Royal Family

Royal baby: Meghan gives birth to boy, Harry announces

A beaming Prince Harry said they were "absolutely thrilled" and thanked the public for their support.

He said Meghan and the baby were doing "incredibly well", adding that they were still thinking about names for the infant, who was delivered at 05:26 BST.

Buckingham Palace said the baby weighed 7lbs 3oz (3.2kg), and that the duke was present for the birth.

The baby boy is seventh in line to the throne, behind the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and his children - Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis - and Prince Harry.

Meghan Markle joins royals for Christmas service

The couple arrived at a carol service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham along with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The Queen returned after missing last year's service due to a heavy cold.

Princes Philip and Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall also attended, along with other members of the family.

After the service, Ms Markle joined members of the family in greeting the crowds - some of whom had been waiting outside since 05:00 GMT.

Pippa Middleton weds millionaire financier James Matthews

Middleton arrived with her father in an open-top vintage car shortly before rain started to fall, UK's Press Association reported. Once at the picturesque St. Mark's Church, father and daughter enjoyed a quiet moment before walking in.

Heavy rain stayed away for most of the morning as guests streamed into the 12th-century church. A downpour erupted minutes after the ceremony started and ended just seconds before the 45-minute ceremony concluded.

Wanted: PA to the Duchess

Because the Duchess of Cambridge is looking for a new private secretary.

Her current assistant, 34-year-old Rebecca Deacon, is stepping down from the role in the Summer after 10 years of service to the Royal family.

So what skills does it take to look after Kate's affairs?

Newsbeat has put together a job spec for anyone looking to submit their CV.

Very organised

The successful candidate will be expected to manage Kate's diary.

And as one of the most popular women in the world, she goes to hundreds of events.

Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge to move back to London

Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are to move their family back to the British capital this year as they look to increase their official work on behalf of the Queen, Kensington Palace said Friday.

Queen Elizabeth departs Buckingham Palace for Christmas

"I can confirm that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have left Buckingham Palace and are traveling to Sandringham" a spokesperson for Buckingham Palace told CNN on Thursday afternoon.

The royal couple abruptly canceled plans to travel to their country home, Sandringham House in Norfolk, on Wednesday.

The Queen, 90, and her husband, 95, had been due to catch a morning train from London King's Cross to King's Lynn for their traditional Christmas holiday, but failed to turn up.

Is Prince Harry dating Meghan Markle? 5 things to know about the royal family member's rumored new girlfriend

Many royal family watchers started their Sunday with a new report claiming Prince Harry is dating actress Meghan Markle.

Prince William and Kate Middleton receive customized hockey jerseys

If the two young royals weren't interested in sports, they will be now. Well, interested in ice hockey, at least. Each jersey said "George" and "Charlotte" on the back. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge received the uniforms during a visit to a domestic violence shelter and charity on their last day of their Canada tour.

Wills and Kate kicked off the day at The Cridge Center for the Family in Victoria, British Columbia, which provides support for women who have experienced domestic violence and housing for families experiencing economic or relationship crises.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte in Canada play day

Charlotte, 16 months, was heard speaking in public for the first time - saying "pop" at the balloons that filled Government House in Victoria.

The residence was transformed into a children's paradise, which included a petting zoo and miniature ponies.

The play day was on day six of the Cambridges' eight-day tour of Canada.

It is the first official trip all four of the family have been on together.

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Pippa Middleton iCloud photo hacking: Police make arrest

Detectives investigating the hacking arrested a 35-year-old man in Northamptonshire in central England, police said.

The man was arrested on suspicion of a Computer Misuse Act offense, and he is now in custody at the south London police station, the Met Police said.

Images of Kate Middleton and her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, were reportedly among some 3,000 images stolen when the account was hacked, according to Britain's Press Association news agency.