in a smart grey skirt, matching jacket, tights and black boots, was charged with presenting prizes including a bottle of champagne to the day's winners. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The Countess of Wessex annually presents the prizes at The Christmas Meeting at Ascot Keen horse riding fans, Sophie, Edward, Louise, 11, and