Royal News Roundup: A Royal Baby Bump, Princess Charlotte's Birthday Portrait & More

Plus, King Charles hosts a reception at Clarence House

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for May 2, 2024.

  • Princess Rajwa of Jordan showed off her growing baby bump in a video that was shared on X (formerly Twitter). The royal and her husband, Crown Prince Hussein, recently announced that they’re expecting a baby. 
  • Princess Anne was spotted outside The Reform Club at 104 Pall Mall in London. The Princess Royal was wearing a coordinating gray jacket and skirt, which she paired with a teal blouse.
  • King Charles and his wife, Queen Camilla, hosted a private dinner at Clarence House for the staff at The London Clinic, which is where he underwent surgery prior to his cancer diagnosis. 
  • Princess Diana’s nieces, Lady Amelia and Lady Eliza Spencer, attended the Boodles 2024 High Jewellery pre-launch at The National Gallery. Lady Eliza wore a pistachio green floor-length gown, while Lady Amelia rocked a black sheer dress.
  • The queen hosted a special reception at Buckingham Palace honoring the Croydon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre. The royal family shared a slideshow of photos on social media that were taken at the event. 
  • Queen Camilla celebrated the relaunch of her Wash Bags project. According to social media, the initiative “provides a wash bag of toiletries, donated by Boots UK and assembled by In Kind Direct, to people who have been affected by rape and sexual abuse.”

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