• See the photos Crown Princess Mary of Denmark chose for husband Prince Frederik's 50th birthday book

    Crown Princess Mary of Denmark arranged a very sweet gift for her husband Prince Frederik's 50th birthday last month. Along with four of Denmark's most talented photographers, Mary chose a selection of photos for a book, H.K.H. Kronprins Frederik. The pictures were taken at special moments from Frederik's life from the past 25 years. A sneak peek of the book shows three very endearing snaps. One was taken at Frederik and Mary's royal wedding in 2004, another shows an official portrait of the couple and a third is of Frederik with their twins, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, on holiday. Prince

  • Queen Maxima of the Netherlands' sister Inés Zorreguieta dies aged 33

    Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is mourning the loss of her younger sister Inés Zorreguieta, who has passed away at the age of 33. Local Argentinian media have reported that Inés died of an apparent suicide. She was found at her home on Wednesday night in Buenos Aires. Inés, who worked for the government, is believed to have suffered from depression and mental health issues. She was the godmother of Queen Máxima's youngest daughter Princess Ariane, 11, and was the youngest child of the late Jorge Zorreguieta and María del Carmen Cerruti Carricart. Máxima has two brothers, Juan and Martin,

  • Princess Adrienne of Sweden's godparents announced

    The godparents for baby Princess Adrienne of Sweden have been announced! The Swedish royal court confirmed that Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill had selected six godparents for their third child. Adrienne's christening will take place at the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace on Friday to coincide with their fifth wedding anniversary. The godparents including Anouska d’Abo, Charlotte Kreuger Cederlund, Coralie Charriol Paul, Nader Panahpour, Baron Gustav Thott, and Natalie Werner – but how are they connected to the royal couple? Chris selected Anouska, who is his niece, and Nader, who is a friend, while Baron is married to Princess Madeleine's

  • How Queen Letizia suffered same family tragedy as Queen Máxima 11 years ago

    Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is "shocked and devastated" following the news that her sister Ines Zorreguieta has committed suicide, the Dutch royal palace has said. And while the queen will, naturally, be heartbroken, Máxima may be able to find solace in her friend Queen Letizia of Spain. The Spanish royal sadly suffered the same family tragedy eleven years ago when her sister Erika Ortiz took her own life. At the time, Letizia, who was six months pregnant with her second child, was distraught by the news that her younger sister had died aged 31. She was visibly emotional and

  • This young royal has made his debut in the Simpsons

    A young royal, Prince Christian of Denmark, has made his debut on The Simpsons! The 12-year-old prince meets Lisa Simpson when the family travel to Denmark for Grampa's medical treatment, and Lisa's dreams come true when she runs into a skateboarding prince – Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary's son! Lisa was walking in the palace square of Amalienborg when she ran into the prince. At the end of the episode, the show jumps to the future and shows Lisa wedding the prince, and the pair waving from the balcony in Denmark! Lisa married the prince at the end! Speaking

  • Little known facts about Prince William and Kate Middleton's children - video

    Since the arrival of Prince Louis in April, the Cambridge family have become a happy family of five, with Prince William and Kate as the proud parents of four-year-old Prince George, three-year-old Princess Charlotte and of course, little Louis! But just how much do you know about the three siblings? From their favourite films to much-loved hand-me-down items of clothing to their very favourite food, there is so much to know about the adorable trio! Watch our video and see if you can answer questions on the royal tots before the time runs out… Loading the player...

  • How Meghan Markle will be the Queen of Ascot

    While the Duchess of Sussex has a couple of royal engagements lined up in the next few weeks following her return from honeymoon, there is one particular outing that royal watchers will be excited for - her debut at Royal Ascot. It is expected that Meghan will join her husband Prince Harry and other senior royals at the event, which starts on Tuesday 19 June. Prince Harry often attends the opening day of the races, and has previously travelled in a carriage with his grandparents the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and uncle Prince Andrew to the event, so it would be no surprise to

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are back in London after their honeymoon - get the details

    They're back! Prince Harry and his new wife, Duchess Meghan, have returned to London after their honeymoon, and Prince Harry is already back at work. While the exact destination of their luxurious escape remains a well-kept secret, the couple have returned to their home in the British capital and are settling into life as a married couple at their home in Kensington Palace. The duo, whose wedding on 19 May was watched with glee by fans across the globe, will no doubt be enjoying their slightly more relaxed life, now the stress of wedding preparations have passed. Loading the player...

  • Royal godparents: See which members of royalty have played the special role, from Prince William to the Queen

    When the time comes to select a godparent for their newborn child, royal parents often look to members of other monarchies to take on the important role.From Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, who has been called the “Godmother of Europe” for her legion of godchildren, to Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to Prince Haakon of Norway, the world’s royal families are forever connected by the bonds of

  • Queen Maxima of the Netherlands left 'shocked and bereft' after sister Ines Zorreguieta dies at 33

    Queen Maxima of the Netherlands is “shocked and bereft” after receiving the news that her younger sister, Inés Zorreguieta, has taken her own life at 33. A spokesperson for the Dutch government confirmed the news to La Nación: “We can confirm that Inés Zorreguieta, sister of Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, died on Wednesday night. It is a suspected suicide.” Inés' body was found in her home in Buenos Aires. Although no additional details surrounding her tragic death were provided, it has been reported that she was known to suffer from depression. Ines was godmother to Queen Maxima's daughter,

  • Test yourself: How much do you know about William and Kate's kids Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis?

    What's Prince George's favourite movie? What royal hand-me-down has Princess Charlotte worn? See how much you know about Prince William and Kate Middleton's children – George, Charlotte and baby Prince Louis – with this HELLO! video