• Princes William and Harry to help build homes for ex-Army staff

    Prince William and Prince Harry will take part in a very hands-on engagement on Wednesday, where they will help turn a street of derelict houses into homes for ex-service personnel. The royal brothers will join the BBC's DIY SOS team in Manchester to help builders and hundreds of volunteers with the final stages of a renovation project. William and Harry will champion a cause close to their hearts – helping ex-servicemen and women make the transition to a civilian life and provide them with a house post-conflict. During the visit the sporty Princes will help put the finishing touches to houses

  • Prince William reveals rugby rivalry with Prince Harry

    Prince William has urged the Welsh rugby team to beat England at their World Cup fixture on Saturday – to keep his younger brother Prince Harry quiet. The Duke of Cambridge, who is the vice-patron of the Welsh Rugby Union, met with the players on Monday at their World Cup welcoming ceremony at the Guildhall in London, and told them: "Unfortunately I will be watching you with my brother, so I will need a Wales win more than ever!" CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE Prince William and Prince Harry will be cheering on different sides when England take on Wales Prince Harry

  • Princess Mako of Japan has been secretly studying at University of Leicester

    Princess Mako of Japan has gone undetected at the University of Leicester for the past year. The 23-year-old, who has been dubbed as Japan's Duchess Kate, has been studying for a Masters in Art Museum and Gallery Studies and has just finished her course. The royal's presence was virtually unknown to other students, apart from her fellow Japanese who would have recognised her as Mako is regularly seen in the public eye in Japan. Scroll down to watch video However in the UK, Emperor Akihito's first-born granddaughter has lived the life of a normal university student, staying in halls of residence

  • Queen Letizia of Spain completes look with $19.99 earrings from Mango

    Queen Letizia of Spain is always a style winner – and her recent tour of the United States, where she showed off a series of glam Haute couture pieces from one of her favorite designers, Felipe Varela, was no different. But the stunning wife of King Felipe VI also knows how to reign when it comes to high-low fashion, opting for a pair of Mango earrings that cost under $20 to complete one of her luxe looks.During her visit to Georgetown University last week, Letizia teamed her sheer couture LBD with a budget buy Photo: Gtres OnlineStepping out with

  • Norway's Princess Mette-Marit and her kids meet live bats: Video

    Well, this is something you don't see every day. In fact, it's downright batty! Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has released a video that shows her and her children, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus, tending to a small colony of bats on the grounds of Skaugum Palace. Princess Mette-Marit Photo: Getty Images Four years ago, Ingrid, 11, and Sverre, 9, placed special boxes on trees in the gardens of the royal residence near Oslo that would act as warm homes for the bats to hibernate in during the harsh northern European winter. Prince Sverre, Princess Ingrid and bat expert Jeroen van der Kooij In the video, the