‘Inspiring’: Prince William Presents Pride of Britain Awards

  October 30, 2017 at 7:03 pm by

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The Duke of Cambridge presented awards to the unsung heroes of the British community on Monday night during the Pride of Britain Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel in London. He said that “we should all take a moment to understand and appreciate all emergency services personnel and what they achieve in their communities” as he presented the Emergency Services Award to the Grenfell Firefighters in recognition of their bravery and dedication … Continue reading

Queen Rania On Visit To Al-Bayoudha Village

  October 30, 2017 at 5:45 pm by

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On Monday, Queen Rania of Jordan paid a visit to the village of Al-Bayoudha for meetings with members of the local community who have worked tirelessly to promote community development programs to benefit those who live there. Her meetings focused around the Abdulrahman Bin Awf Charitable Society and the Al Balqa’ Institute for Innovation, both of which had developed various programs to encourage the local villagers to make the most of the natural resources … Continue reading

Denmark’s Princesses Out and About For Their Patronages

  October 30, 2017 at 5:01 pm by

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Two of Denmark’s working Princesses were out and about on Monday, supporting their respective charities during events in Vejle and Copenhagen. Crown Princess Mary, in her role as patron of the Danish Stroke Association, attended a symposium at the Hotel Vejlefjord on the topic of brain injury research. The symposium was held to mark World Stroke Day, which is on October 29. During the event, the Crown Princess – in a … Continue reading

White Tweed For Spain’s Queen At ‘Rey Jaime I’ Awards

  October 30, 2017 at 3:39 pm by

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The Queen of Spain donned a white tweed dress as she presented the 29th edition of the ‘Rey Jaime I’ Awards in Valencia. While the frock was a timeless classic, many were not enthralled by the shiny silver belt Letizia chose to accessorise with. Queen Letizia presented a number of professors and scholars with the award, which aims to unite research, science and businesses across Spain to promote development. The Queen in her speech during … Continue reading

Queen Sonja Suffering Back Pain, Cancels Engagements

  October 30, 2017 at 3:24 pm by

Queen Sonja of Norway

A spokesperson for the Norwegian Royal Court has confirmed that due to back pain, Queen Sonja has been forced to cancel her two engagements in Trondheim on Tuesday. “This is because the Queen has been hurt and therefore has to set aside her program tomorrow. The Crown Princess steps in for the Queen,” Sven G. Gjeruldsen said to Norwegian media on Monday afternoon. He reiterated there was no cause for concern for the 80-year-old Queen’s … Continue reading

Charles and Camilla Begin Tour of Singapore

  October 30, 2017 at 3:15 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall in Singapore

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall kicked off their autumn tour on Monday, as Prince Charles arrived in Singapore. He was greeted by his wife, who – as she does usually when touring hotter climates – arrived in the region several days earlier, at their hotel before they met with athletes and para-athletes who will be competing for Singapore in next year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Charles and … Continue reading

Interview With Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein

  October 30, 2017 at 2:30 pm by

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The hereditary princess of Liechtenstein gave an interview to the ‘Volksblatt’, a local publication. The princess, born as a princess of Bavaria, has turned 50 years old on Sunday. On the question how it feels to be 50, the princess answered: “Very good, I wouldn’t like to be younger”. The princess also says that she will celebrate her birthday in small circle. She told about her childhood in Wildbad Kreuth, … Continue reading

Prince and Princess of Prussia Move to Potsdam

  October 30, 2017 at 1:43 pm by

Prince Georg Friedrich and Princess Sophie of Prussia

Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia, head of Germany’s former Imperial family will move to Potsdam, near Berlin. In 2011 he married in Potsdam to Princess Sophie of Isenburg. The couple has four children: twins Carl Friedrich and Louis Ferdinand (2013), Emma Marie (2015) and Heinrich (2016). Potsdam is an appropriate choice as the town was the favorite residence of his ancestors, Prussia’s Hohenzollern rulers. In and around the city there … Continue reading

‘World Without AIDS Award’ Awarded To Princess Mabel

  October 30, 2017 at 7:35 am by

Princess Mabel

The German AIDS Foundation has awarded this year’s ‘World Without AIDS Award’ to Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau for her “tireless efforts” in “setting a strong example in the global fight against HIV and AIDS”. Princess Mabel has long been involved in charity work that involves the fight against AIDS, including her work with The Elders and Girls Not Brides. She will receive her award on November 4th, during the 24th Festival Opera Gala … Continue reading

Prince Pieter-Christiaan Completes The Frankfurt Marathon

  October 29, 2017 at 8:07 pm by

Prince Pieter-Christiaan

Dutch Prince Pieter-Christiaan on Sunday participated in the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, completing the 42km course in a time of 3hrs, 17 minutes and 49 seconds. The 45-year-old Prince came 298th in his age group with that time, and 2,163rd overall. Pieter-Christiaan ran the marathon with the ASICS Team. He shared several photos of his day on his Twitter page, including photos with the athletes who won the male (Shura Kitata Tola from Ethiopia) … Continue reading

Happy 50th Birthday to Hereditary Princess Sophie

  October 28, 2017 at 11:15 am by

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The Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein has turned 50 years old today. The princess was born in Munich as HRH Duchess Sophie Elizabeth Marie Gabrielle in Bavaria, Princess of Bavaria. She is the eldest of five daughters of Duke Max Emmanuel in Bavaria and the Swedish Countess Elisabeth Douglas. Her uncle Prince Franz of Bavaria is the present head of the royal family of Bavaria. The duchess and her sisters grew … Continue reading

Mary’s Fashion Twin – Princess and Organiser Wear Same Dress

  October 28, 2017 at 10:57 am by

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the Magasin du Nord Fashion Prize 2017 yesterday. The princess showed up in a dress by the designer Britt Sisseck. One of the organisers of the event, Nina Wedell-Wedelsborg, was wearing the exact same dress. The ladies decided to make the most of a bad situation and laughed about the coincidence. The princess commented that: “it is a thing you would rather avoid, but it … Continue reading

Belgian Prime Minister Will Propose Answer To Prince Laurent’s Attorney

  October 27, 2017 at 8:15 am by

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The saga around Prince Laurent’s Visit to the Chinese Embassy this summer has not ended yet. Prime Minister Charles Michel was questioned in parliament about next steps in this process. In August the prince visited a party at the Chinese embassy in Brussels where the 90th anniversary of the Chinese People’s Army was celebrated. The prince did not tell the prime minister about this visit in advance. The visit became … Continue reading

Stephanie of Monaco Becomes Godmother of …. an Elephant

  October 27, 2017 at 7:57 am by

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Princess Stephanie of Monaco became the godmother of the baby elephant ‘Ta Wan’ who was born in the zoo Pairi Daiza in Brugelette, Belgium. the princess shares the honor with Felix, a 3 year old boy who is fighting leukemia and lives in the village of Erpe-Mere. Ta Wan was born on September 19th and weighs 170 kilos. The princess visited the elephants yesterday and met with their caretakers. The … Continue reading

On This Day: The Death of ‘Fat Mary’, Duchess Mary Adelaide of Teck

  October 27, 2017 at 7:40 am by

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On October 27th 1897 -exactly 120 years ago today- Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Duchess of Teck died at White Lodge after an emergency operation. The duchess was born in 1833 as the youngest child of Prince Adolphus of the United Kingdom, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Auguste of Hesse-Kassel. At the age of 30 the princess was still unmarried and went by the name ‘Fat Mary’ due to her … Continue reading

When in Rome… Queen Margrethe II Starts Visit to Italy

  October 27, 2017 at 7:29 am by

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Queen Margrethe II kicked of her visit to Rome with an excursion to the Ceasar Forum. Today the Queen will visit Villa Borghese and has lunch with president Sergio Mattarella at the Palazzo del Quirinale. Later today she will attend the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Danish Institute in Rome. Tomorrow the Queen will visit the town hall of Tarquinia, the National Etruscal Msueum in the Palazzo Vitelleschi … Continue reading

Two Be(ne)lux State Visits Announced

  October 27, 2017 at 7:10 am by

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Two Benelux State Visits have been announced yesterday. Both state visits will take place in November. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde will be visiting India from November 5th to 11th. The Belgian king and queen will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Didier Reynders and by the prime ministers of Belgium’s various regions and communities. The visit will focus mainly on New Delhi and Mumbai. The State Visit of the Grand … Continue reading

Crown Princess Victoria Opens Children’s Hospital

  October 27, 2017 at 5:35 am by

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Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attended the naming ceremony for a children’s hospital. The children’s hospital at Linköping University Hospital will be named as H.K.H Kronprinsessan Victorias barn- och ungdomssjukhus (H.R.H Crown Princess Victoria’s Children’s and Youth Hospital). The princess was dressed in a blue suit and a teddy nbear printed blouse by Camilla Thulin. She revealed the new name with Vidar (10) and Siri (7), two patients of the … Continue reading

Late Thai King Cremated in Elaborate Ceremony

  October 27, 2017 at 4:42 am by

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The cremation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej -known as King Rama IX after his death-  of Thailand took place yesterday in Bangkok. The lavish 5-day ceremony lasted for several hours and was attended by royals from all over the world. The ceremonies will continue until Sunday. Today the ashes of the late king and the relics will be removed and transferred to the Dusit Maha Phasat Throne Hall of the Grand … Continue reading

‘Farvel Danmark!’, Prince Harry Teams Up with Prince Joachim on Final Day of Visit

  October 27, 2017 at 4:16 am by

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Prince Harry finished his two day visit to Copenhagen yesterday. The day started at the Lagkasehuset bakery for a breakfast meeting with representatives of the ‘One of Us’ campaign that works towards creating a better understanding of mental health problems. https://twitter.com/KensingtonRoyal/status/923452792076988416 The prince teamed up with prince Joachim of Denmark to visit a project which supports veterans of the Danish Armed Forces. The princes had a tour around the facilities … Continue reading

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