• Pregnant Princesses Victoria and Sofia go for glamour at Nobel Prize Banquet

    The Swedish royal family pulled out all the stops for the Nobel Prize Banquet at Stockholm's City Hall on Thursday evening. While King Carl XVI Gustaf had the honour of presenting the prizes during the prestigious ceremony, all eyes were on Crown Princess Victoria and her sister-in-law Princess Sofia, who are both set to welcome new additions to the royal family in the New Year. Crown Princess Victoria highlighted her growing baby bump in a floor-length purple gown accessorised with a silver sash and the stunning Connaught Diamond tiara. The 38-year-old could be seen cradling her bump as she stood

  • Prince Albert of Monaco reflects on 'incredible joyride' of twins' first year

    Monaco's royal twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella turned one on Thursday, and no one was more delighted than their father Prince Albert. The royal has opened up about the twins' first year, describing it as an "incredible joyride". Speaking exclusively to People magazine, Albert said: "You know, you never know how kids are going to turn out. But if this first few months have been any indication, it's going to be an incredible joyride and an incredible experience." CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Prince Albert said the twins' first year has been an "incredible experience" The Monegasque sovereign also admitted it was

  • The early Christmas presents given to Kate, Prince George and Princess Charlotte

    Christmas has come early for the royal family! This week the Duchess of Cambridge and her children Prince George and Princess Charlotte have received gifts from well-wishers, including a set of adorable personalised dolls for Kate and her daughter. The custom-made Bonnie & Pearl dolls, which are aptly named Catherine and Charlotte, were given to Prince William while he was on an engagement in Birmingham. The two dark-haired dolls stand tall at 19 inches, one with blue eyes and the other with brown eyes. Both are available to purchase on the Welsh company's website for £80 each. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Prince

  • Princess Madeleine reveals her 'struggle' with being in the public eye

    Princess Madeleine of Sweden may appear poised and relaxed in royal portraits, but she admits it hasn't always been that way. Speaking during her television appearance on Norwegian-Swedish talk show Skavlan, the 33-year-old said she used to try and hide to avoid featuring in family photoshoots. "My poor parents always got a headache when we were having family photos or something like that," Madeleine said. "I always ran away. I was always hiding – they always had to drag me there. I was screaming. I never really wanted to be part of it." CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Princess Madeleine says she

  • Princess Amalia's security guard causes incident after leaving gun in school

    One of Princess Amalia's bodyguards was responsible for a security scare when she accidentally left her gun behind at the youngster's school. The officer, who has not been named, left the weapon in the toilets during an incident that happened in October. It has only just come to light and the school, the Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague, has confirmed that it took place. According to local broadcaster Nos, a fellow pupil found the gun and reported it to staff. The weapon was never in the hands of any students and it was given back to the security guard immediately. Princess

  • Michelle Dockery of Downton Abbey reveals what Kate Middleton smells like

    When the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton stopped by the Downton Abbey set in March, she seemed to leave a lasting impression on a particular member of the popular ITV show. During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live, Michelle Dockery was asked what the Duchess smelled like, to which she replied: "Like roses." Kate, who was pregnant with Princess Charlotte at the time, visited the Ealing Studios dressed in a chic cream maternity coat. The royal, who has recently received personalised dolls for her and her daughter, was given the chance to see a scene being filmed in

  • Princess Madeleine mourns loss of beloved pet, teaches Adele to speak Swedish

    Practice makes perfect! 'Tis the season to wish friends and neighbors a Merry Christmas, which is exactly what Adele and Jamie Oliver attempted to do — in Swedish. The songstress and British chef had a bit of trouble delivering the holiday greeting during a visit to the Norwegian-Swedish talk show Skavlan. Thankfully for the celebrities, they had Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her husband, Chris O'Neill, on hand to help. "I'm next to the princess. I've got to get it right," Jamie exclaimed. Adele teamed up with Jamie Oliver and Princess Madeleine for the TV special The 33-year-old royal couldn't

  • Swedish royals: Crown Princess Victoria, Madeleine and Sofia sparkle in tiaras at Nobel Prize gala

    Sporting tiaras and adorable baby bumps, Sweden's royal moms-to-be Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Sofia stole the show at the Nobel Prize banquet on Thursday night. The two royals, who are both set to welcome new additions to the royal family in 2016, looked stunning in floor-sweeping gowns at the gala held at Stockholm's City Hall, where King Carl XVI Gustaf presented the awards to this year's Nobel Prize winners.CLICK HERE FOR PHOTO GALLERY Princess Victoria's Connaught tiara was upstaged by her growing baby bump Photo: Getty Images Victoria highlighted her blossoming figure in a floor-length purple gown with a

  • 'Downton Abbey' star Michelle Dockery: Kate Middleton smells 'like roses'

    In case you were ever wondering what Kate Middleton smells like, Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery has the answer. During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live with her co-star Allen Leech Thursday night, the 33-year-old dished all about the Duchess' scent. "Like roses," she responded, after being asked what Kate Middleton smells like. The 33-year-old royal, who is a fan of the show, stopped by the set earlier this year. Michelle Dockery says Kate Middleton smelled like roses Photo: Getty Images As the show goes into its final season, WWHL host Andy Cohen wanted to know if Michelle and Allen

  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden: 'I'm really quite shy'

    She always appears poised and relaxed when we see her at royal engagements or posed in royal portraits, but Princess Madeleine of Sweden has revealed that she "struggles" with being in the public eye. Appearing on the Norwegian-Swedish talk show Skavlan, the mom-of-two opened up about how she has always been very shy and doesn't like large public engagements. "My poor parents always got a headache when we were having family photos or something like that," she said of growing up. "I always ran away. I was always hiding – they always had to drag me there. I was