• The Queen meets Princess Charlotte at Kensington Palace

    The Queen has met her great-granddaughter Princess Charlotte for the first time on Tuesday. Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, introduced their newborn baby to Her Majesty in their apartment at Kensington Palace, and the 89-year-old spent 30 minutes in her great-granddaughter's company. The Queen was pictured leaving Kensington Palace after meeting Princess Charlotte The Queen was previously expected to meet with the three-day-old before her name was announced on Monday. She will surely have been honoured that William and Kate have chosen to name their first daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana in recognition of her. Her Majesty was

  • Bookmakers pay out £1m after royal baby name announcement

    Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, thrilled the public when they announced that they had named their daughter Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. However bookmakers may not be so happy with the Princess' moniker after it emerged they had to pay out an estimated £1million following Monday's announcement. Alice was previously a firm favourite with the bookies, but Charlotte had a last minute surge in popularity in the last week. The name was the most popular bet since the Princess of Cambridge was born on Saturday morning. Jessica Bridge from Ladbrokes said: "Charlotte was the hot tip over

  • Prince William registers the birth of his new daughter Princess Charlotte

    On Tuesday, Prince William registered the birth of his newborn daughter, HRH Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. William signed the registry at Kensington Palace overseen by a registrar from Westminster Register Office. Royal fans were quick to note that under the 'occupation' heading for Kate, William wrote: "Princess of the United Kingdom," while their address was signed as Kensington Palace. The Duke filed the official document on the same day Princess Charlotte was met by her great-grandmother the Queen for the first time. William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, introduced their newborn baby to Her Majesty in their apartment

  • Meet Charlotte Elizabeth Diana! Princess of Cambridge has been named

    Just two days after the world welcomed a new little princess, Kate Middleton and Prince William have revealed that their new bundle of joy is named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana,” the Palace tweeted on Monday. "The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge." Meet Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Photo: Getty Images The royal couple revealed the name of the baby just two days after she was born a healthy 8 pounds and 3 ounces. The decision on the name was made

  • Princess Beatrice to fellow dyslexia sufferers: 'Don't give up'

    Princess Beatrice of York knows a thing or two about overcoming obstacles — and she isn't afraid to share it. The young royal, 26, discussed her own struggles with dyslexia during a visit on April 27 to the Maple Hayes Dyslexia School in Lichfield, Staffordshire. Beatrice, who was helping unveil a new elementary school classroom, opened up about her own challenges with young students, who were grateful to hear her story. Excited pupils welcomed Princess Beatrice to Lichfield's Maple Hayes Dyslexia School http://t.co/lWDLVDBd5o pic.twitter.com/dEWOjJznk2 — Lichfield Mercury (@LichMercury) April 28, 2015 What an amazing day we had yesterday showing Princess Beatrice around

  • Queen Elizabeth meets Princess Charlotte for first time on Tuesday

    The Queen has met her great-granddaughter Princess Charlotte for the first time on Tuesday. Prince William and Kate Middleton were joined by Her Majesty in their apartment at Kensington Palace. The 89-year-old was previously expected to meet with the 3-day-old before her name was announced on Monday. However, she will surely have been honored to learn that William and Kate had chosen to name their first daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana in recognition of her. The Queen will meet Princess Charlotte on Tuesday Photo: Getty Images Her Majesty missed the arrival of her fifth great-grandchild on Saturday because she was carrying out a