The pressures of power drove King Richard III to drink, according to new evidence uncovered in a documentary about the medieval monarch.
"To see young lads — much younger than me — wrapped in plastic and missing limbs.......was something I never prepared myself for."
The medals and medallions, which will be given to each of the 400 participants of the Paralympic-style Invictus Games, have been unveiled.
The Duke of Cambridge and David Cameron have laid wreaths during a twilight ceremony commemorating the First World War.
World leaders and royalty gathered at St Symphorien military cemetery in Mons, Belgium, today to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.
What became known as the Great War continued for four years and claimed 17 million lives as ITV News Europe Editor James Mates reports:
The Duchess of Cambridge has told former world and Commonwealth champion swimmer, James Hickman, young Prince George is already a fan of swimming.
The sportsman from Manchester met Kate at a SportsAid charity meeting this morning, where he asked her if she had taken her son swimming yet.
The 38-year-old said: "She's been swimming with him. She said he loves the water and he grabs things to splash with.
"So, maybe he could be the next royal to take part in the Olympics, and if he was in swimming that would be incredible," he added.
While Kate was at the SportsAid reception earlier today, the Duke of Cambridge and his brother Prince Harry played a game of five-a-side football with young coaches.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will be hoping the gold rush continues as they return to the Commonwealth Games today to support the home nations.
Today there are 31 gold medals to be won - in athletics, swimming, cycling mountain bike, artistic gymnastics, weightlifting, shooting and wrestling.
The Duke of Cambridge's close friend Guy Pelly was today found guilty of drink driving in his £90,000 sports car by District Judge John Zani at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court.
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh received a warm welcome at the Athletes' Village in Dalmarnock today, where one Games delegate said he could "die happy" after meeting Her Majesty.
Solomon Islands chef de mission Ronald Bei Talasasa, who was too small to catch a glimpse of the royal couple when they visited his country in 1974, said: "I love the Queen, I love England. It was a great honour. For me to meet her was a dream. I can now die happy."
The Queen, who was accompanied by Prince Philip, was introduced to athletes and Games volunteers on her visit to the Commonwealth Games Village.
Australian 100m hurdles champion and London 2012 gold medallist, Sally Pearson, spoke of her conversation with the Queen: "She said 'I think you've brought the weather with you' and I told her that I think it's all due to change next week."
Estimate, a racehorse owned by the Queen and trained by Sir Michael Stoute, has tested positive for morphine, a prohibited substance, Buckingham Palace announced.
Initial indications are that the positive test resulted from the consumption of a contaminated feed product, the palace said.