The Queen photobombs selfie
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 he would die.

Queen's horse fails drug test
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 helps celebrate George's birthday

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

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video 'Happy birthday' Prince George
'Happy birthday' Prince George

Britain's Prince George celebrates his first birthday wednesday, capping a year in which the globetrotting…

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

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

A sibling for George? The bets are off
A sibling for George? The bets are off

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

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…

Dutch Queen's loyalties divided

The World Cup semifinal could mean split loyalties in the House of Orange.

Queen names biggest UK warship
Queen names biggest UK warship

Britain's new 274m-long warship, named yesterday by the Queen, is taller than Niagara Falls, has room…

New wax (less hair) for royals

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

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
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…

Duke passes on the possum

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

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
Fit for a Queen

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

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 now has their…

Kerre McIvor: Privacy in public? Get real, Kate

The Duchess of Cambridge has a magnificent bum. She is blessed with one that is round and pert, buttocks that are clearly…

Paul Thomas: Earwax and the royal bum it's sexism at work

What is it with those Middleton women and their bottoms? First it was Pippa stealing the show at the royal wedding in that…

Kate's bottom exposed again

An Australian newspaper owned by Rupert Murdoch has become the second publication to run images of the Duchess of Cambridge's…

Kate's bare behind published
Kate's bare behind published

A photograph has appeared of the Duchess of Cambridge’s apparently bare bottom, taken while she was…

Prince keen to get back into the air

It was only a year ago that he gave up his wings as a Royal Air Force rescue pilot, but it appears the lure of the skies…

Heiress slaying grips Monaco

The imperturbable world of Monaco, cushioned by wealth, sunshine and secrecy is reeling from a double assault on its two…

Tim Stanley: Comparison of the odious gets it wrong

When Prince Charles compared Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, in a private conversation in Canada this week, it was far from…

Putin his foot in it? Abdication call

Prince Charles is facing calls to ‘abdicate’ from a British Labour MP after he reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Adolf…

Royal pretender - fake Harry fools girls for fun in reality TV show
Royal pretender - fake Harry fools girls for fun in reality TV show

Matthew Hicks insists that until he went to university it never occurred to him that he looked like…

Camilla leads mourners at brother's funeral

Comforted by her husband Prince Charles, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, led mourners at the funeral of her brother Mark…

Eight royal marriage ruptures

In the wake of Prince Harry's split from girlfriend of two years Cressida Bonas, here are eight dramatic royal marriages…

When Harry quit Cressy

Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas have ended their two-year relationship after she struggled to deal with the attention of…

Why Duchess wore red in Wellington

The success of a royal tour doesn't stand or fall or on the family's skills - but on the unheralded team of back-room staff…

Prince George airbrushed
Prince George airbrushed

An American magazine has allegedly Photoshopped the face of Prince George in preparation for his latest…

Royals' surprise appearance

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made an unexpected appearance at the national dawn service outside the Australian War…

Kate and William dig deep in Canberra

Nine-month-old Prince George did not attend the royals' tree planting at the National Arboretum Canberra but his parents…

Live Blog: Royal visit Down Under

Prince William, his wife Kate and their son Prince George continue their tour Down Under. We'll be bringing you all the…

Royal DJs start from scratch

It's not the sort of day normally associated with royalty, but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge gave it their best shot…

Royals receive a glittering gift of poo
Royals receive a glittering gift of poo

It's not often that a gift of poo is thought to be fit for a royal, yet while at Uluru the Duke and…

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The Coppola family affair
The Coppola family affair

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