Be more like Granddad! Queen tells Princes William and Harry to stop ‘soul-baring’ The Queen has reportedly told Princes William and Harry it is time for them to stop “soul-baring” and be more like their grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh. Sources suggest she instructed the younger royals to place more emphasis on their state duties, just days after Prince Philip announced he will be stepping down from the public eye in the autumn. The news comes just weeks after both princes spoke out about the struggle of coming to terms with the death of their mother, Princess Diana, as part of the Heads Together mental health campaign. Speaking to the Sunday Times, a royal insider said: "As successful as that campaign was, it might be that soul-baring isn't what Buckingham Pal
Queen’s not slowing down! At 91 she’s back behind the wheel of her Jaguar at Windsor Thw Queen has been spotted taking the wheel and chauffeuring her security guard to church just days after her husband the Duke of Edinburgh announced he was retiring from public duties. Her Majesty showed one is not taking the slow lane following Prince Philip’s announcement, and was snapped driving her green jaguar back from Sunday’s church service. The 91-year-old got behind the wheel to return home to Windsor Castle after service at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor Park. With a security guard by her side, the Queen was photographed wearing a blue suit and matching hat - just about visible over the steering wheel. The monarch is always chauffeured for official royal engagement
Duchess of Cambridge: 'I'll step into Prince Philip's shoes' - Kate bids to take on more The Duchess of Cambridge models herself on Prince Philip and will emulate his royal role as she takes on more duties following his retirement from public engagements, according to royal insiders. Kate, 35, has long been an admirer of the Duke of Edinburgh and has told aides she intends to mirror the way he has supported the Queen for 65 years as she prepares to become Prince William’s consort. The Sunday Express can also reveal that the royal couple are unlikely to have any more children now they are poised to increase their official workload on behalf of the Queen, 91, and her 95-year-old husband. A well-placed source said: “I would be very surprised if they have a third child. They have g
Duchess of Cambridge pregnancy: Royal source talks on Kate third child rumours THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are unlikely to have any more children, a source has claimed, as the royal couple aim to take on more duties on behalf of the Queen and Prince Philip. A well-placed source told the Sunday Express: “I would be very surprised if they have a third child. “They have got a boy and a girl – there is a sense that their family is now complete and they are moving onto the next chapter in their lives.” It followed reports of a huge number of bets being taken on Kate announcing a pregnancy this year. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are preparing to relocate to London from their Norfolk home Anmer Hall ahead of Prince George starting school in September. They have go
A new BBC drama that features the death of the Queen and a ghostly apparition of Princess Diana will be ‘agonising’ for Prince William and Harry to watch, one of the show’s stars has claimed. Speaking shortly before his death last month, Tim Pigott-Smith claimed that King Charles III would prove to be a difficult watch for the royal siblings – and singled out a scene in which their dead mother Diana, Princess of Wales appears. The celebrated actor, who died at the age of 70, plays Princes Charles in the 90-minute adaptation of Mike Bartlett’s 2014 play that imagines the first days of his ascension to the throne after the death of the Queen. The plot follows a constitutional crisis that arises after the king refuses to sign a controversial press freedom bill – putting him at odds w
Sealed with a kiss: Meghan Markle cheers Prince Harry on at the Polo Not even galloping horses could come between these lovebirds. Onlookers were treated to a view of Meghan, who proudly stood in the royal box, watching the game unfold. The Suits starlet looked stunning in a navy dress teamed with a white blazer and a pair of sunnies. The ginger-haired royal was all smiles during the outing and we're guessing it has something to do with that kiss he got moments before the match. The couple had no qualms enjoying their passionate carpark embrace - a clear sign that they're very serious about one another. The good luck kiss must have worked with Prince Harry and Prince William's team winning the match. During the game, Meghan hung out with Harry's good friend Mark Dwye...