• Inside Princess Charlene's trip to her native Africa with Prince Albert

    Princess Charlene of Monaco recently returned to her native Africa accompanied by her husband Prince Albert. The royal couple paid a "friendly and working" visit to Burkina Faso in West Africa last week. Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella's parents were welcomed by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso and his wife Sika Bella Kaboré at a ceremony held at Kosyam Palace on Thursday, 11 January. Following their welcome, the royal couple visited the Center of Awakening and Preschool Education of Saaba with the presidential couple. Albert, 59, and his wife made a personal donation of $5,000 to the Saaba Center.  The

  • Prince George and Princess Charlotte received nearly 90 gifts last year - see them here!

    Prince George and Princess Charlotte were treated to some lovely presents last year. The official gift list, which was unveiled on Wednesday, show that the young royals were given nearly 90 gifts. According to the official record released by the palace, four-year-old George and his two-year-old sister received a grand total of 38 presents between them during their overseas tour of Poland and Germany in July. These included 17 soft toys, seven books, two lollipops, three toy trains, a toy pram, three dresses, two pairs of socks and a dreamcatcher. Prince George and Princess Charlotte were treated to nearly 90

  • Meghan Markle's first ever royal gift revealed

    Kensington Palace has revealed the first ever official gift received by Meghan Markle since her engagement to Prince Harry. Prince William received the gift of an apron on behalf of the former Suits actress and the Prince during his official visit to Finland, which took place between 29-30 November. Meghan is a keen cook, and the couple revealed that Prince Harry even proposed while the pair were making roast chicken together. In their first TV interview following their engagement, Meghan explained: "Just a cosy night, it was - what we were doing? Just roasting chicken… trying to roast a

  • Who should Prince Harry and Meghan Markle invite to their wedding? Have your say!

    Compiling the guest list is one of the most delicate parts of wedding planning, and for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the challenge is no different. Harry recently managed to avoid causing a major diplomatic rift between the UK and the US when asked whether he had invited his good friends the Obamas to the royal wedding. The Prince tactfully dodged the question, saying he wouldn't want to "ruin that surprise". "We haven't put the invites or the guest list together yet so who knows whether he's going to be invited or not," Harry said on BBC Radio 4's the

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's thank you cards revealed – see which picture they chose

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were inundated with thousands of cards congratulating them on their engagement news last year. Almost two months later, well-wishers around the world have received thank you notes from Buckingham Palace, saying the couple are "incredibly touched" by the reaction. Harry and Meghan chose to send a beautiful, candid photo, which was taken during their engagement photocall at the end of November. The message on the back reads: "Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle were incredibly touched that you took the trouble to write as you did in connection to their forthcoming Wedding. It really was

  • Kate says she's less sporty now she has 'lots of babies'

    The Duchess of Cambridge has admitted that she's taken a step-back from sports since becoming a mum. Renowned for her love of tennis, sporty Kate delighted schoolchildren on Wednesday when she paid a visit to Bond Primary School in Mitcham to see the work of the Wimbledon Junior Tennis Initiative, where she spoke about her love for the game. At the end of her visit, she told the children: "A big thank you from me as well because I've loved playing with you all - it's so energetic and exciting to be part of it, so well done for