Princess Madeleine Announces Second Pregnancy

  December 19, 2014 at 10:09 am by

Princess Madeleine and Christopher O'Neill

The Swedish Royal Court has announced that Princess Madeleine is pregnant with her second child. “We are very happy and look forward to welcoming a new member to our family,” the Princess and her husband, Christopher O’Neill, said in the statement. The baby is due in the summer of 2015. Princess Madeleine and Mr O’Neill were married in June 2013, and have a daughter, Leonore, born in February this year.

Princess Haya Presides Over Her Last FEI Annual Meeting

  December 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm by

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Princess Haya of Jordan presided her last FEI General Assembly as President of the International Ecuestrian Federantion (FEI) in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Jordanian princess announced in August she will not stand for a third term, as she wants to prioritize her family and her two children. During her stay in Azerbaijan she was received by the President, Ilham Aliyev, at the Presidential Palace in Baku. On Sunday, on her final … Continue reading

Thai Crown Prince Divorces Third Wife

  December 13, 2014 at 10:28 pm by

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and Princess Srirasmi of Thailand

The Thai Royal Court confirmed that the Crown Prince, Maha Vajiralongkorn, and his third wife Srirasmi have ended their 13 year marriage. “The King has granted permission to announce that Princess Srirasmi, the wife of Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, has informed in a written document that she has resigned from her royal status,” an official statement from the Palace announced yesterday in the Royal Thai Government Gazette. Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and the … Continue reading

Merry Christmas, Love George

  December 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm by

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New photographs of Prince George of Cambridge have been released in time for Christmas. Three photos of the 17-month-old toddler were published tonight, ahead of their appearance in this week’s edition of Hello! magazine. They were taken by Edward Lane Fox, Prince Harry’s private secretary, last month at Kensington Palace. Prince George sits on a flight of steps in the gardens, cheekily smiling at the camera. He dons a knitted grey … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family Presents Prince Claus Award 2014

  December 13, 2014 at 11:30 am by

Abel Rodríguez, winner of the 2014 Prince Claus Award, and Prince Constantijn; 10-12-2014

Earlier this week, on December 10, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima along with Prince Beatrix, Prince Constantijn, Princess Laurentien and Princess Mabel attended the ceremony of the Prince Claus Award at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. This year the award went to Colombian artist and plant expert Abel Rodríguez. Prince Constantijn, as honorary chair of the Prince Claus Fund, presented the award. Mr. Rodriguez received this award for “his knowledge as … Continue reading

Funeral of Queen Fabiola

  December 12, 2014 at 2:55 pm by

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Belgium’s Dowager Queen Fabiola, who died last Friday aged 86, was laid to rest today after two ceremonies in Brussels. A cortege processed through the wet, dark streets of Brussels, departing from the Royal Palace at 9:30am. It arrived at the Cathedral of St Michael and St Gudula just before 10am, and all members of the Belgian Royal Family stood silently, emotion evident on their faces, as the Queen’s coffin was … Continue reading

2014 Nobel Prize Ceremony in Sweden

  December 10, 2014 at 9:25 pm by

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King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden tonight presented the Nobel Prize awards in a glittering ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. The 2014 laureates were for physics Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, for chemistry Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner, for physiology/medicine John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser, for literature Patrick Modiano, and for economic sciences Jean Tirole. Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria … Continue reading

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded in Olso

  December 10, 2014 at 8:16 pm by

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The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi in a ceremony at the Oslo City Hall this afternoon. King Harald V, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit were on hand to congratulate the two laureates, at both the official ceremony and an audience at the Royal Palace prior. Yousafzai was awarded the prize for her fight for girls’ rights to an education, while Satyarthi … Continue reading

Princess Charlène Gives Birth: Son and Daughter

  December 10, 2014 at 6:28 pm by

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The Princess of Monaco has given birth to her twins at the Maternity Centre of the Princess Grace Hospital. Princess Gabriella Thérèse Marie was born at 17:04, while Hereditary Prince Jacques Honoré Rainier was born at 17:06 (local time). Both infants and their mother are doing well, and the official statement read that Prince Albert II and Princess Charlène announced the births with “immense joy.” Hereditary Prince Jacques is first in line … Continue reading

Princess Haya Awarded Olympic Trophy In Monaco

  December 10, 2014 at 2:01 am by

Princess Haya bint Al Hussein of Jordan, Sheikha of Dubai

FEI President Princess Haya Al Hussein has been awarded the Trophy of the International Olympic Committee. Princess Haya accepted the award from IOC President Thomas Bach during the 127th IOC Session which was held in Monaco. The trophy was awarded to the FEI President for her recognition of her work during the eight years as the FEI President and her commitment of work as an IOC member. IOC President Thomas … Continue reading

Belgian Royals Pay Respects to Queen Fabiola

  December 9, 2014 at 10:42 pm by

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Members of the Belgian Royal Family have paid their respects to the late Queen Fabiola at the Royal Palace of Brussels. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, King Albert and Queen Paola, Prince Laurent, and Princess Astrid and Archduke Lorenz were among the family members to view the late Dowager Queen’s body where it lies in the Palace’s Great Hall in a simple light oak coffin. Others present were Archduchess Marie … Continue reading

The Cambridges Begin US East Coast Visit

  December 8, 2014 at 8:09 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at The Carlyle Hotel in New York; 07-12-2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have begun their three-day visit to the United States East Coast, arriving in New York City yesterday afternoon. William and Catherine spent the day apart today, with William heading to Washington, D.C. to meet with President Obama and to speak at a World Bank meeting on illegal wildlife trade. The Duke was shown around the White House by Vice President Joe Biden and his … Continue reading

New Photos of Princess Estelle Released

  December 8, 2014 at 4:07 am by

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A set of new photographs of Princess Estelle have been released by the Swedish Royal Court. The first photograph shows the little Princess at home with her parents. Princess Estelle is wearing the same pink outfit she wore whilst attending an exhibition at Skansen with her parents. The second photograph shows Princess Estelle holding flowers in a garden. The Princess’s profile at the Royal Court’s website has also been changed, … Continue reading

Queen Silvia Awarded ‘Honorary Heart’ in Berlin

  December 7, 2014 at 4:28 am by

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Sweden’s Queen Silvia was last night presented with the ‘Ehrenherz’ (Honorary Heart) at the Ein Herz für Kinder awards gala in Berlin. Held in a hangar at Berlin’s old Tempelhof Airport, Queen Silvia received the award for her lifelong commitment and work to help children in need. The Queen is patron of over 60 organisations, and founded the World Childhood Foundation in 1999. Queen Silvia, who received the charity’s ‘Goldene … Continue reading

New Portraits of the Dutch “Triple A” Team

  December 6, 2014 at 11:14 pm by

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The three daughters of the Dutch King have had new portraits released by the Royal House, in time for the holiday season (and the upcoming birthday of the Princess of Orange). Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane – affectionately known as the AAA Team – were photographed earlier in the year at their home in Wassenaar by Jeroen van der Meyde. Individual portraits of each of the girls were taken, as well … Continue reading

Belgian Queen Fabiola Has Died

  December 5, 2014 at 9:14 pm by

Queen Fabiola of Belgium

The Belgian Royal Court today announced that Queen Fabiola, the widow of the late King Baudouin, has passed away at Stuyvenberg Castle in Brussels. She was 86. “Their Majesties the King and Queen and members of the Royal Family announce with very great sadness the death of Her Majesty Queen Fabiola this evening at Stuyvenberg Castle in Brussels,” the official statement read. King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, the Duchess of Brabant and … Continue reading

Spanish King Completes German Visit

  December 4, 2014 at 10:04 pm by

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On December 2, the second and last day of his introductory visit to Germany, King Felipe VI attended various meeting in North Rhine-Westphalia. In Bielefeld, the King visited the new Research and Development Center of the Spanish company Gestamp. At his arrival he was greeted by Angelica Schwall-Düren, Minister Federal Affairs, Europe and Media, Pit Clausen, the Mayor of Bielefeld and Francisco José Riberas, President and CEO of Gestamp. Gestamp … Continue reading

October 2014 Picture of the Month Poll Winners

  December 4, 2014 at 1:36 am by

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Announcing the winners of the October 2014 Picture of the Month Poll of the Month Polls: October 2014 Official Picture of the Month Poll: First Place: The Netherlands and Japan (Joint picture) Second Place: Belgium Third Place: Jordan Royals at Home (October 2014 Informal Picture of the Month Poll): First Place: The Netherlands, Sweden and Belgium Second Place: Morocco and Great Britain Third Place: Jordan Congratulations to all winning teams!

Princess Marie Attends DanChurchAid Christmas Lunch

  December 2, 2014 at 9:06 pm by

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As patron, Princess Marie today attended the annual DanChurchAid Christmas lunch at the Schäffergaarden in Gentofte. During the lunch, the Princess held a speech in which she discussed her visit to Ethiopia with the charity in January this year. “Although it is almost a year ago, I can clearly remember every face I met, like it was yesterday,” she said. “My few days stay made an incredible impression,” continued Marie, as … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Awards Prince Bernhard Cultural Prize

  December 2, 2014 at 4:32 am by

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Yesterday, December 1, Queen Máxima presented the Prince Bernard Cultural Prize 2014 at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ concert hall in Amsterdam. This year the award went to Johan Simons. Johan Simons, born in Heerjansdam in 1946, is a Dutch theater and opera director and theater intendant. Mr Simons received this award for his outstanding contributions to the theater arts at home and abroad. From January 1 2017, he will be … Continue reading

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