Pippa Middleton is reportedly engaged after her boyfriend popped the question on a trip to Cumbria.
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister is believed to have said yes to financier James Matthew's proposal while the couple were on a weekend visit to the Lake District.
Pippa was propelled to global fame when she was bridesmaid at the wedding of Kate and Prince William in 2011.
A thousand beacons have been lit throughout the country in honour of the Queen's 90th Birthday.
Residents in the Borders have not missed out on festivities, with 10 beacons being lit.
Those gathered in Selkirk were enthusiastic in their support.
The Queen has been talking about the Royal baby, which is expected any time now, during her visit to the South Lakes.
As the world waits to find out when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby will arrive - the Queen was asked if she would like it to be a boy or a girl.
The Queen has said she does not mind whether William and Kate have a boy or a girl.
She was asked which she would prefer while on a walk about in Cumbria on Tuesday.
Her Majesty said she did not mind about the sex of the royal baby but wanted it arrive soon as she is planning to go on holiday.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Kendal to see the Queen on her visit to the town with the Princess Royal.
They walked around the historic Market Place and met civic officials, cadets, members of the Duke of Lancaster's regiment and the Royal British Legion, before touring a Made in Cumbria stall, where she was presented with local foodstuffs including Kendal Mint Cake.
Among the crowds were visitors from China, Italy and the United States.
The Queen has now left Kendal and is touring the James Cropper paper mill at Burneside.
Later she will take a boat ride on Windermere.
The Queen and the Princess Royal are visiting Cumbria. Click here to find out how that affects the roads.
The Queen and the Princess Royal are visiting Cumbria today. It is their second visit to the region this month. They'll start the day in Kendal before a boat trip on Lake Windermere. They'll go onto visit the Brockhole Estate where they'll meet National Park Rangers.
On arrival in Kendal town centre, Her Majesty and Her Royal Highness will meet civic officials, cadets, members of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment and members of the Royal British Legion. The Royal Party will then view a selection of produce 'Made in Cumbria' and visit a paper-making mill.