• Prince William congratulated on 'cute' message in Mandarin for Chinese New Year

    Prince William won plaudits when he recorded a message for Chinese New Year in Mandarin ahead of his visit to the country. State television showed the video, in which he spoke two sentences in the language, sending warm wishes to the people of China at this special time of year for them. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Prince William spoke two sentences in Mandarin Chinese Hundreds of millions of viewers will have seen the broadcast, which led to an overwhelmingly positive response on Weibo, a Chinese micro-blogging site similar to Twitter. "When I saw him saying 'chun jie

  • Prince William and Kate have 'no plans' to hire nanny for second baby

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and her husband Prince William have no plans to hire a maternity nurse, HELLO! magazine can exclusively reveal. When Kate, who is seven months pregnant, gives birth in April, it is believed that, contrary to previous reports, the couple will defy royal tradition by not seeking the help of a second nanny. Instead, William and Kate will take on the baby duties themselves and bond with their new arrival, just as they did in the early hands-on days with their firstborn Prince George. "As new parents, the Duke and Duchess wish to

  • Prince Charles and Camilla visit Chinatown to celebrate Chinese New Year

    Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall celebrated Chinese New Year with a visit to Chinatown on Thursday. The royal couple were greeted by dancers dressed as Chinese dragons as they took part in the festivities in London. Thrilled by their colourful welcome, Charles and Camilla were in high spirits as they chatted to locals in the heavily decorated street. The duo then headed to the new Chinese Exchange and viewed some artwork. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The royal couple were greeted by dancers dressed as dragons Joining the couple were Hong Kong-born

  • Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist step out in the snow as the four month countdown to their wedding begins

    Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist looked as loved-up as ever as they undertook a snowy engagement on Wednesday night. The couple, who are set to tie the knot in four months, both beamed with joy as they attended the opening ceremony of the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden. To protect themselves from the cold weather, the Swedish prince and his fiancée sported matching blue jackets and beanie hats emblazoned with the country's flag. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Sofia and Carl Philip linked arms at the engagement Former model Sofia, who wore

  • The Queen is looking for a new chauffeur

    Live in accommodation, free meals and 33 days holiday are just some of the perks on offer for Buckingham Palace's latest job vacancy. The Royal Household is currently looking for a new chauffeur to drive the Queen, members of the royal family and household guests around on their day-to-day business. The rare position is open to prospective candidates with a valid UK driving licence and professional driving experience. The successful applicant will need to be a good team player, and of course, remain calm under pressure when driving members of the royal family around. CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE

  • Prince Charles and Camilla ring in colorful Chinese New Year

    Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, took to the streets of Chinatown in London on Thursday to show off their festive side by celebrating the Chinese New Year. Prince Charles and Camilla celebrated the Chinese New Year in Chinatown Photo: Getty Images The royal couple walked alongside people in traditional colorful dragon costumes who danced on the streets to mark the year of the goat. The famous procession visits each restaurant in the area, giving blessings for a fruitful new year. Camilla and Charles could be seen stopping in front of the Oriental Dragon to greet spectators. The royal couple waved to festive