Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tie the knot
The crowds are melting away this evening but those who came have witnessed something quite remarkable. A black American mother and the Queen meeting as equals – as their families join together. Meghan’s cultural history included in the pomp and ceremony of the day. The question: has this been a one off moment – or…
Charles to walk Meghan down aisle
Anyone who’d hoped to see an African-American woman walk a royal bride down the aisle of an ancient English church with the world watching was disappointed today. It may have been Meghan Markle’s mother’s own reluctance, or perhaps it was one step too far from protocol and tradition for Palace officials. We’ll probably never know.…
Sleeping rough amid royal wedding preparations in Windsor
Despite the upset to the arrangements a formal dress rehearsal did take place today in Windsor and thousands were on the streets to enjoy the sunshine and watch proceedings. The couple have said they wanted a People’s Wedding, but are all people being treated equally? The Council here received some criticism over how they’ve gone…
Will Meghan Markle’s father be at her wedding?
You might have noticed that two people will be getting married this Saturday. But the question today is not whether Meghan Markle will take Prince Harry to be her wedded husband, but whether her father will be accompanying her down the aisle. Thomas Markle, 73, has been at the centre of a media storm after…
Royal baby: when will the new heir inherit the throne?
Prince Charles will be 78 when the Queen reaches 100 and may be the last monarch to “die” says one futurologist. So when will the royal baby wear the crown? Channel 4 News looks into the crystal ball.
Royal baby is born, Buckingham Palace confirms
The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby boy at 16.25 BST on Monday. The news has been confirmed by Buckingham Palace.
How royal is the royal baby?
The royal baby will have links on its mother’s side not just to “commoners” but also to a royal dynasty from the middle ages. Channel 4 News takes a fresh look at the Middleton family tree.
Outside the Limbo wing, the Great Kate Wait continues
The cameras are rolling and American broadcasters are busy doing live updates. But there’s no sign of a Royal baby yet.
Royal succession bill: rushed through parliament?
As parliament debates changes to the royal succession laws for the first time, royal historian Hugo Vickers warns the bill should not be rushed through like an “emergency operation”.
Pregnant Kate in hospital overnight
The Duchess of Cambridge spends the night in hospital with acute morning sickness as she and Prince William announce they are expecting a royal baby.
Hyperemesis gravidarum: I suffered like Kate
With Kate Middleton in hospital suffering from acute morning sickness, author Sonia Purnell says she knows exactly what the royal couple are going through.
Royal baby: Kate and William are expecting
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby, St James’ Palace announces, as Catherine is taken to hospital suffering from acute morning sickness.
Protests over ‘tyrants’ at Queen’s Jubilee lunch
Human rights activists are outraged that the King of Bahrain will lunch with the Queen today at Windsor Castle – after his regime was accused of a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy campaigners.
Royal women to get equal rights to throne
Females in the Royal Family are to be given equality with men. But Republican campaigners tell Channel 4 News “we are talking like five-year-olds about a fairytale”.
Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall prepare for wedding
The Queen’s granddaughter, Zara Phillips, is getting married to England rugby star Mike Tindall in Edinburgh. The ceremony, in contrast to April’s Royal wedding, will be a private affair.