• Queen hospital visit: Buckingham Palace issues statement after Twitter health scare

    There was confusion on Wednesday after a BBC journalist tweeted that the Queen was "being treated" in hospital causing alarm on Twitter. Ahmen Khawaj tweeted: "BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth is being treated at King Edward 7th Hospital in London. Statement due shortly: @BBCWorld." Buckingham Palace took the step of issuing a statement, saying that the Queen had in fact had a "routine, pre-scheduled appointment" in King Edward VII Hospital. The monarch was soon back at the Palace after what was an annual medical check up. The Palace said the Queen was having a routine check up The Twitter mix up coincided with a

  • Stylish Sophie Wessex meets the original Calendar Girls

    The Countess of Wessex met some very special guests as she headed to a garden party held by the Duchess of Cornwall at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. The stylish royal was introduced to the six original Calendar Girls, the group of women whose lives inspired the hit film starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Countess of Wessex met the six original Calendar Girls The 50-year-old was as glamorous as ever as she mingled with guests including the Duchess of Gloucester and the Queen's cousin Princess Alexandra at the afternoon tea held for the Women's Insititute

  • Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist announce date of royal wedding

    Time to mark your calendars for another royal wedding! Sweden's Prince Carl Philip, 35, and Sofia Hellqvist, 29, have announced the date for the upcoming nuptials.The pair will wed at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm's Royal Palace — the same location of Carl Philip's sister Princess Madeleine's fairy-tale wedding in 2012 — on June 13, 2015.Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist will marry on 13 June 2015"We look forward to a summer wedding in the middle of June, when Sweden is very beautiful," the couple said in a statement on the Palace's Facebook page. "It's a great day for

  • Prince Charles and Camilla celebrate their 10th wedding anniversay

    Has it already been 10 years? Time flies when you're fan of the royals. It's been a decade since Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall held their private wedding ceremony at Windsor's Guildhall. Since then, Camilla has become an incredible asset to the British monarchy, with many praising her charm, wit and warm nature which has won over the public. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall married at Windsor's Guildhall Photo: Getty Images Despite her previous vow never to touch royal duties, the Duchess has seemingly taken to her newfound responsibilities with ease. Camilla has joined Charles on numerous

  • William and Kate celebrate fourth anniversary: 22 highlights from wedding

    As Prince William and Kate Middleton await the arrival of their second child any day now, another big occasion is upon them: their fourth wedding anniversary. On April 29, 2011, an estimated 2 billion people watched the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge tie the knot in a lavish affair that charmed the world. Photo: Getty Images Following tradition, the couple wed in Westminster Abbey in front of dignitaries, celebrities, friends and family. There was much buzz about what Kate would wear for the big moment, but the world got a first glimpse of her Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen gown as she left the famous Goring Hotel where

  • 10 times Prince Carl Philip was a real-life Prince Charming

    We all know Prince William and Prince Harry as swoon-worthy royalty, but there's one prince who has flown a bit more under the radar and is equally as handsome. Prince Carl Philip, who is third in line to the Swedish throne, has graced the world with his dark and dashing good looks as one of the most eligible bachelors.CLICK ON PHOTO BELOW FOR FULL GALLERY OF OUR TOP 10 PICSRoyal fans are giving the thumbs up to Prince Carl Philip, who is set to marry on June 13 Photo: Getty Images As a lieutenant in the Swedish navy, a sports lover, student of the

  • Queen Letizia of Spain is the Queen of Style in Paris

    One of the world's most glamorous royals, Queen Letizia of Spain combined her signature flair with French chic as she dazzled at husband King Felipe VI's side in Paris. In the first engagements during the couple's three day visit to the country, the monarch's wife pulled out all the stops – in what seemed like a whole wardrobe of picture-perfect outfits. CLICK PHOTO FOR LETIZIA'S PARISIAN STYLE The Queen stunned in cocktail attire at the Elysée Palace on Tuesday Photo: Getty Images On Tuesday, in line with the cocktail attire dress code, Queen Letizia opted for a burgundy dress by one

  • Buckingham Palace responds to Queen Elizabeth health scare rumors

    There was confusion on Wednesday after a BBC journalist tweeted that Queen Elizabeth was "being treated" in a local hospital, causing alarm on Twitter. Reporter Ahmen Khawaja tweeted: "BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth is being treated at King Edward 7th Hospital in London. Statement due shortly: @BBCWorld."Buckingham Palace was forced to issue a statement clarifying that the Queen had in fact had a "routine, pre-scheduled appointment" in King Edward VII Hospital. The monarch was soon back at the Palace after what was an annual medical check up.The Palace said the Queen was having a routine check up Photo: Getty ImagesThe

  • Sweden's Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel unharmed in car accident

    It was a scary moment for Sweden's Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel as they were involved in a car crash while visiting India’s President Pranab Mukherjee in Uppsala, Sweden on Monday evening. While the royal couple and politician were unharmed, nine people involved in the accident were taken to the hospital. "I have information saying nine people. Two of them are supposed to have been put in an ambulance, the rest were taken to hospital in police cars," Christer Nordström, press officer at Uppsala police, told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. "No one is seriously injured. But, this information could change." Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel were involved in