• Prince William tells of "sad, dark moments" as air ambulance pilot

    Prince William has spoken candidly about dealing with the "sad, dark moments" of his job as an air ambulance pilot. Sitting in the open side door of his aircraft with Captain James Pusey, the Prince opened up about one of the most difficult jobs he has attended since he began working with the team last summer. "I think my most challenging one was to do with burns. There's one job in particular that was really quite nasty and I don't know how the medical crew dealt with it either, because they came to the rescue and did everything they (could) and

  • Queen's cousin Lord Ivar Mountbatten comes out as gay: says family has been 'supportive'

    Lord Ivar Mountbatten, one of the Queen's cousins, has come out as gay – the first member of the royal family to do so. The 53-year-old, who is good friends with Prince Edward and godfather to his daughter Lady Louise, said that he was relieved to finally be open about his sexuality as he spoke of his happiness with new partner James Coyle. He confirmed that his family had been incredibly supportive of his announcement, and said ex-wife Penny Thompson and their three daughters have welcomed James – an airline cabin services director, whom he met while skiing in Verbier last March

  • Sophie Wessex embarks on her 445 mile cycle ride: 'The Queen thinks I'm crazy'

    The Countess of Wessex is cycling an impressive 445 miles from the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace in London this week. Sophie set herself the challenge to raise money for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, which is marking its sixtieth anniversary this year. Speaking exclusively to HELLO!'s royal correspondent Emily Nash, the superfit royal admitted: "There are certain members of the family who think I'm completely crazy. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Sophie Wessex is raising money for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award "I think my father-in-law definitely thinks I'm mad, as does the Queen – but I know they

  • Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is radiant in gold for grand day out

    It was a day filled with pomp and ceremony when the Dutch royal family pulled out all the stops. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands was the epitome of elegance, looking resplendent in a blue and gold gown that she paired with a wide-brimmed hat. All eyes were on the queen, who was accompanying her husband as they attended Prinsjesdag – the state opening of parliament that is traditionally held on the third Tuesday of September. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Queen Máxima was helped out of the carriage by her husband King Willem-Alexander As is customary, Máxima and King Willem-Alexander travelled in the Golden Coach

  • Prince Harry reveals army sergeant helped with his 'confidence' after Princess Diana's death

    Prince Harry has revealed his Colour Sergeant at Sandhurst helped him build his confidence after losing his mother at a young age. He was speaking at a youth mentor training event at Mackie Academy in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire on Tuesday, as part of The Diana Award set up in memory of his late mother, Princess Diana. Talking to a group of pupils, the 32-year-old said his Colour Sergeant from his 2005 entry to Sandhurst military academy was his mentor. CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Prince Harry has revealed his Colour Sergeant at Sandhurst helped him build his confidence after losing his mother "I was at a stage in my

  • Prince Harry shows off his dance moves and soccer skills: All the best pics from his day in Scotland

    Prince Harry had a fun-filled day of mentorship and sports. The 32-year-old Prince traveled to Scotland where he visited with students who were training to become mentors at the Mackie Academy in Stonehaven Aberdeenshire, Scotland. For his next stop, the active Prince showed off his dance moves and soccer skills during his visit with students from the Streetsport initiative at the Robert Gordon University. Relive some of Harry's best moments from the day.