This year has been a busy one for the Royal Family , with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding topping the most searched-for royal moments by Yahoo users in 2018. The couple were married at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle surrounded by family and A-listers , in a ceremony that was watched by an estimated 1.9m people around the globe. Of course that wasn’t the only royal wedding – Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank announced their engagement back in January and tied the knot in an autumnal ceremony at the same venue as Harry and Meghan in October. The youngest royals have stolen the limelight on more than one occasion and there’s also been two new arrivals to the fold with the birth of Kate and William’s third child Prince Louis in April and a second daughter Lena for Mike and Zara Tindall in June. And just five months after their fairytale wedding, Harry and Meghan got Yahoo readers excited for another royal baby, as they announced they’re expecting their first child in spring 2019 . The news came as the couple embarked on their whirlwind tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand . Turning to the most senior members of the Royal Family, the Prince of Wales celebrated his 70th birthday in November and got the family together for an adorable photoshoot to mark the milestone occasion. As with every official duty or family moment, it’s also the opportunity for the royals to show off their style credentials. From designer gowns to high street outfits, the Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex have proved the royal effect is still going strong. Take a look back at the 10 most searched-for royal moments of 2018. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: From Meghan Markle to Kate Middleton, the royals we obsessed over most this year Meghan Markle’s style file: Every outfit the Duchess of Sussex has worn Every look the Duchess of Cambridge has worn in 2018
Since the moment Meghan Markle‘s engagement to Prince Harry was announced, the former Hollywood actress’ family has bought non-stop drama to the lives of the Royal Family. The 37-year-old’s estranged father and half-siblings have given numerous interviews criticising the Duchess of Sussex or the royal household itself. Meghan's half-sister Samantha, 53, is reportedly planning to release a tell-all book about the Duchess around the time that her and Harry’s first baby is due in spring. It’s believed that she hasn’t had any contact with Meghan in 10 years. But Meghan’s sister also has something else in the pipeline that could cause more issues, says PR expert Nick Ede in episode 12 of 'The Royal Box'. Read the full story here .
The most popular royal names since Queen Victoria's reign have been revealed – and the moniker in top place might surprise you! Research conducted by Expedia has found that Albert is the most common name for a boy, with 12 British male royals bearing the name. Some of the most notable Alberts in history include Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert, who lived from 1819 to 1861. Victoria's heir was her eldest son King Edward VII, who was born Albert Edward.
"There's hardly a bump to hold but Meghan Markle has been grabbing that little nothing ever since the pregnancy was announced."
PR expert Nick Ede tells The Royal Box that the Duchess is likely to go back to work very quickly after having her first child.
Kate Thornton talks to Tessy Ojo, CEO of The Diana Award, which helps to develop and inspire change in the future of young people. Tessy tells The Royal Box about how William and Harry are continuing their late mother’s legacy and what she thinks Diana would be doing, if she were were alive today. Elsewhere, royal expert Victoria Murphy, historian Ted Powell and PR guru Nick Ede discuss Meghan and Harry’s baby news, their royal tour of Australia and past royal tour slip-ups.
Speaking on The Royal Box, historian Ted Powell thinks the child could "carve its own future."