• Zara and Mike Tindall ecstatic as Monbeg Dude comes third at Grand National

    For what was a spur-of-the-moment purchase over two years ago, Mike Tindall's racehorse Monbeg Dude is proving to have been a worthwhile bet. The former rugby star and his royal wife Zara Tindall couldn't contain their delight as the horse took third place in the Grand National at Aintree on Saturday – despite odds of 40/1. Monbeg Dude's triumph earned his proud owner £105,000 and as he crossed the finish Mike's expression was one of joy and surprise. "I'm lost for words and emotions," he later tweeted. "All I can say is yes the dude!!!!!" CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL

  • Princess Charlene of Monaco enjoys weekend of sporty engagements

    Princess Charlene of Monaco is getting back into the swing of things following the birth of her twins at the end of last year. The statuesque royal, who became mother to Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques on 10 December 2014, undertook two engagements this weekend. Dressed in a casual yet chic ensemble of jeans, a cream blouse and a sleeveless stone-coloured jacket, Charlene stepped out at the Prince's Palace of Monaco to host a lunch for tennis champion Roger Federer and his wife Mirka. New parents Albert and Charlene no doubt discussed raising twins with Roger and Mirka, who have two