Category Archives: Royal Insider

60th Anniversary of Royal Yacht Britannia

Ahoy there, matey. Please doff your sailor’s cap to honor a bit of British nautical history.

It was sixty years ago today (April 16) that Queen Elizabeth II christened Britannia, the last in a long line of royal yachts that date back to the 17th century.

Prince William to Star in TV Series

Prince William’s 9-to-5 job as a Royal Air Force search and rescue helicopter pilot will be featured in the second series of Helicopter Rescue, reports BBC News.

British Up Your Headwear Duchess Style

Our pals over at Socialite Life take a look at Kate Middleton’s, the Duchess of Cambridge, fancy headwear also known as fascinators. The Duchess Diary host Kelly Lynch dons a piece kindly gifted to her by her own grandmum.

Royal Roundup: Queen’s Gifts Include ‘Honorary’ Llama

What do you get for the monarch who has everything?

The answer, reports BBC News, was released by Buckingham Palace this week in the form of a list of gifts that the Queen has received during her Diamond Jubilee.

Baby Watch: Royal Baby Due Date Confirmed

Prince William, 30, and Kate Middleton, 31, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are confirmed to expect their first child in mid-July, reports BBC News.

Revealed: First Official Portrait of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

The first official portrait of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has been unveiled today (January 11). As BBC NEWS notes, “It was painted by the artist Paul Emsley and took several months using a technique of building thin layers of ...

Royal Roundup: Prince Charles Warns of ‘Poisoned Chalice’ Legacy for his Grandchild

The Prince of Wales is once again warning about the environmental dangers facing the planet, this time putting his fears in the form of concern for his grandchild’s generation.

Kate Middleton’s Flower Power Remedy

We’ve all heard of pregnant women having unusual cravings. Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, has been snacking on lavender cookies, according to Marie Claire.

Top Kate Moments of 2012

Our friend Kelly Lynch at Socialite Life’s Duchess Diary recently teamed up with Susan Kelley, editor-in-chief of the website What Kate Wore, for a year-end look at, well, what Kate wore.

Royal Roundup: The Queen Dons Blingy Eyeware for Christmas Message

Dark wrap-around shades are a cool look for the Queen. But they’re not a new palace fashion choice, they’re just the sporty 3D glasses the Queen wore when she recorded her Christmas message earlier this month.