Spanish State Visit to Britain Postponed

  February 4, 2016 at 7:11 pm by

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain

After speculation last week, it has been confirmed that the upcoming Spanish state visit to the United Kingdom has been postponed. The reason for the postponement is the fact that a new government has yet to be formed in Spain following December’s elections. The process is expected to last several more weeks, and it would be inopportune for King Felipe VI to be out of the country. A spokesperson for … Continue reading

Prisoner No. HRH: Camilla Pays A Visit to Brixton Prison

  February 4, 2016 at 5:32 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall during her visit to Brixton Prison; 04-02-2016

The Duchess of Cornwall continued her busy week today by paying a visit to Brixton Prison in south London. The purpose of her visit was to view the prison’s rehabilitation program. She met with prisoners who take part in the Books Unlocked reading group and the Bounce Back workshop. Both groups work to help prisoners improve their reading levels, and improve their construction skills. Camilla – in a simple blue-grey skirt suit … Continue reading

Prince Charles Welcomes Leaders of Jordan, Kuwait at Clarence House

  February 4, 2016 at 2:53 pm by

The Emir of Kuwait and the Prince of Wales; 04-02-2016

The Prince of Wales this morning had brief meetings with the King of Jordan and the Emir of Kuwait at Clarence House. World leaders are in London to attend the Supporting Syria and the Region conference. King Abdullah of Jordan and Prince Charles The Prince of Wales with the Emir of Kuwait

Sweet Snaps Released of Parma Princess Carolina and Family

  February 4, 2016 at 2:36 pm by

Princess Carolina of Bourbon-Parma, her husband Albert and their two children

A few new photographs of Princess Carolina of Bourbon-Parma and her family have been released today. The Princess is shown at her home in Switzerland with husband Albert Brenneinkmeijer and their two children, 21-month-old Alaïa-Maria and baby Xavier, who was born in December. Prinses Carolina de Bourbon de Parme en Albert Brenninkmeijer met zoon Xavier Albert Alphons en dochter Alaïa-Maria pic.twitter.com/2MuuQKq6il — Vorsten (@VorstenNL) February 4, 2016 Carolina is a daughter … Continue reading

Teddies for the Little Ones as Queen Elizabeth Opens Hospice Facility

  February 4, 2016 at 11:16 am by

Queen Elizabeth during her visit to the Tapping House hospice; 04-02-2016

Queen Elizabeth was presented with two teddy bears for Prince George and Princess Charlotte during her visit to Norfolk Hospice’s Tapping House today, where she officially opened a new facility at the centre. She received the bereavement charity Nelson’s Journey teddies from 9-year-old Jack, who later told the media the Queen said the gift was “very kind”. The Queen also toured the new million-pound facility that will allow the Tapping … Continue reading

Danish Crown Prince Couple To Visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar

  February 4, 2016 at 3:32 am by

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will head a Danish business delegation to Saudi Arabia and Qatar at the end of this month. The trip – in which 44 companies will promote Danish business interests – had been mentioned in the media a short while ago, and now confirmed, has created further discussion on whether it is a wise choice for the heir to the throne and his … Continue reading

Death Certificate for Lord Lucan Granted; Son Inherits Earldom

  February 4, 2016 at 1:30 am by

John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan

There is now a new Earl of Lucan, 42 years after the 7th Earl disappeared following the gruesome murder of the family nanny. George Bingham became the 8th Earl after a High Court judge yesterday approved a death certificate for his father, John Bingham – more commonly known as Lord Lucan. The Earl has not been seen since November 1974, when he disappeared after allegedly beating nanny Sandra Rivett to … Continue reading

Pregnant Princesses Steal The Show At Representation Dinner

  February 3, 2016 at 9:50 pm by

Sweden's pregnant Princesses - Sofia and Victoria - attend the first representation dinner of the year; 03-02-2016

Sweden’s pregnant Princesses, Victoria and Sofia, stole the show at this evening’s representation dinner at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Both Princesses brought sparkle to the dinner, not only via the tiaras on their heads, but in their evening gowns – Victoria recycled a pale blue beaded gown while Sofia wore a gold sequinned gown believed to have been borrowed from one of her close friends. Pregnant Crown Princess Victoria … Continue reading

Delphine Boël Has Court Victory, Can Continue Legal Suit For Paternity

  February 3, 2016 at 7:26 pm by

Delphine Boel

After a 15-month case, Belgium’s Constitutional Court has ruled that Delphine Boël, who claims to be a biological daughter of former King Albert II, can continue with her legal bid to prove her paternity. The Court today announced its decision that the right to have the knowledge of your biological father is more important than the law, which states that such a challenge must be done either prior to the child’s … Continue reading

Duchess of Cornwall Indulges In Literacy Passion

  February 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall tries a pair of vision glasses while in Peterborough; 03-02-2016

The Duchess of Cornwall today indulged in one of her passions, the promotion of literacy, during a visit to Peterborough. In a bluey-purple and red tartan outfit, the Duchess first stopped at Peterborough Cathedral for a literacy festival celebrating the work of one of her patronages, the National Literacy Trust. Dozens of schoolchildren from the area were present for a storytelling workshop before Camilla presented a number of awards. Camilla then … Continue reading

The ‘Sleeping Prince’ Moved Home

  February 3, 2016 at 6:41 pm by

The Saudi Coat of Arms

Saudi Prince Khalid bin Talal Al Saud has decided recently to transfer his ill son, Prince Al Waleed bin Khaled, home after spending ten years receiving treatment at a specialist hospital in Riyadh. Prince Al Waleed, who is the eldest son of Prince Khalid, suffered traumatic injury following a traffic accident, causing him to be in a coma for a decade. His mother is Princess Jazzi, the daughter of the late King Saud bin … Continue reading

Prince Rashid and Princess Zeina Welcome Baby Boy

  February 3, 2016 at 5:50 pm by

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Prince Rashid bin Talal of Jordan and his wife Princess Zeina had a baby boy on Monday according to a Royal Court statement. The newborn was born in Amman and was named Talal after his paternal great-grandfather, the late King Talal I. Their Royal Highnesses have another son, Prince Al Hassan, who born on December 1, 2013.

Portuguese Royals Remember Lisbon Regicide

  February 3, 2016 at 5:21 pm by

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The Duke and Duchess of Bragança and their eldest son Prince Dom Afonso attended a mass in Lisbon’s church of S. Vincente de Fora to  remember the 108th anniversary of the Lisbon regicide. On February 1st 1908 King Carlos I of Portugal and the 20 y/o Crown Prince Luíz Filipe were murdered at Lisbon’s Terreiro do Paço. The king, his wife and his sons were travelling in an open carriage … Continue reading

Navy and Diamonds The Perfect Combination for Camilla At Gala Dinner

  February 2, 2016 at 7:12 pm by

Charles and Camilla arrive for the British Asian Trust gala; 02-02-2016

Wearing a navy lace Bruce Oldfield evening gown, a large diamond necklace and a pair of diamond earrings, the Duchess of Cornwall shone tonight at the British Asian Trust gala at the National History Museum. Accompanying her husband, the Prince of Wales – who founded the charity in 2007, Camilla walked the red carpet and mingled with celebrities such as a disheveled  Simon Cowell and Leona Lewis before sitting down … Continue reading

Palace Releases Details of Fabiola’s Inheritance

  February 2, 2016 at 12:59 pm by

Queen Fabiola of Belgium

Almost fourteen months after Queen Fabiola of the Belgians passed away, the palace announced that her inheritance has finally been distributed. The sole benificiary seems to be the ‘Aid Fund of the Queen’. The fund helps Belgians in need and is currently chaired by Queen Mathilde. According to ‘Het Nieuwsblad‘, the inheritance is estimated at € 100 million. The 37 Spanish nephews and nieces of Queen Fabiola will not receive … Continue reading

New Website Presents Centuries-Old Dutch Royal Collection

  February 2, 2016 at 6:34 am by

Dutch Royal House

The Dutch Royal Court yesterday set live a new website specifically for the Royal Archives. With 300 objects currently loaded on to the site, dating back to 1490, the purpose of the website is to provide the reader with a “virtual path of the cultural heritage of the House of Orange-Nassau”. Among the items of the Archives shown on the website at present include the former Queen Beatrix’s inauguration gown, … Continue reading

Kate To Give First Interview To Celebrate Queen’s 90th Birthday

  February 1, 2016 at 8:30 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge will take part in her first interview since becoming a member of the royal family, in a two-hour film to mark Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday. Kate will appear alongside Prince William, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall in the documentary The Queen at Ninety (working title) produced by ITV. It will air in the northern spring, offering a “fresh insight into the monarch’s life and work.” Her … Continue reading

Aptly In Red, Crown Princess Mary Attends Red Cross Networking Event

  February 1, 2016 at 3:56 pm by

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visits the Red Cross centre in Slagelse; 01-02-2016

Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary today participated in a networking event at the Danish Red Cross centre in Slagelse, for adults who suffer from loneliness and are separated from society. Mary – wearing a deep red blouse and black trousers – joined in the meeting and spoke with a number of local adults taking up the offer of the Værket project, which is a joint effort between the Danish Red Cross and The … Continue reading

Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie Becomes President Of Mudam

  February 1, 2016 at 12:25 pm by

Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy in Elie Saab at her pre-wedding gala banquet; 19-10-2012

It has been announced by the Ministry of Culture that Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie has been named as the president of the administrative board of the Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean. The Duchess joins several other members on the board. The museum was opened in 2006 and is a museum dedicated to contemporary art. This is the fourth patronage for the Duchess since marrying three years ago. For more on … Continue reading

New Poll: Outfit of the Week, January 25-31,2016

  February 1, 2016 at 12:08 pm by

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This week’s best fashion poll is up. Please cast your votes and discuss your choice. To cast your vote, click here or on the below image of a few outfits in this week’s poll. Voting closes on February 6.  

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