Meghan Markle has been baptised and confirmed in a private ceremony at the Chapel Royal, according to the Daily Mail's Richard Kay. The former US actress who is due to marry Prince Harry on 19 May, joined the Church of England at a secret service conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the paper has revealed. Prince Harry, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are believed to have attended the intimate ceremony. The Mail reports that Meghan's baptism was followed by her confirmation, which will allow her to take Holy Communion with her fiancé. Holy water from the River Jordan
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Birmingham to whoops and cheers on Thursday, dazzling the hundreds of people who had gathered at Millennium Point. The couple charmed locals as they took part in a walkabout, with Meghan, 36, looking typically chic in a J. Crew coat and black cropped Alexander Wang tuxedo trousers, paired with an All Saints jumper. While spending some time chatting to local schoolchildren, Harry plucked one girl out of the crowd after she shared her ambition to become an actress. Sophia Richards, ten, looked stunned after meeting the couple, who told her she could achieve
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joked that she shouts at him all day as they met crowds in Birmingham on Thursday. The couple, who were visiting the city on International Women's Day, hinted wedding pressure may be rising as they prepare for their nuptials on 19 May. Susanne Raybould, from South Wales, who chatted to the couple, explained: "I said to Harry 'my son-in-law is Harry, my grandson is Harry, my father is Harry so I'm shouting Harry is all day'. He said 'and Meghan is'. Meghan said 'I am shouting it all day'." Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joked with
Prince Harry has marked a new beginning for a motor racing course that holds a special place in his heart. The royal visited Silverstone Circuit on Wednesday, March 7 to help kick off the official start of construction on a new educational center. The 33-year-old is a patron of the legendary British race track and has made several trips there in the past. One of his most memorable visits was in 1994, when he was only 9-years-old and accompanied by his later mother Princess Diana. Then, the pair was on hand to present the trophy at the Grand Prix. Scroll down for videoCLICK FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM
Move over Queen Elsa, the snow didn’t bother Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit as she braved New York’s Nor’easter on Wednesday, March 7. Crown Prince Haakon’s wife made the journey to the states to mark International Women’s Day in Manhattan and to present this year’s Norwegian "Female Entrepreneur of the Year" Award to winner Grete Sønsteby at WeWork Bryant Park. The 44-year-old royal, who is a mom to Marius Borg Høiby, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus, spoke to HELLO! and our sister magazine HOLA! at the Nordic Innovation House event about discussing important social issues with her children.
It’s no secret that Queen Elizabeth rules more than the United Kingdom. The 91-year-old royal is also queen of the race track, receiving her first horse riding lesson at three-years-old and holding more than 30 years of race experience under her hat. She certainly has a lot to show for it too, claiming 452 race wins out of a total of 2,834 races with her horses. According to newly released data from British racing site MyRacing.com, this makes her winning percentage just shy of 16%, which is a decent average. Even more respectable, is that the site uncovered the Queen has earned over nine