• Royal baby enthusiasts gather at Lindo Wing ahead of Kate's due date

    With the royal baby due in the next two weeks, fans have already started to gather outside the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is due to give birth. Excitement is beginning to build outside the exclusive Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, with preparations underway for the arrival of Prince William and Kate's little Prince or Princess. Among the royal enthusiasts gathered outside the hospital is John Loughery, a self-confessed "super fan" who has been present at every major royal event over the last ten years. The former chef camped out overnight ahead of

  • Princess Madeleine shares sweet new photo of Princess Leonore

    Princess Madeleine of Sweden is spending some mother-daughter bonding time with Princess Leonore ahead of the arrival of her second child. The Princess, who is set to welcome another baby in June, shared a picture of her one-year-old daughter on her official Facebook page on Friday. "Spring is finally here!" she captioned the photo, which shows the toddler gazing intently at some bluebells in the garden. The sweet snap attracted almost 30,000 likes within hours of being shared to the social networking site, with many royal fans commenting on how "adorable" the young Princess looked. (function(d, s, id) { var js,

  • The Queen beams with joy ahead of second royal baby

    As she prepares to welcome her fifth great grandchild any day now, the Queen couldn't hold back her excited smile during an appearance at Newbury racecourse. Beaming and breaking into laughter as she sat in the stands at the Berkshire sporting venue, Britain's monarch appeared in high spirits. The 88-year-old sported a vibrant magenta coat, a matching hat adorned with a silver flower and black court shoes. Making the most of the good weather, the Queen strolled around in the sunshine and stopped to chat to trainer Richard Hannon and jockey Richard Hughes. William and Kate's second royal baby may be born

  • Princess Mary and Princess Marie lead royal guests at Queen Margrethe's birthday dinner

    Celebrations for Queen Margrethe II's 75th birthday concluded in style on Thursday night. Accompanied by her son Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Crown Princess Mary, as well as a host of European royals, the birthday girl stepped out for a glamorous dinner party and firework display at Fredensborg Castle. The Danish sovereign, who was unaccompanied by her husband Prince Henrik, sported a long-sleeved powder blue gown accessorised with gold and turquoise jewellery. She was closely followed by her younger sisters Princess Benedikte of Denmark and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece. Princess Mary looked as elegant as ever in a stunning silver

  • The Queen beams with joy ahead of second royal baby

    As she prepares to welcome her fifth great grandchild any day now, the Queen couldn't hold back her excited smile during an appearance at Newbury racecourse. Beaming and breaking into laughter as she sat in the stands at the Berkshire sporting venue, Britain's monarch appeared in high spirits. The 88-year-old sported a vibrant magenta coat, a matching hat adorned with a silver flower and black court shoes. Making the most of the good weather, the Queen strolled around in the sunshine and stopped to chat to trainer Richard Hannon and jockey Richard Hughes. William and Kate's second royal baby may be born

  • Royal baby: potential godparents for Duchess Kate's second child

    Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge caused a few surprises when they announced the godparents for Prince George in 2013. The line up included family friends of Princess Diana, a former royal aide and an old university pal of the couple – but his brother Prince Harry didn't feature, nor did her sister Pippa Middleton. So who will they consider when the Duchess, née Kate Middleton, gives birth to their second child later this month? CLICK ON PHOTOS TO SEE FULL LIST OF POTENTIAL GODPARENTS Kate and William's choices for George's godparents included some surprises "It's an important role," royal expert

  • Royal baby enthusiasts gather at Lindo Wing ahead of Kate's due date

    With the royal baby due in the next two weeks, fans have already started to gather outside the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is due to give birth. Excitement is beginning to build outside the exclusive Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, with preparations underway for the arrival of Prince William and Kate's little Prince or Princess. Among the royal enthusiasts gathered outside the hospital is John Loughery, a self-confessed "super fan" who has been present at every major royal event over the last ten years. The former chef camped out overnight ahead of

  • Pippa Middleton reveals her 'dream' Norwegian vacation

    Kate Middleton's younger sister Pippa is never one to shy away from a good adventure. So it makes sense that he 31-year-old recently opted for an outdoor vacation in Norway that included hitting the stunning Sunnmore Alps, staying in a "dream Norwegian mountain ski lodge" and experiencing a snow spa. Writing about the account of her whirlwind trip in The Telegraph, Pippa reveals that the first stop was the chic boutique Hotel Brosundet in the sea port of Alesand, which was previously a "packing house for the busy klipfish trade." Pippa Middleton hits the water with fellow sailors Photo:

  • The week's best royal style: Princess Mary, Queen Mathilde, Princess Eugenie

    Luxurious gowns and sparkling tiaras were in order as much of the royal style moments this week can from Queen Margrethe 's 75th birthday party in Copenhagen. Princess Mary of Denmark dazzled as she arrived for a dinner at Christiansborg Palace. The elegant royal chose a stunning pale pink Birgit Hallstein gown pairing it with small earrings, bracelet, hair clips and, of course, a large diamond tiara. Princess Mary has worn this stunning gown to previous events Photo: Getty Images Princess Marie of Denmark also turned heads as she arrived for the same event in a navy lace peplum gown pairing it with her Diamond