• The Queen hosts glamourous dinner party at Windsor Castle ahead of her birthday

    The Queen has hosted a glamorous dinner party in Windsor Castle just 13 days shy of her 93rd birthday. The Monarch welcomed a total of 23 guests to her Easter residence and was helped by none other than her son Prince Andrew. Guests of honour included the High Commissioner for Rwanda and Canada. Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani was also present, as was her private secretary Edward Young and his spouse. It's not surprising that Her Majesty had the Duke of York on hand to help entertain the guests. Princess Beatrice and Eugenie's father lives just three

  • The Queen and Prince Philip enjoy their favourite activity whilst in Windsor Castle - see the pictures

    The Queen and Prince Philip are currently spending some quality time together in Windsor Castle ahead of the Easter holidays, so it's no surprise that whilst there they have taken part in their favourite pastime, horse riding, and carriage driving. The monarch, 92, and Prince Philip, 96, haven't let the bad weather dampen their spirits, and on Monday they were both pictured riding in the grounds of Windsor Castle. Her Majesty, wearing a navy blue trench coat and wrapping her hair with a silk scarf, enjoyed a tranquil stroll on her beloved black Fell pony with head groom Terry Penury, whilst Prince

  • Why April is a month full of celebrations for the Queen and royal family

    April is a particularly joyous time for the Queen and her family, with plenty of reason to pop the bubbly! Almost every senior royal has a special reason to celebrate, whether it's a birthday or an anniversary. Her Majesty turns 93 on 21 April and while she tends to celebrate in private, this year her birthday falls on Easter Sunday which means she'll step out to attend the traditional church service at St George's Chapel in Windsor. Her second birthday is a more public affair, when the royals gather for Trooping the Colour in June. Two days after her official

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  • How Prince Charles and Camilla celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary

    The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall found themselves in Belfast, Northern Ireland as they celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. Charles and Camilla were on a previously unannounced visit to the city where the future King had the honour of re-opening Hillsborough Castle. The castle, which has undergone an impressive £20m makeover, is the official residence of the Queen and the royal family when they visit Northern Ireland. As Charles was welcomed to the mansion, he even quipped about his and Camilla's special day, saying in a speech: "Ladies and Gentlemen, I'm enormously grateful to you

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal baby 'secret is out' after flurry of bets

    A bookmaker has pulled all bets on the gender of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s royal baby, saying a "flurry" of bets has lead them to believe the "secret is out". Although Prince Harry and Meghan claim they don’t know whether they’re having a baby boy or girl, William Hill were forced to stop taking bets on the baby’s gender after receiving an "avalanche" of bets on the baby being a girl. "People were only betting one way and we ended up cutting the odds of the baby being a girl to 2/5," said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly. "When people