Royal snaps of the year: the pictures you have to see

2018-12-20 12:23
Top royal moments of 2018. (Getty/Gallo Images).

Cape Town - From new babies to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, 2018 has been filled with plenty of excitement for royal families around the world. With many memorable moments captured in photos, let’s revisit some of the most popular events from across the globe.

Windsor, United Kingdom. May 19, 2018 Prince Harr

Windsor, United Kingdom.

19 May 2018

Prince Harry gestures next to his wife Meghan as they ride in a horse-drawn carriage after their wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. (Photo: Reuters/Damir Sagolj)

London, United Kingdom. April 23, 2018 The Duches

London, United Kingdom.

23 April 2018

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, leaves the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital alongside her husband Prince William with their new baby boy, Prince Louis of Cambridge. (Photo: Reuters/Hannah McKay).

Windsor, United Kingdom. October 12, 2018 Princes

Windsor, United Kingdom.

12 October 2018

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank share a kiss after their wedding at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. (Photo: Reuters/Toby Melville).

Mount Nuhulun, Australia. April 9, 2018 Prince Ch

Mount Nuhulun, Australia.

9 April 2018

Prince Charles of Britain visits Mount Nhulun for a ceremonial welcome with leaders of the Dhimurru and Rirratjingu Aboriginal Corporations. (Photo: Arthur Edwards/Pool via Reuters).

Ottawa, Canada. March 12, 2018 Belgium's Queen Ma

Ottawa, Canada.

12 March 2018

Belgium's Queen Mathilde reacts while sampling freshly made maple taffy at the Richelieu Park sugar shack during a state visit in Ottawa. (Photo: Reuters/Chris Wattie).

Wellington, New Zealand. October 28, 2018 The Duc

Wellington, New Zealand.

28 October 2018

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, exchanges a hongi (a traditional Maori greeting) during a welcome ceremony at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo: Reuters/Phil Noble).

Windsor, United Kingdom. May 11, 2018 Queen Eliza

Windsor, United Kingdom.

11 May 2018

Queen Elizabeth II in conversation with Prince Philip at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. (Photo: Reuters/Peter Nicholls).

Bulford, United Kingdom. 9 February, 2018 Prince

Bulford, United Kingdom.

9 February 2018

Prince Charles of Britain has his helmet adjusted after taking a ride in a Warrior tracked armoured vehicle during a training exercise. He was visiting the Mercian Regiment at their barracks in Bulford, Wiltshire. (Photo: Reuters/Peter Nicholls).

Coventry, United Kingdom January 16, 2018 Britain'

Coventry, United Kingdom

16 January 2018

Britain's Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge visit Coventry Cathedral. (Photo: Reuters/Heathcliff O'Malley).

London, United Kingdom. February 20, 2018 Britain

London, United Kingdom.

20 February 2018

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attends the London Fashion Week and sits next to Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour watching Richard Quinn's runway show before presenting him with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. (Photo: Reuters/Yui Mok/Pool). 

Tallinn, Estonia. August 19, 2018 Sweden's Crown

Tallinn, Estonia.

19 August 2018

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria protects herself from splashing water on board the Estonian Navy ship Wambola near Tallinn, Estonia. (Photo: Reuters/Ints Kalnins). 

Windsor, United Kingdom. July 13, 2018 Queen Eliz

Windsor, United Kingdom.

13 July 2018

Queen Elizabeth II stands with US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, in the Grand Corridor during the couple’s visit to Windsor Castle. (Photo: Steve Parsons/Pool via Reuters).

London, United Kingdom. October 24, 2018 Britain'

London, United Kingdom.

24 October 2018

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to Downing Street in London. (Photo:Reuters/Peter Nicholls). 

Sydney, Australia. October 19, 2018 Meghan and Pr

Sydney, Australia.

19 October 2018

Meghan and Prince Harry at Bondi Beach, Sydney on the fourth day of the royal couple's visit to Australia. (Photo: Dominic Lipinski/Pool via Reuters).

LAIKIPIA, Kenya. September 30, 2018 In his capacit

Laikipia, Kenya.

30 September 2018

In his capacity as Colonel of the Regiment, the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William (middle), talks to Irish soldiers of 1st Battalion, the Irish Guards battle group training under the British Army Training Unit Kenya (Batuk) in Laikipia, Kenya. (Photo: Reuters/Thomas Mukoya).

Windsor, United Kingdom. May 19, 2018 Prince Harr

Windsor, United Kingdom.

19 May 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan leave St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle after their wedding. Photo: Jonathan Brady/Pool via Reuters). 

Windsor, United Kingdom. May 19, 2018 Meghan Markl

Windsor, United Kingdom.

19 May 2018

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry leaving St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle following their wedding. (Photo: Jane Barlow/PA Wire/Pool via REUTERS).

Windsor, United Kingdom. April 25, 2018 Britain's

Windsor, United Kingdom.

25 April 2018

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Tank Regiment, poses for a photograph after presenting the regiment with their new standard in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle. (Photo: Steve Parsons/Pool via Reuters).

Cork, Ireland June 14, 2018 Britain’s Prince Charl

Cork, Ireland

14 June 2018

Britain’s Prince Charles emerges from a recreation of a potato famine era mud hut on the campus of University College Cork, in Cork, Ireland. (Photo: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne). 

Washington DC, United States June 25, 2018 US fir

Washington DC, United States

25 June 2018

US first lady Melania Trump escorts Jordan’s Queen Rania after her arrival at the White House in Washington. (Photo: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst).

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