• Will Prince William and Prince Harry's step-sister attend the royal wedding?

    Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle in May will be a high-profile affair, with all the senior members of the monarchy expected to attend – from the Queen, to Prince Charles and Prince William and Kate. But there are other lesser-known members of the family who are also likely to receive an invitation to the nuptials, including William and Harry's step-sister, Laura Lopes. Laura, 40, is the daughter of the Duchess of Cornwall, from her marriage to Andrew Parker Bowles; Prince Charles became her step-father following his 2005 wedding to Camilla. She also has an older brother, 43-year-old food

  • What to expect from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's pre-wedding parties

    For most of us, stag and hen parties have a tried-and-true formula – some food, some games, a little too much to drink and a few late-night shenanigans. But when you're Meghan Markle and Prince Harry and your wedding is the biggest event of the year, the formula has to change quite a bit, Tatler has explained. As senior royal and royal-to-be, the pair must maintain their squeaky clean images, but that doesn't mean they don't get to enjoy a stag and hen do. To chart the events’ most likely courses, we look to past examples within the Royal

  • Meghan Markle's Suits dad Wendell Pierce reveals they spoke about Prince Harry in code

    Dating a member of the British royal family in secret is no easy feat, so it's no wonder Meghan Markle and her Suits co-stars talked about her relationship with Prince Harry in code. During an upcoming appearance on Harry Connick Jr's chat show, the former actress' on-screen dad, Wendell Pierce, opened up about the on-set shenanigans. "She met this nice guy and we always talked about him in code really," he shared. "You know, 'How you doing?', 'Oh I'm going to London, coming from London'." Wendell played Meghan's dad in the hit legal drama Following Meghan's engagement to Harry in November,

  • Find out why Prince William and Professor Green spent the morning together

    Prince William and Professor Green put a big smile on a group of schoolchildren's faces on Thursday – and all for a very good cause! The Duke and the musician attended a school assembly for staff and 250 Year 10 pupils at Burlington Danes Academy, West London, to talk about cyberbullying and mental health, along with YouTube star Daniel Howell. Kensington Palace posted a photo from the morning on Twitter, showing the trio sitting on stools at the front of the school hall, surrounded by balloons printed with the words 'Stop, Speak, Support' – the digital code of conduct

  • What Duchess Kate will experience if she has a home birth

    The Duchess of Cambridge is due to welcome her third child in April and rumours are already circulating as to where the royal baby will be born. Kate gave birth to both Prince George and Princess Charlotte in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital, Paddington but this time it seems the Duchess may opt for a home birth. A royal source recently told The Express newspaper: "Catherine has said she would love to have her baby at home. She has discussed it with William and he is being very supportive. Above all they both agree that having a

  • Why Prince Harry may not wear a wedding ring

    Prince Harry may follow in his brother Prince William's footsteps and choose not to wear a wedding ring after marrying. Harry is set to exchange vows with his fiancée Meghan Markle on Saturday 19 May, so he has until then to decide, but the groom-to-be may opt out of wearing a band. A number of married male royals in his family have chosen not to, including his older brother William and his grandfather Prince Philip. The reason is very simple; it's a case of personal preference. William does not like wearing jewellery of any kind, and so decided to remain

  • What to expect from Meghan Markle's christening and confirmation before the royal wedding

    Meghan Markle has a long list of things to do before her wedding, including getting baptised! The former actress will be both christened and confirmed in the Church of England ahead of her religious wedding to Prince Harry in May. She can choose to be fully immersed in water in a special pool at her christening, or opt for a small trickle of water being poured on her head at a font; the latter is more likely. Why Harry may not wear a wedding ring... The baptism and confirmation will likely take place in private, perhaps on the same day. When

  • Prince William and Kate to enjoy half term break with Prince George and Princess Charlotte

    Prince William and Kate have cleared their diaries and are getting ready to spend the February half term break with their young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The couple recently returned from a jam-packed four-day tour of Sweden and Norway, and are no doubt looking forward to spending time with their brood. George, who attends Thomas's Battersea school, is breaking up for half term this week as is his younger sister Charlotte, who is a pupil at Willcocks Nursery School. To coincide with their children's holiday, William and Kate have not planned any royal engagements or outings for the

  • All the details on Prince William and Kate's glitzy BAFTAs outing

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will once again be attending the BAFTAs later in the month. The royal couple will meet representatives and sit down to watch the star-studded ceremony, which takes place on Sunday 18 February at the Royal Albert Hall. Prince William will also present the Fellowship award – the ceremony's highest accolade - to actor Sir Ridley Scott. Last year's Fellowship winner Joanna Lumley, meanwhile, will be presenting the ceremony, taking over from host Stephen Fry. All eyes, as ever, will be on Kate's outfit as she graces the red carpet to enjoy a night

  • Prince William gives moving speech at Kensington Palace awards ceremony

    Prince William supported another cause close to his heart at Kensington Palace on Thursday evening. The father-of-two hosted the third annual Centrepoint Awards at his royal residence to reward those who are working to end homelessness, just hours after tackling the topics of cyberbullying and mental health during a surprise appearance at a school in west London. The Duke is a Patron of the charity, and gave a moving speech at the end of the ceremony in which he shared his frustration about the numbers of people who were still forced to live on the streets. "The courage these young