• Who is Matt Porteous? Everything you need to know about Prince George's photographer

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge broke with tradition when they asked a photographer, who has never captured royalty before, to take the official birthday portraits of their son Prince George. The honour fell to Jersey-based professional Matt Porteous, who came recommended to William and Kate. Kensington Palace released four images that were taken at the Cambridges' family home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk, with Matt commenting that he "really enjoyed the opportunity" and the "relaxed atmosphere". Matt, the director of his company Studio_M, is based in Jersey although he works with a small team of photographers and film makers

  • Pokémon fever is causing problems for the Swedish royal family

    Fans are finding Pokémon in the strangest places, from cemeteries to public toilets to doctor's waiting rooms. One fan even spotted a character at a funeral. And now the pesky creatures are wreaking havoc at the Swedish royal family's summer residence, Solliden Palace. Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and their children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar are currently in residence, enjoying the summer holidays with Victoria's parents King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. But it seems their peaceful retreat on the island of Öland, which is open to members of the public during the day, has become a hotspot

  • Queen Máxima and King Willem-Alexander to open doors to Dutch palace for first time

    For the first time ever visitors will be able to step into one of the Dutch royal family's most lavish palaces, Noordeinde Palace in The Hague. The venue acts as King Willem-Alexander's official office, which is why it is usually not open to members of the public. For the next four Saturdays, a total of 20,000 ticket holders will be allowed entry. The king, who is currently on holiday with his wife Queen Máxima and the couple's three daughters, said that he wanted people to be able to "experience" Noordeinde for themselves. "Since it is used much less in the summer,

  • Prince George's best royal impressions, from Kate Middleton to Prince Charles

    Prince William and Kate Middleton's 2-year-old son Prince George has become famous for his collection of adorable expressions. Dubbed "Curious George", he's a total natural in front of the cameras, and you can see both his maternal and paternal heritages shine through. From making funny faces like his mother, to sticking his tongue out like his uncle Prince Harry, the charismatic toddler is quickly absorbing little pieces of his loved ones’ personalities. CLICK ON PHOTO BELOW TO VIEW GEORGE’S TOP 6 ROYAL IMPRESSIONS Prince George shares a shy look just like grandmother Princess Diana Photo: © Getty Images Royal fans have watched

  • Pokémon Go causes a frenzy at the Swedish Royal Palace

    Pokémon Go only launched a few weeks ago, but players have already become so obsessed with the game that they will stop at nothing to catch a rare species. There have been reports of people traveling for miles, missing days of work and now players have disrupted the Swedish Royal family's summer vacation on account of it. Several Pokémon hunters were stopped by security guards as they tried to gain access to the grounds of the Solliden Palace, the residency where Crown Princess Victoria and her family are taking their summer vacation.CLICK TO VIEW GALLERYCrown Princess Victoria and her family are vacationing at Solliden Palace

  • Prince Albert reveals his and Charlene's twins are learning their ABCs twice - in English and French

    Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco’s twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella are growing up fast. The proud dad opened up to People magazine about his 19-month-old son and daughter’s latest milestones. "They're doing great!" the 58-year-old said. "They're roaming around, starting to repeat words.” CLICK FOR FULL GALLERY Photo: Getty Images He continued, "They almost know their ABCs and numbers." While they’ve mastered most of the letters, there are a few giving the royal tots some trouble. Albert said, “There's a little hesitation before XYZ now – but that should be gone in a few days.” PRINCESS GABRIELLA AND PRINCE JACQUES CUTEST MOMENTS Though they might be