On balance, one thinks one may stick with Daimler! Queen of the road goes glamping in a luxury motorhome Queen and Philip took a spin in 45,395 Approach SE 760 motorhome, nicknamed Mavis Six-berth van boasts gas hob, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, toilet, shower and central heatingOwner of factory said Royals were 'impressed' van was so well equipped | UPDATED: 19:19 GMT, 22 November 2012 The Queen and Prince Philip today completed one of their final official Diamond Jubilee visits – with a spin in a motor home at a Bristol caravan factory. The royal couple – the Queen wearing a splendid pink wool coat and matching hat – were ferried in a top of the range Approach SE 760 model at the Bailey of Bristol plant in Ashton Vale, Bristol. It is believed to be the first time the Queen has been in a moving motorhome.
From my men to my hair colour – unlike Charles, you can ask me anything! | UPDATED: 14:57 GMT, 19 November 2012 Prince Charles has been on the receiving end of some strong criticism (quite a bit from me) over the years, ranging from the vast number of staff he employs to his habit of writing spidery black ink memos to government Ministers on a huge range of subjects from architecture to medicine.
Swimsuits, sundresses and showstopping statement gowns take centre stage as Haiti hosts first ever fashion week | UPDATED: 22:04 GMT, 12 November 2012 World-class fashion has gone on display in impoverished Haiti. Nearly three dozen designers showed off their latest creations at Haiti Fashion Week, which ended Sunday. Organizers say it is the first time such that a fashion show of this scale has taken place in the Caribbean country, which is still slowly rebuilding from the massive earthquake in 2010 that destroyed thousands of buildings and displaced more than a million people
Joanna Lumley to auction off her wardrobe for charity including Patsy's Absolutely Fabulous outfits and lingerie she wore in The Avengers | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 12 November 2012 She's played some of TV and films most memorable characters from Purdey in The Avengers to Patsy in Absolutely Fabulous. Now Joanna Lumley is giving people the chance to own a piece of showbiz history by auctioning off some of her most famous outfits for charity
Mother-of-two who wed at local hospice just weeks before she died is remembered by proud parents as centre launches campaign to raise 15million Georgie Boyd was married at her local hospice in July 2011 two months before she died Staff and family decorated the hospice in purple, the bride's favourite colour New campaign hopes to raise 15million to build a new home for the hospice | UPDATED: 18:29 GMT, 12 November 2012 A terminally ill woman who married her partner in her local hospice after learning she only had two months left to live was remembered today as part of a fund-raising campaign.
Now that really is a woolly jumper! Prince Charles amused by leaping sheep on visit to Tasmanian stud farm during Australian tour Prince of Wales met merino wool sheep while wearing merino wool suitThe Duke of Cornwall tried his hand at fleece-throwing Leenavale Sheep Stud has been in Thornbury family for four generationsSix-day visit down under is part of Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 8 November 2012 Leaping, frolicking lambs are an everyday site on farms. But the Prince of Wales spotted a much older wooly jumper during a visit to a Tasmanian holding, where he was learning about Australia's world-leading wool trade. Charles, visiting the Thornbury family's Leenavale Sheep Stud as part of his six-day tour down under with his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, watched as an adult sheep almost bounded straight out of a pen in its desperation to follow his fluffy friends into the shearing sheds.
Duchess Dolittle: Charles talks to plants, but as Camilla cuddles a baby kangaroo in Oz, she proves she's got the animal magic PUBLISHED: 23:18 GMT, 6 November 2012 | UPDATED: 14:08 GMT, 7 November 2012 As the Duchess of Cornwall is becoming a more and more accepted presence in the nation's public life, there is a side of her that is becoming increasingly apparent: she's an animal lover. The Duchess has become known for her warmhearted nature as well as having a sharp sense of humour. Camilla holds a joey Kangaroo called Ruby Blue as she visits the Cattle Rancher's Hall of Fame in Longreach, Australia Here's looking at you kid: Duchess of Cornwall on a visit to the award winning Lowra Dairy in Yorkshire Now which of the in-laws do you remind me of At the Olympia Horse Show Down dog: Camilla visits Battersea Dog and Cat's Home Now, her cuddling up to a baby kangaroo on her Royal tour of Australia with Prince Charles, seems to be the latest example of her passion for all things wild and beautiful
Ossie Clarke's iconic 60s designs are back – and set to hit shelves at Debenhams (with an affordable price tag too) | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 7 November 2012 He was one of the most celebrated designers of the swinging Sixties and the go-to name for women looking for a glamorous gown that would make them feel sensational. Manolo Blahnik for one lauded him, saying Clarke created 'an incredible magic with the body and achieved what fashion should do – produce desire.' And now, 50 years since he hit the big time Ossie Clarke's flamboyant designs are set to return to the high street once more following a concession deal with department store Debenhams.
Horsing around! American star Mischa Barton leaves the Hollywood smiling to Melbourne Cup winner Brew | UPDATED: 10:07 GMT, 6 November 2012 She is a Hollywood star so is doubtless familiar with the old showbiz adage: 'Never work with children or animals.' But like a true pro, The O.C. actress Mischa Barton took a little horseplay in her stride as she posed with the Melbourne Cup and its 2000 winner Brew in Australia on Tuesday
Forget a handsome prince: For modern women, nothing but an ordinary Joe will do, a new study has revealed | UPDATED: 22:53 GMT, 31 October 2012 Women are increasingly ‘marrying down’ and choosing men who are less qualified and educated than themselves, according to new research.