• A look back at Prince George's fun-packed year as his 2nd birthday approaches

    It's hard to believe that Prince George is almost two. The last 12 months have been eventful to say the least, with plenty of opportunities for royal fans to coo over pictures of the adorable tot. As his 22 July birthday approaches, HELLO! Online looks back at his most memorable moments from the past year. The most momentous occasion in George's life so far occurred in May when the arrival of Princess Charlotte made him a big brother. Royal watchers were delighted when Prince William brought him to the Lindo Wing of St Mary's hospital to visit his newborn sister

  • Queen costs each person 56p per year

    As the Queen touched down in Germany on Wednesday to a splendid ceremonial welcome that included a 21-gun salute, a report revealed that the monarchy costs Britain 56p per person annually. The royal household's net expenditure was £35.7million in 2014-15, the same amount spent in the previous financial year. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY The Queen arriving in Germany for a four-day state visit After the publication of the Sovereign Grant Annual Report for 2014-15 Buckingham Palace released a statement saying the royal family is "excellent value for money" and has worked hard to bring down costs. At 89, the indefatigable royal

  • The Queen may move out of Buckingham Palace for £150million refurbishment

    The Queen may have to temporarily move out of Buckingham Palace while it is refurbished, royal sources have revealed. The historic palace is in need of renovation work costing an estimated £150million which may lead to the palace needing to be vacated. If the relocation does happen, it would be the first time a monarch would have vacated Buckingham Palace since Queen Victoria designated it as an official residence in 1837. However the Palace has not been redecorated since the 1950s and now needs significant modernisation work including replacement of the plumbing, rewiring, asbestos removal and redecorating. CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The

  • Identity of Sarah, Duchess of York's mystery companion revealed

    Royal watchers have noticed a handsome stranger accompanying Sarah, Duchess of York to recent events - now his identity has been revealed. The gorgeous gentleman is Spanish businessman Manuel Fernandez, who works across Europe, Middle East and Africa. According to the Daily Mirror, the pair met 18 months ago through a mutual friend, and have much in common, including their charitable pursuits. Manuel was first photographed with Sarah in May this year, as they caught the attention of the cameras at the Cannes Film Festival when they arrived together in a luxury yacht with other friends. Sarah Ferguson and Manual Fernandez The couple

  • Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden are honeymooning in Fiji

    What does a newly married royal couple do after having a lavish wedding? They go on a lavish vacation, of course! Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet shares that Prince Carl Philip and his new wife Princess Sofia of Sweden are celebrating their recent marriage with a romantic honeymoon in Fiji. The couple reportedly left Stockholm for the secluded getaway just hours after their wedding reception ended on June 13, flew business class with layovers in Britain and Switzerland before arriving in Los Angeles, then boarded another flight to Fiji. Carl Philip and Sofia traveled via a private aircraft to their luxury

  • Queen Elizabeth may move out of Buckingham Palace for renovations

    As Queen Elizabeth touched down in Germany on Wednesday, it was revealed that she may have to temporarily move out of Buckingham Palace. The historic building is in need of renovation work costing an estimated $236 million, which could lead to the palace needing to be completely vacated. The Palace has not been redecorated since the 1950s and now needs significant modernization from plumbing replacement to the removal of asbestos. While $3.3 million has been spent on repairs within the palace in the last year, a royal source, quoted by British newspaper The Telegraph, said it still needs "significant refurbishment." The

  • Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry's $4.6 million budget revealed

    It isn't cheap being royalty as it was revealed in the latest financial report of the British royal family released by the Palace saying that they spent $56.2 million in 2014-15. These costs, which average out to about .88 cents per U.K. citizen, are the total sum of all members, but only $4.6 million was spent on the younger royals including Prince William, his wife Kate Middleton and Prince Harry. The Prince of Wales' financial report revealed he foots the bill for all three covering costs to run their Kensington Palace offices, including official private secretaries and their press team, but not private staff like a nanny and