• Mathilde of Belgium and Rania of Jordan are queens of elegance at glittering gala

    Queen Rania of Jordan and Queen Mathilde of Belgium upped the style stakes as they attended a gala dinner on Wednesday evening. The lavish do was held in honour of Rania and her husband King Abdullah II, on the occasion of their royal visit to Belgium. The Jordanian queen was a sight to behold in a chic monochrome outfit. She paired a flowing white top with a beaded black full-length skirt and added just a pop of colour to her look with a purple royal sash. Rania, 45, had her hair styled into waves and swept it back with a tiara by

  • Buckingham Palace arrest: Man detained after scaling perimeter walls while Queen was in residence

    A man has been arrested in the grounds of Buckingham Palace after scaling the perimeter wall, police have confirmed. The 41-year-old was found in the grounds of the palace seven minutes after an alarm was activated at 8.37pm on Wednesday evening. He was not armed and is now in custody having been arrested on suspicion of trespassing on a protected site. The Queen and her husband Prince Philip were in residence at the time, and were informed of the incident on Thursday morning. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY The Queen and Prince Philip were informed about the incident on Thursday morning Commander Adrian Usher,

  • Is this Prince Oscar of Sweden's most surprising christening gift?

    Next week Prince Oscar of Sweden will be christened in the royal chapel of Stockholm, in front of his doting mum and dad Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel and members of the royal family. The baby boy will be showered with gifts at the baptism, but one present is already in the making. According to Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, there are plans to build a playground named after Prince Oscar. The playground will be located in the Söderåsen National Park in the southernmost region of Skåne, of which Oscar is the duke. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Prince Oscar will be baptised

  • The Queen admits she asks her grandchildren for computer help

    The Queen has always been one to embrace modern technology but on Thursday she admitted that she sometimes needs a helping hand. The 90-year-old monarch was hosting a garden party at Buckingham Palace when she made the admission. Speaking to one guest Barbara Wilkins, 82, at the alfresco do, the Queen said that she asks her grandchildren to show her how to use her computer. Her Majesty revealed that she often relies on the younger royals for help, but disapproved of them spending too much time on their phones. "The Queen was talking to me about young children and asked me