• The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh seen at home in new portrait

    A new portrait of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh has been released which offers a rare glimpse of the couple at their home, Windsor Castle. The image is one of a series of portraits captured by photographer Annie Leibovitz in March 2016 to mark the Queen's 90th birthday, and features in the summer issue of Vanity Fair magazine. Taken in what appears to be the family sitting room, the photo shows the Queen and Prince Philip sitting side by side on a sofa, while a fire roars in the background. Philip, who turns 95 in June, looks

  • Princess Diana's glitzy gown expected to fetch £100,000 at auction

    One of the iconic evening gowns that belonged to Princess Diana will go up for auction in June and is expected to fetch anything between £80,000 and £100,000. Diana famously wore the glitzy sequined dress during a state visit to Austria in 1986 when she accompanied Prince Charles to a gala. Members of the public will be able to bid for the gown on the-saleroom.com during a live auction on 14 June. Diana famously wore the sea-green number in the eighties, pairing it with a diamond and emerald choker necklace that she received as a wedding present from the

  • Prince Harry presents US soldier's Invictus Games medal to the medics who saved her life

    Prince Harry thanked the medics who had saved US soldier Sergeant Elizabeth Marks' life as he handed over her Invictus Games gold medal on Wednesday. The 31-year-old fulfilled his promise to Elizabeth by donating the medal she recently won in Orlando to staff from Papworth Hospital, where she was treated for a serious lung condition in 2014. Harry invited the medical team who had treated Elizabeth to Kensington Palace on Wednesday. The Prince greeted the medics in the audience room and quizzed them about Elizabeth's condition and the work they did to save her, adding that the soldier was "very

  • Prince Philip's first appearance since missing engagement on doctor's orders

    Prince Philip had to reluctantly bow out of official duties earlier this week after doctors advised him to stay at home. On Wednesday, however, the Duke was well enough to carry out an engagement alongside his wife the Queen. The Prince, 94, was on hand to welcome the President of Germany Joachim Gauck to Buckingham Palace. A photo from the royal family's official Twitter account was posted online, showing the trio chatting. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Prince Philip and the Queen welcomed the President of Germany Joachim Gauck to Buckingham Palace The Prince expressed his disappointment at missing