• Kensington Palace releases video of 2017 highlights – but royal baby is missing

    Kensington Palace has released a heartwarming video documenting some of the key moments for the royal family in 2017 – but surprisingly William and Kate's third baby announcement was not included in the montage. Royal fans were quick to notice that the pregnancy news was absent from the annual round-up, which was posted on the Palace's official Twitter account. Highlights in the footage includes Prince George's first day at school, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement announcement, William and Kate's Christmas card release and the Duke of Cambridge's last shift as an air ambulance pilot. There was no mention, however, of

  • The Queen makes rare comments about her coronation

    The Queen as opened up about her coronation for a new BBC documentary about the Crown Jewels and the official crowning ceremony, titled The Coronation. The monarch, who also witnessed her father King George VI's coronation back in 1937 when she was just 11, spoke to royal commentator Alastair Bruce about her ascension to the throne, at the age of 25, explaining: "I've seen one coronation, and been the recipient in the other, which is pretty remarkable." READ: Want to work for the royal family? The Queen is hiring! The Queen discussed her coronation BBC director of content Charlotte Moore has spoken

  • Will Meghan Markle's mum Doria walk her down the aisle at royal wedding?

    Her big day is just months away, and it seems Meghan Markle is planning to break tradition if the latest rumours are anything to go by. According to Us Weekly, the former Suits actress wants her mother, Doria Ragland, to be the one to give her away instead of her father, Thomas Markle. The 36-year-old will be tying the knot with Prince Harry at Windsor Castle in May, with millions of people around the world expected to tune in. A source close to the couple told the publication: "The day of the wedding itself will certainly hold a few unconventional

  • Queen Rania of Jordan shares family portrait – but where was daughter Iman?

    Queen Rania of Jordan thrilled fans by sharing a beautiful portrait with her husband and children on Instagram, but there was one family member who was noticeably absent – her daughter Princess Iman. The doting mother wished her followers the happiest of new years, explaining that her 21-year-old was away at college in the US. "As we begin 2018, best wishes from my family (in addition to Iman who is away at college) to yours!" she wrote. Everything you need to know about Queen Rania's daughter Rania, 47, and her husband King Abdullah II are the proud parents to Crown Prince

  • Is new mum Beatrice Borromeo pregnant with second baby?

    Princess Caroline of Monaco's son Pierre Casiraghi and his wife Beatrice Borromeo are reportedly expecting their second child. According to Italian magazine Chi, Beatrice is pregnant again, some 11 months after welcoming her first child Stefano with Pierre. The family have been pictured enjoying a winter holiday in St Moritz, Switzerland where they celebrated the Christmas period. Pierre, 30, and Beatrice, 32, tied the knot in the summer of 2015. They had a civil ceremony in Monaco, followed by a large religious wedding on Isola Bella, one of the Borromean Islands on Lake Maggiore, Italy. The couple welcomed their son

  • Royal nicknames: The British royal family's endearing pet names for one another

    It was a touching moment as Prince William and Kate Middleton stepped out of the hospital to introduce their newborn son to the world.The occasion was made all the more tender when the new father endeared himself to the nation by calling his wife "poppet" as he ushered her back inside the Lindo Wing having spoken to the press. The Duke of Cambridge, clearly overjoyed to be holding their little boy Prince George in his arms, tenderly put his hand on his wife's back and affectionately addressed her using the adorable moniker.Seeing the new trio get into the car