• Duchess Kate dazzles as she presents fostering awards

    The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton is the doting mum to two-year-old son Prince George and baby Princess Charlotte, but on Tuesday evening Kate left her brood at home and found time to bond with other youngsters. The kind-hearted royal was shining a spotlight on The Fostering Network – a charity dedicated to foster care – as she attended the annual Fostering Excellence Awards. The ceremony was celebrating the achievements of foster carers, young people, social workers and others within the fostering community, and was also an opportunity for Kate to hear some truly inspirational stories. Kate was presented with quilts

  • King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain feature on new €30 coin

    The Royal Mint of Spain has unveiled a new coin featuring portraits of King Felipe and Queen Letizia on one side. This is the first time that the couple have appeared on legal tender together, since Felipe was crowned king in June 2014. The royal couple are captured side-on, with their names and the year 2015 printed on one face of the coin. On the reverse is Don Quixote, a character in the Spanish classic by Cervantes. Quixote is pictured riding his trusted mare Rocinante while his long-suffering squire and sidekick Sancho Panza kneels beside them. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Queen

  • Princess Charlene of Monaco shows off new pixie cut as she hands out gifts

    A few days after debuting her pixie cut, the radiant Princess Charlene of Monaco carried out a very special engagement with her husband Prince Albert. The couple paid a visit to the Monaco Red Cross headquarters on Tuesday morning where they took part in a parcel distribution for locals. Charlene was looking characteristically elegant in a black wraparound dress, which she cinched in at the waist with a brown leather belt. She accessorised with a strand of pearls, a silver necklace and a pair of sunglasses, but the high point of her look was her striking, sleek pixie cut. CLICK TO VIEW

  • Prince William and Kate offer condolences to Paris victims

    Prince William and his wife the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton paid a sombre visit to the French Embassy in London on Tuesday afternoon. The couple signed a book of condolence for the victims of the Paris attacks, and offered their deepest sympathies. "To all those who have died and were injured in the heartless attacks in Paris, and to all the people in France: nos plus sincères condoléances," the message read. It was signed "William" and "Catherine". CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Prince William was first to sign the book of condolence for the Paris attack victims Showing their respects Kate

  • Prince William honours Carl Froch and Jonny Wilkinson at Investiture ceremony

    Prince William awarded boxer Carl Froch with an MBE during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. The boxing superstar, who opened up about his daughter's brave fight for life in this week's HELLO! magazine, appeared delighted to be presented with the honour for his services to boxing. Read the full interview in this week's HELLO! magazine, on sale now in all good newsagents and available to download on iPad, android, kindle fire and more formats. Or subscribe today to make sure you don't miss an issue! Looking smart in a grey three-piece suit, the 38-year-old proudly showed off his

  • Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is pretty in pink on Bangladesh tour

    During a visit to a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, it was only fitting that Queen Máxima of the Netherlands should show off her sartorial prowess. The elegant queen, who is on a three-day tour of the South Asian country, was an incredible sight for sore eyes. Máxima was characteristically chic in a colourful outfit, which consisted of a bright pink long-sleeved top and a camel skirt that featured a pink edge. The mum-of-three, who is known for her love of statement dressing, completed her look with a pair of oversized pink earrings and a casual low bun. CLICK TO VIEW FULL

  • Prince William sings French national anthem during football match

    Prince William showed solidarity with the victims of the Paris attacks on a night of high emotion as England played France in a football match on Tuesday. The Prince led some 70,000 fans in singing the French national anthem, with Wembley Stadium lit up in the red, white and blue of the tricoleur and emblazoned with the motto Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité. The future King, who had earlier in the day signed a book of condolences at the French embassy, arrived at the stadium with Prime Minister David Cameron amid heightened security. Prince William sang the French national anthem before the match

  • 'Angel wing' designer Princess Marie-Chantal on dressing children well

    Look up ‘modern princess’ in the dictionary, and it should take you straight to Marie-Chantal, the effortlessly elegant wife of Prince Pavlos of Greece. The hands-on mother of five (including four boys!) juggles running a busy household with her successful eponymous childrenswear company, which counts Victoria Beckham and Kim Kardashian among its clientele. If that isn’t enough, she’s also been building her international brand’s social media presence with a lifestyle blog and Instagram account that document her family life and fascinating throwback pics such as her time as an intern for Andy Warhol! Marie-Chantal has been busy conquering the fashion world Photo: Getty Images “It’s so important to adapt, think outside the box

  • Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall in New Zealand and Australia: All the best photos

    During the second day of their royal tour Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall came up close and personal with some native lizards. The couple, who arrived on Wednesday, were visiting the Orokonui Ecosanctuary in Dunedin city where they were introduced to reptiles.Keen to show their involvement, Charles scooped up a Tuatara lizard and held it in his hands while Camilla, sat beside him, gently petted it.The royals dissolved into fits of laughter when a bumble bee first headed for Camilla and then Charles, and flew up his double-breasted jacket. The future King managed to bat away the

  • Prince William will attend soccer match to show 'solidarity' with Paris: Royals react to the tragic attacks

    As the world joins together in solidarity following the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13 — which has resulted in the loss of 129 innocent lives — Prince William is coming forward and showing his support for the people of France. Photo: WireImage The Duke of Cambridge, President of the @FA, will attend tomorrow's match at Wembley between @england and France @FFF — Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) November 16, 2015 Kensington Palace tweeted on Monday that 33-year-old royal will attend the Wembly match between England and France on Tuesday, November 16. The game will go on despite Friday's attacks, one of which occurred

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton pay tribute to Paris victims after 'heartless' attacks

    Prince William and Kate Middleton paid a visit to the French Embassy on Tuesday to offer their deepest sympathies to the victims of the Paris attacks. While visiting the embassy in London, the couple signed a book of condolences for those who were affected by last week's coordinated terrorist attacks. The message read, "To all those who have died and were injured in the heartless attacks in Paris, and to all the people in France: nos plus sincères condoléances." It was signed "William" and "Catherine." CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Prince William was the first to sign the book of

  • Kate Middleton stuns in new Indian designer while meeting children at Fostering Awards

    It was mom's night out for Kate Middleton. The mother-of-two stunned in a cobalt blue dress as she stepped out for the Fostering Excellence Awards on Tuesday night, shining a spotlight on The Fostering Network – a charity dedicated to foster care. CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Kate Middleton looked chic in the designer number Photo: WireImage Kate attended the evening's ceremony which was celebrating the achievements of foster carers, young people, social workers and others within the fostering community after joining Prince William at the French Embassy to sign the book of condolence for the Paris attacks. Kate, who was