Month: March 2016

Britain’s Prince Harry waves after his arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu on March 19, 2016, at the start of a five day visit to Nepal

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KATHMANDU: Britain’s Prince Harry arrived in Nepal Saturday for the start of a five-day visit to meet with survivors of last year’s devastating earthquake and Gurkha soldiers who helped in rescue efforts. The prince was welcomed at Kathmandu airport by Nepali government officials on his first visit to the country, which comes as Nepal and Britain mark 200 years of joint relations. Harry, 31, is scheduled to meet Nepal’s prime minister K.P. Sharma Oli as well as the country’s first female president, Bidhya Bhandari, during the weekend. “Prince Harry landed in Nepal today as scheduled,” Tara Prasad Pokharel, a spokesman for Nepal’s ministry of foreign affairs, told Agence France-Presse. “His visit strengthens the historical bilateral relations between our countries.” The prince is set
Prince Harry has revealed he hopes his mother Princess Diana is ‘looking down with tears in her eyes’ over her children’s achievements

Prince Harry has revealed he hopes his mother Princess Diana is ‘looking down with tears in her eyes’ over her children’s achievements

Prince Harry
The 31-year-old, who served in the British Army as an Apache helicopter pilot before setting up the Invictus Games, admitted he wanted his mother to be 'proud' of what he and William had established since her death in 1997. He also spoke out about his mother's desire for him to have children, revealing that he 'adores' kids and is looking forward to having some of his own. In an intimate interview, he said: 'I hope she's looking down with tears in her eyes, being incredibly proud of what we've established. 'I hope that everything we do privately and officially, that it makes her proud. I think losing your mother at such a young age does end up shaping your life massively.' The Prince, speaking on Good Morning America, also used the interview to discuss his bachelor status and admit...
Princess Eugenie says ‘Grandpa is incredible, strong and consistent’ and adds the Queen is happiest at Balmoral

Princess Eugenie says ‘Grandpa is incredible, strong and consistent’ and adds the Queen is happiest at Balmoral

Princess Eugenie
In a candid documentary into the Queen's life as she turns 90, her grandchildren talk about the monarch Princess Eugenie says 'Grandpa is incredible, strong and consistent' and adds the Queen is happiest at Balmoral Our Queen At Ninety will air on Easter Sunday, 27 March, at 8pm on ITV The Queen has been an inspiration to people across the world and in a new documentary, viewers will see how she has also guided and encouraged not just a nation, but successive royal generations. In a series of poignant intervi3ews in the film Our Queen At Ninety, several members of the Royal family have given candid interviews about Her Majesty, offering an insight into her work and the remarkable story of her life. Her grandchildren have also opened up not only about their grandmother, but also the Du...
Having accompanied the Queen on many engagements, Prince William says anything can happen in the presence of the sovereign

Having accompanied the Queen on many engagements, Prince William says anything can happen in the presence of the sovereign

Her Majesty The Queen, Prince William
The Duke of Cambridge has offered several shrewd observations on the way his grandmother approaches the job that will one day be his – and some entertaining anecdotes, too. Talking about Her Majesty, as he was growing up, the Duke of Cambridge clearly remains grateful for the way his grandmother has given him time and space to prepare for the future. In a two-hour landmark programme celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday, television crews and journalists were granted access to the work of Her Majesty across the United Kingdom and overseas during the last year. Our Queen at Ninety will include individual contributions from key figures in her life and several members of the Royal Family - including The Duke of Cambridge, who has also described how members of the public react to meeting H
It’s almost Gan-Gan’s big 90th birthday

It’s almost Gan-Gan’s big 90th birthday

Duchess Catherine, Her Majesty The Queen, Prince George
In a new documentary honoring Queen Elizabeth's milestone birthday on April 21, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge is opening up about her children's special relationship with the monarch – and reveals a special nickname for her. Speaking in depth for the first time about the joy of raising her family, including 2-year-old son Prince George and 10-month-old daughter Princess Charlotte, Catherine Duchess of Cambridge tells ITV's The Queen at Ninety that the royal great-grandmother was "thrilled" when she and Prince William welcomed Charlotte last May. "It's very special having a new little girl … I feel very, very lucky that George has got a little sister," she says in the new documentary, which airs on ITV in the U.K. on March 27. "The Queen was really thrilled that it was a little girl, a
The Duchess of Cambridge said the Queen was “thrilled” at the birth of Princess Charlotte

The Duchess of Cambridge said the Queen was “thrilled” at the birth of Princess Charlotte

Duchess Catherine
The Duchess of Cambridge has confirmed that the Queen was "thrilled" by the arrival of Princess Charlotte last year. Speaking in her first-ever solo TV interview, the Duchess also spoke of her own happiness at the birth of her baby daughter. "It's very special having a new little girl…I feel very, very lucky that George has got a little sister," Catherine Duchess of Cambridge said. "The Queen was really thrilled that it was a little girl, and I think as soon as we came back here to Kensington she was one of our first visitors here." Catherine Duchess of Cambridge's interview appears in the ITV documentary Our Queen at Ninety, which airs on Easter Sunday. During the discussion – Catherine Duchess of Cambridge's first as a member of the royal family – the Duchess also opens up about
I hope she’s looking down, you know, with tears in her eyes

I hope she’s looking down, you know, with tears in her eyes

Prince Harry
Prince Harry has revealed how his charity work has been inspired by his late mother Diana, Princess of Wales and the "special gifts" she had. As he prepared to follow in her footsteps on a tour of Nepal this week, the 31-year-old royal spoke of his happiest memories of the mother he lost when he was just 12 years old. "I hope she's looking down, you know, with tears in her eyes, being incredibly proud of what we've established, I suppose," he said. "I'm sure she's longing for me to have kids so she can be a grandmother again. "I hope that everything we do privately and officially, that it makes her proud. I think losing your mother at such a young age does end up shaping your life massively. Of course, it does, and now I find myself trying to be there and give advice to other people wh...
“Do you want to show me? Come on then,” said Duchess of Cambridge

“Do you want to show me? Come on then,” said Duchess of Cambridge

Duchess Catherine
The Duchess of Cambridge travelled to the market town of Holt on Friday morning to call on a charity close to her heart. As patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH), Catherine Duchess of Cambridge had the honour of opening a new EACH charity shop, just a short drive from her home Anmer Hall. Despite leaving Prince George and Princess Charlotte at home, her children were clearly at the forefront of her mind as Catherine Duchess of Cambridge picked up some sweet gifts for her brood. As the first customer of the shop, the Duchess purchased a £2 copy of Fireman Sam's Favourite Tales for her son George, who turns three in July. The Duchess purchased a Fireman Sam book and a figurine for her children "Fireman Sam is George's favourite," Catherine Duchess of Cambridge revealed, w
Sarah Ferguson and Manuel Fernandez appeared on good terms despite recent split rumours

Sarah Ferguson and Manuel Fernandez appeared on good terms despite recent split rumours

Duchess of York
The Duchess of York received support from her close friend Manuel Fernandez as she hosted a private auction for charity on Thursday night. The pair appeared on good terms and posed happily for photos together, despite recent rumours that they had split following a two-year relationship. Sarah was hosting a private viewing and auction at Clarendon Fine Art to raise funds for her charity Children in Crisis. Wearing a black leather jacket and midi dress, the Duchess mingled with guests including businessman Manuele Malenotti and artist Christian Hook, who painted a portrait of her that was up for sale at the auction. Sarah Ferguson and Manuel Fernandez appeared on good terms despite recent split rumours Manuel has been a keen supporter of Sarah's children's charity in recent years, and c...