• The Cambridges wave goodbye to Poland as they jet off to Berlin

    Royal fans got another glimpse of Prince George and Princess Charlotte on Wednesday morning, as the siblings joined the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to embark on the second leg of their royal tour. The family departed Warsaw airport on their private charter plane, taking time to wave goodbye to their hosts before boarding. MORE: See the latest from the royal tour here The royals were all colour co-ordinated for the occasion, in tonal shades of blue. Kate looked typically stylish in a cobalt Catherine Walker coat, Gianvito Rossi heels, a Jimmy Choo clutch bag and Kiki McDonough jewellery. The Duchess

  • Why William and Kate have been given extra security on royal tour

    As prominent members of the British royal family, Prince William and his wife Kate are used to a high level of protection. But the close security they have experienced during their ongoing tour of Poland and Germany this week seems to have been dramatically heightened, with the couple constantly guarded by alert security officers. On previous tours, William and Kate have been escorted by a discreet team of protection officers, who, more often than not, are able to blend into the background. However, their time in Poland this week saw an outward display of close security, with officers extremely

  • Princess Charlotte takes her royal duties seriously with diplomatic handshake in Berlin

    On Wednesday morning, Prince William and Kate, along with their children Prince George and Prince Charlotte, received a warm welcome as they arrived in Berlin for the second leg of their royal tour of Poland and Germany. William and George stepped out the plane first, with little George rubbing his eyes - no doubt tired from the journey. Princess Charlotte gave a royal handshake - delighting officials Kate, who was greeted off the plane with a bouquet of flowers, followed behind holding Charlotte's hand, who also recieved her first official minature bouquet. The adorable two-year-old delighted waiting officials by copying her

  • See the sweet gift Prince George and Princess Charlotte received in Poland

    Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be able to take home some sweet souvenirs from their royal tour of Poland and Germany. The siblings were gifted a cuddly toy each from Whisbear – The Humming Bear, when their parents Prince William and Kate attended an event for start-up tech companies in Warsaw on Monday. STORY: Kate discusses having another baby during royal tour The award-winning start-up produces cuddly toys that make humming sounds to soothe babies and children to sleep. Prince George and Princess Charlotte each received their own personalised version of the toy complete with an embroidered crown and their

  • Sleepy Prince George all worn out as Cambridges begin leg two of royal tour

    On Wednesday morning, Prince William and Kate arrived in Berlin to begin the second leg of their royal tour. The royal couple were joined by their two children, Prince Charlotte, two, and three-year-old Prince George, who appeared to be worn out from the journey. Stepping out onto the plane with his dad, little George, who turns four on Saturday, was captured rubbing his eyes, clearly feeling tired from the excursion. Prince George looked tired after stepping off the plane Princess Charlotte, meanwhile, was wide awake, following behind her older brother and dad with her mum, Kate. The adorable little girl was greeted off

  • Royal fanatic Terry Hut reveals Kate once poured him a cup of tea

    Meet the world's biggest Royal Family fan whose home is crammed with memorabilia - and has met the Queen more times than any other member of the public. Devoted Terry Hutt, 82, has spent decades travelling to Buckingham Palace and other royal residences to wait outside and meet the Windsors. In return, on his 80th birthday - which coincided with Prince George's festivities - William and Kate sent him a cake. His obsession was sparked when he was four when he met the Queen Mother when she went on a walkabout during the Blitz. Terry has since written hundreds of letters

  • Behind the scenes of William and Kate's royal tour

    The huge crowds that turned out to see Prince William and Kate during their stay in Poland this week is a testament to the enduring popularity of royal tours. And while on the surface, these visits appear smooth and effortless, their success is not down to chance – tours are plotted and planned for up to a year beforehand to ensure everything goes without a hitch. Royal tours are either instigated by the UK government or an invitation from a host country, and an itinerary is then put together based on areas the host government would like to draw

  • Princess Charlotte shows impeccable manners with a curtsy on royal tour

    Princess Charlotte may only be two, but she already appears to be getting to grips with royal protocol. The toddler showed her impeccable manners while departing Poland for the second leg of the royal tour on Wednesday, where she was seen curtsying to the diplomats who had gathered to bid them farewell. The fourth-in-line to the throne held the Duchess of Cambridge's hand as they were greeted on the tarmac, and bobbed into a sweet curtsy after she was prompted by her mother. Princess Charlotte also later delighted waiting officials upon their arrival in Berlin by copying her mum and giving