• Prince Harry makes 'tough decision' to leave army

    Prince Harry is set to leave the armed forces in June. The British royal was previously rumoured to be making an exit after ten years of full-time military service, but on Tuesday Harry himself released a statement explaining his decision. Making the "tough" choice, Harry reflected on the past decade, which saw the 30-year-old serve two tours in Afghanistan, qualify as an Apache Aircraft Commander and launch the Paralympic-style Invictus Games. "After a decade of service, moving on from the army has been a really tough decision," said Harry. "I consider myself incredibly lucky to have had the chance

  • Kate charms lucky guardsmen at St Patrick's Day parade

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is expected to give birth to her second baby next month, but that didn't stop the dedicated royal from carrying on with her official duties. In what was one of her final engagements before she goes off on maternity leave, Kate travelled to Aldershot, Hampshire with her husband Prince William. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Duchess of Cambridge opted for a chic brown coat, compared to her previous visits where she wore green The Duke and Duchess were paying a visit to the Mons Barracks – home to 1st

  • Buckingham Palace visitors to be treated like royalty at new summer exhibition

    Visitors to Buckingham Palace this summer will receive a royal welcome as part of a new exhibition. For the first time, tourists will be allowed to enter the State rooms through the Grand Entrance, following in the footsteps of kings, queens and presidents – and the newlywed Duchess of Cambridge - who have been welcomed to the Palace in this way over the centuries. The exhibition, A Royal Welcome, will give visitors the chance to see first-hand how the Palace copes with the 62,000 guests it entertains each year during state banquets, investitures, garden parties and private audiences.

  • Queen Máxima of the Netherlands kicks off Danish tour in style

    Queen Máxima of the Netherlands gave royal watchers a lesson in fashion and style, arriving in Copenhagen in a glamorous grey studded coat. The monarch was kicking off a two-day tour of Denmark with her husband King Willem-Alexander, after the couple were invited by Danish ruler Queen Margrethe. Ever the gracious royal, Máxima opted to pay tribute to both countries, wearing a coat made by Danish designer Claes Iversen who studied arts and fashion in the Netherlands. The Dutch queen wowed in the grey number, which featured faux jewels in the shapes of stars and crosses. CLICK ON PHOTOS

  • William and Kate: Best baby quotes as they prepare for second child

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will soon begin her maternity leave ahead of the birth of her second child. Kate attended one of her final public engagements at a St Patrick's Day Parade on Tuesday, following an active pregnancy that has seen her make a number of appearances both in the UK and New York. Since announcing her second pregnancy in September, both Kate and Prince William have spoken openly about their excitement at welcoming a little brother or sister for Prince George – leading to some memorable quotes about their impending arrival. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO

  • Prince Harry confirms military exit: 'Most good things come to an end'

    Prince Harry has a big announcement. After 10 years of serving in the British Armed Forces, the palace confirms to HELLO! that the royal will complete his final operational service in June. And though he is stopping his duty in the field, the royal will carry the experiences forward and plans a lifelong connection to the military. "After a decade of service, moving on from the Army has been a really tough decision. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have had the chance to do some very challenging jobs and have met many fantastic people in the process," the Prince

  • Pregnant Kate Middleton hands out shamrocks at St. Patrick's Day parade

    Just weeks before she is due to give birth, Kate Middleton attended the St. Patrick's Day parade at Mons Barracks, Aldershot, home to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards on Tuesday. Seemingly her final engagement before going on maternity leave, the pregnant Duchess was joined by her husband Prince William, who is attending in his capacity as the colonel of the regiment. Photo: Getty Images Kate, who has attended with William for the past three years, stuck to a tradition started in 1901 by Queen Alexandra, the wife of Edward VII, and handed out shamrocks to guardsmen. Going against tradition, Kate donned a brown Catherine Walker coat as opposed