- The royal family posted a striking portrait of Kate Middleton on their official Instagram account in honor of her 42nd birthday. The image was taken at the king’s coronation ceremony last year.
- This week, Prince William awarded Rob Burrow and Kevin Sinfield with their CBEs, which is a British order of chivalry that's also known as The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
- A TikTok video of Princess Catherine recently went viral. It featured photos of the royal’s life before she married Prince William.
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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of January 11, 2024.
- Princess Diana’s younger brother, Charles Spencer, shared a rare photo of his lookalike grandfather, Jack. The black and white photo featured his grandad posing with his military buddies.
- Spencer posted more throwback photos on his personal Instagram page—but this time, they featured his great-aunt Lavinia, great-uncle Georgie and grandpa Jack.
- Prince Harry is one of the four honorees who will be inducted at the 21st annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards.
- The royal family released a video on Instagram in honor of the New Year. The clip featured Buckingham Palace surrounded by fireworks that spell out "Happy New Year."
- Princess Anne traveled to Kandi and Jaffna in Sri Lanka for an official visit. She was accompanied by her husband, Sir Timothy Laurence.
- During the trip, the Princess Royal met with residents to learn more about the communities, culture and education.
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