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Queen Margrethe Visits the Faroe Islands

  June 14, 2016 at 8:21 pm by

The Queen of Denmark is currently on a few days visit to the Faroe Islands, an autonomous country within the Danish Kingdom. She is travelling on the royal yacht, the Dannebrog, and has thus far visited the cities of Drelnes and Tórshavn. The Queen – wearing the traditional costume of the Islands – stopped by the parliament, a nursing home and a graphic workshop as well as a cultural centre today; while … Continue reading

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Royals Offer Condolences After Shooting in Orlando, Florida

  June 14, 2016 at 8:57 am by

Following the horrific mass shooting in Orlando, Florida over the weekend, a number of European royals have sent their condolences to US President Barack Obama. 49 people were killed in the shooting at Pulse nightclub, while a further 53 were injured. A statement was released yesterday on behalf of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh: The Queen: "Prince Philip & I have been shocked by the events in Orlando. … Continue reading

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Carl Philip and Sofia Attend Stenhammer Day with Baby Alexander

  June 13, 2016 at 11:10 pm by

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia were amongst the crowd today at Stenhammer Day that was arranged jointly by the Swedish University of Agriculture and the Stenhammer Estate’s Management group. And they brought with them Prince Alexander, who was kept snug in his pram. Today is the couple’s first wedding anniversary. King Carl Gustaf was also there, making the welcoming speech to those attending this year’s event which had a … Continue reading

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Jubilee Park Opened in Oslo By Royal Grandchildren

  June 13, 2016 at 10:58 pm by

Four of King Harald and Queen Sonja’s grandchildren today were on hand to help open the Jubilee Park at Dronningparken which sits in the grounds of the Royal Palace of Oslo. Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Prince Sverre Magnus, Leah Isadora and Emma Tallulah Behn each planted a rowan tree as part of the opening, which included the unveiling of an ‘insect hotel’ that was the gift of the City of Oslo to the King for … Continue reading

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2016 Longines Ladies Award Goes to The Princess Royal

  June 13, 2016 at 10:24 pm by

Tonight, the Princess Royal was awarded the 2016 Longines Ladies Award for her contribution to the equestrian world in an awards dinner at the Natural History Museum. “She is a formidably talented horsewoman and deserves huge praise for her achievements,” Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and Head of International Marketing of Longines, said in the statement announcing the Princess’s receipt of the award. During the dinner, Anne spoke of how proud she was … Continue reading

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Charles and Camilla Attend ‘Big Lunch’ in Gloucestershire

  June 12, 2016 at 9:45 pm by

While the rest of the royal family were in London for the Patron’s Lunch, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were in Gloucestershire, attending the local Big Lunch with their neighbours. The pair sat, chatted and ate egg sandwiches and cakes with over 100 locals, not letting the damp weather ruin any spirits. A number of children participated in the costumer competition, dressing up as Kings, Queens and … Continue reading

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Camilla and William Join The Privy Council

  June 11, 2016 at 1:52 am by

The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke of Cambridge were installed to the Privy Council during a meeting at Buckingham Palace on June 9, the Court Circular read yesterday. The Council – made up primarily of senior politicians – is the most senior advisory committee to the monarch, that advises the sovereign on use of powers and helps to enact Acts of Parliament. It is believed the reason behind the … Continue reading

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Princess Charlotte’s A Fiesty One, According to Kate

  June 11, 2016 at 1:14 am by

While up until now, Prince George has been described as the ‘lively’ and ‘destructive’ child of the Cambridge siblings, the Duchess of Cambridge yesterday revealed that one-year-old Princess Charlotte isn’t as angelic as her photographs portray. “She said: ‘Oh she is very cute but she has got quite a feisty side,” Glynis Double said of her discussion about the children with Kate during a reception at the Guildhall following the … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Princess Caroline Leaves Hospital With Her Firstborn

  June 10, 2016 at 10:00 am by

June 10, 1984: Princess Caroline of Monaco, alongside her husband Stefano Casiraghi, leaves the Princess Grace Hospital Centre two days after giving birth to the couple’s first child, Andrea. Proud first-time grand-père Prince Rainier III also joined his eldest daughter for the special moment.

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A Service of Thanksgiving to Mark Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday

  June 10, 2016 at 8:03 am by

“No one at The Queen’s birth knew for what she was destined. Today we recognise that God knew,” the Archbishop of Canterbury said today during a service of thanksgiving to celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. And indeed has the Queen proven over her lifetime her dedication to the destiny that was allocated to her. 53 members of the British Royal Family attended the service at St Paul’s Cathedral … Continue reading

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The Blue Duchess Attends SportsAid Dinner at Kensington Palace

  June 9, 2016 at 9:43 pm by

This evening at Kensington Palace, the Duchess of Cambridge attended a dinner held to mark the 40th anniversary of SportsAid, one of her patronages. Kate met with guests that included young athletes and ambassadors of the charity in the Sunken Gardens before the dinner in the King’s Gallery, where guests – including former swimmer Sharron Davies and Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson – feasted on English asparagus, seared beef fillet and a chocolate … Continue reading

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Diamonds Are Forever: Philip, Edward and Sophie Celebrate Duke of Edinburgh Awards

  June 9, 2016 at 9:29 pm by

A special James Bond-themed gala was held tonight at Stoke Park to help celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards, aptly called the ‘Diamonds Forever Gala’. The Duke was joined by the Earl and Countess of Wessex for the gala, in which they mingled with the past and present cast and crew of the James Bond film series in the grounds of the Park including Sir Roger Moore, … Continue reading

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King Simeon Presents Spanish Edition of Autobiography ‘A Single Destiny’

  June 9, 2016 at 7:54 pm by

In the presence of his family and the former Kings of Spain, Bulgaria’s last King – and a former Prime Minister – Simeon presented the Spanish translation of his autobiography Simeon II of Bulgaria: A Single Destiny at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid. At the conclusion of the presentation, King Simeon specifically thanked King Juan Carlos, his good friend for over five decades, for all his … Continue reading

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Founder’s Day Celebrated at the Royal Chelsea Hospital with Princess Anne

  June 9, 2016 at 7:13 pm by

The Princess Royal attended the Founder’s Day parade at the Royal Chelsea Hospital today, receiving the salute from the Chelsea Pensioners in the grounds of the hospital. Anne wore a pale blue brocade suit with a bright blue hat, which helped those in attendance to spot her amongst the red tunics of the veterans who call the hospital home. As per tradition, the Princess wore a sprig of oak pinned … Continue reading

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Infanta Elena Receives Winners of Youth Painting Contest

  June 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm by

In a surprisingly not-overwhelming outfit given the print on her pants, Infanta Elena has received the winners of the 25th edition of the Contest of Children and Youth Painting for National Heritage. Elena viewed the exhibition of artworks created by the students, which must include monuments or historic gardens of national heritage, or palaces and religious foundations with historical links to the Spanish Crown, before presenting them with their certificates. Her … Continue reading

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A Blue-Clad Bea Pays Visit to York

  June 9, 2016 at 6:48 pm by

Princess Beatrice today was in York to visit a number of organisations in the city. She first stopped at York Minister where she met with the cast and crew of the production ‘Mystery Plays’. Princess Beatrice @yorkiebea Trip toNorth Yorkshire city https://t.co/weuYWes226 @yorkpress @bbcyork @TheDukeOfYork pic.twitter.com/92y4WO036T — Princess Beatrice ♔ (@deity_royal) June 9, 2016 150 actors are involved in the production, with Beatrice – dressed in a powder blue quilted skirt and a … Continue reading

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Babies Galore! Prince Daniel Welcomes Parent Group During Tour of Royal Palace

  June 9, 2016 at 8:24 am by

Prince Daniel probably anticipates some time away from the tiny humans when he heads off to his engagements, but that was not the case yesterday as he welcomed the parent group ‘Swedish with Baby’ during their tour of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The royal joined up with the group in the Karl XI Gallery, spending a short time chatting with them before taking some photos and the group continued the … Continue reading

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Harry’s Latest ‘Girlfriend’? Ellie Goulding, According to The Sun

  June 8, 2016 at 10:09 am by

According to The Sun, Prince Harry has embarked on a new relationship – with songstress Ellie Goulding. The pair were supposedly seen “canoodling” at a party following the Audi Polo Challenge two weekends ago, sources inform The Sun‘s Dan Wootton (who last September reported Harry was getting back together with former long-time love Chelsy Davy). Harry and Ellie apparently “only had eyes for each other all night” according to the source, who also says … Continue reading

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New Photograph of the Adult Members of the Danish Royal Family

  June 8, 2016 at 9:54 am by

The Danish Royal Court has released a new photograph of Queen Margrethe with members of her family today. She is joined by Prince Henrik, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie in the photo that was taken on April 16, her birthday, at Amalienborg by Steen Brogaard.

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Buckingham Palace Made of…Jelly?

  June 8, 2016 at 9:08 am by

As part of the Patron’s Lunch this coming weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday, Pimm’s – who is the official drinks provider for the party – has created a replica of Buckingham Palace, made of jelly. It took three men 200 hours to create, is over a metre long and weighs 35kg. 35litres of champagne and Pimm’s No. 1 were used to make the model. A number of jelly corgis … Continue reading

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