• Kate Middleton to return to royal duties with several upcoming engagements planned

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, has maintained a low profile since the birth of her daughter Princess Charlotte in May, and now the mother-of-two will make a gradual return to the public eye over the coming weeks as she resumes a limited programme of public engagements. Kate will make her first official engagement on 17 September when she pays a visit to the Anna Freud Centre. The very next day she will join her husband, Prince William, and brother-in-law, Prince Harry, at the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup which kicks off at Twickenham, and is also

  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden pregnant with her second child

    Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has some happy news: she's expecting her second child with Prince Daniel. A statement from the Swedish royal household said: "Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are happy to announce that The Crown Princess is expecting their second child. The birth is expected to take place in March of 2016." Relive Victoria and Daniel's magical wedding Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel have been married since 2010 The couple's daughter Princess Estelle is three and they clearly feel it's the right time to add to their family. In August 2014, the toddler started nursery school

  • Prince Harry 'considering reunion' with ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy after secret meet up in Africa

    Are Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy giving their past relationship another go? A new report has claimed that the 30-year-old Prince and his ex-girlfriend are considering getting back together after secretly meeting up over the summer. Harry and Chelsy dated on-off for seven years but split in 2011, shortly after Prince William and Kate's wedding. The flame-haired royal went on to date dancer and model Cressida Bonas for two years until 2014, while Chelsy, a solicitor, recently ended her relationship with jeweller Charles Goode in January. "Harry still holds a candle for her," a source said of the prince's former girlfriend Harry and

  • Princess Sofia of Sweden calls for help for refugee crisis: 'We must do something'

    Princess Sofia of Sweden has called on members of the public to take action and help those suffering as a result of the refugee crisis. The 30-year-old princess, who married Prince Carl Philip three months ago, gave a speech in Pretoria, South Africa in which she urged everyone to "do something". "I think that everybody can contribute in their own way and do something," said Sofia, while attending a conference for Global Child Forum. The organisation was set up by her parents-in-law King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden in support of children's rights. "I have a great belief

  • Prince William to make academy visit in support of late mother Princess Diana's anti-bullying campaign

    Prince William will be making a visit in support of his late mother Princess Diana's anti-bulling campaign, the Kensington Palace has confirmed. The engagement was announced via Twitter on Thursday: "The Duke of Cambridge will visit @HammersmithAcad to support the @DianaAward's #Back2School Anti-bullying Campaign on 21 September." William will meet youngsters at west London's Hammersmith Academy in support of the award-winning charity founded in 1999, two years after Diana passed away, to tackle bullying and social exclusion. Prince William will visit Hammersmith Academy in support of the Diana Award The award, which was set up as a legacy to Diana, and her

  • Queen Elizabeth II: The monarch's best moments of the last decade

    At 89, Queen Elizabeth still rides, drives and knows how to put on an impeccable public display. More active, vibrant and loved than ever, the monarch remains at the heart of her country's national life and on September 9, she will surpass Queen Victoria's reign to become the longest-reigning British monarch in history, having ruled the United Kingdom for 63 years and 216 days. While the Queen prefers a low key celebration, the greatest gift the royal matriarch could receive is the monarchy's present standing as her dynasty continues to grow with the birth of Princess Charlotte. The Queen will

  • Queen Rania: an exclusive look at her life behind-the-scenes

    Queen Rania of Jordan celebrated her 45th birthday on August 31, and to mark the special day, she is sharing never-before-seen photos exclusively with HELLO! that were taken by her personal photographer. Farras Oran has the honor of accompanying the beautiful brunette on many of her public engagements in her role as the wife of King Abdullah, and the photographer has made her a special homage with a series of splendid photographs in both black-and-white and color. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY Photo: The Royal Hachemite Court The special snaps reveal Rania at her most natural and spontaneous as she

  • Kate Middleton returning to royal duties with several appearances

    Although she has kept a low profile since the birth of Princess Charlotte, Kate Middleton is expected to make a gradual return to the public eye over the coming weeks as she resumes a limited number of public engagements beginning September 17. The Duchess of Cambridge will pay a visit to the Anna Freud Centre. The very next day she will join her husband, Prince William, and brother-in-law, Prince Harry, at the opening ceremony of the Rugby World Cup, which kicks off at Twickenham. The mom of two is also said to be planning attendance at other unconfirmed tournament

  • Queen Elizabeth celebrates record reign with new photo

    She's seen a lot of historic events take place during her six-decade reign, and on Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II will make some history of her own — she's set to become the longest reigning monarch in British history. On September 9, she will beat the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria — 63 years and seven months. In honor of this momentous occasion, Buckingham Palace has released a commemorative photo of the Queen. The picture, which was taken in July by Mary McCartney (the daughter of Paul McCartney and the late Linda McCartney), shows the Queen seated at her desk in her private audience room at Buckingham