• The Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years since their engagement

    Exactly 70 years ago today came the happy news that Princess Elizabeth, the future Queen, was engaged to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten. On 10 July, 1947, the happy couple were pictured arm-in-arm at Buckingham Palace following the official announcement of their betrothal, with the 21-year-old Princess beaming as she showed off the elegant engagement ring presented to her by future husband, who was 26 at the time. They were married in Westminster Abbey just four months later, on 20 November 1947 – meaning that the Queen and Prince Philip will celebrate their historic platinum wedding anniversary later this year. CLICK TO VIEW

  • Andre Agassi opens up about family life, meeting 'sweetheart' Kate and coaching Novak Djokovic

    Andre Agassi has a fan in the Duchess of Cambridge, who recently revealed that as a young girl, she loved watching him and his wife Steffi Graf take to the courts. Speaking to HELLO! Online at Wimbledon, the former World No. 1 tennis star opened up about his brief encounter with Kate, and not fully understanding "the whole royalty thing". "We sat next to each other and watched the semi-finals about five years ago," said Andre, who was in the royal box with his wife Steffi as well as Kate's husband Prince William in 2012. "She's a sweetheart of a

  • Will Kate attend the Queen's state banquet for King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain?

    The Queen is set to host a state banquet for King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain later this week. The evening will feature a lavish spread at Buckingham Palace, with the table prepared three days in advance – but are Prince William and Kate on the glittering guest list? Royal watchers are hoping that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, both 35, will make an appearance at the black-tie affair, although no confirmation has been given by the palace. What exactly happens at a state banquet? If Kate does attend, it will mark her second time at a state

  • Meet the man who will be at the Queen's side after Prince Philip retires

    The Queen has appointed her next equerry, Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah. It is understood that the Ghanaian-born officer from the Household Cavalry will be the royal household's first black equerry. He will hold one of the most important positions in the royal household, assisting Her Majesty at official engagements, and likely becoming the most visible figure by the Queen's side once her husband Prince Philip retires in the autumn. "I would have never imagined that one day I'd command the regiment which I'd fallen in love with," Maj Twumasi-Ankrah, 38, told the Sunday Times. "From what I've seen in the