Duchess of Cambridge surprises childrens centre

  September 20, 2019 at 1:23 am by

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The Duchess of Cambridge made a surprise visit to the Sunshine House in Peckham, a voluntary programme offering home visit to young mothers. The programme pairs trained nurses with young mothers up to the age of 24 from their early pregnancy until their child is two years of age. Kate chatted to mothers and staff privately about how they have been helped by the programme, which was founded in 2007. … Continue reading

Prinsjesdag 2019

  September 17, 2019 at 5:30 pm by

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The Dutch Royal Family has celebrated today, Tuesday September 17, the official opening of the parliament, Prinsjesdag. King Willem-Alexander was joined by his wife, Queen Máxima, his brother Prince Constantijn and his sister-in-law, Princess Laurentien. The Dutch Royals left Noordeinde Palace at around 13:00 heading to the Knight’s Hall in the Glass Carriage through the streets of The Hague. Princess Beatrix saw the procession of the carriages from the window … Continue reading

Duchess of Sussex launches SmartWorks clothing line

  September 13, 2019 at 3:28 am by

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On September 12, the Duchess of Sussex was seen on her first public engagement since the birth of her son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor in May, as she launched her new SmartWorks initiative in Oxford Street. Meghan entered Oxford Street’s John Lewis to open a new scheme she set up helping unemployed women find appropriate clothing and techniques for job interviews. For each piece of clothing sold at John Lewis, money will … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge opens garden

  September 10, 2019 at 8:55 am by

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On September 10, the Duchess of Cambridge launched a new version of her “Back to Nature” garden at RHS Wisley in Surrey, which had first been showcased at RHS Chelsea back in May. The garden aims to get children and their families to spend more time in the outdoors and enjoy nature together, and has family-friendly features such as treehouses and slides; as well as a waterfall, dens and a … Continue reading

Princess Charlotte’s First Day of School

  September 6, 2019 at 8:51 am by

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On September 5, Princess Charlotte started her first day at St. Thomas’s School in Battersea, where her older brother Prince George also attends. Princess Charlotte met the headmistress of the infant school, Helen Haslem, as she arrived at the prep school in South West London. Prince William remarked that his daughter was “very excited” for her first day of school. Kensington Palace later released a photograph of George and Charlotte … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of Hainaut

  September 5, 2019 at 6:53 pm by

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Today, Thursday September 5, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians paid a visit to the Province of Hainaut. The first stop was in the in the municipality of Lobbes where they visited the Arthur Regniers Center. It is a medical-educational center for people with cerebral palsy and motor impairment. Then the Royal Couple paid a visit to the Saint Ursmar’s Church. The church, dedicated to Saint … Continue reading

It’s School Time for the Young Belgians

  September 3, 2019 at 3:05 am by

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Today, Monday September 2, Belgium’s young royals started their first day of the 2019-2020 school year. King Philippe accompanied Princess Eléonore, 11, at the Sint-Jans Berchmans College. The youngest daughter of the Royal Couple is starting her final year in primary school. In the meantime Queen Mathilde dropped off Prince Emmanuel, 13, at the Eureka School in Kessel-Lo, an educational institution for children with learning difficulties. The Prince is starting … Continue reading

Death of Princess Christina of the Netherlands

  August 16, 2019 at 12:44 pm by

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Her Royal Highness Princess Christina of the Netherlands, aged 72, died this morning, Friday August 16, at the Noordeinde Palace complex in The Hague. Princess Christina has been suffering from bone cancer for several years. Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix have announced the death: “We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear sister and aunt. Christina had a striking personality … Continue reading

Prince George and Princess Charlotte Support Their Parents at Isle of Wight Regatta

  August 8, 2019 at 5:16 pm by

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On August 8, Prince George and Princess Charlotte watched their parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, compete in The King’s Cup Sailing Regatta on the Isle of Wight. The royals were competing against Bear Grylls, who won the competition and was presented with The King’s Cup trophy. Other famous faces competing at the regatta were comedian John Bishop and Olympic rower Helen Glover. Kate’s parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, … Continue reading

First Full Glimpse of Lena Tindall at Festival of British Eventing

  August 4, 2019 at 8:43 pm by

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On August 2, the Tindall and Phillips families gathered for the annual Festival of British Eventing, which was held at Gatcombe Park, the Princess Royal’s Gloucestershire home. The trials consist of dressage, show jumping and cross country; combined and competed by a horse and rider. The event is organised by Captain Mark Phillips and his son Peter is the director. The Princess Royal and her children and grandchildren are keen horse … Continue reading

Duchess of Sussex Guest Edits September Issue of British Vogue

  July 28, 2019 at 11:41 pm by

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The Duchess of Sussex is the guest editor for September’s edition of British Vogue, stating that she aims to “swap the superficial focus of the fashion industry to pages of positivity, kindness, humour and inclusivity”. Meghan has written a letter in the beginning of the edition, and has chosen fifteen women as ‘Forces for Change’ on the front cover – Jane Fonda, Salma Hayek Pinault, Laverne Cox, Jameela Jamil, Yara … Continue reading

Wessex Family Visit Zoo in Bristol

  July 24, 2019 at 3:19 am by

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On July 23, the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their children participated in an engagement at The Wild Place, a zoo in Bristol. The Earl of Wessex is patron of the Bristol Zoological Society, which helps conserve endangered species and educates others about animals and endangerment. The Wild Place is a new project ran by the society, along with Bristol Zoo Gardens. The society also works abroad to preserve … Continue reading

Prince George turns six in new photos

  July 23, 2019 at 12:59 am by

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On July 22, Prince George of Cambridge turned six with a series of new photographs released. The three photos of the little prince were taken by his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge. The first two photos were taken in the grounds of Kensington Palace, and George can also be seen wearing an England football team shirt. The last photograph was taken on a recent family holiday. The British Army also … Continue reading

Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 22, 2019 at 3:04 am by

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On Saturday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. In the evening, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” held at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels and organized by the Queen Elisabeth Competition, together with the Belgian National Orchestra and the Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR. In the morning … Continue reading

Dutch Summer Photo Session at Huis ten Bosch Palace

  July 19, 2019 at 4:36 pm by

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The King and Queen of the Netherlands today posed for their annual summer photo session. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with their three daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, posed for the first time in the garden of Huis ten Bosch Palace, where the Royal Family moved last January. The King and Queen and their daughters posed near the pond for the photos in different combinations, not only all … Continue reading

Queen Maxima in Bangladesh: July 9-11

  July 11, 2019 at 4:55 pm by

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As a special advocate of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for inclusive finance for development and at the invitation of the government, Queen Máxima arrived in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh on Tuesday evening July 9 for a three-day visit. At her arrival the Queen was welcomed by Abdul Momen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh. Queen Maxima started the first day of the visit, on Wednesday July 10, … Continue reading

Belgian Official Visit to the German Federal States of Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt: Last Day

  July 11, 2019 at 1:57 am by

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Yesterday, Wednesday July 10, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started their second and last day of the official visit in the town of Wittemberg, in Saxony-Anhalt. The Royal Couple was welcomed in front of the Wittenberg Old Town Hall by Reiner Haseloff, Minister-President of the German state Saxony-Anhalt. Then the King and the Queen paid a visit to the house of Martin Luther and the Castle Church, at … Continue reading

Belgian Official Visit to the German Federal States of Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt: Day One

  July 9, 2019 at 4:13 pm by

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Today, Tuesday July 9, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde began a two-day official visit to the German Federal States of Thuringia and Saxony-Anhalt. Upon the arrival at the Erfurt-Weimar Airport the Royal Couple was welcomed by Bodo Ramelow, Prime Minister of Thuringia, and his wife, Germana Alberti vom Hofe. The King and the Queen started the visit in Gotha where they were welcomed at the Friedenstein Castle by … Continue reading

Surprise visit from the Sussexes to Boston Red Sox

  June 29, 2019 at 4:57 pm by

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On June 29, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex surprised the Boston Red Sox with a visit at the London Stadium before they were due to play against the New York Yankees. This is the first Major League Baseball game the teams have played in Europe, and will also be watched by a large number of their fans back home in North America. 120,000 tickets were sold out at yesterday’s … Continue reading

Last Day in Kenya for Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth

  June 27, 2019 at 6:13 pm by

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Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth started the last day of their working visit to Kenya today, Thursday June 27, by visiting the Kajiado region. There the Queen and the Princess paid a visit to the Il Bisil Primary School in the Maasai community. The school aims to give “environment protected from violence, exploitation and abuse, and to increase access to education, information about sexual and reproductive health, psychological support and … Continue reading

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