• The surprising thing you've never noticed about the Queen's sunglasses

    Signs of spring include warmer weather, love in the air, flowers in bloom – and the Queen hosting her garden parties and getting out her sunglasses! The monarch has been seen everywhere from Buckingham Palace garden parties to the races wearing her eye-catching eye wear, with royal watchers commenting how cool Prince William's grandmother looks when she's sporting her shades. When the Queen stepped out for the Epsom races last week, she demonstrated exactly why her sunglasses are not just cool but also practical! Like many grandmothers, the royal knows the value of photochromic lenses – clear eyeglasses that

  • The Queen invites Meghan Markle to do something no other young royal has ever done

    The Duchess of Sussex is set to experience another royal 'first' when she visits Cheshire next week. Meghan will join the Queen for a day of engagements on Thursday, with the pair travelling up north using the monarch's personal train that is only reserved for senior royals. Prince Philip, Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and their staff are the only people who are entitled to use the royal train; Prince William is only believed to have used it once in 2003 on his birthday tour, when he travelled to Wales, while Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge are not

  • The Queen is looking for a pastry chef - but there's one bizarre requirement involved

    The Queen is looking for a new Pastry Chef for Buckingham Palace, according to a new job posting on the official royal household website. The chef will be in the Master of the Household's Office at the Palace, and will receive some amazing perks so long as they have all of the expertise required, which bizarrely includes "good IT skills". The new Pastry Chef will also have the opportunity for live-in accommodation with all meals provided. Excuse us while we brush up on our pastry skills to apply! Want to work for the Queen? The role will include a pension scheme,

  • See these unearthed photos of Sarah Ferguson's wedding dress fitting from 1986

    Some never-before-seen photos of Sarah Ferguson in her wedding dress have emerged online, 32 years after they were taken. Dressmaker Ezmé, who was part of the team who created the Duchess' gown, has shared the photos on her fashion training blog 1st Class Patterns. One picture shows Prince Andrew's ex-wife at her dress fitting, looking lovely in her silk dress that featured long puff sleeves and a sweeping train. Other close-up photos show the striking detail on Sarah's wedding dress, which included a beaded design of flowers and a bee on her bodice. Ezmé was invited to the royal wedding,

  • Prince William says Kate Middleton wasn't very happy about his Isle of Man visit – here's why

    The Duchess of Cambridge is not a happy bunny, if Prince William's latest revelation is anything to go by. The future King was on a visit to the Isle of Man when he admitted that his wife Kate was a bit sceptical about his trip. William, who has a life-long love for motorbikes, was able to indulge his passion at the Isle of Man TT Races, an annual motorcycle race – but his wife may not have been so impressed. "When I said I was going to the Isle of Man for an official visit she said, 'Really?'" William confessed

  • The reason Princess Eugenie is one of the only royals allowed an Instagram account

    Princess Eugenie launched her own Instagram account in March, and has been delighting royal fans by giving them a glimpse into her private life, something not many members of the royal family have been able to do. Following her engagement to the Duke of Sussex in November, the Duchess of Sussex deactivated her social media accounts, and shut down her lifestyle blog The Tig, in order to follow protocol. However, there is a reason why Eugenie is allowed to have her own social media account, while other royals including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry don’t. Princess

  • Revealed: The one thing Prince William misses doing now that he is a dad of three

    While Prince William enjoys nothing more than spending time with his three young children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, there is one thing he misses greatly now that he is a father to three young children. During a visit to the Isle of Man on Wednesday, the Duke reminisced about big biking trips, which he "absolutely loves". William had the chance to sit on a handbuilt Norton SG7 at the Isle of Man TT Races, an annual motorcycle race. "I'm a father of three, I have to tone it down," he confessed, adding: "I miss the big

  • Royal baby boom! Meet the Swedish royal family's SEVEN little Princes and Princesses

    Meet the youngest members of the Swedish royal family, King Carl VXI Gustaf and Queen Silvia's seven

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  • Prince Oscar and Princess Estelle of Sweden's cutest photos together

    A look at Sweden's Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar's cutest photos