• Queen and Prince Philip celebrate Gurkhas' proud 200-year history on eve of his 94th birthday

    Led by the Queen and Prince Philip, the royal family celebrated 200 years of Gurkha service with the British Army at a spectacular parade showcasing the best of their history and culture. Prince Harry was on his usual charming form, chatting with dancers in traditional dress and even breaking his own 'no selfie rule' to take a picture with one attractive young lady. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Queen is accompanied by the Sultan of Brunei (left) who has been protected by Gurkhas since 1974 However, if the limelight was very firmly on the royal matriarch and her husband there was

  • Princess Estelle will play ring bearer for Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist at Swedish royal wedding

    When Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist became man and wife in Sweden's fairytale wedding of the year, his niece and goddaughter Princess Estelle will have a starring role. To give the lavish nuptials a particularly personal family touch, the three-year-old future queen is expected to be one of the ring bearers. According to reports in the Swedish press, the little princess has even been involved in rehearsals for the special day. However, the royal palace has remained silent probably because they're waiting to see how she will handle her responsibility. Princess Victoria has been gently guiding her daughter on how

  • Prince Philip's 94th birthday: 15 facts about the royal

    Prince Philip celebrates his 94th birthday on Wednesday 10 June. The Queen's husband, a former naval officer and gentleman known for his mischievous sense of humour, is expected to celebrate the day surrounded by close family. Meanwhile, in Hyde Park, a salute of 41 guns will be fired by the King's Troop Royal Artillery. The day is also marked by the Union flag being flown from government buildings. To honour Philip's birthday, HELLO! Online has gathered a list of 15 facts you may not have known about the Duke of Edinburgh. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Prince Philip was born on the

  • Prince Harry and Jonny Wilkinson launch 100-day countdown to Rugby World Cup

    Prince Harry and Jonny Wilkinson have teamed up to celebrate the 100-day countdown to the Rugby World Cup. Arriving at Twickenham stadium on Wednesday, the pair were given the honour of launching the Webb Ellis Trophy tour. The coveted trophy will travel around the UK and Ireland, before making its way back to London for the start of the games on 18 September. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Jonny Wilkinson and Prince Harry celebrated 100 days to go until the Rugby World Cup In his role as honorary president of the Rugby World Cup, Harry – who has played the "gentleman's

  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden shares photo for wedding anniversary

    June is shaping up to be an especially exciting month for Princess Madeleine of Sweden. The heavily pregnant royal is due to welcome her second child with husband Chris O'Neill any day now, and on Monday the couple also celebrated their wedding anniversary.Taking to Facebook to mark the special occasion, Madeleine posted a sweet throwback photo of herself and Chris gazing into each other's eyes."Today we celebrate 2 wonderful years as a married couple and we are excited for what the future will bring us!" Madeleine, who already has one daughter, Princess Leonore, fittingly captioned the snap. (function(d, s,

  • Prince Harry breaks 'no selfie rule' during Gurkha celebration

    Prince Harry was Prince Charming yet again as he stepped out for another public engagement on Tuesday. This time, he attended a spectacular parade to celebrate 200 years of Gurkha service with the British Army. While the royal imposed a "no selfie rule" during his time in Australia and New Zealand, he broke it to take a picture with one enthused young lady. His self-imposed ban came first came to light in April when Harry turned down the request of a young fan outside the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. "No, I hate selfies. Seriously, you need to get out

  • Princess Estelle to be a ring bearer for Swedish royal wedding

    As we wait to see the fairytale wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist this Saturday, more details are coming out about the lavish affair. According to reports in the Swedish press, Carl Philip's 3-year-old niece and future queen, Princess Estelle, is expected to be one of the ring bearers. In response to questions, spokeswoman Margareta Thorgren would only say, "We will reveal the names of the children who will carry the rings just before the wedding or on the same day." Princess Victoria has been gently guiding her daughter on how to behave in public Photo: Getty Images Sofia