• Watch Queen Letizia of Spain's Easter video that went viral

    A video featuring members of the Spanish royal family soon became a trending topic on Twitter after it showed a tense exchange between Queen Letizia and her mother-in-law Sofia. The royals had just finished attending mass on Easter Sunday and as they prepared to walk out onto the church steps to pose for official photos, Letizia appeared to block Sofia's path. The video has since amassed more than 2.3 million views on one Twitter account that goes by the handle @rabillodelojo. Members of the public and royal watchers were quick to weigh in on the incident, including Princess Marie-Chantal of

  • Prince Philip's hip surgery successful, palace confirm

    Prince Philip has undergone a successful operation on his hip, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. A statement was released regarding the royal's health that read: "The Duke of Edinburgh has undergone a successful hip replacement operation. He is progressing satisfactorily at this early stage. His Royal Highness is likely to remain in hospital for several days. He is comfortable and in good spirits. Further updates will be issued when appropriate." Philip, 96, was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday afternoon ahead of his planned surgery on Wednesday. The Queen's husband is known for his active lifestyle and

  • James Martin reveals he bonded with the Queen over corgis during secret meeting

    James Martin has opened up about his "surreal" meeting with the Queen. The celebrity chef was invited to a private reception at Buckingham Palace, where the conversation soon turned to the monarch's adorable pet pooches – her corgis! Speaking to Christine Lampard on ITV's Lorraine, James said: "We just sat there talking about corgi dogs, and it's weird because I love my dogs so you're just sat there, and it's very surreal. I remember walking out of there. The first person I called was my mother and I said, 'You're never going to believe what's happened.' It was just

  • Meghan Markle's pre-wedding Easter plans with her mum Doria revealed

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were notably absent from the royal family's Easter celebrations last week, and it turns out the actress was back in LA with her mum Doria Ragland. According to Good Morning America, Meghan quietly jetted out of London last Thursday to spend some quality time with her yoga instructor mother, who is based in California. With only six weeks to go before the royal nuptials, Meghan and mother-of-the-bride Doria will have turned their full attention to wedding planning. The trip wasn't the last chance for Meghan, 36, to see her mum before the big day though.