• Prince Charles to meet Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams

    Prince Charles will become the first member of the British royal family to meet Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams at the start of an official visit to the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday. The heir to the throne accepted an invitation from the Republican leader to meet in Galway, western Ireland. The Prince accepted Gerry Adams' invitation to meet It follows a historic handshake in 2012 between the Queen and Martin McGuinness, the Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, who was formerly an IRA commander. The symbolic gesture came as the monarch visited the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. This week's meeting is

  • Prince William's working week away from baby Charlotte, George and Kate

    Prince William is set to have a busy week following his temporary return to royal duties from paternity leave. The new dad, who enjoyed two weeks at home following the birth of Princess Charlotte, will carry out two more official engagements over the next few days. William made his return to the public eye on Monday, as he travelled to Switzerland to attend a meeting for the United for Wildlife movement – a foundation he created with the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and his brother Prince Harry. The 32-year-old is expected to return to the UK on Tuesday, ahead

  • Prince Charles's historic handshake with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams

    Prince Charles and Gerry Adams shook hands on Tuesday afternoon, marking an important milestone between Britain and Ireland. The heir to the throne had accepted Mr Adams' invitation to meet in Galway, western Ireland, becoming the first member of the British royal family to officially meet the Sinn Fein leader. CLICK ON PICTURES FOR FULL GALLERY Prince Charles and Gerry Adams shake hands on Tuesday The meeting has been heralded as another important step in promoting peace and reconciliation between the two countries, and took place at the National University of Ireland during Charles's first day of a four-day trip to Ireland. Mr

  • Prince William says Princess Charlotte is 'fine, she's good' at Windsor Castle ceremony

    Prince William gave an update on his newborn daughter Princess Charlotte on Tuesday, telling reggae star Brinsley Forde: "She's fine, she's good". The second-in-line to the throne was awarding Brinsley an MBE at Windsor Castle when the pair talked about their children and William confirmed two-week-old Charlotte was doing well. Brinsley Forde chats to Prince William during the Investiture Ceremony at Windsor Castle on Tuesday Speaking to People magazine, Brinsley added that he "congratulated [William] on Charlotte and we spent a little time talking, as my son Jermaine's about to have a little one. So he congratulated me too." The 32-year-old Prince

  • Prince William makes first appearance since Charlotte's birth in Switzerland

    Prince William isn't set to return back to work until June, but his royal duties still continue. The Duke of Cambridge has briefly left Kate Middleton with their newborn daughter Charlotte to support a cause close to his heart. The Prince attended a meeting of the United for Wildlife movement — a foundation he created with his wife, and Prince Harry — in Switzerland. It's the first time the father of two has been seen in public since he and Kate left Kensington Palace with their newborn baby girl and big brother Prince George as they headed to their

  • Prince Harry shares sweet moment upon reuniting with Queen Elizabeth

    Prince Harry has always spoken fondly about his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth. His love and admiration was most definitely on display as he warmly greeted her on Monday at the opening of the Royal Chelsea Flower Show. The proud granny was all smiles when the 30-year-old leaned down to plant a kiss on her cheek. Harry greeted his grandmother with a kiss on the cheek Photo: Getty Images It was Harry's first engagement since touching back down in the UK after a month-long army secondment in Australia coupled with an official trip to New Zealand. Despite his hectic schedule and just returning,