• Princess Mako of Japan postpones her wedding

    Princess Mako of Japan has postponed her wedding to Kei Komuro until 2020, it has been announced. The 26-year-old granddaughter of Emperor Akihito was due to marry her college sweetheart in November, but has decided to push back the date due to a lack of time to make "sufficient preparations", Jiji Press reports. In a statement released through the Imperial Household Agency, the princess reportedly said: "We have come to realise the lack of time to make sufficient preparations for various events leading up to our marriage this autumn and our life afterwards. We believe that we have rushed

  • Sweden's Princess Estelle, 5, steals the show in new generational portrait

    The future of Sweden's monarchy came together for a new generational portrait. King Carl XVI Gustaf and his daughter Princess Victoria — the heir apparent to the Swedish throne — posed for the regal photo released on Monday, 5 February. Princess Estelle, five, who is second in line to the throne, joined her mother and grandfather in the image that was shared to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Bernadotte's dynasty on the Swedish throne. The monarch and future Queens coordinated in blue for the family portrait. The image was taken on 10 December amidst the 2017 Noble Prize Award ceremony

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to visit place where William and Kate fell in love

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are set to visit the country where Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge met and fell in love — Scotland! Kensington Palace has announced that the engaged pair will travel to Edinburgh on the eve of their first Valentine's Day as an engaged couple. Meghan and Harry's trip on 13 February will mark their first official joint visit to Scotland. During their visit, the pair will have the opportunity to meet members of the public, learn more about organisations that work in the local community and nationwide, and celebrate youth in the Scottish

  • The Queen spotted at Norfolk train station to return to London

    The Queen has returned to London following an extended six-week Christmas break in Norfolk. Her Majesty was spotted boarding a train at King's Lynn railway station, bound for the capital, on Wednesday morning. The royal, who was pictured without her husband Prince Philip, was escorted by station staff and personal protection officers. The 91-year-old monarch will return to Buckingham Palace, having spent the Christmas period at her official country residence, Sandringham House. She and Prince Philip travelled to Norfolk on 21 December, boarding their usual 10:44am service from King's Cross station. The couple celebrated Christmas and New Year at home,

  • Find out why Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden is running around the palace in heels

    Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria proved that women can do anything in heels. Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar's mum put on a pair of fancy footwear to go for a run in a new video to promote healthier lifestyles. The clip, which is a part of Generation Pep's Upp & Hoppa Sverige! (Up & Jump Sweden!) campaign, features the 40-year-old running through various staircases inside the royal palace. The video begins with Victoria working at a desk before a palace staff member greets the future Queen, telling her: "It's time again." Prince Daniel's wife then proceeds to run up a number

  • Princess Madeleine prepares to return to Sweden as due date is revealed

    A new royal baby will be arriving very soon! Princess Madeleine of Sweden is set to welcome her third child in March, the Swedish Royal Court revealed on Wednesday. The 35-year-old, who lives in London with her husband Christopher O'Neill and their two young children Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas, intends to return to her native Sweden to give birth. "Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O'Neill have decided that their third child will be born in Sweden," the statement read. "The Princess will arrive in Sweden in mid-February and the birth is expected to take place in March 2018." Since

  • Have you been pronouncing Princess Eugenie's name wrong all this time?

    It turns out we have all been saying Princess Eugenie's name wrong. If you have been saying "You-Janie" or "You-Jee-nie" up until now, then listen up! The Queen's granddaughter – who recently announced her engagement to Jack Brooksbank – has revealed that over the years, she has heard her fair share of mispronunciations when it comes to her name, but that the correct way to say it is "YOO-junnee". Talking to The Sun, the 27-year-old revealed that her mum, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, had a genius way of explaining her daughter's name throughout her childhood. She said: "Whenever we