• Princess Charlotte adorably copies the Queen’s wave - and Her Majesty's reaction is amazing

    Princess Charlotte is learning the royal ropes from the best of the best - her great grandmother, the Queen! In a new video, the little Princess can be seen clapping while on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at Trooping the Colour, before looking over to see the Queen waving at the crowds. Not missing a beat, the adorable three-year-old copies her 'Gan-Gan', leading her mum, the Duchess of Cambridge, to laugh before telling Prince William about the cute moment. The Queen also chuckled when she saw little Charlotte practising her royal wave and exchanged a few amused words with

  • Meghan Markle joins the Queen in Cheshire - live updates

    Meghan Markle has joined forces with the Queen for their first one-on-one trip together. The royals, who took a special overnight train to Cheshire on Thursday, appeared to be in great spirits as they were greeted by admirers and staff at Runcorn Station. Their joint outing comes less than four weeks after the former Suits actress married Prince Harry at St. George's Chapel in Windsor. Both the Queen, 92, and Meghan, 36, were then ushered to their car as they made their way to the Mersey Gateway Bridge. The Duchess of Sussex turned to Givenchy to create the outfit for

  • Meghan Markle's lack of royal protocol knowledge on show in Cheshire: see how the Queen helped her

    The Duchess of Sussex stepped out on Thursday to attend her first royal engagement with the Queen – who gave her a little helping hand during a moment of confusion. Meghan – who was evidently nervous – was unsure as to who should get in the car first when arriving in Cheshire. "What is your preference?" she asked the Queen, to which she replied: "You go first." "Oh OK," Meghan replied. For the outing, Meghan and the 92-year-old monarch also wore contrasting outfits. The former Suits actress looked stylish in a Givenchy dress, with no hat or gloves, and

  • VIDEO: Meghan Markle and the Queen enjoy first solo engagement in Cheshire

    The Queen and the new Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, looked very happy to be in each other's company for Meghan's first solo engagement in Cheshire. The pair chatted to the Lord Lieutenant of Chesire, David Briggs, who said: "I understand it is your first trip to the north of England," to which Meghan replied: "That's correct, I'm very happy to be here." The pair looked fabulous, with Her Majesty dressed in an eye-catching lime green number by Stewart Pravin, while Meghan dressed in a Givenchy dress, wearing her long brunette tresses down. The pair spoke politely to one

  • The Queen can't stop smiling - all the photos that reveal how much she likes Meghan Markle

    The Queen couldn't contain her happiness during her first ever joint engagement with her grandson Prince Harry's new wife, Meghan Markle. The new Duchess of Sussex looked very comfortable to be in Her Majesty's company, and the pair laughed together while visiting Cheshire on an official royal visit. The Queen made sure that Meghan felt welcomed into the royal family by chatting with her during their visit, and giving her tips on royal protocol as the pair prepared to get into the Monarch's waiting Bentley. Meghan and the Queen seemed very comfortable together during the visit Meghan asked the Queen whether

  • Newlywed Meghan Markle gushes about married life with 'best husband' Prince Harry

    It's coming up to a month since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in a beautiful spring ceremony in Windsor. And on Thursday, the new Duchess of Sussex had nothing but nice things to say about her marriage and her love, whom she described as the "best husband ever". During her walkabout in Chester with the Queen, royal fan Jo Richards asked the former Suits actress about married life. She said: "Meghan looked simply perfect, she is actually jaw dropingly gorgeous… Then I asked her was she enjoying married life and she said 'Harry is the best

  • The Queen entrusted her most senior team on first outing with Meghan: see who made the cut

    The Duchess of Sussex reached a big milestone in her new role as a member of the royal family on Thursday, by joining the Queen on a day of engagements in Cheshire. The royals were accompanied by a team of senior staff on their trip by royal train, who were on hand to ensure everything went smoothly on what is one of Meghan's most important engagements so far. The team included the Queen's private secretary Eddie Young and her outgoing assistant private secretary Samantha Cohen, who is leaving to work for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for six months.

  • See the lavish gifts Kate Middleton has received from the royal family

    Much like the Duchess of Sussex, who wore earrings that were a gift from the Queen in Cheshire on Thursday, the Duchess of Cambridge has received several royal family heirlooms since marrying Prince William in 2011. The mum-of-three has been gifted some special pieces from Princess Diana's jewellery collection, as well as having the opportunity to borrow some incredible jewels from none other than the Queen. Here are just a few of the special gifts Kate has received. Anmer Hall: Talk about a dream wedding gift! The Queen bestowed newlyweds Prince William and Kate with their very own home on the Sandringham

  • Royal jewels fit for a Duchess: Meghan Markle's jewellery collection

    Royal jewels fit for a Duchess: Meghan Markle's jewellery