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The "hidden meaning" in Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's Christmas card

<p>On the weekend, the palace released the Christmas cards of Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla, the Prince William and Duchess Kate's family, and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.</p> <p>Prince Harry and Meghan’s black and white Christmas card has received a flood of interest from fans because of its non-traditional style.</p> <p>The stunning photo, which was taken by Chris Allerton at their wedding reception, shows the couple holding hands and leaning in towards each other as they watch the firework display.</p> <p>Although there is plenty of negativity surrounding the romantic photo, royal commentator Victoria Arbiter believes the photo was chosen because it gives the world an intimate glimpse into a special moment from their lives.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrXYWCsl0jR/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrXYWCsl0jR/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to share a new photograph from their Wedding Reception at Frogmore House on 19th May. The photograph, which was taken by photographer Chris Allerton, features on Their Royal Highnesses’ Christmas card this year.</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/kensingtonroyal/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Kensington Palace</a> (@kensingtonroyal) on Dec 14, 2018 at 3:01am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>“As Harry and Meghan poured over their wedding album trying to decide which photo to share, were they really plotting their revenge on the spate of unfair headlines in recent weeks?”</p> <p>“Instead, could it possibly have been, let’s use a picture that no-one’s seen before. One from our happiest day, a moment of unbridled bliss. That might be a nice way to wish everyone a Happy Christmas?”</p> <p>The candid photo, which is also the first-ever photo to be made public from their wedding reception, also displays the lake at Frogmore House – the grounds of their future home in Windsor.</p> <p>Body language expert Judi James said the “super-glam” photo shows off “Harry and Meghan’s enviably romantic life as an A-list power couple in the Hollywood style”.</p> <p>“It could be an ad for a luxury brand, with the formally dressed couple lost in their intimate moment as they gaze up at the fireworks.</p> <p>Judi said the fact that their backs are turned to the camera reveals one key aspect of their relationship.</p> <p>“It implies they're in that stage of love where they only have eyes for one another.”</p> <p>Throughout the year, the newlyweds have not shied away from showing affection for one another while they attend public engagements.</p> <p>For their Christmas card photo, Prince William and Duchess Kate opted for a family photo taken in Autumn.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrXYSdHFcz-/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrXYSdHFcz-/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are pleased to share a new photograph of their family. The photograph, taken by Matt Porteous, shows The Duke and Duchess with their three children at Anmer Hall. This photograph features on Their Royal Highnesses’ Christmas card this year.</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/kensingtonroyal/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Kensington Palace</a> (@kensingtonroyal) on Dec 14, 2018 at 3:00am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>In the photo, shot by Matt Porteous at their Norfolk home, all three children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – are flashing sweet smiles for the camera.</p> <p>Prince Charles and his wife Duchess Camilla opted for a photo of them looking into each other’s eyes while sitting on a bench in the gardens of Clarence House.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrXacvDA0Xf/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BrXacvDA0Xf/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Here is a closer look at the photograph that featured on The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall’s Christmas card this year. The photograph was taken by Hugo Burnand in the garden of Clarence House this summer.</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/clarencehouse/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Clarence House</a> (@clarencehouse) on Dec 14, 2018 at 3:19am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Scroll through the gallery above to see more Christmas cards from the royal family over the years. </p>

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The Queen’s new portrait has a hidden meaning

<p>Two new royal portraits of Queen Elizabeth II show the 92-year-old monarch looking as regal as ever.</p> <p>One painting, done by artist Nicky Phillips, was reportedly commissioned by the Royal Collection Trust to display in the Royal Dining Room of her Scottish residence in Edinburgh.</p> <p>The portrait, which shows Her Majesty wearing drop pearl earrings and a dark green velvet robe, also has a hidden meaning to it.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 333.3333333333333px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7822272/2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/317e030b90dd4bcf87fcfbe59252ea43" /></p> <p>The Queen is displaying a large white star, the Order of the Thistle emblem.</p> <p>A spokesperson for the Royal Family confirmed the star features a “silver saltire and central gold medallion”.</p> <p>The dazzling pendant, which is the mark of the highest order of chivalry in Scotland, also has a motto inscribed in the green border.</p> <p>It reads: “Nemo me Impune Lacessit,” which translates from Latin to, “No one harms me with impunity”.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 341.1458333333333px;" src="/media/7822273/1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/e2e8eaa9a39c4a53a0bcb49c0e378863" /></p> <p>The Order of the Thistle is believed to have first evolved under James II (James VII of Scotland) and was an honour rewarding those who supported the monarch’s political and religious goals.</p> <p>Annually, the Queen holds a special Order of the Thistle service to pay tribute to those who “have held public office or have contributed significantly to national life”.</p> <p>It is not clear when the painting was completed, however, the Queen did wear the same garment for the Order of the Thistle service in July.</p> <p>On November 30, a second portrait of the monarch was unveiled.</p> <p>This painting was done by military artists Stuart Brown and commissioned by the Royal Air Force Regiment to mark its 75th anniversary.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqzziTHnHOZ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqzziTHnHOZ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Today The Queen viewed a new portrait at Windsor Castle. The painting was commissioned by the RAF Regiment to celebrate its 75th anniversary. The RAF Regiment commissioned artist Stuart Brown to paint a portrait of Her Majesty, who is Air Commodore in Chief of the RAF Regiment. The painting shows The Queen in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle. Her Majesty is wearing a brooch presented to her by the RAF Regiment, which shows the Astral Crown and crossed Lee Enfield rifles. Swipe for the full look!</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/theroyalfamily/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> The Royal Family</a> (@theroyalfamily) on Nov 30, 2018 at 7:26am PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>In the painting, the Queen wears her signature pearls and a brooch, which was gifted to her by the RAF Regiment. </p>

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Prince Charles' entire 70th birthday photo album revealed

<p>Last week, the heir to British throne, Prince Charles, celebrated his 70th birthday.</p> <p>Celebrations for the Prince of Wales included a lavish birthday dinner hosted by the Queen, a limited-edition stamp collection in tribute to the milestone and the release of a BBC documentary, which gave fans a rare behind-the-scenes look into his life.</p> <p>Now, two never-before-seen official portraits have been released of the Prince and his family to mark the event.</p> <p>One of the portraits shows a precious moment between young Prince Louis and his grandfather as Prince Charles cuddles him.</p> <p>The sparkle of joy in Louis’ eyes and Charles’ big smile reveals just how special their bond is.</p> <p>The other photo, which is currently on the cover of the <a href="https://www.thetimes.co.uk/"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong><em style="font-weight: inherit;">Sunday Times </em></strong></span></a>magazine in the UK, shows the Charles and his family posing for a photo in the palace gardens.</p> <p>The image shows Prince Louis grabbing Prince Charles’ face while the rest of the clan look on smiling.</p> <p>The sweet family photos were taken by royal photographer of 15 years, Chris Jackson.</p> <p>Speaking to the <em style="font-weight: inherit;">Sunday Times</em>, Jackson said the photoshoot was the “happiest” he has ever seen Prince Charles.</p> <p>"It was lovely chaos with the children," he said.</p> <p>"He is a very hands-on grandfather. He was holding hands with George and Charlotte, and bouncing Louis up and down for a long time."</p> <p>He said Prince George, 5, was happy to be sitting on his grandfather’s knees while the photos were taken.</p> <p>"[Charles] is someone with a sense of pride for his family," he added.</p> <p>"A sense of pride for what his children are achieving."</p> <p>The photographer shared more candid snaps of Charles that were captured during the filming of the documentary, <em style="font-weight: inherit;">Prince, Son and Heir: Charles at 70.</em></p> <p>Scroll through the gallery above to see the entire birthday album. </p>

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Family first! Prince Charles celebrates 70th birthday with heartwarming new portraits

<p><span>To celebrate Prince Charles’ milestone 70th birthday today, the palace has released beautiful new portraits of the future king with his immediate family. </span></p> <p><span>Taken at Clarence House in September, the heartwarming family photos feature Prince Charles, Duchess Camilla, Prince Harry and pregnant Duchess Meghan, and Prince William and Duchess Kate, along with their three children – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqIvjMIALqV/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqIvjMIALqV/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Two new photographs of The Prince of Wales and his family have been released to celebrate HRH’s 70th birthday. The photos were taken by @chrisjacksongetty in the garden of Clarence House.</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/clarencehouse/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Clarence House</a> (@clarencehouse) on Nov 13, 2018 at 2:04pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p><span>Prince George is pictured in one of the snaps chuckling cheekily while seated on Grandpa Wales’ – as he is affectionately known to by his grandkids – lap. </span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqIvrC2gYHs/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqIvrC2gYHs/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">The Prince of Wales with his family in the garden of Clarence House. The photo was taken by @ChrisJacksonGetty to mark The Prince’s 70th birthday.</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/clarencehouse/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Clarence House</a> (@clarencehouse) on Nov 13, 2018 at 2:05pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p><span>It has been widely reported how much of a doting grandfather Charles is with both his and Camilla’s grandchildren. </span></p> <p><span>The Duchess revealed in new BBC documentary, <em>Prince, Son and Heir: Charles at 70</em>: “He will get down on his knees and crawl about with them for hours, you know making funny noises and laughing and my grandchildren adore him, absolutely adore him.” </span></p> <p><span>Camilla added, “He reads Harry Potter and he can do all the different voices and I think children really appreciate that.”</span></p> <p><span>The new portraits are also the first time Prince Louis has been seen since his official christening photos were released by the palace in July. </span></p> <p> </p>

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The heartwarming "thank you" photo Prince William and Kate sent to fans

<p>Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have shown their appreciation to their loving supporters with a beautiful photograph of Kate and Prince Louis at his christening.</p> <p>Kate and William have slowly been responding to every letter they have received after the birth of their third child who was born six months ago.</p> <p>The "thank you" package features a photo of the Duchess and Prince Louis both beaming with joy and was taken by photographer Matt Porteous in the gardens of Clarence House on the day of Louis’ christening, which took place in July.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqHCfiBA2_x/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BqHCfiBA2_x/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">New reply from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge✨ I wrote them in July on the occasion of Prince Louis‘ Christening👶🏼💙 #princelouis #dukeofcambridge #duchessofcambridge #princewilliam #kensingtonpalace #reply #royalreply #christening #royal #royals #royalchristening #royalletter #dukeandduchessofcambridge</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/swedens.royal.family/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Swedish Royals👑❤️</a> (@swedens.royal.family) on Nov 12, 2018 at 10:11pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Along with the photo came a small card acknowledging the delayed response, as the Duke and Duchess apologised for taking the time to respond due to the “enormous volume” of letters received.</p> <p>The token of appreciation was shared on social media by a royal fan who wrote to the pair back in July.</p> <p>The card inside the envelope reads: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were touched that you took the trouble to write on the occasion of the baptism of their son, Prince Louis.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 473.2142857142857px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7821943/capture.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/ae695e5edfec425c90f829b9b6fe52c6" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>Photo: Instagram <a href="https://www.instagram.com/swedens.royal.family/">@swedens.royal.family</a></em></p> <p>“Their Royal Highnesses are so grateful for all the wonderful messages they have received and send you their warmest thanks and best wishes”.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 478.83597883597884px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7821944/capture1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/9578b590ec624d6c90d9c91ec8562ea2" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><em>Photo: Instagram <a href="https://www.instagram.com/swedens.royal.family/">@swedens.royal.family</a></em></p> <p>The separate apology card said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hope you will understand that, due to the enormous volume of correspondence received in the last few months, it has not been possible to reply to you all until now”.</p> <p>The photograph of Kate and Louis was loved by the couple so much that they made the decision to release it to the public through the Kensington Palace Instagram account.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BlSWcJunlMb/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BlSWcJunlMb/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released an additional photograph taken following the christening of Prince Louis. The Duke and Duchess hope that everyone enjoys this lovely photograph of Prince Louis as much as they do. 📷 @mattporteous</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/kensingtonroyal/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Kensington Palace</a> (@kensingtonroyal) on Jul 16, 2018 at 2:00am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The photo featured the caption: “The Duke and Duchess hope that everyone enjoys this lovely photograph of Prince Louis as much as they do.”</p>

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Fans go crazy after Roger Federer shares surprise photo

<p>Roger Federer sent fans into a frenzy after taking a selfie of himself and seven other tennis stars while travelling on a London train.</p> <p>The eight players, collectively worth around $800 million, were travelling on the London Underground to the launch of the Nitto ATP Finals.</p> <p>The famous athletes that shocked commuters with an appearance on the busy Jubilee Line train included Federer, Kei Nishikori, Dominic Thiem, John Isner, Kevin Anderson, Marin Cilic, Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Regular Friday evening commute... <a href="https://t.co/o186gBsrTb">pic.twitter.com/o186gBsrTb</a></p> — Adam Hogg (@acphogg) <a href="https://twitter.com/acphogg/status/1061036146011131909?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 9, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The iconic selfie was later posted on Twitter by Nitto Finals event director Adam Hogg.</p> <p>American John Isner, who is the world No. 10, said the train ride was a fun way to arrive to the event.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Typical tube ride 😂 <a href="https://twitter.com/ATPWorldTour?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@ATPWorldTour</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NittoATPFinals?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#NittoATPFinals</a> <a href="https://t.co/RHpvWiZyMq">pic.twitter.com/RHpvWiZyMq</a></p> — Kevin Anderson (@KAndersonATP) <a href="https://twitter.com/KAndersonATP/status/1061023810659475456?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 9, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>“Although we’ve probably all ridden on the tube a time or two, this was very different,” Isner said.</p> <p>“It’s a very cool way to make an entrance. There were quite a few surprised looks on the faces of folks, especially when Roger and Novak walked by. It was a pretty cool treat for them.”</p> <p>The ATP Finals is the second highest tier of men’s tennis tournament after the four Grand Slams.</p> <p>The tennis stars will compete in the tournament at the O2 Arena in London.</p>

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Palace releases never-before-seen photo of Prince Charles, William and Harry

<p>As Prince Charles prepares to celebrate his 70th birthday on Wednesday, celebrations are already underway for the heir to the British throne.</p> <p>To ring in the milestone birthday, Clarence House have released a series of stamps in tribute of the Prince of Wales.</p> <p>One of the stamps features a never-before-seen photo of Charles with his two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.</p> <p>The picture, which was taken in July this year at the RAF’s 100th anniversary, shows the three royals smiling to the camera in their matching military attire.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">New stamps have been released to mark The Prince of Wales’s 70th birthday.<a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalMailStamps?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@RoyalMailStamps</a> <a href="https://t.co/UW2SiQPIf7">pic.twitter.com/UW2SiQPIf7</a></p> — Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) <a href="https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse/status/1061236674703843328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 10, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>Five other photos of Charles will also appear in the special stamp collection.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">The selection of six images include The Prince pictured with The Duchess of Cornwall and his sons The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex. <a href="https://t.co/rLx10UE4tK">pic.twitter.com/rLx10UE4tK</a></p> — Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) <a href="https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse/status/1061236692219318272?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 10, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The other pictures show Charles outside the Scottish Castle of Mey, greeting crowds and another snap of the prince with his sons.</p> <p>One of the pictures shows Charles with his wife Camilla and there are also two solo portrait shots.</p> <p>On Charles’ birthday, the royal family will host a <a href="https://www.oversixty.com.au/news/news/the-special-aussie-guest-invited-to-prince-charles-official-70th-birthday-party"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>grand dinner</strong></span></a> at the palace.</p> <p>Royals and notables from across the world, including Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, will be attending the celebration. </p>

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Adorable new portrait of Prince Louis released

<p>In honour of Prince Charles’ upcoming 70th birthday, an adorable photo of the Prince of Wales with his youngest grandson has been released.</p> <p>In the photo, Charles can be seen holding the tiny hand of Prince Louis and smiling down at his sweet face.</p> <p>The photo has been shared in the lead up to the eagerly-awaited airing of Charles’ documentary, <em>Prince, Son and Heir: Charles at 70.</em></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp74bqJFmkj/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp74bqJFmkj/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">A new photo of Prince Charles, The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Louis by royal photographer Chris Jackson. . SO CUTE AWWW! ♡ . #katemiddleton #duchessofcambridge #princecharles #princelouis #princegeorge #princesscharlotte</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/thecambridgespage/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> The Cambridges.</a> (@thecambridgespage) on Nov 8, 2018 at 2:11pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Prince Louis’ mother, Duchess Kate, also appears in the photo.</p> <p>The tender family moment was snapped in the garden of Clarence House, Charles’ London residence which he inherited following the death of his grandmother, The Queen Mother.</p> <p>Kate is wearing a polka dot navy and white dress, while Louis is seen embracing the sunny weather in pale blue shorts and a white shirt.</p> <p>Charles wore a navy pinstripe suit in the photo and seems oblivious to the photographer who recorded the candid moment with his youngest grandchild.</p> <p>The BBC documentary, which aired last week in the UK, revealed a side to Charles that is normally hidden from the public.</p> <p>One scene captured the heir to the throne playing with little Lola, the granddaughter of his wife, Camilla.</p> <p>The Prince was pictured swinging Lola, the daughter of Camilla’s son Tom Parker Bowles, around by the arms in the garden.  </p> <p>Together, Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla have eight grandchildren and the Duchess says her husband is “wonderful” with all of them.</p> <p>"He will get down on his knees and crawl about with them for hours, you know making funny noises and laughing and my grandchildren adore him, absolutely adore him. He reads <em>Harry Potter</em> and he can do all the different voices and I think children really appreciate that," said Camilla.</p> <p>During the documentary, Prince William revealed that he is pressing for his busy father to spend even more time with his grandchildren.</p> <p>"It's something I'm working more heavily on, put it that way. I think he does have time for it, but I would like him to have more time with the children," the 36-year-old said.</p> <p>"I think he's… now he's reached his 70th year it's a perfect time to consolidate a little bit because as most families would do, you are worried about having them around and making sure their health's okay. And he's the fittest man I know but equally I want him to be fit until he's 95 you know going on."</p> <p>"So, having more time with him at home would be lovely, and being able to you know play around with the grandchildren. Because when he's there, he's brilliant. but we need him there as much as possible."</p>

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The handwritten thank you cards Princess Eugenie and Jack sent to royal fans

<p>On October 12, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank tied the knot in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.</p> <p>And just shy of a month later, the newlyweds have already sent a special surprise to royal fans who sent them well-wishes for their nuptials.</p> <p>One Instagram user, who describes themselves as a “devout monarchist”, posted a photo of the card they’d been sent by the couple after wishing them well on their wedding.</p> <p>Fans were sent an official portrait of the 28-year-old bride and 32-year-old groom surrounded by their bridesmaids and page boys in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpsFqxgFGAe/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpsFqxgFGAe/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">A fantastic reply from HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank thanking me for sending my good wishes for their wedding. #Royal #royalreply #royalletter</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by @<a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/loopycrown3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> loopycrown3</a> on Nov 2, 2018 at 11:59am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>In the message, Eugenie and Jack say they are “completely overwhelmed with happiness”.</p> <p>Inside the card reads: “Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our wedding so special and for thinking of us as we start our married life."</p> <p>“We are completely overwhelmed with happiness. Eugenie + Jack.”</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpsF30jlrub/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BpsF30jlrub/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Inside of the card from HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank. #Royal #royalletter #royalreply #princesseugenie</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by @<a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/loopycrown3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> loopycrown3</a> on Nov 2, 2018 at 12:01pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The letter, which also features their monogram in golden letters, is signed individually by both Eugenie and Jack.</p> <p>Sharing a photo of the card, the fan wrote: “A fantastic reply from HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank thanking me for sending my good wishes for their wedding.”</p> <p>Thank you cards were also sent out following Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s May 19 royal wedding.</p> <p>Commenting on the thank you cards, etiquette expert William Hanson said: “Gratitude is dying in modern Britain, but I am so glad to see that it is alive and well in the Royal Household.”</p> <p>Hanson continued, “The letters from Princess Eugenie and Mr Brooksbank are charming examples of the perfect thank you letter. They are not too short, but not too long; succinct and heartfelt."</p> <p>He added, “They show that the couple has excellent manners.”</p> <p>For her wedding day, Eugenie stunned in a Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos wedding gown.</p> <p>Later in the evening, she changed into a pale pink evening gown by Zac Posen.</p> <p>Do you send or like to receive thank you cards after a special occasion? Tell us in the comments below. </p>

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Prince Harry takes adorable photo of Duchess Meghan cradling her baby bump

<p>Although the schedule of a royal is always jam-packed, Prince Harry and Meghan have been especially busy in the last month.</p> <p>From completing a 16-day royal tour, announcing their pregnancy, visiting five countries and attending Princess Eugenie’s wedding, it’s safe to say the newlyweds have learnt to take in every moment together despite their busy lives.</p> <p>And now, Kensington Palace has given fans a glimpse into a romantic moment between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex while they were in New Zealand.</p> <p>While the couple were completing the Redwood Treewalk in Rotorua, the duo stopped to take in the mesmerising environment around them.</p> <p>While they breathed in the fresh air and admired the impressive redwood trees, Harry also took an adorable snap of his wife.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BppLj1Tn1Tz/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BppLj1Tn1Tz/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">A message from The Duke and Duchess of Sussex: “Thank you New Zealand for the most wonderful last week of our tour. It has been a privilege to meet so many friendly Kiwis. Australia, Fiji, Tonga and NZ - we leave feeling inspired and reminded of how every single one of us can make a difference.” ‘The rain that refreshes the parched ground, is made up of single drops’ - Kate Sheppard #commonwealth 🇳🇿🇦🇺🇫🇯🇹🇴 📷 The Duke of Sussex</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/kensingtonroyal/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Kensington Palace</a> (@kensingtonroyal) on Nov 1, 2018 at 8:53am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>In the photo, Meghan can be seen cradling her baby bump while smiling back at her husband behind the camera.</p> <p>In the caption of the photo, Harry and Meghan thanked all of their hosts for their hospitality during their recent visit.</p> <div> <div class="replay"> <div class="reply_body body linkify"> <div class="reply_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>Thank you New Zealand for the most wonderful last week of our tour," the duo wrote. "It has been a privilege to meet so many friendly Kiwis. Australia, Fiji, Tonga and NZ – we leave feeling inspired and reminded of how every single one of us can make a difference. ‘The rain that refreshes the parched ground, is made up of single drops' – Kate Sheppard."</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>While the couple were in New Zealand, they also showed off their baby-naming skills by giving newly hatched kiwi chicks monikers.</p> <p>The friendly royals also hinted to a group of young Australians in Melbourne that they have a “long list” of baby names they need to go through when they return to the UK.</p> <p> </p>

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Take a sneak peek: Inside Prince Charles and Camilla’s royal home

<p>A new set of photos show royal fans a rare glimpse into the home of Prince Charles and Camilla, Clarence House.</p> <p>While Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are hosting Netherland’s King Wellem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, the couple invited them for tea in the Morning Room.</p> <p>Charles and Camilla moved into the royal abode a year after the Queen Mother’s died in 2002.</p> <p>The couple have decorated the Morning Room with various portraits of the Queen Mother and some of her belongings.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="/media/7821591/image_.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/545481cc8dfd4f27890971a79c73d17b" /></p> <p>In the photo, Camilla can be seen slightly covering a portrait of a young Prince Harry, that sits alongside an artwork depicting the Queen Mother.</p> <p>In the Morning Room there are also two teal-covered bergère armchairs, part of an upholstered suite of giltwood seat furniture by Thomas Chippendale from 1773.</p> <p>The armchairs once belonged to King George IV and boast elegant moulded frames.</p> <p>In the two cabinets either side of the fireplace is a vast collection of Chelsea botanical porcelain, as well as a mantelpiece clock that previously belonged to Queen Charlotte.</p> <p>Clarence House largely still reflects the taste of the Queen Mother as it was home to her for nearly 50 years, from 1953 to 2002.</p> <p>The Queen and Prince Philip lived at the residence when they were first married and Prince Charles lived there until the age of 3.</p> <p>Prince William also lived there from 2003 until his 2011 marriage to Kate Middleton.</p> <p>Prince Harry lived there from 2003 until 2012.</p> <p>Scroll though the gallery above to get a closer look at the Clarence House Morning Room.</p>

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The breathtaking moment the Queen unveils new portrait of herself

<p>In honour of 100 years of the Royal Air Force Club, Queen Elizabeth has unveiled a new portrait of herself.</p> <p>The painting, which was concealed behind a red curtain, drew gasps from the audience as it was revealed at the anniversary event. </p> <p>Her Majesty looked pleased with the outcome of the image, which shows her sitting in a drawing room in Windsor Castle, wearing a light blue dress with her Launer London handbag sitting beside her.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">The Queen unveils a new portrait that was commissioned to celebrate 100 years of <a href="https://twitter.com/TheRAFClub?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@TheRAFClub</a>. Started in February 2018 and set in the White Drawing Room of Windsor Castle, the portrait was painted by Benjamin Sullivan – who won the BP Portrait Award in 2017. <a href="https://t.co/4ZkETFJrPD">pic.twitter.com/4ZkETFJrPD</a></p> — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1052527258844504064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 17, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The Queen’s handbags rarely make it into her portraits, however, one appeared in her official 90th birthday photos because Mike and Zara Tindall’s daughter, Mia, was holding it.</p> <p>Reportedly, the 92-year-old monarch owns more than 200 Launer handbags, starting her collection in 1968 when designer Sam Launer first sent her one.</p> <p>During the event at the RAF club, the Queen chatted with guests and admired a new stained glass window feature, which was commissioned to pay tribute to the role women have had in the RAF over the past century.</p> <p>She is also took her gloves off to sign the visitors book, revealing her favourite nail polish colour, Essie Ballet Slippers.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">The portrait includes a number of <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalAirForce?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@RoyalAirForce</a> elements: the background features a Spitfire from 253 Squadron which the artists grandfather, F/Lt JM Sullivan, flew over Albania during WW2. The image on the right is a portion of ‘Hurricanes in Flight‘ (1944), by Eric Ravilous. <a href="https://t.co/Bn7CgYTUT4">pic.twitter.com/Bn7CgYTUT4</a></p> — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1052528011906609152?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 17, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The Queen’s relationship with the RAF and the British army is historic.</p> <p>Earlier this month, the former husband of Camilla, Andrew Parker-Bowles, revealed the Queen’s “<a href="https://www.oversixty.com.au/news/news/the-queen-reveals-the-most-ghastly-day-of-her-life-and-it-s-heartbreaking/"><strong><u>most ghastly</u></strong></a>” day of her life was on July 20, 1982, when the Irish Republican Army attacked London.</p> <p>"[Queen Elizabeth] said to me it was 'the most ghastly day of my life'," he told <em>The Express.</em></p>

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Can you guess this TV judge from this 1980s throwback pic?

<p>You may know him from a hit TV show on Channel Nine, but back in the '80s this star looked a lot different to the man he is now.</p> <p>Wearing a white T-shirt, jeans, a black scarf and rocking a full head of dark curly hair, the TV personality is seen sitting on his bed in a photo that was uploaded to his Instagram on Tuesday.</p> <p>“What Barbra Streisand had, I had to have. That’s how I rolled,” wrote the TV star in the caption.</p> <p>He proceeded to make fun of himself with a string of hashtags that included “#curlyperm #unidays #proofs #badhairday #university #1980 #studentlife #eyebrows #warwickuniversity”.</p> <p>Have you guessed who it is yet?</p> <p>The mysterious man in the photo is none other than The Block judge and interior designer Neale Whitaker.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo8cQEclO6C/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo8cQEclO6C/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">What Barbra Streisand had, I had to have. That’s how I rolled 😉😂 #curlyperm #unidays #proof #badhairday #university #1980 #studentlife #1980s #eyebrows #warwickuniversity</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/nealewhitaker/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Neale Whitaker</a> (@nealewhitaker) on Oct 14, 2018 at 11:53pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>These days, Neale is now almost always seen donning a suave outfit, and t<span>he design guru is best known for his gig on The Block, where he critiques and praises teams' home makeovers and designs.</span></p> <p>Neale also features on Love it Or List It Australia on Foxtel’s Lifestyle Channel, starring alongside Selling Houses Australia's Andrew Winter.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmxW_rRgPdF/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BmxW_rRgPdF/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">So @haydenandsara @theblock you’ve thrown down the gauntlet. This is how I looked in the 1980s. Do I still dress like this now? 😉😂😂 #vintage #headshots #1980s #80sstyle #londonstyle</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/nealewhitaker/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Neale Whitaker</a> (@nealewhitaker) on Aug 21, 2018 at 11:32pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>And this isn’t the first time the TV judge has shared a flashback from the past. In August he posted an image to his Instagram showcasing four photos of himself from the '80s wearing rather questionable attire.</p> <p>“This is how I looked in the 1980s. Do I still dress like this now?” Neale captioned the image. </p>

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Little Princess Charlotte steals the show in candid photo from Princess Eugenie’s wedding

<div class="replay"> <div class="reply_body body linkify"> <div class="reply_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>For the first time since her wedding to Jack Brooksbank on Friday, Princess Eugenie has taken to Instagram to post a charmingly candid wedding photo to her 526,000 followers.</p> <p>But it’s not the bride or the groom who are the centre of attention, but playful Princess Charlotte.</p> <p>In the photograph, Princess Eugenie and her new husband are surrounded by their bridesmaids and page boys including Isla Phillips, Maud Windsor, Theodora Williams, Louis De Givenchy and Prince George in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle.</p> <p> </p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo__xuAgO9w/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo__xuAgO9w/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Jack and I would like to thank everyone who was involved in making our day so special and for all the wonderful wishes as we start married life laughing together. @alexbramall</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/princesseugenie/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Princess Eugenie</a> (@princesseugenie) on Oct 16, 2018 at 9:01am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Isla’s older sister, seven-year-old Savanah Phillips, embraces the bride who looks lovingly at her little second cousin Princess Charlotte, who is cheekily pulling a face. Both the bride and groom look highly amused, in this joyous behind-the-scenes shot.</p> <p>Fittingly with the image, which has been liked almost 160,000 times, Princess Eugenie included the caption: “Jack and I would like to thank everyone who was involved in making our day so special and for all the wonderful wishes as we start married life laughing together.”</p> <p>In a throwback to their earlier collaboration, wedding photographer Alex Bramall shared some stunning black and white portraits of Princess Eugenie, taken for a <em>Harper's Bazaar</em> US shoot in 2016.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo_gPzPB-pq/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo_gPzPB-pq/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">This is where it all started. Thank you to @princesseugenie @theroyalfamily @hrhthedukeofyork @harpersbazaarus @laurabrown99 @hayley_caine @attractabeauty @kenorourke1 @mfurlonger @john_munro @bencrawford__</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/alexbramall/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> A L E X B R A M A L L</a> (@alexbramall) on Oct 16, 2018 at 4:25am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p> </p> <p>He wrote: “This is where it all started.”</p> <p>What is your favourite photo from Princess Eugenie's wedding? Let us know in the comments section below.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p>

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All the details you missed in Princess Eugenie’s official wedding photos

<p>The official wedding photos from Princess Eugenie’s wedding day have been released, showing the loved-up couple looking as happy ever.</p> <p>However, the photos, which were taken by British fashion photographer Alex Bramall, also contain a few details that observant fans have noticed.</p> <p>Two of the four official portraits were taken inside Windsor Castle and show the newlyweds smiling with the bridesmaids, page boys and extended royal family.</p> <p>From the significant positioning of Sarah Ferguson to a small unidentified white object, here are the details you may have missed.</p> <p>In one of the photos, 6-year-old page boy Louis de Givenchy wasn’t looking at the photographer.</p> <p>Louis is the son of JP Morgan executive Olivier de Givenchy and wife Zoe.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821347/1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/bb5d2e71bb02415a9d54a52b302375c2" /></p> <p>In the photo of just the bridesmaids and page boys, he is also looking away from the camera while reclining back on his chair and not smiling.</p> <p>Observant royal fans also noticed that the grand doors of the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle were left open for the photos.</p> <p>One person commented on the Kensington Palace’s Instagram photo: “Maybe the photographer is trying to even the width of the whole picture given the number of people but the open door is an eyesore for sure.”</p> <p>Another added: “They could’ve at least shut the door behind them.”</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 277.77777777777777px;" src="/media/7821348/2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/86f2c90b81384348847e2f20a1490739" /></p> <p>In the family shot, the Queen is positioned front and centre while sitting on a chair.</p> <p>Her Majesty sat in between her glowing granddaughter and Prince Philip, with an object hiding behind one of her legs.</p> <p>It appears that she attempted to conceal her handbag for the photo, with it being left behind her left foot, out of sight under her chair.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821349/3.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/a26fc611ad834af1a453d63828c0f75c" /></p> <p>The official wedding photos are also believed to be the first time Prince Philip and Sarah Ferguson have been photographed together in 26 years, following her divorce from Prince Andrew in the 1990s.</p> <p>For the photo, the Duchess of York was positioned next to Prince Philip, a decision that signifies the end of their rumoured feud.</p> <p>Reportedly, Prince Philip found it difficult to forgive his former daughter-in-law after she was photographed getting her toes sucked by Texan financial adviser John Bryan in 1992.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821350/4.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/997215961d1f4d94abe10f4474ab682a" /></p> <p>In the official photos, one of the bridesmaids was also captured standing on the bride’s train.</p> <p>Daughter of Peter and Autumn Phillips, 7-year-old Savannah Phillips, seem unconcerned that her foot was firmly planted on the expensive gown designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 278.7456445993031px;" src="/media/7821351/5.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/0960a453e8e64ae9869a6ca3efa8a548" /></p> <p>Mia Tindall, 4, is seen holding a white toy or object in her left hand during the royal photoshoot.</p> <p>Mia looks unimpressed in the group shot and also doesn’t crack a smile for the photo without the extended family.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821352/6.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/8edcd58324dc406d9ab02c086d872874" /></p> <p>However, Princess Charlotte melted hearts after she was spotted sitting with her legs crossed at the ankle in the photo.</p> <p>The pose closely mirrors the body language of her mum Duchess Kate, with the move previously being dubbed the “Duchess Slant”.</p> <p>Prince George also looks adorable in the photo as he flashes his pearly whites for the snap.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.2018489984592px;" src="/media/7821353/7.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/2dbf153ecc84473799f2ef82093ce238" /></p>

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The clever $10 Kmart hack you need to try

<div class="replay"> <div class="reply_body body linkify"> <div class="reply_body"> <div class="body_text "> <p>The latest Kmart hack has surfaced and it’s a good one. The savvy women behind the popular Facebook group Kmart Mums Australia have discovered another creative use for an otherwise ordinary product.</p> <p>The latest hack comprises of a $10 shadow box frame and mothers are now using the affordable item for gifting purposes.</p> <p><img style="width: 0px; height: 0px;" src="/media/7821337/42279280-1-f.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/6267025a404e4560bf809b476e8a1767" /></p> <p style="text-align: center;">Photo credit: <a href="https://www.kmart.com.au/product/shadow-box-frame---12in.-x-12in.-(30.5cm-x-30.5cm)-white/867960?gclid=CjwKCAjw0oveBRAmEiwAzf6_rI97LH3C0hEQdz7J4S-QkNAex6Y_Z1rz9gvINPXCdFxs4GImEkTpwRoCxmoQAvD_BwE&amp;gclsrc=aw.ds&amp;dclid=CP3Q7N6mh94CFUjZvQodbVoPcw">Kmart</a></p> <p>Making a great present for teenagers, children and adults alike, mums from across the country have been sharing the different ways they’ve transformed the photo frame.</p> <p>“Thanks for the inspiration ladies this is for my nephew’s 14th birthday,” wrote one user alongside an image of the photo frame filled with her nephew’s favourite lollies.</p> <p>They go by the name of shadow box gifts.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Be7JDF2l7O-/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Be7JDF2l7O-/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">Couldn't pick a better day to finish these beauties off 😊 This time last year we were busy making once in a lifetime memories. Excited to begin our next adventure. #kmartshadowbox #patches #holiday #memories #thinkingpositive</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/josie.dewaal/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> Josie Dewaal</a> (@josie.dewaal) on Feb 7, 2018 at 9:32pm PST</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Because the frame is deeper than a regular photo frame, you can fill it up with whatever you fancy, whether it’s lollies or other bits and bobs.</p> <p>It makes the perfect gift for those who enjoy being creative without breaking the bank.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/BKHzgIsBnKM/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BKHzgIsBnKM/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">#Kmart #Kmartshadowbox #kmarthack</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by @<a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/bigmummaj/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank"> bigmummaj</a> on Sep 8, 2016 at 9:34pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Users in the Facebook group were visibly impressed by all the images floating around of the shadow box, with people commenting “how cool is that” and “awesome” alongside countless comments of women asking how they could create the same at home.</p> <p>Some women chose to showcase their children’s first outfits making the frame into memorabilia, with one woman saying: “Shadow boxes I made for my 13, 5- and 1-year old tonight … Always wanted to do something good with their first outfits and hospital keepsakes.”</p> <p>Will you be trying out this clever hack? 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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank share never-before-seen photos ahead of their royal wedding

<p>Princess Eugenie and her soon-to-be husband Jack Brooksbank have shared never-before-seen photos of themselves in the lead up to their big day.</p> <p>Tomorrow, the Queen’s granddaughter and her fiancé will say “I do” in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.</p> <p>As they await their big day, the couple have shared a sweet surprise for royal fans.</p> <p>A statement from Buckingham Palace read: "In the run up to their special day, The Couple and their family have shared some private photographs including these early photographs as young children".</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Ahead of their special day, Princess Eugenie, Mr. Jack Brooksbank &amp; their families have today shared a selection of photographs – including these images of The Couple as children: <a href="https://t.co/LAK9JCiufn">https://t.co/LAK9JCiufn</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RoyalWedding?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#RoyalWedding</a> <a href="https://t.co/exYIHCefzj">pic.twitter.com/exYIHCefzj</a></p> — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalFamily/status/1049701246817497089?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 9, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The couple also shared a photo of themselves at Balmoral Castle, which was taken at the time of Jack’s 30th birthday.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7821264/1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/5cb63b2c26de43628056209241572eac" /></p> <p>The duo also unearthed an adorable photo together that was taken while they were in Verbier, Switzerland.</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 500px; height: 500px;" src="/media/7821265/2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/5275dc229fca4a548d5ac421f42f2f70" /></p> <p>The happy snap of the loved-up couple was taken shortly before they announced their engagement in January.</p> <p>Eugenie first met her beau in Verbier when she was 20, and Jack was 24.</p> <p>They crossed paths while they were enjoying separate skiing trips.</p> <p>"We met when I was 20 and Jack was 24 and fell in love. We have the same passions and the same drive for life," Princess Eugenie said in her engagement interview.</p> <p>The now 28-year-old has been reminiscing on her favourite memories in the lead up to her nuptials, also sharing a sentimental photo with her sister on her Instagram.</p> <p>The adorable photo shows herself and Beatrice when they were bridesmaids as children.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/Boh1MYpgkKf/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Boh1MYpgkKf/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_medium=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Princess Eugenie (@princesseugenie)</a> on Oct 4, 2018 at 3:51pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Eugenie’s wedding, which has an estimated cost of AUD $3.6 million, will be aired exclusively on Channel 7 tomorrow night.</p> <p>Will you be tuning into Princess Eugenie and Jack Brookbank’s wedding? Let us know in the comments below. </p>

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Tennis fans in a frenzy over rare photo of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic's wives

<p>Mirka Federer and Jelena Djokovic have sent fans into a frenzy after posing for a photo together.</p> <p>Tennis fans were already excited at the idea of seeing Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic team up to play doubles together at the Laver Cup last weekend.</p> <p>But the site of the tennis legends’ wives teaming up has tipped many fans over the edge.</p> <p>Djokovic’s wife Jelena took to Twitter recently to share a snap of her and Federer’s wife Mirka beaming while in a friendly embrace at the event in Chicago.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">Iconic moment. So much respect for this lady 😊 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MirkaFederer?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#MirkaFederer</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/rogerfederer?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@rogerfederer</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LaverCup?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#LaverCup</a> <a href="https://t.co/6SFzc68VWI">pic.twitter.com/6SFzc68VWI</a></p> — Jelena Djokovic (@JelenaRisticNDF) <a href="https://twitter.com/JelenaRisticNDF/status/1044057096491229185?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <p>“So much respect for this lady,” Jelena wrote.</p> <p><span>The photo, which has now been retweeted over 12,000 times and has accumulated nearly 12,000 likes, is a show of solidarity for their husbands who are considered two of the greatest players in tennis </span></p> <p>Not to mention the comments it received:</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">Love the bonding between the Djokovics and the Federers. Thankyou <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LaverCup?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#LaverCup</a></p> — Shivalika (@_SHVLK) <a href="https://twitter.com/_SHVLK/status/1044061881877446657?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">Beautiful ladies! ❤️😍😍 You both are a big part of your husbands success. 🙌🏻😀</p> — Nolefam-ily Forever 🐊 (@kenialachula2) <a href="https://twitter.com/kenialachula2/status/1044057572326756354?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">OMG😍😍😍 This is iconic moment!<br />Nice photo and smiles but you two girls😍😍😍 You two have definitely the most of "guilty" for all of the successes of your husbands.❤ <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Djokerer?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Djokerer</a></p> — Elena - fan of Nole &amp; CR7 (@ela981) <a href="https://twitter.com/ela981/status/1044058417441181696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"> <p dir="ltr">So cool! I am primarily a RF fan, but love your sportsmanship, and your hubbys too. ☝️☝️☝️🙌🙌🙌</p> — Doug Dennie (@DougDennie) <a href="https://twitter.com/DougDennie/status/1044067360578002944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">24 September 2018</a></blockquote>

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Controversial Aussie cartoon of Serena Williams sparks backlash

<p>An Australian cartoonist has sparked backlash after he tweeted a depiction of Serena Williams' meltdown in the US Open final.</p> <p>Drawn by Herald Sun editorial cartoonist Mark Knight, the picture shows Williams in a fit of rage on the court with a baby’s dummy beside her.</p> <p>In the cartoon, chair umpire Carlos Ramos is seen asking her opponent Naomi Osaka: “Can you just let her win?”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">My toon in today’s <a href="https://twitter.com/theheraldsun?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@theheraldsun</a> on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SerenaWilliams?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#SerenaWilliams</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/usopen?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@usopen</a> <a href="https://t.co/didwtQg1R5">pic.twitter.com/didwtQg1R5</a></p> — Mark Knight (@Knightcartoons) <a href="https://twitter.com/Knightcartoons/status/1039017329030393856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 10, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>The controversial cartoon was quick to draw criticism, with US sportswriter Julie DiCaro saying that his depiction of the events was sexist.</p> <p>She tweeted: “Where was this cartoon for all the men who have broken their rackets over the years?”</p> <p>However, Knight defended his drawing, writing: “Well Julie here’s a cartoon I drew a few days before when Australian male tennis player Kyrgios at the US Open was behaving badly,” he wrote.</p> <p>“Don’t bring gender into it when it’s all about behaviour. I’ll accept your apology in writing.”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-conversation="none" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr">Well Julie here’s a cartoon I drew a few days before when Australian male tennis player Kyrgios at the US Open was behaving badly. Don’t bring gender into it when it’s all about behaviour. I’ll accept your apology in writing😁 <a href="https://t.co/NLV0AjPGsY">pic.twitter.com/NLV0AjPGsY</a></p> — Mark Knight (@Knightcartoons) <a href="https://twitter.com/Knightcartoons/status/1039056385462349825?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 10, 2018</a></blockquote> <p>Author JK Rowling also slammed the cartoon, saying: “Well done on reducing one of the greatest sportswomen alive to racist and sexist tropes and turning a second great sportswoman into a faceless prop.”</p> <p>America’s National Association of Black Journalists denounced the cartoon, arguing that the illustration was “unnecessarily sambo-like”.</p> <p>“The art of editorial cartooning is a visual dialogue on the issues of the day, yet this cartoon grossly inaccurately depicts two women of colour at the US Open, one of the grandest stages of professional sports,” the NABJ said in a statement.</p> <p>In an interview on Melbourne’s 3AW radio, Knight continued to defend the viral cartoon.</p> <p>“The world’s gone crazy,” Knight said.</p> <p>“It’s a cartoon about poor behaviour. It’s nothing to do with race.</p> <p>“I drew this cartoon on Monday night, I saw the world’s greatest tennis player spit the dummy.</p> <p>“She’s great to draw, she’s a powerful figure, she’s strongly built.</p> <p>“I’m sorry it’s been taken by social media and distorted so much.</p> <p>“I’ve tried to reply to these people but they don’t listen.”</p> <p>Herald Sun editor Damon Johnston also supported the cartoon.</p> <p> “A champion tennis player had a mega tantrum on the world stage, and Mark’s cartoon depicted that,” he said.</p> <p>“It had nothing to do with gender or race.”</p> <p>The cartoon has since been retweeted 7600 times and received over 20,000 likes.</p> <p>The cartoon depicted William’s verbal attack on chair umpire Ramos during her match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka on Saturday.</p> <p>Williams received three code violations during the finals match – the first for receiving coaching, the second for racket abuse and the third for verbal abuse of the umpire.</p> <p>The first penalty that sparked William’s anger was also questioned by WTA Tour chief executive Steve Simon and former tennis star Billie-Jean King. </p> <p>Do you think the cartoon is offensive? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below. </p>

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