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Someone Turned 3: New Prince George Photos Released

Here are the 4

(Newser) - Prince William and his wife Kate have released new photos of their son, Prince George, to mark his 3rd birthday, the AP reports. The photos distributed Friday—his birthday—show George playing on a swing and sitting with the family pet, a dog named Lupo. The four photos were taken... More »

Watch Prince William Get Reprimanded by the Queen

That's gotta be embarrassing

(Newser) - An amusing (but somewhat grainy) video making the rounds on the internet shows Prince William getting scolded, very publicly, by his grandmother, the queen. As Vanity Fair explains, the royal family was standing on the Buckingham Palace balcony for the Trooping the Colour ceremony to celebrate the queen's birthday... More »

23-Member Team Behind Both of Kate's Royal Births

Of course, not all of them were actually present at the deliveries

(Newser) - Duchess Kate may have made childbirth look easy, leaving the hospital nine hours after delivering Princess Charlotte looking fresh as a daisy. But behind the scenes was a 23-member team of medical professionals, the Telegraph reports. OB-GYN Tiong Ghee Teoh talked to the newspaper about the "huge team" that... More »

Here Are Princess Charlotte's 1st Birthday Gifts

Bet you didn't get anything from the Obamas on your last birthday

(Newser) - She may be too young to appreciate it, but Britain's Princess Charlotte has received an extraordinary array of birthday gifts. Kensington Palace officials say she received letters and gifts from 64 countries on her first birthday Monday. Some were early birthday presents given during recent state visits by world... More »

6 Snaps From William and Kate's Family Ski Holiday

It was George and Charlotte's first time playing in the snow

(Newser) - Kensington Palace has released photos of Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge, and their children George and Charlotte on a ski holiday in the French Alps. The six images published Monday show William, Kate, 2 1/2-year-old George, and 10-month-old Charlotte on the snowy slopes last week, reports the AP . The... More »

Yes, This Is Apparently the Best Dressed Royal Male

Prince Philip comes out highest on GQ's list

(Newser) - British GQ has named Britain's 50 best dressed men, and the royal who ranks highest on the list this year is Prince Philip. (A choice that prompted Vanity Fair to declare, "The Man Named Best Dressed in the Royal Family Is Probably Not Who You’d Expect.... More »

Here It Is: the Royal Holiday Card

William and Kate wish you a very merry Christmas

(Newser) - It's a lot easier to get your holiday cards out on time if you just tweet them out to the world at large: "Merry Christmas from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte," Kensington Palace tweeted Friday, along with a new family photo... More »

Royals Release Pictures of Princess Charlotte

She has a toy dog. And a cardigan

(Newser) - Ahead of the occasion of the fourth in line to the British throne marking six months on planet Earth, the British royals have apparently decided to reward the Internet with two new photos of Princess Charlotte—taken by none other than the Duchess of Cambridge, reports Sky News . Per Sky,... More »

Queen Elizabeth Makes Royal History

She becomes longest-tenured monarch in British history

(Newser) - Queen Elizabeth II is now the longest-tenured monarch in British history, surpassing her great-great-grandmother Victoria's 23,226 days, 16 hours, and 23 minutes as queen sometime around 5:30pm local time, reports the BBC . The time is approximate because no one is actually sure when regular Elizabeth became Queen... More »

$4 App Can Track William's Flights: Report

Which constitutes something of a security hazard

(Newser) - No sooner has Prince William begun a new job than cheap technology is out to ruin it for him: British tabloid journalists say they were able to track the man who's second in line to the throne as he made flights in his air ambulance using an app that... More »

Queen's Uncle 'Dabbled' in Fascism

Video reminds world of King Edward VIII

(Newser) - Buckingham Palace has made it very clear that it is not amused by the leak of a video showing a very young Princess Elizabeth giving a Nazi salute , but some historians have welcomed the chance to take a fresh look at King Edward VIII, the man in the video. While... More »

Prince Philip Busted Dropping F-Bomb on Camera

Tells photog to 'just take the f---ing picture' already

(Newser) - He might be worshipped on a certain island , but Britain's 94-year-old Prince Philip hasn't allowed age to mellow his fondness for blunt speaking and salty language. The husband of Queen Elizabeth II has been caught apparently using the F-word during a photo shoot. PhIlip can be heard on... More »

Royals Christen Charlotte

Of course, there's a vintage pram involved

(Newser) - Prince William and wife Kate marked a milestone for their newborn Princess Charlotte today—a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth's country estate steeped in royal tradition. Hundreds of fans outside St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham cheered as William and Kate arrived with Prince George and 9-week-old Charlotte, who... More »

Royals Release 1st Photos of Charlotte

Continue new tradition of informal pics taken by family

(Newser) - Britain's royal family has released the first official photos of month-old Princess Charlotte, photographed by her mother in the arms of elder brother Prince George. Kensington Palace issued four images yesterday, taken by the Duchess of Cambridge in mid-May at Anmer Hall, the family's home in eastern England.... More »

Princess Charlotte's Christening Details Announced

She'll be christened at same church where Princess Di was

(Newser) - Princess Charlotte, the newborn daughter of Prince William and Kate, will be christened in a private ceremony next month, officials said today. The ceremony is set for July 5 at St. Mary Magdalene Church on Queen Elizabeth II's sprawling Sandringham estate in Norfolk, on England's eastern coast. Princess... More »

Charles' Secret 'Black Spider' Memos Out Today

UK government concedes after lengthy court battle

(Newser) - Prince Charles' secret letters to government officials are set to be released to the public after a long court battle. The 27 contested letters date from 2004 and 2005 and have been called the "black spider" memos because of Charles' handwriting style—the BBC notes a "use of... More »

William, Kate Reveal Their Daughter's Name

It's Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

(Newser) - The royal baby has a name. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana," Kensington Palace announced on Twitter . "The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge." The name, of... More »

Why This Royal Baby Is 'Historic'

She will keep her spot in line to the throne, regardless of next child's gender

(Newser) - Britain is going wild over the princess many (including Prince Charles ) were hoping for—and as USA Today notes, the royal baby girl born this morning to Prince William and wife Kate is also making history because of her gender. Due to recent revisions to the rules of succession... More »

It's a Girl for Kate and William

Palace announces royal baby's birth

(Newser) - Prince Charles got his wish : The palace has announced that Prince William and wife Kate have welcomed a baby girl. Earlier , the palace confirmed Kate had entered the Lindo wing at St. Mary's Hospital at 6am local time today with William by her side; that's the same hospital... More »

Prince Charles Reveals His Baby Bias

He weighs in with his official vote: granddaughter

(Newser) - Is Britain getting a new princess? Prince Charles certainly hopes so. The monarchy and royal fans worldwide are keenly awaiting the birth of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge's second child. Kate, who has said she was due around late April, now appears to be several days overdue.... More »

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