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Will Haya Get Another 4 Years As FEI President?

  July 18, 2013 at 5:12 am by

Princess Haya is yet to know come November 2013 if she is up for another four years as the President of the International Equestrian Federation. Currently the rules are that a President can only do two four year terms. HRH has been President since 2006. An FEI spokesman said “a formal unanimous request that the FEI statutes be modified so that the term of the president may include one additional … Continue reading

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Zara Isn’t Letting Pregnancy Slow Her Down

  July 15, 2013 at 9:29 am by

The Queen’s granddaughter, Zara Philips, announced her pregnancy a week ago, and isn’t letting it her slow her down. Zara continues to horse ride and has been participating in different events. Over the weekend, Zara participated in the eventing at Brightling Park in East Sussex. Eventing is a three stage competition – dressage, show jumping and cross country. It’s said that Zara will participate in two other eventing challenges later … Continue reading

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Vote in the June 2013 Picture of the Month Polls!

  July 15, 2013 at 3:24 am by

Please vote in the June 2013 Picture of the Month Polls! The Official Poll features pictures showing the official side of royalty. This month’s Informal Poll showcases Montage of Expecting Royals. The polls will remain open until 31 July 2013. Good Luck to all the participating teams!

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How Princess Beatrice Overcame Her Dyslexia

  July 10, 2013 at 3:01 am by

In a video message recorded for a literary festival which is due to take place on the weekend in central London, 24-year-old Princess Beatrice spoke how she overcame her dyslexia. Princess Beatrice has struggled with reading, but not until she started reading Harry Potter did it become easier. In the video, the royal says, “When I was younger I was diagnosed with dyslexia which meant, for me, sitting in front … Continue reading

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Title For the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s Child

  July 8, 2013 at 10:28 am by

Buckingham Palace has announced today that the child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will get the title Prince or Princess of Cambridge. A palace spokesman said, “The royal couple’s child will officially be known as His or Her Royal Highness the Prince or Princess of Cambridge.” The Mayor of Cambridge, Councillor Paul Saunders, said “It is a great honour and I’m sure the people of Cambridge will appreciate … Continue reading

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Zara & Mike Expecting First Child

  July 8, 2013 at 6:58 am by

Today, July 8, the British Royal Court announced that Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall are expecting their first child. The statement says that the baby is due around the New Year. The infant will be the third grandchild for the Princess Royal, and the fourth great-grandchild for Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh. Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall have been married since July 30, 2011.

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Charlene Loves The Dress

  July 6, 2013 at 3:10 am by

It’s known that when a women feels comfortable in a particular shoe, she buys another pair. The same doesn’t really go for a dress, but it does for the Princess of Monaco, Charlene. Charlene has recently been stepping out in a particular dress which she has in a long version in beige and a shorter version in orange. On May 26, she wore the orange version of the dress to … Continue reading

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On This Day: Princess of Wales Was Born

  July 1, 2013 at 5:36 am by

Lady Diana Frances Spencer was born July 1, 1961. Diana was born into one of the oldest families in the UK and was the fourth child of five. Princess Diana was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. The couple married on July 29, 1981 and the wedding was watched by over 700 million people worldwide. Princess Diana had two sons with Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry. … Continue reading

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May 2013 Picture of the Month Poll Winners

  July 1, 2013 at 4:08 am by

Announcing the winners of the May 2013 Picture of the Month Poll of the Month Polls: May 2013 Official Picture of the Month Poll: First Place: Norway Second Place: The Netherlands Third Place: Denmark, Jordan, Sweden Weddings of Minor Royals (May 2013 Informal Picture of the Month Poll): First Place: Sweden Second Place: Norway Third Place: Great Britain Congratulations to all winning teams!

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Queen Maxima Loves Her Turbans

  June 30, 2013 at 6:00 am by

We’re use to seeing Queen Maxima in large wide brim hats or headpieces, rarely in turbans but they did exist in her wardrobe. Recently, it seems that she has preferred turbans over hats. May 22, Queen Maxima wore a nude turban to match her red suit while visiting the Erasmus MC – Sophia children’s hospital in Rotterdam on the occasion of the 150th anniversary see here. May 25, while in Luxembourg, … Continue reading

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Have You Guessed Yet?

  June 30, 2013 at 3:19 am by

Since the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced that they were expecting a child in July 2013, The Royal Forums has several threads for members to discuss godparents, the gender etc. So have you joined in yet? If not, its not too late to do so. For guessing Potential Names and Godparents see this thread. The Cambridge Baby: Musings and Suggestions thread can be found here. And don’t forget to vote in … Continue reading

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New Title For Qatar’s Ex-Ruler

  June 29, 2013 at 10:14 am by

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has issued a decree giving his father, Qatar’s ex-ruler, Sheikh Hamad, a title. The official Qatari news agency (QNA) said in a statement, “The decree set the official title of former Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani as the Emir father.” Sheikh Hamad ruled Qatar for 18 years and abdicated on June 24, 2013 in favour of his son.

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Haya’s Fashion At Royal Ascot 2013

  June 28, 2013 at 5:28 am by

Every women attending the Royal Ascot race would pull out their best outfits and hats. This year, Princess Haya bint Al Hussein went for her not so typical look which is suits. Princess Haya attended 4 out of 5 days of the races. Day 1, Princess Haya wore a black fitted dress with what looked like painted flowers over it, she matched the dress with a wide black hat that … Continue reading

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Qatar Has A New Emir

  June 27, 2013 at 10:27 am by

33-year-old Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad has become Qatar’s new Emir. Sheikh Tamim was handed power from his father, Sheikh Hamad, who ruled Qatar for eighteen years. The new Emir of Qatar gave a fifteen minute televised speech on regional and domestic issues. Sheikh Tamim said he will follow in his father’s footsteps.

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Emir Of Qatar Abdicates Tomorrow!

  June 24, 2013 at 12:10 pm by

Its official! The Emir of Qatar is abdicating tomorrow morning it was announced today. The 66 year old Emir, Sheikh Hamad will address the nation tomorrow morning (Tuesday June 25, 2013) at 08:00 local time (05:00 GMT). Tuesday has also been declared a national holiday in Qatar on the occasion. Earlier today, Sheikh Hamad held a family meeting announcing his plans to transfer the power to his son who is … Continue reading

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Princess Eugenie To Work In New York

  June 24, 2013 at 2:18 am by

Princess Eugenie is heading to New York in October for her new job. Prince Andrew’s younger daughter will work for an auction house Paddle8. The Princess graduated in 2012 from from Newcastle University with a 2:1 in a combined degree of English literature and art history. A friend said “She is determined to be a working woman with a full-time job.” It’s reported that the Princess will return to the … Continue reading

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A Royal Win At Royal Ascot

  June 20, 2013 at 8:16 pm by

Queen Elizabeth II could not be any happier today when her horse passed the finish line winning first place at the Royal Ascot race. Estimate, the Queen’s horse, won the prestigious Gold Cup, which made the Queen the first reigning monarch to win the Gold Cup in its 207-year history. The Queen was supposed to hand out the winning trophies for the race but since she won, the Duke of … Continue reading

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Mohammed’s Big Win At Royal Ascot Day 1

  June 19, 2013 at 1:56 am by

Dawn Approach, owned by Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was named winner of the prestigious St James’s Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot day one. Dawn Approach is from the Godolphin’s stables and trained by the stables trainer Jim Bolger. The Duchess of Cornwall presented Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum with the St James Trophy.

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King Abdullah II Visits The UK

  June 18, 2013 at 6:08 am by

His Majesty King Abdullah II is starting a working visit to the United Kingdom today. His Majesty is scheduled to hold talks with the Prime Minister David Cameron, Foreign Minister William Hague and with a few members of the British Parliament committees. On the agenda of talks is the latest developments in the Middle East, Syria and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. King Abdullah is also scheduled to give a lecture at the … Continue reading

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Kate Is Pretty In Pink

  June 17, 2013 at 6:19 am by

It’s said to be the Duchess of Cambridge’s last event before the royal baby is due. The Duchess stepped out with the royal family to attend the yearly event Trooping the Colour ceremony in honour of the Queen’s official birthday. Eight months pregnant, Catherine choose a custom made Alexander McQueen pink coat for the event. The coat has a slightly oversized collar, 3/4 sleeves and completing the coat, the designer … Continue reading

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