King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Visit VRT Broadcaster

  May 28, 2015 at 12:15 pm by

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Today, Thursday May 28, Their Majasties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Flemish Radio and Television Organization VRT, a Dutch public broadcaster for radio and television in Belgium. Upon arrival at the headquarters of the broadcaster, the Royal Couple were welcomed by the CEO, Leo Hellemans, and Luc Van den Brande, the President of the Board of the public broadcast. View image | gettyimages.com The King and the Queen … Continue reading

Queen Sonja Attends Opening of the 63rd Bergen International Festival

  May 28, 2015 at 4:56 am by

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Queen Sonja of Norway attended the opening of the Bergen International Festival which is being held in Bergen, Norway. Queen Sonja was scheduled to attend the grand opening concert in the evening. The festival is the largest in the Nordic countries and artists from around the world will participate in 150 different shows during the festival. It started in 1953. For the opening, Queen Sonja wore a pink cape outfit and … Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Canada, Day 1

  May 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

King Willem-Alexander gives a speech in Ottawa as Queen Maxima and the Canadian Governor-General look on; 27-05-2015

Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started today, Wednesday May 27, a three-day State Visit to Canada. The Royal Couple arrived in Canada yesterday May 26, when they made a brief stop in St. John’s, the capital of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. They were welcomed by the the Liutenant Governon Frank Fagan and his wife Patricia Faga, and the premier Paul Davis with his wife Cheryl Davis. … Continue reading

British State Opening of Parliament 2015

  May 27, 2015 at 7:37 pm by

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attend the state opening of parliament at the Palace of Westminster; 27-05-2015

In the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster, the home of the British parliament, Queen Elizabeth II today attended the State Opening of Parliament, which signals the new parliamentary season. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh travelled from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster in the Diamond Jubilee Coach. When they arrived, the Queen swapped the George IV State Diadem for the Imperial State Crown as per … Continue reading

Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel Visit Gotland

  May 27, 2015 at 5:07 pm by

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Sweden’s Crown Princess Couple were in Gotland today, an island located in the country’s south east. Victoria and Daniel first stopped at Södra Hällarna, a nature reserve that sits on what used to be a military firing range. Here, the couple were shown around the reserve by workers and got to see the new bee-hotel. Pupils from the Russet preschool were also on hand to help teach them about Gotland’s native species, particularly … Continue reading

The Queen of Spain in El Salvador

  May 27, 2015 at 4:35 pm by

Queen Letizia in El Salvador; 27-05-2015

Queen Letizia continued her first co-operation trip in El Salvador today, visiting a health centre and meeting with the Mayor of Suchitoto. After meeting with Mayor Pedrina Rivera at Suchitoto’s Town Hall, the Queen was given a tour of the Santa Lucia Church in the town – which is the oldest colonial settlement in El Salvador – and walked around the municipal market. The Church, built in 1853, is an … Continue reading

Ruds Vedby School Gets A Visit from Crown Princess Mary

  May 27, 2015 at 1:09 pm by

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark this morning paid a visit to the Ruds Vedby School where she saw the Danish Mental Health Foundation’s ‘Reach Out Bus’ and sat in on a mental health and well-being class. She was welcomed by the school’s principal, the Foundation’s president and the Mayor of Sorø Municipality, where Ruds Vedby is located. A number of school children and locals were also outside waiting to greet Mary when … Continue reading

Belgium’s King and Queen Meet UN Secretary-General

  May 27, 2015 at 11:59 am by

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King Philippe of Belgium and Queen Mathilde met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife Yoo Soon-teak. The meeting was held at the Royal Palace in Brussels earlier today. After the meeting, the Royal Couple posed for some group pictures for the press with the UN Secretary-General and his wife. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in Belgium to address the the European Parliament meeting and hold talks with senior … Continue reading

Sheikha Mozah Speaks At University of Oxford

  May 27, 2015 at 2:12 am by

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Sheikha Mozah bin Nasser gave a speech at the opening of the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. During her speech, she spoke about double standards, Muslims in the West and how Muslims are feared because of the wrong image that is being delivered. “At the same time we are confronted with double standards. Why is it that apologies are offered when Europeans are mistakenly killed … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Hereditary Prince Bernhard of Baden

  May 27, 2015 at 1:00 am by

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Bernhard, Hereditary Prince of Baden turns 45 today. His full name is Bernhard Max Friedrich August Gustav Ludwig Kraft and he was born on May 27, 1970 in Schloss Salem, Germany. His parents are Maximilian, Margrave of Baden and Archduchess Valerie of Austria and he is their eldest child. The Prince married Stephanie Anne Kau on June 22, 2011 and together they have three sons. View image | gettyimages.com Bernhard, … Continue reading

Queen Letizia Visits Honduras

  May 26, 2015 at 11:13 pm by

Queen Letizia during her visit to Honduras; 26-05-2015

The Queen of Spain spent the day in Honduras, the first country of her maiden co-operation trip to South America. The purpose of the trip is to visit projects that are developed using Spanish funding. During the day, Queen Letizia attended a meeting with the Technical Cooperation Office, run by the Spanish Cooperation Agency, which coordinates and monitors the programs and projects developed. The meeting was also attended by representatives of … Continue reading

Norway’s Crown Princess Begins Literature Tour

  May 26, 2015 at 6:35 pm by

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As she did last year, Crown Princess Mette-Marit has embarked on a two-day literature tour between Trondheim and Hamar onboard a “literature train”. She is being accompanied by two authors, Tore Renberg and Harald Rosenløw Eeg, for the tour. The tour began at the Trondheim Public Library, where the Crown Princess gave a speech explaining the theme of this year’s tour (identity) and spoke of her own love of reading. “Identity … Continue reading

Prince Carl Philip Opens New Queen Hedvig Eleonora Exhibition

  May 26, 2015 at 4:13 pm by

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Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip today opened another exhibition on Queen Hedvig Eleonora to mark the 300th anniversary of her death later this year. The Prince was on hand at Strömsholm Palace, where he was greeted by a number of local school children and kindergardeners. “What fun that you are here!” he exclaimed as he stopped to chat with them quickly. Heading inside the Palace, musical performances by Olle Hermansson and Åsa Karlberg took … Continue reading

Japan’s Crown Prince Couple Visits The Musee du Louvre Exhibition

  May 26, 2015 at 11:51 am by

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Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan visited the exhibition Musée du Louvre: Peinture de Genre – Scènes de la vie Quotidienne which is being held at the The National Art Center. The exhibition has 83 art works which has been borrowed from the Musée du Louvre’s collection.

On This Day: Death of Prince Wilhelm of Prussia

  May 26, 2015 at 6:00 am by

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On May 26, 1940 Prince Wilhelm of Prussia died in Nivelles, Belgium. He had been involved in the German invasion of France, and was fatally injured. The Prince was born at the Marble Palace near Potsdam during the reign of his grandfather, Kaiser Wilhelm II, on July 4, 1906. He was the first child and eldest son of Wilhelm, German Crown Prince and Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and as such was second … Continue reading

Queen Letizia Starts Four Day Co-Operation Trip

  May 25, 2015 at 11:58 pm by

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On Monday, Queen Letizia of Spain arrived in Honduras to begin a four-day visit to Honduras and El Salvador. This is the first cooperation trip the Queen is on and she will be supporting development projects being funded by Spain. Upon arrival to the airport, Queen Letizia was welcomed by Honduran First Lady Ana Garcia. Queen Letizia kept her outfit simple, wearing a grey pencil skirt, white shirt and strappy … Continue reading

Jordan’s Royals Celebrate 69th Independence Anniversary

  May 25, 2015 at 9:36 pm by

Crown Prince Hussein, Queen Rania and King Abdullah during Independence Day celebrations; 25-05-2015

The Royal Family of Jordan gathered this Monday to attended the official celebration marking Jordan’s 69th Independence Day which took place at the royal palaces in Amman. The cremony was patronized by King Abdullah II, who was joined by his wife, Queen Rania, and their children, Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Salma. It was also attended by Princess Muna, Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein and his wife Princess Zeina, along with number of Jordanian princes … Continue reading

Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko Attend A Memorial Service

  May 25, 2015 at 5:15 am by

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Earlier today, Japanese Prince Akishino and his wife Princess Kiko attended an annual memorial service at Tokyo’s Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery. During the service, the Prince and Princess prayed for the 2,498 unidentified soldiers who died during World War II. The ceremony was sponsored by the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry. View image | gettyimages.com Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko arrive for the memorial service, May 25.

New Poll: Outfit of the Week, May 18-24

  May 25, 2015 at 4:37 am by

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This week’s best fashion poll is up. Please cast your votes and discuss your choice. To cast your vote, click here or on the below image with is just a few outfits in this weeks poll. Voting closes on May 16. The winner of last week’s poll winner was Queen Letizia with 13 votes.  

Monaco’s Royals Attend the Formula One Grand Prix

  May 24, 2015 at 7:49 pm by

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene arrive for the Monaco F1 Grand Prix; 24-05-2015

Members of Monaco’s Princely Family today watched the 73rd Monaco Formula One Grand Prix from the royal stand alongside the street circuit. Prince Albert, Princess Charlène and Andrea and Pierre Casiraghi stood behind the drivers for the national anthem ahead of the race’s start. They then presented the trophies at the end of the race, in which Nico Rosberg crossed the line first. View image | gettyimages.com The family greeted … Continue reading

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