March 22, 2021 - 10:59 GMT Bridie Wilkins The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles released a photo from their house on the Queen's Balmoral Estate, Birkhall, and fans spotted something that proves they're just like us. Duchess Camilla previously gave royal fans a look inside her private office at her home with Prince Charles in Scotland, Birkhall, but since the picture has resurfaced, followers have noticed a feature that prove the royals are just like us. "I like the opened boxes left in the corner, lol," one wrote, while another four fans liked the comment. Sure enough, the image shows that even the royal family don't necessarily have a pristine home around the clock. SEE: Prince Charles and Camilla's Scottish home is the dream retreat Loading the player... WATCH: Prince Charles unveils grand home entrance at Birkhall home It was shared on The Royal Family's official Twitter account for a second time on 19 March 2021, as the Duchess of Cornwall continued her work with the NHS's 'Check In and Chat' volunteer scheme. MORE: Fans notice hilarious feature inside Charles and Camilla's private home Duchess Camilla's home office at Birkhall The caption reads: "Members of the royal family have also joined the ranks of @NHSVolResponder as 'Check in and Chat' volunteers. "The Duchess of Cornwall befriended 86-year-old Doris via the scheme, and the Duchess of Cambridge is in regular contact with 85-year-old Len." RELATED: Inside Prince Charles and Camilla's jaw-dropping London residence, Clarence House Camilla has been part of the initiative since it launched in 2020, when the same image was shared for the first time. Prince Charles and the Queen at Birkhall in Scotland As well as the opened boxes, the snap showed a huge bookcase behind Camilla, filled with family photos of her children and grandchildren. Novels seen on the shelves include … [Read more...] about Duchess Camilla and Prince Charles’ fans spot surprising detail in home photo
Last modified on Apr 26, 2021 13:35 BST Fiona Ward Where can you buy a designer or stylish face mask? If you're looking to buy a non-surgical face mask to protect you during the coronavirus, these are the fashionable brands making stylish versions Who would have known that 2020 would become the year that face masks would be the must-have accessory - and we would all own dozens of different versions in 2021, too? MORE: 23 fun face masks for kids - where to buy face coverings for children Since we'll all be wearing face masks for the foreseeable future, it makes sense to buy one that reflects your style. There are so many different designs to choose from - including some chic designer masks and a range of stylish face coverings from high street brands. Do you know the latest face mask rules and information? Face coverings must be worn in taxis and private hire vehicles, and by retail staff while at work. Face masks are also compulsory for people using public transport and inside shops in England, as well as most other public indoor spaces. Visit the Gov.uk website to find out more about face mask rules in the UK. Loading the player... WATCH: Royals wearing chic face coverings We've rounded up the best designer face masks and stylish face coverings - including those that give back to charity. Which one will you choose? Floral face masks OK, we all know you can never have too many face coverings and this chic pack of five from Marks & Spencer will have you all set. Washable and reusable they are made from soft and breathable 2-ply cotton, with elasticated ear loops and adjustable toggles for your best fit and these winter floras will be sure to match some of your fave frocks. Reusable & Adjustable Adult Face Coverings, £9.50 for five, Marks & Spencer SHOP NOW We love these gorgeous cotton masks made with classic Liberty fabrics! Etsy shop … [Read more...] about 43 stylish & designer face masks to shop now
May 04, 2021 - 16:18 BST Ainhoa Barcelona The Duke of Cambridge has opened up about his daughter Princess Charlotte's 6th birthday party with friends The Duke of Cambridge has given a sweet insight into how his daughter Princess Charlotte celebrated her sixth birthday . William was visiting Babcock Vehicle Engineering firm in Walsall, West Midlands when he revealed that the royals had spent the bank holiday weekend, and Charlotte's birthday on Sunday, at their country home in Norfolk. MORE: Meghan Markle has written a children's book inspired by Prince Harry and son Archie The Duke, 38, was talking to Jenna Jackson, the company's lead HR business partner and a mother-of-two, who asked him if Charlotte had enjoyed her birthday. Loading the player... WATCH: Prince William visits his beloved football team Aston Villa "She had a lovely day, thank you," said William, his eyes lighting up. "Last year it was her birthday in lockdown but this year we were able to have one other family over. They grow up very fast. It was great fun." MORE: Princess Charlotte's royal first in new birthday photo While the Cambridges were marking the day in private, William and his wife Kate followed tradition by sharing a new birthday portrait of their daughter with the public. In the photo, taken by the Duchess, Charlotte was pictured in a floral dress by one of Kate's go-to childrenswear designers, Rachel Riley. The birthday girl, who is affectionately known as Lottie to her family, could be seen grinning as she stood outdoors in her pretty dress with her hair down. Kate took this sweet photo of Princess Charlotte to mark her sixth birthday The royals usually share official images on their Twitter and Instagram accounts, but last weekend William took part in a social media blackout in a stand against racism and abuse online. MORE: William and Kate's never-before-seen home … [Read more...] about Princess Charlotte’s 6th birthday party with friends revealed by dad Prince William
March 27, 2021 - 07:33 GMT Jenni McKnight Zara Tindall's close friend Dolly Maude was on hand to help safely deliver Zara and Mike Tindall's third child – but who is she? Zara Tindall welcomed a son, Lucas Philip Tindall , at her home in Gatcombe Park on Sunday 21 March, weighing 8lbs 4oz. But the birth wasn't typical for a royal, as her husband Mike Tindall revealed that Zara gave birth to their third child on the bathroom floor as there wasn't enough time to get to the hospital. MORE: Zara and Mike Tindall's baby name struggle revealed – and parents will relate However, thankfully, Zara's friend Dolly Maude was on hand to help safely deliver their little boy – but just who is the royal's best friend? Loading the player... WATCH: Mike Tindall reveals new feature at home with Zara Who is Zara Tindall's friend Dolly Maude? Dolly is a mother-of-four and lives near Zara and Mike with her husband, former jump jockey Chris Maude, in the Cotswolds. She is a trained maternity nurse having worked for the NHS in Gloucestershire for 13 years, according to her LinkedIn profile. So it's not surprising that she has been present at the births of all three of Zara and Mike's children. Earlier this week, Mike even joked that Dolly is "more important" than he is on his podcast The Good, The Bad and the Rugby. MORE: Why Princess Anne is celebrating the birth of Zara Tindall's third child differently MORE: How Zara Tindall and Kate Middleton share a common motherhood bond Dolly has been friends with Zara and Mike for years Speaking to co-hosts James Haskell and Alex Payne about Lucas' birth, Mike said: "Fortunately Zara's friend Dolly is, she's actually more important than I am at making sure she's been at all three of my children's births, she was there and recognised that we wouldn't have got to the hospital in time, so it was run into the gym, get a mat, … [Read more...] about Who is Zara Tindall’s friend Dolly Maude who helped deliver son Lucas?
May 07, 2021 - 09:55 BST Sharnaz Shahid Adele saved her best friend Laura Dockrill's life after the birth of her son - she was later diagnosed with postpartum psychosis Adele may be a global superstar, but she has always been there for her loved ones when they needed her the most. A month after the birth of her son, her best friend - writer Laura Dockrill - was in a psychiatric ward after she experienced severe delusions due to postpartum psychosis. MORE: Adele is unrecognisable in never-before-seen transformation photos on 33rd birthday Loading the player... WATCH: Adele's best friend reveals how singer was there for her And it was the singer, whom she has been friends with since they were at the BRIT school together, who had googled the condition and suggested she get checked by a medical expert. MORE: Adele announces exciting comeback - and fans cannot get enough! READ: Adele's transformation inspired her famous friend who wants to know her diet secrets Appearing on Steph's Packed Lunch on Thursday, Laura said of her son's arrival: "I feel legit, I had a happy healthy pregnancy. I was very in love supported by my friends and family and amazing partner. No reason why anything should go wrong… "But it came completely out of the blue. I had extremely chaotic traumatic labour that ended in an emergency caesarean and then very quickly, things began to unravel." Adele is godmother to Laura's son Jet Postpartum psychosis is a serious mental health illness that can affect someone soon after having a baby. According to the NHS, it affects around 1 in 500 mothers after giving birth. Symptoms vary from a persistent feeling of sadness and low mood, lack of energy and hallucinations to paranoia and manic moods. Treatment can include self-help (such as talking to family and friends, exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet). Psychological therapy and … [Read more...] about Adele saved best friend’s life following postpartum psychosis diagnosis