• The Queen reveals where she finds strength from in Christmas speech

    After a rollercoaster year, Her Majesty has talked about respect, strength and peace in her Christmas speech which will be broadcast on Christmas Day. Revealing where she draws strength and encouragement from, the Queen said: "Through the many changes I have seen over the years, faith, family and friendship have been not only a constant for me but a source of personal comfort and reassurance." Reflecting on the importance of treating others with consideration, she continued: "Even with the most deeply held differences, treating the other person with respect and as a fellow human being is always a good

  • Duchess Kate wows Christmas shoppers with appearance at discount store The Range

    The Duchess of Cambridge stunned onlookers with an appearance at discount high street store The Range on Saturday. She stopped at the bargain retailer, which is fifteen minutes from nearby Sandringham, with children Princess Charlotte and Prince George – and mingled with shoppers as she bought pictures, children's books and art materials at the tills. Talk about some last-minute Christmas shopping! Kate looked beautiful dressed down in a casual outdoor fleece in the pictures – published in The Sun – and wore her hair swept up in a simple ponytail. Kate took Prince George and Princess Charlotte shopping with her One

  • Duchess Kate's nickname for daughter Princess Charlotte revealed – and it's adorable

    The Duchess of Cambridge has the sweetest nickname for daughter Princess Charlotte! On a recent outing to discount store The Range with both her older children, Kate was overheard chatting to little Charlotte and using the sweet term of affection. Fellow shopper Sarah Daniels, who spoke to the Daily Mail about the moment, said that at one point, Charlotte was sat on the floor in the shop - prompting the Duchess to tell her: "Get up, poppet." Adorably, Prince William has been known to call his wife the nickname, and Kate has been overheard referring to Prince George as 'poppet', too

  • The 'hardest working' royal of the year has been revealed - and it might surprise you

    It has been revealed that out of all the members of the British royal family, Princess Anne is the most hardworking of the lot! In a new analysis conducted by The Telegraph, the Queen's dedicated daughter worked 180 days of the year - 10 more than the runner-up, Prince Edward. So how do the other royals measure up? According to the poll, Prince Charles comes in third place with 160 days, while Prince Andrew took part in 140 days, the Duke of Cambridge took part in 120 engagements and Prince Harry worked for just over 90. Princess Anne worked for