• Prince Carl Philip and new wife Sofia are the picture of happiness at Princess Victoria's 38th birthday celebrations

    Married life clearly agrees with Prince Carl Philip and his new wife Princess Sofia. The couple were full of joie de vivre as they joined the rest of the Swedish royal family on Tuesday for the birthday celebrations of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, making their first official public appearance as husband and wife. In an equally sunny mood was the royal's sister, Princess Madeleine, making her return to the spotlight after giving birth to a baby boy just short of a month ago. Carl Philip was dashing in a grey suit, with Sofia – dressed in a knee-length monochrome

  • Prince George's 2nd birthday: Royal Mint releases special edition £5 coin

    In celebration of Prince George's second birthday next week, the Royal Mint will release a limited edition commemorative £5 coin featuring the legend of St George and the dragon. Just 7,500 sterling silver coins have been minted in honour of the Prince's birthday on 22 July, and have been given the seal of approval from his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Queen and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The coin – priced at £80 – bears a contemporary image of St George battling the dragon by esteemed artist Christopher Le Brun. The obverse features the current portrait

  • Princess Mary of Denmark plays cameo role in train advert: watch video

    Before beginning her charmed life as a royal, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was an accomplished executive in the world of marketing and advertising, based in her native Australia. One of the companies she worked for was ad agency Mojo Partners, when she was Miss Mary Donaldson. During her two-year stint there, Mary featured in one of their commercials for public transport service V/Line. Scroll down for video Some 20 years have passed but a video of the old advert has now surfaced, showing Mary playing a role as a commuter. Princess Mary of Denmark worked in advertising before she became a royal The

  • Prince Carl Philip and Sofia make official debut at Victoria's birthday party

    Married life clearly agrees with Prince Carl Philip and his new wife Princess Sofia, who joined the rest of the Swedish royal family on Tuesday for Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden’s birthday celebrations. It marked their first official public appearance as husband and wife just one month after their lavish nuptials in Stockholm's Royal Palace.Prince Carl Philip and his new wife joined his sister Princess Madeleine and her husband Chris O'Neill to celebrate their sister's birthday Photo: Getty ImagesCarl Philip was dashing in a grey suit, with Sofia – dressed in a knee-length dress with a black skirt and white embroidered top – by his side.

  • The Royal Mint releases limited edition coin for Prince George's birthday

    In celebration of Prince George's second birthday next week, the Royal Mint will release a limited edition commemorative £5 coin – about $7.80 – featuring the legend of St George and the dragon. Just 7,500 sterling silver coins have been minted in honour of the toddler Prince's birthday on July 22, and have been given the seal of approval from his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Queen and the Chancellor of the Exchequer.The coin – priced at £80, or around $125 – bears a contemporary image of St George battling the dragon by esteemed artist Christopher