• Queen Máxima of the Netherlands: 10 facts about the Dutch royal on her 44th birthday

    Queen Máxima of the Netherlands celebrates her 44th birthday on 17 May. To honour the occasion, HELLO! Online has gathered a list of ten facts about the Dutch monarch you may not have known. 1. The future queen consort was born Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti on 17 May 1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Her parents Jorge Zorreguieta and Maria del Carmen Cerruit Carricart also had two sons and another daughter. Máxima also has three half-sisters from her father's first marriage. 2. Determined and motivated, Máxima studied while working as an investment banker and in 1995, she graduated with a degree in economics from

  • Sofia Hellqvist's royal title revealed

    Sofia Hellqvist will be known as HRH Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland upon her marriage to Prince Carl Philip of Sweden next month. An official announcement made by the Swedish royal family on Sunday confirmed that when she ties the knot with Carl Philip on 13 June, 30-year-old Sofia will officially become a princess of Sweden. News of Sofia's royal title came on the same day that she stepped out with her future husband for their wedding bann ceremony in Stockholm. The bride-to-be, who sported a chic cream jacket and matching skirt teamed with nude court shoes and a black hat,

  • Kate 'interested' in joining the Women's Institute

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, could be set to join the Women's Institute. The British royal, who is settling into country life at Anmer Hall on the Sandringham Estate, has said she is 'interested' in joining Anmer WI, located just a stone's throw from her Norfolk home. HELLO! Online has learned that the president of Anmer WI, Dorothy Pulsford-Harris, has had a positive response to a letter she sent the Duchess before Christmas inviting her to join. "I had a very nice letter back from her private secretary saying she was interested," the 70-year-old retired barrister told us. "We

  • Prince Harry is 'very happy' being single – and laughs off Bridget Jones comparison

    Prince Harry may be one of the most eligible bachelors in the world but female fans will be disappointed to hear that the 30-year-old is not looking for a girlfriend. Harry, whose last serious relationship ended a year ago with Cressida Bonas, gave a candid interview in which he opened up about his current status. The Queen's grandson insisted that he was "very happy" being single – and laughed off a comparison to Bridget Jones, when it was suggested by a reporter. "Bridget Jones? Where's that come from?" said Harry, speaking to The Sunday Mirror. "Because I write my own diary