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

The September 2019 issue of British Vogue

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

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meet Boston Red Sox players before a match against the New York Yankees in London, Saturday June 29, 2019. (Peter Nicholls/Pool via AP)

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

Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth Continue the Working Visit to Kenya

  June 26, 2019 at 4:19 pm by

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Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth started the second day of their working visit in Kenya today, Wednesday June 26, by visiting the Amref Dagoretti Child Protection & Development Centre center in Dagoretti, in the western of Nairobi. The centre was founded in 1999 as an initiative by young volunteers affiliated to Amref Health Africa, the largest African-led international organization on the continent established in 1957. The Dagoretti Child Protection and … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge at Royal Photographic workshop in London

  June 25, 2019 at 11:16 pm by

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On June 25, the Duchess of Cambridge attended a workshop at the Royal Photographic Society workshop hosted by Action for Children at Warren Park in Kingston, London. Action for Children is a charity that helps look after and support vulnerable young children and their families throughout the UK and has over 500 services across the country. In 1869, the first children’s home was opened after it was converted from a … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth Begin a Working Visit to Kenya

  June 25, 2019 at 11:46 am by

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As Honorary President of UNICEF Belgium, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde started today, Tuesday June 25, a three-day visit to Kenya. In this UNICEF mission to Kenya, the Queen is accompanied for the first time by her daughter, Princess Elisabeth. The purpose of the mission is to raise awareness about the problems of education and children in difficult circumstances. Arrived yesterday in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, the Queen and the … Continue reading

King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima join British royals at Ascot

  June 19, 2019 at 1:36 am by

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On June 18, King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands joined the British royals for the first day of the annual horse races at Royal Ascot in Berkshire. The Dutch king and queen have been in England since Sunday, as they also attended the Order of the Garter ceremony at Windsor Castle on June 17. Also at Ascot this year was the Queen, the Prince of Wales and … Continue reading

Last Day in Ireland for the Dutch King and Queen

  June 14, 2019 at 3:27 pm by

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Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started their third and last day in Ireland, on Friday June 14, in Cork, a city in south-west Ireland. Upon the arrival the Royal Couple was officially welcomed by Cllr. John Sheehan, the Mayor of the city, in the town hall. Then the King and the Queen sailed from Cork to Cobh, where they were informed about recent and future port development and … Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Ireland: Day Two

  June 13, 2019 at 4:20 pm by

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The second day of the state visit, on Thursday June 13, started with a reception held by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Paul McAluiffe. In the Mansion House, official residence of the Lord Mayor, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima signed the town’s guest book and the King gave a speech that praised Dublin for being “a great attraction for people from all over the world, and certainly also … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge at Action on Addiction Gala

  June 13, 2019 at 1:35 am by

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Despite the rainy weather, the Duchess of Cambridge attended the Action on Addiction charity gala on June 12 at Spring Restaurant in Somerset House, London. Kate has been patron of Action on Addiction since 2012, which helps addict recoverers and their families receive treatment, support and professional education across the UK. Ronnie and Sally Wood, Bella Freud and Eric Fellner were amongst the celebrity guests at the gala yesterday evening. … Continue reading

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