• Why was the Royal Horse Show cancelled for the first time in history?

    The Royal Windsor Horse Show had to be cancelled on Wednesday for the first time in its 66 year history. Hundreds of people were turned away from the popular equestrian event after torrential rain led to severe flooding of the area. Around 10,000 people, including the Queen, were expected to attend the show's opening day, but waterlogged fields which would have been used as car parks were deemed unsuitable. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY The Queen had been expected to attend Wednesday's opening show Marketing manager Jo Peck said that Wednesday's cancellation was "disappointing" but said it is hoped that the remaining four days

  • US soldier asks Prince Harry to donate her gold medal to UK hospital that saved her life

    Prince Harry has shared a poignant moment with a US soldier at the Invictus Games. The royal was presenting Sergeant Elizabeth Marks with a gold medal at the 100m freestyle swimming event, when Elizabeth returned the medal and asked Harry to donate it to a British hospital that saved her life. Elizabeth was treated at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge in 2014. She was due to compete in the first Invictus Games in London but collapsed with a serious lung condition and was put on life support for ten days. When she came out of her medically induced coma, she was so

  • The Queen ecstatic as she wins Tesco gift card at Royal Windsor Horse Show

    The Queen had extra reason to celebrate at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Thursday. Not only was she attending the first day of the event after it was cancelled on Wednesday due to severe flooding – but she also managed to bag herself a free Tesco gift card. The royal was presented with the voucher after her horse won at the show, and the 90-year-old monarch was clearly ecstatic about the win. She inspected the gift card and grinned from ear-to-ear as she perhaps mused about what she could buy. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY The Queen was ecstatic about her horse's

  • Monaco's Princess Charlene makes a splash teaching children how to swim in California

    Princess Charlene of Monaco made quite the splash in California. The 38-year-old jumped into the pool on Wednesday, May 11 for the US launch of her charitable organization, The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.The former Olympic swimmer was back in her element teaching children how to swim and practicing water safety at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica.CLICK FOR FULL GALLERYPhoto: Getty Images for Palais Princier de MonacoCharlene was photographed instructing young kids on how to float on their backs, in addition to showing them how to use a life preserver. US Olympic swimmer Dara Torres, US Olympic diver Greg Louganis and