Joanne Froggatt, who plays the much-tested maid Anna Bates on Downton Abbey, stopped by Conan recently. And she revealed that when Kate Middleton visited the set, she accidentally cracked a dirty joke to the duchess.
Sometime in February, Kate Middleton plans to guest edit HuffPo UK for a day. I thought the whole point of marrying the heir to the throne of the United Kingdom was that you’d never be required to spend five minutes on the Internet?
Princess Cristina of Spain, sister to the current king, arrived at court today to face charges of tax fraud.
Netflix has dropped a trailer for its series about the life and times of Queen Elizabeth, and it looks pretty good, frankly, as well as downright sumptuous.
Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we go to our favorite magazine store (because the crappy one appears to have shut down for good) and are greeted by a kind employee who says, “Hey boss, I know what you want,” and hands you an OK!—after which you tear up and feel truly loved.
Prince George started school today. He wore a quilted jacket with suede patches on the elbows, like a tiny baby Barbour ad. He remains lethally adorable.
A reproduction of Kate Middleton’s engagement ring—the sapphire that originally belonged to Princess Diana—will not be sold at palace gift shops, after all. Whatever. The real question: Is this Kate’s handiwork????
Monaco’s royal twins Jacques and Gabriella recently turned one. Seems somebody at the office of royal affairs heard about the venerable American tradition of Christmas letters and decided to do something similar to mark the occasion—except it’s with video, not cozy, and frankly a bit weird.
To no one’s surprise, despite being by all accounts a fond grandfather, Prince Charles has not changed a single diaper since the arrival of his wee Edwardian descendant George. Obviously.
Kate Middleton wore a tiara, and it was international news.
The 105-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, currently embedded in the crown worn by the Queen Mother at her daughter’s coronation, is stunning, enormous, and worth a fortune. And a group of businessmen and Bollywood stars wants it returned to India.
When you own an extensive art collection—as does Queen Elizabeth II—you’ll occasionally need to send a couple of pieces out for some restoration work. Which is how conservators uncovered a man popping a squat and taking a poop in the corner of a 17th century Dutch painting that once belonged to George IV.
In honor of Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday, there’ll be a series of exhibits dedicated to the under-appreciated style icon’s wardrobe. Out of my way I have to book a ticket on Kayak right goddamn now.
The Royal We—a playful, fictionalized riff on the real-life romance of Will and Kate, written by Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks of GoFugYourself—is currently in the works to become a movie.
Princess Sofia of Sweden and her husband, Prince Carl Philip—whose names will promptly slip from your mind like the sands through the hourglass, as always, for some mysterious reason—are expecting a child. The couple married in June.
Something important has happened: Prince Harry has a beard again, and he’s had it for weeks and weeks and he shows no signs of shaving it off.
The Rugby World Cup is currently unfolding over in the UK. And so naturally, your mom, dad and uncle—sorry, I mean Will, Kate, and Harry—stopped by a match. Please provide the caption that you feel best captures their outing.
Princess Sofia of Sweden recently stepped outside wearing a beige dress. But was this beige dress just like something that Kim Kardashian wore one time? This is a job for the international gossip press!