The Royals Watch
The lives of royalty are a constant source of fascination, whether putting on a lavish wedding, fending off scandal or simply doing their jobs. Follow us as we follow the royal news trail.
Fury over book's claim that Queen Mother and her brother were born to family's French cook
Aristocratic author Lady Colin Campbell says the domestic help may have been ‘an early version of surrogacy’ for both Elizabeth Bowes Lyon and her younger brother David.
In Profile: Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II (as Princess Elizabeth) writing at her desk in Windsor Castle, Berkshire. (Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images). 30th May 1944
Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain
A new book shows the terrible price paid by the labourers who serviced machines, pushed coal carts and turned the wheels that drove the Industrial Revolution.
The King and I: Charming pictures emerge of three-year-old Elizabeth cuddling up to her stuttering father George VI
In these images which form part of a new exhibition Elizabeth is a three-year-old being held by her father Albert - the man in the King's Speech starring Colin Firth.
The Queen And Her Corgis
As Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on the throne, we look back at her love affair with her favorite animal: the corgi. Her first, Susan, was given to her on her eighteenth birthday and since then, the Queen has owned four to five at a time.
Official Coronation Group 1937 - The Royal Family pose in full robes & crowns, in Buckingham Palace. Left to right: HRH Princess Royal, HRH Duchess of Gloucester, HRH Duke of Gloucester, Her Majesty Queen Mary, His Majesty King George, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, HRH Duke of Kent, HRH Duchess of Kent, Her Majesty The Queen of Norway. In front: HRH Princess Margaret Rose, HRH Princess Elizabeth.
Moments of joy: Charles and Anne dancing and Prince Phillip racing down a hill on a toy cart... how the Royals behave around one another away from prying eyes
The holiday shots from 1957 come from hours of family footage released by the Prince of Wales for a television show to mark the Diamond Jubilee. The never-before-seen images include film from the Coronation.