• Prince Charles' loyal aide pulls apart reporter's microphone

    Kristina Kyriacou, one of Prince Charles' most senior aides, took exception to a Channel 4 reporter who tried to question the royal about the 'black spider memos' on Wednesday. Kristina, who works as Charles' communications secretary, stepped in to physically block Michael Crick when he approached the Prince, before pulling apart his microphone. Reporter Michael was waiting for Charles outside a Marks & Spencer in Marble Arch, where the royal was carrying out an official engagement for the Prince's Trust, and attempted to ask him whether he was worried about the letters being published. My doorstep with Prince Charles over his

  • Princess Mary of Denmark's new lady-in-waiting revealed

    Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has been appointed a new private secretary and lady-in-waiting, Christine Pii Hansen. The Danish royal palace released a statement to confirm the change in Mary's inner circle of employees. Christine, who will start on 8 June, is no doubt a fitting choice to guide the future queen of Denmark given her background. The 44-year-old previously worked as deputy head of the Foreign Ministry's International Law Office – the firm she has been with for the past 11 years. After graduating from the University of Copenhagen, Christine embarked on an illustrious career, holding posts as a legal

  • Princess of Cambridge's announcement placed on easel at Buckingham Palace

    The announcement of the new Princess of Cambridge's birth has been placed on an easel at the forecourt of Buckingham Palace. At 12.30 pm on Saturday, a footman tasked with the job exited the palace's Privy Purse door carrying the all-important document. It was then placed on an ornate easel just behind the gates.In keeping with royal tradition, the brief notice confirmed the news that Kate Middleton "was safely delivered of a daughter." Presented on palace-headed foolscap-sized paper, the framed bulletin also stated that the little Princess had come into the world at 8.34 am, weighing 8lbs, 3oz.The easel

  • Prince George matches Prince William during visit to meet his baby sister

    Prince George was such a dapper little fellow as he arrived to the Lindo Wing to meet his baby sister for the very first time. Shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday, the little royal made his way to the hospital with his proud father Prince William to be introduced to the newborn Princess of Cambridge. Father and son wore matching clothes Photo: Getty Images Ten minutes after William made the short journey from the hospital to Kensington Palace, he arrived back at the hospital with his young son. After pulling up outside the Lindo Wing, William got out of his car

  • The 19 best photos from Princess Charlotte of Cambridge's royal birth

    From the moment that Kensington Palace revealed on Twitter early on Saturday May 2 that Kate Middleton had gone into labor, royal watchers counted down the minutes until news of the couple's second baby was announced. While fans had expected the youngster to arrive earlier than May, they in fact didn't have long to wait once the Duchess had been taken to St. Mary's Hospital. Just two-and-a-half-hours after she was admitted, Kate gave birth to a baby girl: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge became parents for the second time on May 2, 2015 Photo: Getty Images The little

  • Prince William set to make first appearance since welcoming baby Charlotte

    It's back to work for Prince William! It has been announced that less than a month after welcoming second child Princess Charlotte into the world, the dutiful royal is already filling up his schedule with official engagements. Kensington Palace has confirmed that William will make his first high-profile appearance since his child's birth on Wednesday May 20. William will travel to St. George's Park in Staffordshire to meet the England Women soccer team in his capacity as President of the Football Association. The team is preparing to compete in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 in Canada and will jet

  • Royal Mint unveil new £5 coin to celebrate Princess' birth

    The Royal Mint has unveiled the new £5 coin which was designed in celebration of the new Princess of Cambridge's birth. A total of 500 gold coins and 9,500 silver coins will be produced to commemorate the arrival of the baby daughter of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton.CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR GALLERYThe Princess of Cambridge was born on 2 MayThe coins have a royal seal of approval from the Queen - who approved the decision during a meeting of the Privy Council at Buckingham Palace on 19 March - the Duke and Duchess

  • Princess Mary of Denmark announces her new lady-in-waiting

    Being a royal means coordinating a lot of engagements and correspondence, which is exactly why Crown Princess Mary of Denmark needs an excellent right-hand woman. So when the Danish royal palace released a statement to confirm the Princess had appointed a new private secretary and lady-in-waiting, we knew she would come with a stellar resume. Christine Pii Hansen, who will start on June 8, is no doubt a fitting choice to guide the future queen of Denmark, given her background. The 44-year-old previously worked as deputy head of the Foreign Ministry's International Law Office, the firm she has been with