LATEST NEWS ON THE ROYALS AND THE BRITISH MONARCHY
'Not many people have asked if I'm OK': 'Vulnerable' Meghan Markle is close to tears as she reveals ordeal of media spotlight during her pregnancy and as a new mum
The Duchess of Sussex said she has found the focus on her after her marriage and giving birth a struggle, adding: 'Not many people have asked if I'm ok.'
Kate's high street love affair crosses continents! Duchess dons a VERY affordable shalwar kameez by historic Pakistan fashion label where traditional outfits cost just £50
Kate wore a shalwar kameez by Pakistani brand Gul Ahmed as the touched down in Lahore with William today. The historic label sells its traditional outfits for around £20 and £50.
Prince William and Kate Middleton follow in Princess Diana's footsteps as they comfort a young boy at the Pakistan cancer hospital she visited the year before her death
Prince William, accompanied by his wife, Kate, travelled from Islamabad to Lahore, where they made a trip to the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre.
The Royal welcoming party! Hundreds greet Prince William and Kate Middleton as they arrive in remote Himalayan village for traditional dance and music - as couple retrace Princess Diana's 1991 Pakistan visit
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge donned colourful outfits as they visit a settlement of the Kalash people to learn more about their culture and unique heritage on their tour to Pakistan.
Matt Lauer fought to get Pippa Middleton a job at NBC and even arranged for her to do an 'excruciating' test shoot - but was overruled by executives who 'vetoed hiring her'
Lauer, who was fired from Today in 2017 amid sexual misconduct claims and who has since been accused of raping a woman he had an affair with, thought Pippa would become a good hire.
Recycling royal! Meghan Markle re-wears her engagement dress and coat she wore to Sandringham at Christmas as she arrives hand-in-hand with Prince Harry for the WellChild Awards
Meghan, 38, looked glamorous as she wore the £1185 camel coat by Sentaler, draped over her fitted green wool dress by P.A.R.O.S.H.Prince Harry looked similarly sleek in dark blue suit.
French hotelier, 73, says he will sue Buckingham Palace to prove his family are rightful heirs to the British throne after his grandmother had an affair with Edward VIII
Francois Graftieaux, 73, says his family were cut from the Royal bloodline in the early 1900s following the illicit tryst. He says his father was born out of an affair between Edward VIII and his grandmother.
'You look amazing': Prince Harry reassured Meghan Markle about her post-baby appearance at WellChild Awards - as the Duchess recycled one of her pre-pregnancy dresses
Prince Harry, 35, reassured Meghan Markle, 38, that she 'looked amazing' ahead of the WellChild Awards in London last night, as they chatted to one of the young winners.
Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive at Pakistan's National Monument in a Tuk Tuk: Duke wears traditional sherwani to give speech praising the country's development - while his wife dons a glittering Jenny Packham emerald dress
Prince William wore a sherwani by Naushemian and Kate was in a Jenny Packham dress as they arrived at the National Monument in Islamabad tonight during their five-day tour of Pakistan.
Awkward! The moment Kate Middleton reaches to shake hand of a soldier - just as he's about to salute her
The Duchess of Cambridge, 37, appeared to have a moment of confusion as she stretched to shake hands with a saluting uniformed officer in Islamabad today.
No rest for this royal! Queen, 93, turns down a cup of tea during visit to veteran's home because she's 'too busy' - after jokingly scolding a schoolboy for being 'noisy'
Footage from the Queen's visit to the Haig Housing development in South London reveals how Her Majesty, 93, told off a schoolboy who had given her a rousing welcome with his classmates.
'I was a big fan of my mother too': Prince William's touching reply to schoolgirl, 14, who told of her love for Princess Diana - as he and Kate Middleton meet Pakistan's leader Imran Khan during historic tour
Kate and William visited the Islamabad Model College for Girls in the capital of Pakistan today, touring classrooms and posing for a group picture with some of the young students.
Still a family unit! Prince Andrew wishes Fergie a happy 60th birthday as he shares an unseen snap with the Duchess, Beatrice and Eugenie and their partners
The Duchess of York is celebrating her 60th birthday today. Her ex husband, the Duke of York publicly wished her by sharing a series of pictures of her on social media.
Kate Middleton channels Princess Diana for a second day running as she dons a blue kurta and scarf in Pakistan - a look reminiscent of her late mother's in-law's 1997 outfit in Lahore
Kate Middleton, 37, donned a traditional blue kurta and scarf by Maheen Khan as she arrived for a meeting in Islamablad. Her look is similar to an outfit Princess Diana wore in Lahore in May 1997.
Kate Middleton touches down in Pakistan in designer shalwar kameez alongside Prince William, amid heavy security, with Duke set to praise country as 'key partner and friend' on first UK royal visit there for 13 years
The Duke of Cambridge is expected to say it is in the 'best interests' of the UK for Pakistan to succeed as he and his wife begin their tour.
Prince Harry cradles baby Archie as Meghan Markle gently kisses their son's head in intimate moment caught on camera in new trailer for ITV documentary
In the first trailer for Harry and Meghan: An African Journey, which is set to air on ITV next Sunday, Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle, 38, can be seen snatching an intimate family moment.
Duchess of Cambridge has 'won people over' by 'doing her duty and not putting a foot wrong' - and Pakistan tour is a sign of the Queen's 'terrific faith' in her, royal author claims
Kate Middleton, 37, has 'won people over' by working hard and 'doing her duty' according to royal author. Ingrid Seward told Hello! that the Duchess has earned respect by 'not putting a step wrong'.
The Queen swaps her 2.5lb Imperial Crown for a lighter tiara in a major break with tradition as she gives her speech at the State Opening of Parliament alongside Prince Charles and Camilla
The Queen wore her full dress and regalia, including cloak at the House of Lords in Westminster this morning - making it the first time she has worn the full outfit but not the Imperial Crown.
A right royal reception: India welcomes Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima to Delhi with colourful dancing display
King Willem-Alexander was joined by his wife Queen Maxima on his first Indian state visit since his ascension to the throne in 2013. The royal couple were greeted with traditional Indian dancers.
Fallout from Fab Four's split: Duchess of Cambridge's loyal aide falls victim to William and Harry's break-up as Kate makes the newlywed redundant after she returns from her honeymoon following seven years' service
Sophie Agnew, 32, had worked for Kate for seven years and her role has been made redundant following the split of the Sussex and Cambridge households, Palace sources claim.
Where did Princess Margaret get £20m and how about the Queen mother's £70m legacy? In his controversial new book, MP Norman Baker examines the family's finances as he accuses the Windsors of Right Royal Robbery
Margaret left an estate of some £7.6 million having previously disposed of £12 million of assets to her family. The Royal Family is not inclined to say where all the money came from.
Queen's £100m a year windfall: Green energy earnings of the Royal Family are set to be boosted by an auction for the biggest offshore windpower development in the world
If the Royals were still being paid by the long-established Civil List, they would not benefit from the energy auction. But in 2012 this changed and the Queen now gets 25 per cent of the estate's profit.
FEMAIL reveals the five distinct differences between the fashion choices of the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle.
'Give Prince Edward more engagements': Earl of Wessex's VERY flamboyant cake-cutting style wins him a new legion of fans
Prince Edward, 55, delighted social media with footage of him enthusiastically cutting a cake at the Lakeland Community Centre during a royal visit to Northern Ireland yesterday.
Bullying sergeant, 32, who served in Afghanistan is caged for six months for punching, swearing and twisting nipples of raw recruits in regiment that guards the royals
Lance Sergeant Liam Cruise-Taylor, from Shrewsbury in Shropshire, was violent towards seven young recruits in the Irish Guards, part of the household division.
Queen of the high street! Kate Middleton steps out in Jigsaw culottes and a Warehouse jumper for a visit to the Natural History Museum - but teams her outfit with a £3K Chanel bag
Kate Middleton, 37, looked demure in khaki culottes by Jigsaw and a long-sleeved top as she arrived at the Natural History Museum in London today. The royal completed her look with a Chanel bag.
The Queen's second cousin Lady Tatiana Mountbatten, 29, says she will suffer 'exceptional hardship' if she is banned from roads after admitting speeding three times in 10 days in her £50,000 Porsche 4x4
Lady Tatiana Mountbatten (pictured) could be banned from driving after she admitted a string of offences in the 2018 Porsche Macan. She was due to appear in court in London today.
Eye of the tiger! Princess Eugenie nails autumnal chic in recycled £200 animal-print Sandro dress and black knee-high boots
The Queen's granddaughter Princess Eugenie, 29, looked delighted as she paired a recycled £200 Sandro mini dress with black knee-high boots for an evening in Mayfair.
Are Prince William and Kate Middleton teaming up with Bill Gates? Couple hosted billionaire philanthropist at Kensington Palace to discuss their Royal Foundation charity
William and Kate, both 37, hosted the billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder at their Kensington Palace home on Tuesday in their role as patrons of their Royal Foundation.
'It's like looking in the mirror!' Prince Harry teases mental health project with Ed Sheeran as he shares a clip with the singer
Prince Harry has teased a surprise project with Ed Sheeran on Instagram, which shows a glimpse inside a modest home, though it is unclear whether it is Frogmore Cottage at Windsor Castle.
Kim Kardashian says she 'loves and values' Prince Harry and Meghan for 'changing the world' while defending the royals against critics, saying: 'No one's gonna be perfect'
The 38-year-old is visiting Armenia this week. She was asked for her thoughts on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Kim said said that no one is perfect, including them or herself.
Prince William and Kate Middleton's Royal Foundation REMOVES Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from its website and abolishes an 'empowering women' programme after couple left to launch their own charity
Prince William and Kate Middleton's Royal Foundation website has been updated to remove mention of Harry and Meghan, after they officially split from the charity in June 2019.
The Queen's code name revealed: Monarch is referred to as 'Sharon' by bodyguards when she is on public engagements, royal aide claims
The Queen's unusual code name has been revealed, according to a royal source who claims that when the royal is working she is given the alternative moniker 'Sharon', or often called just 'S' by aides.
Harry and Meghan reveal they were 'deeply touched' by the community spirit they witnessed in South Africa as they follow 17 new Instagram accounts that promote togetherness
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed that the community spirit they felt during their tour of South Africa left them feeling 'deeply touched'.
Swedish royal family cull: King Gustaf strips five grandchildren of royal status under pressure to cap the cost of the monarchy - as Princess Madeleine says it's good for her children to 'shape their own lives'
The five youngsters, aged between one and five, are the offspring of the Swedish King's two younger children, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine, and their respective partners.
Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Tour royal country retreat Sandringham with acclaimed historian David Starkey and enjoy scenic trips by train and paddle steamer
Dr Starkey will give an exclusive talk to readers about 'Sandringham and the Modern Monarchy' before joining you on a visit to the Royal Family's famous country retreat.
TALK OF THE TOWN: Now that Bea's revealed her engagement, are Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank going to make an announcement of their own?
Whispers reach me that Eugenie and her husband are ready to start a family but haven't talked about it because of a genuine wish not to upstage Bea, writes CHARLOTTE GRIFFITHS.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recruit 'attack dog' lawyers used by the rich and famous instead of Royal Family's favoured firm in lawsuit over Thomas Markle letter
Media experts said choosing the aggressive London-based Schillings over the Royal Family's preferred law firm Harbottle & Lewis was a risky move by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Revealed: Prince Harry has launched High Court action against Sun and the Mirror over claims his voicemail messages were hacked, as war on press escalates
Prince Harry has filed papers at the High Court against News Group Newspapers - which owns The Sun - and MGN Limited - which owns The Mirror - on September 27, court records show.
Moment Kate Middleton puts a loving hand on Prince William's shoulder in a rare display of public affection - as they are filmed laughing and giggling together
Kate Middleton was captured displaying a rare moment of affection to Prince William, both 37, at an engagement in London yesterday. She was spotted putting a loving hand on his shoulder.
Prince William and Kate Middleton delight fans with cards thanking them for their 'kind thoughts' on Prince George's sixth birthday
Prince William, 37, and Kate Middleton, 37, have delighted royal fans by sending a thank you note to those who sent their best wishes on Prince George's sixth birthday in July.
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Prince Charles's friend says Meghan Markle's wedding dress 'was made of concrete', describes her father as a 'huge lump' and says the royals don't know how to deal with her 'frightfully common' family
Nicky Haslam, 78, who is a good friend of the royals, launched a verbal assault on the Duchess of Sussex's family whom he deems 'common.
Prince Harry 'ignored advice of senior aides and didn't tell Prince William or Prince Charles his plans' before launching extraordinary attack on the press
Royal sources claim Harry was warned not to publish the statement while he and Meghan were still on their taxpayer-funded tour of Africa.
Revealed: The handwritten letter showing true tragedy of Meghan's rift with father she says has 'broken her heart into a million pieces' - and why he feels forced to make the 'devastating' missive public
Thomas Markle has revealed the full content of a letter written to him by his daughter, the Duchess of Sussex, after five close friends of her gave anonymous interviews to a US magazine.
Video shows Prince Harry reprimanding a Sky News reporter for asking him a question during Malawi hospital visit - just hours before the royal launched attack on the media
Sky News royal reporter Rhiannon Mills asked the Duke of Sussex an unscheduled question as he got into a car after a visit to the Mauwa Health Centre in Malawi on Tuesday.
Sarah Ferguson will become the first mother of the bride in royal history to be officially recorded on the marriage certificate when Princess Beatrice weds
Sarah Ferguson will make royal history when her daughter Princess Beatrice gets married to fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, thanks to a recent change in church marriage law in Britain.
PIERS MORGAN: Stop playing the victim, Harry - you and Meghan brought the negative press on yourselves, and just when you turn things around, you ruin it all
This was going to be a very positive column about Prince Harry and his wife Meghan. I've not exactly been the couple's biggest fan over the past year, but I believe in giving credit where it's due.
British envoy to New Zealand weeps as she voices 'regret' for Captain Cook's crew killing native Maoris when they landed 250 years ago
High commissioner Laura Clarke pressed her nose against a tribal elder in a hongi greeting in the town of Gisborne today, close to where James Cook in 1769 landed.
Reunited! Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stroll hand-in-hand in Johannesburg township after six days apart - as he vows to bring up son Archie with values 'of community and friendship'
Prince Harry and Meghan are in Johannesburg today to learn about how the Youth Employment Services group is creating one million new work opportunities in the next three years,
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel in Johannesburg as duchess tells their African hosts: 'You have given us joy'
Prince Harry introduced 73-year-old humanitarian Graca Machel to his wife Meghan in Johannesburg on the final day of the royal couple's ten-day tour to southern Africa.
'We'd happily swap houses but not wives': Spencer Matthew is left red-faced as he's forced to compare Vogue Williams to his brother's wife Pippa Middleton on Your Face Or Mine
The former Made In Chelsea star, 31, is left red-faced when he is forced to compare his wife Vogue, 34, to incredibly private Pippa, 36, on Comedy Central's Your Face Or Mine.
Demure Duchess! Kate Middleton dons an £825 flowing floor-length dress as she joins Prince William to meet the Aga Khan ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan
Kate, 37, looked typically elegant as she joined her husband Prince William, 37, for the engagement with the Muslim spiritual leader at the Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross.
Amazing £100,000 royal treasure trove amassed by Queen's dressmaker who helped create coronation dress and made her outfit for Charles and Diana's wedding goes up for sale
Ian Thomas was a dress designer for the the Royal Family for over 30 years. He created the Queen's coronation dress and the blue chiffon outfit she wore for Charles and Diana's wedding in 1981.
A curtsy for the Queen! Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is pretty in pink as she greets mother-in-law Margrethe at the opening of parliament in Copenhagen
Princess Mary of Denmark, 47, appeared alongside her husband Prince Frederik and his mother Queen Margrethe at Christiansborg Palace, in Copenhagen, today.
Former secretary to Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie reveals how to get hired by Buckingham Palace - including highlighting your contacts in the Commonwealth and NOT gushing about the royal family
James Upsher, who worked as an Assistant Private Secretary to the York family for almost four years, has revealed his top tips for getting hired at Buckingham Palace.
Former lady-in-waiting Anne Glenconner tells how she and the royal confided in each about their cheating husbands and she introduced her to lover Roddy Llewellyn (then said: What HAVE I done!)
ANNE GLENCONNER: In 1993 the man whom Princess Margaret had once passionately wanted to marry came to have lunch with her at Kensington Palace.
Revealed: Meghan told entrepreneurs in Cape Town that she's determined to 'fulfil her heart's desires' and refuses to let her own needs 'fade away' amid her royal duties
The Duchess of Sussex, 38, made the remarks during an event for inspiring female entrepreneurs at Woodstock Exchange in Cape Town earlier this week.
The charming property millionaire with a child and a VERY glamorous ex who stole Princess Beatrice's heart: How Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi 'suddenly split' from mother of his son just MONTHS before he started dating royal
Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. 34, has found happiness after his engagement to glamorous Chinese-American architect Dara Huang (pictured) ended suddenly in 2018.
Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burrell claims HE picked out her infamous Vanity Fair party 'revenge dress' in a documentary sharing secrets of the royal wardrobe
Former royal butler Paul Burrell appears in tonight's Secrets of the Royal Dressmakers on Channel 5. He claims he advised Diana to wear Christina Stambolian to the Vanity Fair party in London in '94.
Prince Andrew may walk daughter Princess Beatrice down the aisle still having to deny claims he had sex with teenager procured by friend Jeffrey Epstein
The Duke of York's friendship with the disgraced billionaire paedophile has drawn him into a scandal that has shaken the royal family.
Former soldier, 35, adopts service horse called Agricola almost 20 years after they first met as rookies in the Queen's personal guard and their 'friendship just grew stronger from there'
Ezphia Rennock, 35, from Preston, Lancashire, spent his time in the British Army as part of the Queen's personal guard for seven years - where he first met his soon to become best friend, Agricola, a horse.
Meghan Markle praises South African teenage girls for 'standing up for what is right' as she and Prince Harry speak out against gender-based violence during their visit to Cape Town's 'murder capital' township
The Duchess of Sussex stood on a tree stump in Nyanga, where 206 are killed each year, to address crowds of local women and girls supported by community charity Justice Desk.
Doting Prince Harry affectionately smooths down his wife Meghan Markle's ponytail as the couple pack on the PDA in South Africa
The heartwarming moment Prince Harry stroked wife Meghan Markle's ponytail was caught on camera during a photocall in Cape Town today.
Princess Privacy strikes again: Meghan is accused of 'looking childish' after tennis fans were ordered not to take pictures of her at Wimbledon - but Palace insists photo ban was to let her 'engage with people rather than camera phones'
Meghan, 37, is at the centre of a row over whether her visit surprise visit to watch Serena Williams was 'in a private capacity' - even though millions watching on TV.
Royals, Republicans and Rock stars: How Mikey Hess and Misha Nonoo got Prince Harry, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, Kushners, Ivanka, Katy, Karlie and Paul McCartney at their wedding
Misha Nonoo claims she met Markle in 2010 when the two were sat together at a luncheon in Miami during Art Basel, and has said in the past that they struck up a friendship almost immediately.
How much do you know about the Royal Family? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle post tricky quiz to 9.4million on their @SussexRoyal Instagram account
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have asked their followers questions about the royal family's links with Africa, two days ahead of the couple's trip to the continent. They will head to South Africa on Monday.
Who is the more patriotic dresser? Half of Kate Middleton's royal wardrobe comes from British designers - while just a quarter of Meghan Markle's pieces are from UK labels
More than half the 141 pieces worn by Kate so far this year have been from British designers, compared to 24 per cent of the 112 worn by her sister-in-law on public engagements in 2019.
Sheffield United co-owner Kevin McCabe is FORCED to sell his share of the club after losing High Court battle with Prince Abdullah
Sheffield United's happy return to the Premier League has been rocked by a High Court ruling which ends Kevin McCabe's long involvement and hands full control to Prince Abdullah.
Princess Diana would watch trash TV and guzzle McDonald's with William and Harry every week to give her sons a 'normal life'... and because they liked the Happy Meal toys
Paul Burrell, Diana's butler, recalled that each Saturday the Princes would wolf down a Big Mac and chips slumped in front of a trash TV show.
Drag Race host RuPaul believes Meghan Markle joining the royal family 'signifies a whole new era' - and praises the way she 'challenges the norm'
American host RuPaul has described the Duchess of Sussex joining the royal family as a 'whole new era', and praised her for 'challenging the norm'.
The tiny chair is made from gold, rock crystal, jadeite and mother of pearl and was originally bought from antique dealer Wartski in London for £75 in 1929.
Royal sleeping beauties! Crown Princess Victoria and Queen Silvia of Sweden are pictured NODDING OFF during the opening of parliament in Stockholm
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, 42, and her mother Queen Silvia, 75, were seen dozing off during the opening of parliament in Stockholm yesterday, in a newly emerged video.
Buckingham Palace advertises for a new live-in housekeeper to welcome guests and keep the interiors spotless - and they may get a glimpse of Harry and Meghan at Windsor Castle too
The Queen is hiring a new housekeeping assistant to help maintain the highest of standards at Buckingham Palace - with travel to Windsor Castle - a new advert on the royal family's website shows.
The Crown creator reveals 'high ranking' Buckingham Palace staff are told how the Royal Family will be portrayed so they can 'brace themselves' for the show
The Crown creator Peter Morgan, 56, has revealed he gives four briefings a year to 'people who are high ranking and active' within Buckingham Palace about how the royals will be portrayed.
'I got b******ed by the Queen!' Michael Owen reveals he was left 'mortified' after Her Majesty scolded him for squeezing into a lift with her at Royal Ascot by telling him: 'If you put your hat back on, we might all fit in!'
Michael Owen has revealed the mortifying moment he was 'b******ed' by the Queen after squeezing into a packed lift with her at Royal Ascot.
Duchess of Sussex is crowned Britain's top social climber by society magazine Tatler as editors rule she has reached 'the pinnacle of the greasy pole'
Meghan has reached 'the pinnacle of the greasy pole', it writes, describing her 'A-list ascent' to royalty. They said she is happy with he role to 'drag the Royal Family into the 21st century.'
Feeling blue? The Queen heads to church at Balmoral after her son Prince Andrew's blazing row was revealed and after the departure of beleaguered PM Boris Johnson
The Queen, 93, looks elegant in pale blue as she heads to Craithe Kirk near Balmoral Castle for Sunday service today. She will be joined by Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall.
Gorgeous in green! Autumn Phillips puts on a stylish display in a £435 tweed coat dress as she joins her husband Peter and the Queen at the annual Highland Games Gathering
Autumn Phillips, 41, wowed in a stunning tweed coat with a £435 price tag while attending the annual Highland Games Gathering yesterday. She joined the Queen, 93, at the event.
Creator of TV's The Crown reveals he meets palace courtiers four times a year and 'warns them to brace themselves' for upcoming storylines in hit Netflix drama
Her Majesty confronted Prince Philip about the Profumo sex scandal in series two and this is one of many storylines which the TV series's writer Peter Morgan (pictured left) has to warn the royal's about.