Royal brothers, rugby rivals
Royal brothers, rugby rivals

Prince Harry is an England fan and honorary president of England Rugby, but his older brother is vice-patron of the Welsh…

She bangs: Kate's new hairstyle
She bangs: Kate's new hairstyle

In her first public appearance since July, the Duchess of Cambridge revealed a new fringe as she arrived at church yesterday…

Nine days of Harry cost Kiwis more than $400k
Nine days of Harry cost Kiwis more than $400k

Prince Harry's nine days in New Zealand cost Kiwi taxpayers $426,317 - more than three times what it cost Australians.

Did Anne Boleyn write a song pre-execution?
Did Anne Boleyn write a song pre-execution?

Forgotten for nearly 500 years, the sheet music owned by Henry VIII's second wife could shed new light on her life - and…


Claire Trevett: Chit-chat with royalty shows benefits of being a colonial clot
Claire Trevett: Chit-chat with royalty shows benefits of being a colonial clot

My first real-life glimpse of the Queen was when I was changing my clothes in the parking lot outside…

Tributes flow for Queens record reign

Queen Elizabeth II has become the longest-reigning monarch in British history - her 23,226-day reign eclipsing that of her…

Mike Hosking: Jeremy Corbyn is UK's biggest political fool

Jeremy Corbyn is about to become the new Labour leader - and that should scares British voters, writes Mike Hosking.

Celebrating the Queen's record reign

At 4.30am on Thursday (NZ time) Elizabeth will overtake the record set by Queen Victoria, also making her the world's longest…

Five things to know about the Queen
Five things to know about the Queen

Fun facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she becomes Britain's longest reigning monarch.

Harry and Chelsy 'considering reunion'

Prince Harry may be hoping to give his relationship with Chelsy Davy another go, it has been reported.

Savage: Time to look to the future of monarchy

Time waits for no one but constitutional arrangements work best when they change slowly and with forethought, writes Savage…

Royal wave of tributes to cross globe

David Cameron will lead an hour-long tribute to the Queen in Parliament as part of a worldwide wave of praise for her record-breaking…

Editorial: Queen's reign set to leave lasting legacy

The Queen does not want a fuss made of the fact that on Wednesday she becomes Britain's longest reigning monarch.

Queen to make rare public speech
Queen to make rare public speech

Her Majesty is expected to address her subjects when she becomes the longest-reigning British monarch…

Crown Princess Victoria pregnant with second child

Sweden's royal palace says Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel, are expecting their second child in March. Victoria…

Queen's days of travel numbered as Charles takes over trips

Prince Charles is to take on more of the Queen's duties abroad as she prepares for her 90th birthday next year. The Queen…

Queen spots mistakes in Downton Abbey

When Downton Abbey returns, the Queen will be glued to the screen and watching out for gaffes.

Student's first commission to paint Queen's portrait

A student painter in the UK had completed only twenty similar works when he received an unexpected commission.

Queen's reign the longest
Queen's reign the longest

With just 10 days to go until the Queen overtakes Queen Victoria as Britain's longest-serving monarch…

Prince Harry: 'My heart is here'

Prince Harry, doing conservation work in Africa, says saving wildlife has become "precious" to him.

Prince Charles 'stop mocking me NZ'

A letter set to be sold at auction reveals how Prince Charles planned to make New Zealanders 'laugh out the other side of…

Queen Elizabeth set to break record

The Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch.

Are Wills and Kate in crisis?

Speculation is mounting about cracks in the relationship between Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge.

Why the Duchess disowns her 'Princess' title
Why the Duchess disowns her 'Princess' title

Living up to the public image of the late Princess, let alone William's near veneration of his mother…

Photoshopped Diana: Sweet or creepy?

Image of Princess Diana looking over Princess Charlotte at her christening has gone viral.

Donald Trump 'stalked' Princess Diana as the 'ultimate trophy wife'

"As the roses and orchids piled up at her apartment she became increasingly concerned about what she should do. It had begun…

Kate's tight rein on Prince

For when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a high society wedding on Saturday at Thurlestone Hotel in Devon, the…

Paparazzi 'crossing the line'

The office of Prince William and his wife Kate has warned that paparazzi attempts to photograph their son Prince George…

The incredible Diana details
The incredible Diana details

According to one witness present when the Queen heard the news of Princess Diana's death, she mused…

'No longer the Duchess of Pork'

Fergie now selling $60 juicer - which she credits for her weight loss - on shopping channel.

Ex-rugby star gets much-needed nose job

"I don't really want to get it fixed, but it looks like I might have to because I can't actually breathe very well. I guess…

Unseen royal wedding photos revealed

Previously unseen "out-takes" from royal wedding album are up for auction.

Prince Harry gives poaching a royal 'no'

Prince Harry is at the front line of a bloody war against rhino poachers, joining heavily armed forces battling gangs of…

Editorial: Charles' titles a big step backwards
Editorial: Charles' titles a big step backwards

Wills and Harry have made the royal family relevant again, but empty honours for their father can only…

Prince Charles given honorary positions in NZDF

Queen Elizabeth has approved the three honorary positions given to Prince Charles.

Kate Middleton crowned deep sea diving expert

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge can add scuba diving to the list - as Kate has now equalled William's level by gaining…

The Royals as you've never seen them

Photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas has produced some striking Royal portraits.

Has Prince Harry acquired a taste for brunettes?

Prince Harry has enjoyed lengthy relationships with blonde-haired Chelsy Davy and Cressida Bonas, but has he now acquired…

Prince Charles 'attacked' by eagle, internet in a flap
Prince Charles 'attacked' by eagle, internet in a flap

An unfortunate reaction has turned Prince Charles into a right royal meme. After being photographed…

Royal baby affects the sex of other children - research

Research suggests the Royal Family have such "significant impact on everyday life" it can affect the gender of babies born…

Wills and Kate visit Team NZ

Team New Zealand won the publicity lottery tonight when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made an unscheduled visit to their…

Spy-in-the-sky terror threat to William

Prince William was at the centre of a major security alert last night after The Mail on Sunday discovered that terrorists…

Thieves dodge laser beams to steal Queen's vintage wine

French wines from Chateau Latour, which are worth up to £1,000 a bottle, and Chateau Mouton-Rothschild were among those…

Was the Queen's uncle a Nazi?
Was the Queen's uncle a Nazi?

There is no doubt that it is an extraordinary image. Just ten months before it was captured, the man…

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