• Caring Kate records special message in rare video – watch

    The Duchess of Cambridge has shown her caring side in a new video recorded for one of her patronages, Place2Be. In the clip, Kate, who is pregnant with her third child, encourages children to be comfortable in their own skin, and urges adults to help young people be the best version of themselves. The Duchess has long been a champion of children's mental health, and this video was recorded in support of Children's Mental Health Week, which kicked off on Monday. "Childhood is an incredibly important moment in our lives," said Kate. "It is the time when we explore our

  • Queen returns to London at end of her Christmas holidays this week

    The Queen will finally be returning to Buckingham Palace this week after a long Christmas break. Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh enjoy an unusually festive holiday at Sandringham, and are known to keep their Christmas decorations up until 6 February every year some six weeks after Christmas Day. However, this is to mark a devastating day in the royal's life – the anniversary of the death of her father, King George VI, and the day she ascended to the throne aged just 26. The Queen always spends the date quietly and without taking part in any official

  • The Queen Mother's brilliant advice to the Queen revealed

    The Queen Mother's sage piece of advice to her daughter has been revealed in a new documentary, Elizabeth: Our Queen. Lady Penn, a former lady in waiting to the Queen Mother and a friend of the Queen, has opened up about their bond, saying that a young Princess Elizabeth used to struggle with her confidence. "The Queen Mother told the Queen when she was very young to be brave," Lady Penn said. "I think the Queen probably when she was young felt walking into a room full of people was rather daunting. So she said to her, 'What you want

  • Alicia Vikander reveals what she and Prince William spoke about at gala

    Hollywood royalty met British royalty when Alicia Vikander was introduced to Prince William last week. The pair got talking at a black-tie gala dinner in Stockholm during Prince William and Kate's official visit to Sweden. Alicia, 29, revealed that she struck up a conversation with the future King, saying: "Well, I've seen The Crown. It was actually the first thing my friend and I started talking about with William. Apparently he's a Game of Thrones fan, I was told." The Danish Girl actress, who was seated between William and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, admitted that she was far too nervous

  • The one gift Prince Harry and Meghan Markle want from their wedding guests

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle both participate in extraordinary charity work, so it is no surprise that the selfless couple are expected to set up a wedding fund, which requests that guests make a charitable donation instead of bringing lavish gifts. According to the Mail Online, a source has explained that Harry "doesn't want guests spending lots of time buying him extravagant presents, but he does want them to support his charity work". Harry is likely to follow in his brother's footsteps; Prince William and his then-fiancée Kate Middleton set up a 'Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund' which raised £1 million

  • Bhutan royal family: The cutest photos of royal baby Prince Jigme

    With a head full of hair and dark sparkling eyes, it's obvious why Bhutan's Prince Jigme has stolen hearts around the world since his birth. Here is a look at all of his cutest