• The Queen meets one-week-old Prince Louis at Kensington Palace

    The Queen has been introduced to the newest member of her family – her adorable great-grandson Prince Louis. The 92-year-old monarch paid a visit to Prince William and Kate's home in Kensington Palace earlier this week, where she was able to meet the one-week-old royal baby for the first time. Pictures obtained by the Sun showing the monarch arriving in personal helicopter, and emerging carrying a handpicked posy of spring flowers - presumably to give to new mum Kate. The Queen has been in Windsor since Easter and was spotted horse-riding in the grounds of her castle on the day

  • The one major difference between Prince Louis' birth certificate and his siblings'

    Prince Louis' birth certificate was registered and signed by his proud father this week, confirming details of the little boy's birth, including his official title, and the occupations of both his parents, Prince William and Kate. And while the document initially appears to follow the same format as both Prince George and Princess Charlotte's birth certificates, there is one big difference. Unlike his older siblings, Louis' registration paperwork has been typed out, while George and Charlotte's were both handwritten. The exact reason for this is not clear – but in all other ways, the details remain largely the same. Prince

  • Royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to use carriage previously used by Pippa Middleton

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced the carriage they will use for the royal wedding! A post shared on Kensington Palace's Twitter page confirmed that the pair have selected the Ascot Landau carriage for their procession through Windsor after becoming husband and wife in Windsor on 19 May. The carriage is one of five Ascot Landaus in the Royal Mews and was previously used by Pippa Middleton at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge back in 2011. The carriages are used in royal events such as coronations, state visits and, of course, weddings. One of the Ascot Landau

  • The sweet way Princess Charlotte's nursery is celebrating her third birthday

    Happy birthday to Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte! Prince William and Kate's daughter turns three on Wednesday, and like many children her age, the little girl will be showered with love and presents on her special day. The celebrations will continue at Willcocks Nursery School, where Charlotte is enrolled as a full-time pupil. Boys and girls at the prestigious nursery in west London are typically given cake on their birthday for the whole class to share, and Charlotte's big day will be no different. As they do with most family occasions, the royals will mark Charlotte's birthday in private after

  • EXCLUSIVE: There’s going to be a royal wedding charity single

    If we needed more proof that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials are going to be the modern-day royal wedding of our dreams, this is it. HELLO! has learnt there’s going to be a royal wedding charity single which will be available to download in the days leading up the big day. We bet Simon Cowell wished he’d thought of this one!  It all started in March when auditions were held up and down the country to find the ultimate singing group to perform the charity single. They didn’t just want amazing singers, it was about the story behind the

  • Proud Prince Charles flies in to meet Prince Louis and celebrate Charlotte's birthday

    Prince Charles has flown into London to meet his new baby grandson Prince Louis for the very first time. He is understood to have chosen the date specifically so he can also see his granddaughter Princess Charlotte as she celebrates her birthday. Charles will enjoy some precious hours getting to know William and Kate's newborn son at their Kensington Palace home, where little Louis is being cared for by his parents. He is expected to wait at the palace to spend time with Charlotte once she has finished nursery, in celebration of the little girl turning three, and is

  • Princess Caroline of Monaco's pregnant daughter Charlotte Casiraghi postpones wedding

    Charlotte Casiraghi is expecting her second child and has postponed her wedding to fiancé Dimitri Rassam, HELLO!'s sister publication HOLA! can reveal. Princess Caroline of Monaco's pregnant daughter had planned to say "I do" in June, but she has delayed the ceremony to after the summer, most likely to welcome her baby first. The mother-of-one is reportedly due in August. Charlotte, 31, and Dimitri, 36, will have various celebrations: first, a wedding in Monaco followed by a party on the Italian island of Pantelleria, where Dimitri's actress mother Carole Bouquet owns a stunning villa in a vineyard. Dimitri and Charlotte have

  • Who was Lord Louis Mountbatten? Find out everything you need to know about Prince Louis' namesake

    Prince William and Kate Middleton's third child, Prince Louis Arthur Charles, is thought to be named after his great-grandfather Prince Philip's uncle, Lord Louis Mountbatten, but how much do you know about the man behind his namesake? Find out everything you need to know about Lord Mountbatten, from his impressive career to his family connections to the Queen as well as Prince Philip. Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten was known by his family as simply 'Dickie' and was born in Windsor in 1900 as the son of Prince Louis of Batternberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse. Lord Mountbatten was

  • Prince William and Princess Beatrice are joining forces – all the details!

    Prince William and Princess Beatrice are joining forces next month for a very exciting event. The Duke of Cambridge, who has just welcomed his son Prince Louis, will host a reception at Buckingham Palace Gardens with his cousin Beatrice on Thursday 24 May. The pair will be joined by their uncle Prince Edward. The trio will meet young people who have successfully achieved gold in The Duke of Edinburgh Awards, named after William and Beatrice's 96-year-old grandfather, Prince Philip. The Duke usually attends the event; last July, he met the gold award holders in the gardens of the Palace of

  • Princess Charlotte: Every photo of the adorable little royal

    See how Prince William and Kate Middleton's daughter Princess Charlotte has grown in a photo gallery of all of her cutest pictures to