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Further Statements Regarding Romania’s Former Prince Nicolae

  August 13, 2015 at 1:52 am by

Following Monday’s announcement that King Michael of Romania had removed his grandson, Nicholas, from the succession to the defunct Romanian throne, as well as stripping him of his title, much discussion was had – and is still being had – about the circumstances of why the action was taken. Nicholas Medforth-Mills released a statement of his own on the matter, stating that “this decision, which I accept, comes after a … Continue reading

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King Michael of Romania Removes Grandson’s Title and Succession Rights

  August 10, 2015 at 12:01 pm by

The former King of Romania and the current Head of the Romanian Royal Family, Michael I, has made the decision to remove from his grandson, Nicolae, his title and succession rights to the defunct Romanian throne. “On August 1, 2015, His Majesty King Michael signed a document withdrawing from his grandson, Nicolae, son of Princess Elena, the title ‘Prince of Romania’ and the style ‘Royal Highness’. The King also excluded … Continue reading

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Japanese Empress Diagnosed with Myocardial Ischemia

  August 10, 2015 at 12:19 am by

Tests performed at the University of Tokyo Hospital have shown that Empress Michiko is suffering from myocardial ischemia, a condition in which blood flow to the heart is reduced. According to the Imperial Household Agency, Empress Michiko will not have to have surgery at this stage to fix the condition, she will receive medication if her chest pains continue to worsen. She underwent a coronary computed tomography scan on August 9, after … Continue reading

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Princess Anne’s Granddaughters Enjoy Weekend at Eventing Festival

  August 9, 2015 at 8:26 pm by

Princess Anne’s trio of fair-haired granddaughters kept their parents on their toes over the weekend, as they frolicked around Gatcombe Park during the Festival of British Eventing. Savannah and Isla Phillips along with Mia Tindall enjoyed the sunshine from the stands with Peter and Autumn Phillips while watching the horses compete, after 19-month-old Mia threw a tantrum when her mother, Zara, hastily removed her from fiddling with the dials on … Continue reading

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Trip to Vardø for Norwegian Royal Family

  August 9, 2015 at 6:45 pm by

The Norwegian Royal Family today stopped in Vardø, in the county of Finnmark in northern Norway, as part of their private summer holiday. King Harald V and Queen Sonja were joined by their two children, Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Märtha Louise, with their spouses and their five grandchildren. “We can not just sit and tell them the story. We must show them that too, for otherwise it becomes boring for the grandchildren,” … Continue reading

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King Felipe Presents Copa del Rey Awards on Final Day

  August 8, 2015 at 8:39 pm by

Spain’s King Felipe VI delivered the prizes to the winning teams of the 34th edition of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE sailing competition during a ceremony at the Ses Voltes Cultural Center in Palma de Mallorca this evening. Eight teams – four Spanish, two American, one Japanese, one Italian – were named the 2015 champions in their individual categories. View image | gettyimages.com Earlier in the day, King Felipe received a … Continue reading

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Luxembourg’s Grand Ducal Family on Vacation in Southern France

  August 4, 2015 at 8:03 pm by

Almost the entire Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg decamped to the south of France recently for their summer vacation. Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa were joined by four of their five children, as well as the Grand Duke’s siblings with some of their own families. Photos were taken by French photographer David Nivière of the family frolicking on the beaches of Cabasson. A game of beach volleyball was … Continue reading

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Summer Photo Session in Palma de Mallorca

  August 3, 2015 at 10:09 pm by

The King and Queen of Spain have posed for photographs with their two daughters, Leonor and Sofía, to mark the beginning of their summer holiday in Palma de Mallorca. At around 7:30pm, the family – dressed in simple summer attire – came out into the courtyard of Marivent Palace, their resident on the island, to greet the media. View image | gettyimages.com King Felipe arrived in Palma late last week, … Continue reading

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Pierre and Beatrice’s Wedding Weekend in the Borromean Islands

  August 2, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo hosted a lavish wedding celebration on the private islands of the bride’s family in Lake Maggiore, Italy yesterday. After a pre-wedding dinner on Friday night, the couple were married in a religious ceremony on Isolino di San Giovanni that was attended by family and close friends. Beatrice wore the first of two bespoke Armani Privé wedding gowns for the ceremony, an ivory Chantilly lace gown layered with … Continue reading

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Princess Eugenie At Qatar Goodwood Festival

  July 30, 2015 at 6:48 pm by

Today was Ladies’ Day at the Qatar ‘Glorious Goodwood’ Festival, and Princess Eugenie of York was in attendance for the day’s racing at the Goodwood Racecourse in Chichester. Dressed in a crisp white knee-length frock underneath a stone coloured wrap jacket with a white Nerida Fraiman hat, the Princess was accompanied by her boyfriend, Jack Brooksbank. View image | gettyimages.com Eugenie later delivered the trophy for The Magnolia Cup Goodwood Ladies’ Race, a … Continue reading

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‘Little Angels’ Leonore and Nicolas Pose for New Photos

  July 27, 2015 at 9:37 am by

The Swedish Royal Court has released new photographs of Princess Madeleine and her family, released today on their official website. Taken by Brigitte Grenfeldt, the four photos show Princess Madeleine and her husband Chris O’Neill with their two children, Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas, in the gardens of Solliden Palace in Oland. “I’m so thankful to be a mother of two. Both Leonore and her brother Nicolas are little angels!” the … Continue reading

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William and Kate At Sailing Event in Portsmouth

  July 26, 2015 at 5:23 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were welcomed by stormy weather when they headed to Portsmouth today to attend the America’s Cup World Series sailing competition. Due to the rain, however, the day’s sailing was cancelled. View image | gettyimages.com Nonetheless, William and Kate still meet with organisers and the team captains of the countries competing in this leg at the Royal Navy Base Portsmouth. The couple – in matched BAR … Continue reading

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Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo Married in Civil Ceremony

  July 25, 2015 at 8:55 pm by

Pierre Casiraghi, second son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, today married his long-time love Beatrice Borromeo in a civil ceremony held at the Salon des Glaces of the Prince’s Palace. 70 of their closest family and friends were invited to witness the ceremony, in which Ms Borromeo wore a custom-made Valentino gown of “pale pink and gold lace silk chiffon, designed by creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli.” … Continue reading

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A Rainy Gråsten Palace Photo Session

  July 25, 2015 at 6:40 pm by

The Danish Royal Family didn’t let the wet weather dampen their spirits on Saturday, when they posed for photographers in the gardens of Gråsten Palace for their annual summer (ironic, given the gloomy skies) photo session. View image | gettyimages.com Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik were joined by their eldest son, Crown Prince Frederik, and his family, as well as the Queen’s niece Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and her family, … Continue reading

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Visit to Cornwall Continues for Charles and Camilla

  July 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm by

Day two of their visit to Cornwall saw Prince Charles and Camilla head to the Isles of Scilly, an archipelago off the coast of England. The duo visited the islands of St Mary’s and St Agnes on July 21. On St Mary’s, the Prince and the Duchess were guests at the Island Fair, where they browsed stalls of fresh food and local produce, as well as crafts. View image | gettyimages.com … Continue reading

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New Photo to Mark Prince George Turning Two

  July 22, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Prince George of Cambridge today celebrates his second birthday, and to mark the day Kensington Palace released a new photograph of the birthday boy. The photograph shows George with his father, the Duke of Cambridge, in the garden of Sandringham House taken on the day of Princess Charlotte’s christening earlier this month. Like the other christening photos, it was taken by Mario Testino. View image | gettyimages.com George was born … Continue reading

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Charles and Camilla’s First Day in Cornwall

  July 20, 2015 at 7:18 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have begun their three-day visit to Cornwall today, a visit which will be focusing on supporting tourism and the local community. During the day, Charles and Camilla stopped in two towns – Padstow and Ladock – and paid visits to businesses and charities which support each one. In Padstow, a fishing town, the couple visited a number of restaurants, including The Seafood restaurant. … Continue reading

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Princess Hitachi’s 75th Birthday

  July 19, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

Princess Hitachi of Japan, born Lady Hanako Tsugaru, celebrates her seventy-fifth birthday today, July 19. The Princess is the wife of Prince Masahito, only brother of Emperor Akihito. They married in September 1964, and Prince Masahito was given the title Prince Hitachi. Masahito and Hanako do not have any children. View image | gettyimages.com Princess Hitachi during a visit to England in July 2011 Alongside her husband, Princess Hitachi is one of … Continue reading

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Frederik, Mary and Children Watch Riding Parade Outside Gråsten Palace

  July 19, 2015 at 3:47 pm by

Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary brought their four children out this morning to watch the Gråsten Ring Rider Association’s annual parade outside the gates of Gråsten Palace, the summer residence of the royal family. Also joining the family was Frederik’s cousin, Prince Gustav zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and his partner Carina Axelsson. About 300 riders from local riding clubs and associations paraded past the main gates of the Palace, each organisation stopping to present … Continue reading

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On This Day: Birth of the Future George II of Greece

  July 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Today marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the future King of the Hellenes, George II, in 1890. His birth took place on July 19 at Tatoi, the Royal Family’s palace just outside Athens, the first of six children born to the-then Crown Prince Constantine of Greece (future Constantine I) and his wife, Sophie of Prussia. Prince George’s grandparents were George I of Greece (born Prince Wilhelm of Denmark) and Olga … Continue reading

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