The Duke of Cambridge has been praised by a grieving mother, whose son tragically died while swimming with school friends in May last year. The royal, who was a part of the East Anglian Air Ambulance and worked as a former RAF search and rescue pilot, was hailed for his "bravery" as he tried to save the boy's life. Robbie Lea was found under almost 15ft of water in Lee Valley Park in Hertfordshire after he had gone swimming. His mother, Sarah Lea, has opened up about the painful story, telling The Mirror: "I can't thank Prince William enough.
The Duchess of Sussex is celebrating her first Thanksgiving as a member of the royal family. The former American actress, who made a return visit to the Hubb Community kitchen which inspired her collaborative work on a Grenfell charity cookbook on Wednesday, is expected to mark the traditional US holiday in private with Prince Harry. The royal couple, who are expecting their first baby in Spring 2019, have no official engagements confirmed for Thursday (22 November), leaving them free to enjoy the special occasion together for the first time as a married couple. Meghan Markle with her "perfect Thanksgiving turkey" It
The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed a titbit about her student days that fans may not have previously known. During a visit to UCL, Kate, who read History of Art at university, disclosed that she also took another course. "I started off doing Psychology at St Andrews, with History of Art," said Kate. Laughing, she added: "It was a bit full on, but it was really interesting." The royal was visiting the Developmental Risk and Resilience Unit in the Psychology and Language Sciences Division at UCL to learn more about their work with young children. Kate met with Professor Eamon
Christmas is a time of tradition, so it is hardly surprising that the royal family have plenty to keep up with during the Yuletide, some which have upheld for hundreds of years. One of the many traditions kept by the Queen and her family is that they gift Christmas trees to all the churches and schools in the Sandringham area, meaning that plenty of lucky youngsters will be able to enjoy a Christmas tree from Her Majesty herself! The royal also gifts Christmas trees to St. Paul's Cathedral, St Giles' Cathedral and Westminster Abbey as well as Canongate Kirk
Many royal watchers have been wondering why members of the Queen's family, including the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex, have been carrying out private engagements lately. They have held meetings at Kensington Palace or made visits around London but only announced the events on the Court Circular after they have happened. So why the secrecy? The reason is simply that, for the most part, these engagements have been regular working meetings. They haven't been announced in advance because there hasn't been a press angle. This has always been the case, but in the past month or so,
Princess Eugenie reminisced on the "greatest day of my life" by sharing a new photo from the royal wedding on Thursday. The 28-year-old, who married Jack Brooksbank in Windsor on 12 October, posted the gorgeous black-and-white snap on Instagram on Thursday. The official photo, which appears to have been taken by their photographer Alex Bramall, shows Eugenie and Jack standing with their arms wrapped around each other inside Windsor Castle, where they hosted their wedding reception. The newlyweds looked ecstatic in the photo, which shows Eugenie’s Peter Pilotto wedding dress to perfection. "tbt to THE greatest day of my life," Eugenie
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make a poignant visit to Leicester to pay tribute to those who were killed in the helicopter crash at Leicester City Football Club, Kensington Palace has confirmed. Prince William and Kate knew the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabh and wanted to visit the city to recognise the compassion shown by the people of Leicester following the tragic accident in October. The royal couple will visit the city on Wednesday 28 November, and will first see the tribute site near the stadium, before meeting players and members of the club’s management team. Prince William and
While the Duchess of Sussex deleted her Instagram account a long time ago, we're sure she'd hit 'like' on Sarah Ferguson's latest post on the social media site. The former Duchess of York shared a heartfelt message in honour of Thanksgiving on Thursday, writing: "I thank America and all Americans, happy Thanksgiving!!" As an American, Meghan always celebrates Thanksgiving with her friends and family, but the holiday will be very different this year as it is her first as a member of the royal family. The Duchess is believed to be marking the traditional US holiday in private with Prince Harry.