• Duchess Kate admits the one skill she hopes her children will learn

    The Duchess of Cambridge wowed fans with her language skills on Wednesday, chatting to one fan in Italian during her royal walkabout in Leicester. In a video posted on social media, she is seen stopping to say "ciao" to one excited royal-watcher - adding that her Italian was "so bad", and saying: "I have to make sure my children are better than me, that's my aim." Don't put yourself down, Kate – we're mighty impressed! The Duchess spent a few months in Florence during her gap year in 2000, studying Italian and history of art at the British Institute of Florence. Duchess Kate

  • Prince William flew with hero Leicester City pilot Eric Swaffer just months before tragic crash - details

    Prince William had a very close connection to the Leicester City pilot who died in the tragic helicopter crash at the football club, it's been revealed. Upon visiting the city with wife the Duchess of Cambridge on Wednesday, William told the crowd in a speech at the King Power Stadium that he had flown with Eric Swaffer before – and later, during more private conversations, that he had only been with him just a few months before the awful crash. William and Kate paid tribute to the victims of the tragic crash Former Leicester City player Alan Birchenall told royal reporters

  • Royal news: Crown Princess Yasmine Pahlavi announces she has cancer

    The crown princess Yasmine Pahlavi has confirmed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The lawyer is the wife of Reza Pahlavi, who is the crown prince of the former Imperial State of Iran, and spoke about her illness in a Facebook video, with a caption which read: "Dear friends, I want to take this opportunity to let you know that I have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This is a difficult time, but I am inspired by the strength and courage of the women of Iran. I hope to use this opportunity to share more about the

  • Kate Middleton gives insight into being a mum to Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis

    The Duchess of Cambridge is a doting mum-of-three, and has vowed to give her three children as normal a childhood as possible. And on Wednesday, the royal gave an insight into life with Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, when she met with two lively twins at Leicester University. Sai and Taran Gotani were among the lucky guests who had the chance to meet Prince William and Kate, who enthusiastically quizzed the Duchess on everything from Charlotte to her age. Caring Kate reassured the twins' mum Kal that she was used to lively children. Kal said: "They are

  • Exclusive: Sarah Ferguson reveals the thrilling hobby she wants to take up again

    Sarah, Duchess of York may be working hard campaigning for her charity, Street Child, but it seems the founding patron has been left feeling inspired. During an exclusive chat with HELLO!, the 59-year-old revealed: "I'm thinking of taking up my helicopter license again. I think it's a good challenge. I also want to do Challenge Anneka for myself. So I'm going to go into my 60th year very fit. Will that be a challenge? Will it be for Street Child? Of course." Sarah posed with Eugenie and Jack last week © Tony Ward The Duchess first got her helicopter wings in

  • Get a job at Buckingham Palace working for the royals - and live there too: details

    Working at Buckingham Palace could be a reality for one royal fan, as the Royal Household have unveiled a new position for a qualified gardener in the grounds. The role is permanent, and is a live-in position, with meals provided. The description says that the right candidate will be joining a team "at the heart of a world famous institution", with the main roles being keeping the lawns and shrubs in top condition, as well as planting new shrubbery, bulbs and seasonal flower displays, which will be admired by a "world-wide audience". Motivation and self-discipline is a must, as