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Prince Charles visits former home of Winston Churchill

Prince Charles has been visiting Chartwell Credit: ITV

Prince Charles has been visiting Chartwell in Westerham this morning. His Royal Highness has been to see the results of the Trust's work to restore the former family home of Winston Churchill. Chartwell welcomes almost a quarter of a million visitors every year.

A warm welcome for Prince Charles Credit: ITV
Prince Charles visiting Chartwell Credit: ITV


Pippa marries her millionaire at wedding of the year

Royalty, the rich and the famous descended on a small Berkshire village today for what's been described as the wedding of the year - the marriage of the sister of the future Queen of England.

Wellwishers and the press jockeyed for the best positions near picturesque Englefield Church as Pippa Middleton arrived to wed millionaire James Matthews. Richard Slee reports.

Reading's Chris Mears receives MBE from Queen

Chris Mears with diving partner Jack Laugher Credit: John Walton/PA

Reading's very own olympic diver, Chris Mears, has been at Buckingham Palace today to receive his MBE from the Queen.

The 24-year-old, and his diving partner Jack Laugher won gold at last summer's games in Rio in the synchronised three metre springboard event.

Mears was given just a 5% chance of survival in 2009 after suffering a ruptured spleen but overcame his illness to become an olympic champion.

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 Credit: Xinhua/SIPA USA/PA


Soldiers to parade before Queen at Buckingham Palace

Soldiers from Aldershot will parade before the Queen at Buckingham Palace today.

The troops from 1st Battalion Scots Guards have been practicing before the event where they will be presented with their new regimental colours.

A dress rehearsal was held on Friday after a month of rehearsals including drill training.

Lt Col Rupert Kitching Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion Scots Guards

Royal hopes for good behaviour on wedding day

Kate hopes her children will behave at sisters wedding Credit: ITV news

The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed she's worried how Prince George and Princess Charlotte will behave at the upcoming wedding of her sister Pippa Middleton's to financier James Matthews,this weekend.

She was heard telling a guest at the annual Royal Garden party that she's hopeful they will be good "but you never know at that age."

The children will have important roles to play as Page Boy and Bridesmaid.

The event will be taking place at St Mark's church, in the Berkshire village of Englefield and Princess Beatrice, the Earl of Wessex and Princess Royal are expected to attend.

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