• Prince Edward and wife Sophie moving out of Buckingham Palace

    Members of the royal family including the Duke of York, Princess Royal and the Earl and Countess of Wessex will have to move out of Buckingham Palace while it undergoes a raft of repairs. The East Wing, whose façade features the world-famous balcony on which the Queen and her family appears each year, will be the focus of essential maintenance work from April 2019. But officials on Tuesday night insisted it will be "business as usual" and the popular royal line up will not be affected. Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and his wife Sophie have private apartments there, and along with Princess

  • £1.4million spent renovating Prince Harry and Meghan's rumoured future home

    Prince Harry and Meghan currently live at Kensington Palace's Nottingham Cottage, but should the couple look for a larger residence in the future, one of the likely options – Apartment 1 at the Palace - received a huge £1.4million investment to replace the roof. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester currently reside in the 21-bedroom home, which is located right next door to Prince William and Kate, who live in Apartment 1A. According to the annual Sovereign Grant report: "The existing roof required complete renewal after years of patch repairs, evidence of batten decay and structural defects in some chimneys." The couple

  • Mike Tindall reveals how to really pronounce daughter Mia’s name - four years after first announcing it

    Mike Tindall has revealed how you really pronounce his daughter Mia's name - after years of uncertainty as to whether it's 'My-a' or 'Me-a'. In response to a fan who questioned the correct pronunciation, asking, "And Mia is My-ah, right ... not Mee -ah?" Mike wrote: "No Mia is Me-a." He also confirmed the right way to say new baby daughter Lena's name, saying, "Pronounced like Lay-na." Mike and his wife Zara Tindall welcomed their new little girl on 18 June, at Stroud Maternity Unit.  Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name)

  • Funding for the young royals leaps up more than 40 per cent in year of 'celebration, commemoration and change' as Meghan Markle joins

    Clarence House has released its annual accounts, revealing that funding for the young royals leapt more than 40 per cent in the year the Duchess of Sussex joined the family. From 2017 to 2018, the total went up 41% from £3.5million to £5million. Wow! Prince Charles' principal private secretary Clive Alderton said the year was one of "celebration, commemoration and change" and included "moments of great joy" for the palace.   Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({

  • Best photos from Prince William's Middle East tour

  • Prince William lays flowers during emotional visit to his great-grandmother's tomb

    Prince William had one last engagement to fulfil on the final day of his Middle Eastern tour on Thursday - and it was a particularly special one, since he took the time to visit the tomb of his great-grandmother, Princess Alice. The mother of Prince Philip, Alice is remembered for saving the lives of a Jewish family in Greece during the Holocaust by sheltering them in her home from the Nazis. On Tuesday, William was thanked for the bravery of his great-grandmother by the descendants of Rachel Cohen, who was harboured, along with some of her children, in the Princess's

  • The Queen pulls out of royal engagement at the last minute due to illness

    The Queen has been forced to pull out of an engagement at the last minute, with Buckingham Palace revealing that she is feeling "under the weather". The palace released a statement just minutes before she was due to attend a morning service at St Paul's Cathedral marking the 200th anniversary of the Order of St Michael and St George, which was also attended by Angelina Jolie. Instead, her cousin the Duke of Kent represented her as Grand Master of the Order. It's understood that the royal is suffering from a summer cold and that no doctor was called; she is expected

  • All the stunning times the royals have borrowed the Queen’s jewellery - video

    The Queen is known to generously lend her stunning jewellery, including brooches, necklaces and tiaras, to members of her family for special occasions such as weddings, royal tours and the occasional official engagement. As such, many members of the royal family have been spotted wearing her stunning pieces, from the late Princess Diana to Zara Tindall. From the sensational Lover's Knot tiara, worn by both Diana and Kate Middleton, to the stunning Queen Mary Diamond Bandeau worn by Meghan on her wedding day to Prince Harry back in May, take a look at all the times the royals have

  • Prince Harry surprises at polo match - but was Meghan cheering from the sidelines?

    Prince Harry was all smiles as he took part in the British Polo Day on Wednesday in celebration of its tenth-year anniversary, but was his new wife, Meghan Markle, cheering from the sidelines? Unfortunately for royal fans, the new Duke of Sussex, who regularly plays the equestrian sport, made a surprise solo appearance to the River Field in Henley-on-Thames, but he was definitely in good company during the fun afternoon outing. The Duke, fresh from his appearance at the Palace with his wife Meghan and the Queen, was joined by the world's number one male and female players, Adolfo

  • Kate Middleton to miss her balcony moment – but Meghan Markle will be there

    The Duchess of Cambridge will miss out on a family moment on the iconic balcony of Buckingham Palace next month, as she is not scheduled to attend an RAF engagement. On Tuesday 10 July, the Queen will watch a flypast and Feu de Joie from the famed balcony with other members of her family, but Kate will be noticeably absent. The Duchess is currently on maternity leave until the autumn, taking care of her three young children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. While Kate will likely be at home, Her Majesty and other royals will step out onto the balcony.

  • Princess Eugenie visits old school for very special reason

    Princess Eugenie took a trip down memory lane on Thursday by visiting her old school, Marlborough College, to open the newly refurbished Memorial Hall. The royal shared snaps of the special engagement on her Instagram account, and wrote alongside them: "Such a lovely day going to see my old school, Marlborough College and opening the newly refurbished Memorial Hall, built to honour the 749 former pupils that lost their lives on the battlefield in WWI. So many happy memories visiting my old art school and house. #throwbackthursday." Eugenie unveiled a plaque at her old school Dressed in a summery green dress,

  • Royal style: The best dressed royalty of June 2018

    A photo gallery of best-dressed royals including Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and

  • Growing up royal: Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice's best throwback photos

    A must-see photo gallery of Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice throwback and childhood photos from the 1990s and

  • Crown Princess Marie-Chantal and Princess Olympia are dancing queens at Studio 54 bash

    When Crown Prince Pavlos turned 50, the Greek royal family proved they are the hosts with the most when it comes to lavish parties, organising one of the coolest royal birthday bashes in recent memory. Now Crown Princess Marie-Chantal and Princess Olympia of Greece have shown they are true dancing queens, kicking off the summer in 1970s and 1980s style with the family at a party inspired by legendary New York City disco Studio 54. CLICK IMAGES FOR MORE PHOTOS Party princesses: Alexandra von Furstenberg, her sister Crown Princess Marie-Chantal and Princess Olympia all chose rainbow sequins for the disco-themed