Harry at 30: Wild child prince grows up
Harry at 30: Wild child prince grows up

About 10 years ago, I was invited to meet Prince William over a pint of cider in a pub near Highgrove, his Gloucestershire…

Mike and Harry join in for a wheelie good game
Mike and Harry join in for a wheelie good game

Royal cousins Prince Harry and Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall put on a royal show at a wheelchair rugby match…

Prince Harry's high-speed crash drama
Prince Harry's high-speed crash drama

Prince in shock as motorbike in his royal motorcade smashes head-on into a taxi.

Nurse's plea for forgiveness
Nurse's plea for forgiveness

The British nurse found dead just days after a royal prank by two Australian DJs pleaded for hospital colleagues to forgive…


Ill Kate pulls out of more engagements
Ill Kate pulls out of more engagements

The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has been forced to pull out of the opening ceremony of the Invictus…

Kate's condition easily treatable

Charlotte Bronte probably died of it but these days hyperemesis gravidarum is easily treatable.

Prince Harry gets behind NZ team

Prince Harry may have to split his allegiance at the Invictus Games after receiving a Kiwi supporters shirt.

Royal baby name: The odds

It took less than an hour after the announcement the Duchess of Cambridge was pregnant again before odds started being offered…

Royal baby: How it unfolded last time
Royal baby: How it unfolded last time

With the news that a second royal baby is on the way, we look back at the major milestones the Duke…

Can new royal baby save UK?

Many in the UK are hoping that Kate's pregnancy can stop Scots voting "yes" to independence and destroying the union.

Prince Harry bumped (further)

Prince Harry is to be bumped down to fifth in line to the throne after news the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting…

How Twitter spread the news

The Duchess of Cambridge's announcement was - unsurprisingly - best received in the UK.

What is hyperemesis gravidarum?

The acutte morning sickness Kate is suffering is common, affecting around 15 per cent of all pregnancies, and in its extreme…

Joy from NZ and the world
Joy from NZ and the world

John Key says "Kiwis will be excited for the happy couple" as British Prime Minister tweets his delight…

Can't wait to see him suffer more

Prince Harry welcomes news of new royal baby - and also quipped that he can't wait to see his brother "suffer more".

Timeline: Leading up to the latest royal baby news

With the birth of the royal baby not far away now, we thought it was a perfect time to reflect on the royal romance between…

Will's plea to media - no frenzy

It's sent the world's media into overdrive - so it's little wonder Prince Williams request to keep things in perspective…

Diana's gown returns home

With thousands of pearls, silken layers and a 25ft train, it is arguably the most famous wedding dress in the world. But…

Duchess' Simpsons makeover
Duchess' Simpsons makeover

Italian AleXsandro Palombo transformed the Duchess of Cambridge into a dead ringer for a cast member…

Prince opens up about war

Prince Harry has recalled the "horrendous" images he saw during two tours of Afghanistan.

Russian meets royals after $1m donation

A Russian multi-millionaire was granted a private audience with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during the royal tour…

Public take a privileged peek at royal toys

The Royal Childhood exhibition offers a rare glimpse of life as a royal child, with 150 toys, gifts, journals and clothes…

The Queen photobombs selfie

As they posed for a celebratory selfie to mark their first win in the Commonwealth Games, these two Australian hockey players…

Dion doing it for his mates
Dion doing it for his mates

When an armour-piercing bullet hit Private Dion Taka, he rolled underneath his Humvee and wondered if…

Queen's horse fails drug test

A horse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II which won one of England's most prestigious races has failed a drugs test…

Queen helps celebrate George's birthday

Queen Elizabeth II has joined her great-grandson Prince George at his first birthday party in London.

New pics of baby prince

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine have thanked well-wishers around the world as they prepared to celebrate…

Prince George steps out

The royals have released a picture showing the prince walking confidently with his arms outstretched.

Guide to being a baby prince
Guide to being a baby prince

Two weeks shy of his first birthday, Prince George has snagged a Vanity Fair cover.

A sibling for George? The bets are off

Betting on a royal pregnancy announcement this month has been suspended by bookmakers, after a flurry of bets were placed…

Yachtie and the Duke bond over love of boats

The note received by a 100-year-old New Zealand man read just like it was from one Old Salt to another until he saw "Philip"…

The first royal selfie?

It was only a matter of time before Buckingham Palace saw its first royal selfie. And yesterday Princes William and Harry…

Napoleon's marriage certificate up for sale

It was one of the greatest love stories in history and now the marriage certificate that sealed the union of Napoleon and…

New wax (less hair) for royals
New wax (less hair) for royals

Prince William and his wife Kate have been given a glamorous make-over at Madame Tussauds wax museum…

Pippa 'publically bullied' after wedding

The Duchess of Cambridge's sister has described how she has felt "publicly bullied a little bit" since being propelled into…

Prince George 'looks like Churchill'

What is true for most babies appears to apply equally to Prince George - he looks like Winston Churchill, according to Prince…

Looney for loom bands

They are the latest craze to sweep the playground and, since Kate was seen wearing one during her tour of New Zealand, loom…

Prince George's first royal walk-about

The chubby prince, who will be one-year-old next month, showed the world that he has mastered the art of standing up on…

Duke passes on the possum
Duke passes on the possum

A plucky NZ mum presented the Duke of Edinburgh with a surprise birthday gift, but the famously grouchy…

Prince Charles' plight a factor in abdication

Spain's King Juan Carlos told courtiers he wanted to abdicate in favour of his son because he did not want his heir to "grow…

Shelley Bridgeman: Exposing royal wardrobe malfunctions

The photograph showing the Duchess of Cambridge at the moment her dress flew up in Australia's Blue Mountains has sparked…

Kiwi handle's grace Queen's coach

The Queen was last night to take her first ride in the Diamond Jubilee state coach, parts of which were Kiwi-made.

Fit for a Queen

On the eve of the official celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 88th birthday, Danielle Wright talks to Aucklanders who share…

Needy NZ family given prince's cot
Needy NZ family given prince's cot

Bonny Prince George is back sleeping snugly at Kensington Palace in London but one of NZ's poorest families…

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Janet McAllister: Theatre company invites everyman reviewers
Janet McAllister: Theatre company invites everyman reviewers

I got made redundant last week. So did all the theatre reviewers in the city. When we made our usual arrogant demands for…

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