• Duchess Kate, Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte giggle and joke at their close friend's wedding - all the sweet pictures

    META: Royal news: Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte giggle and joke at their close friend's wedding - all the sweet pictures LONG: Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte were guests at the wedding of Sophie Carter and Robert Snuggs on Saturday – see the sweet pictures HEAD: Duchess Kate, Prince William, Prince George and Princess Charlotte giggle and joke at their close friend's wedding - all the sweet

  • Kate Middleton's special role at friend Sophie Carter's wedding revealed

    The Cambridges, apart from baby Prince Louis, were out in full force at the weekend, attending the wedding of Kate's close friend Sophie Carter in Norfolk. While Prince George and Princess Charlotte acted as a pageboy and bridesmaid, it seems their mum Kate also had an unofficial role on the day. Kate was pictured posing with the bride and groom and Sophie's family outside St Andrew's Episcopal Church; the one telling sign that she was part of the bridal party was in her choice of outfit. Kate looked radiant in a recycled cornflower blue Catherine Walker coat with a lace

  • Princess Charlotte is Prince William's mini-me in new photos

    Princess Charlotte is growing up to look more and more like her dad Prince William by the day. New photos taken at the weekend show just how much of a mini-me the little girl is. Charlotte was attending her godmother Sophie Carter's wedding in Norfolk in her role as a bridesmaid, and the few photos that have emerged show the uncanny resemblance between three-year-old Charlotte and her father when he was a child. The pair have the same strong brow, cute button nose, slender lip shape and adorable chubby cheeks. Charlotte was pictured looking full of concentration as she carried

  • Kate Middleton is solo parenting this week – here's why

    The Duchess of Cambridge will be solo parenting her three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, this week as her husband Prince William travels to Africa. William, who departed London on Sunday afternoon, will tour Namibia, Tanzania and Kenya during a seven-day tour, in his role as president of umbrella organisation United for Wildlife and conservation body Tusk Trust. Kate will no doubt have her trusty nanny, Maria Borrallo, on hand to help with baby Prince Louis, who turned five months old at the weekend, and Prince George and Princess Charlotte's school runs. Another trustworthy person Kate can

  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry delight crowds at Loughborough University - all the best pictures

  • The Queen pays low-key visit to her beloved horses at Balmoral – see the sweet photos

    The Queen almost managed to go unnoticed as she paid a visit to her beloved horses at Balmoral over the weekend. The 92-year-old monarch, who was wrapped up in a coat, headscarf and wore sunglasses, was pictured driving back to her Scottish home when she stopped her Range Rover to check on her animals. Her Majesty was seen walking around a paddock during the low-key visit, appearing to feed one of her horses some mints from her pocket. She was accompanied on the day out by her friends who had taken part in a shoot followed by lunch at the

  • Why Princess Anne doesn't shake hands with members of the public

    Princess Anne has revealed why she chooses not to extend her hand to wellwishers when she is on a walkabout. In a preview for upcoming ITV documentary Queen of the World, which airs on Tuesday, the monarch's daughter explained how the rules have changed. "I mean we never shook hands," she said. "The theory was that you couldn't shake hands with everybody, so don't start. So I kind of stick with that, but I notice others don't." Referring to younger members of the royal family, Anne laughed: "It's not for me to say that it's wrong, but I think that

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's secret trip to Amsterdam revealed

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex reportedly spent the weekend in the Dutch city of Amsterdam celebrating the opening of the new Soho House outpost. The royal couple, who carried out an engagement at Loughborough University on Monday, are said to have joined stars including Eddie Redmayne, Jenna Coleman and Nick Grimshaw at a three-night event over the weekend. Prince Harry and Meghan are known to be fans of the private members' club, and even went on their first date at the club's London branch in 2016. Meghan, meanwhile, is known to have been to Soho Farmhouse in the Cotswolds