• Prince Harry received a marriage proposal from six-year-old girl – and his gentlemanly reply was just perfect

    It's official: nobody can resist the charms of Prince Harry. The dashing royal appeared at an event in Manchester this week working for a programme that uses sports to combat social challenges, and he received another marriage proposal. This time, it was six-year-old Lottie who fell under Harry's spell. She told him: "I want to marry you. I want to be a princess." CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Prince Harry joined a group of youths for a game of rugby But before she could let her imagination run away with her, Harry responded: "You don't want that – that's too big

  • Zara Tindall misses out on 2016 Olympics selection

    Zara Tindall has missed out on a place in Great Britain's eventing team for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The Queen's granddaughter became the first royal to win an Olympic medal when she won silver at London 2012, but she has not been included in Team GB's eventing long list for the games this summer. Zara – who was unable to take part in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics because of injuries to her horse - did achieve the Olympic qualification mark riding High Kingdom last month at the Badminton Horse Trails. It is thought that concerns about

  • Kate's new artsy engagement revealed

    The Duchess of Cambridge has an exciting and artsy engagement scheduled for next month. Kensington Palace has revealed that Kate will present the Art Fund's Museum of the Year 2016 prize at a dinner on Wednesday 6 July. The lavish event will take place at the National History Museum in London, of which Kate is patron. The five shortlisted museums are the Arnolfini in Bristol, the York Art Gallery, the Jupiter Artland in Edinburgh, the V&A in London and the Bethlem Museum of the Mind in Kent. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Kate's last engagement at the Natural History Museum was in 2014 Kate

  • The Queen is a hit in Liverpool – see the massive crowd that greeted her

    The Queen was met by rapturous cheers and applause as she made a very regal appearance in Liverpool on Wednesday. She waved to crowds from the balcony of Liverpool Town Hall, and looked visibly touched by the incredible sight of the thousands of fans who had come out to greet her. The monarch, 90, and her husband Prince Philip, 95, were carrying out a day of engagements in the northern city. At around noon they headed to the Town Hall where they had a private lunch and dined on Mawdsley beef with peppercorn and cognac sauce, served with potato

  • Prince William pokes fun at Kate's cooking skills during glamorous date night

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made a glamorous appearance on Wednesday night, stepping out together for a special gala. The royals, who left their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte at home, were guests of honour at the glittering do. The night was held to support the East Anglia's Children's Hospices charity, of which Kate is patron. Titled A Taste of Norfolk, it marked the charity's recent appeal to raise funds for a new hospice, The Nook. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Prince William and Kate stepped out to support the East Anglia's Children's Hospices charity The Duchess courted all attention, wearing a

  • Queen Elizabeth handles a crying toddler just like any grandmother

    It’s not every day you meet Britain’s longest reining monarch. The idea of meeting a royal can be nerve-wracking and sometimes daunting, which proved true for little Lewis Connet on Wednesday.The adorable two-year-old burst into tears as he presented Her Majesty with a bouquet of flowers in Liverpool. Lewis, who suffers from Apert Syndrome, retreated into his mother Donna’s arms after completing his big task.CLICK FOR FULL GALLERYPhoto: Chris Jackson-WPA Pool/Getty ImagesQueen Elizabeth seemed unfazed by the reaction and instead smiled upon receipt of her flowers. Her Majesty stepped out in the northern city with Prince Philip on June