Prince William presented honours on behalf of the Queen during an investiture at Windsor Castle today. Amongst those receiving honours were musician Brinsley Forde, of the reggae band Aswad, footballer Linvoy Primus and Dame Mary Peters, a former Olympic gold medalist in the pentathlon. Mr Primus, who played for Portsmouth between 2000 and 2009, was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire for his work with the charity … Continue reading
British television network ITV has announced it will be producing an eight-hour drama series based on the early life of Queen Victoria, Britain’s longest reigning monarch to date. Novelist Daisy Goodwin will be making her screenwriting debut in penning the script for Victoria. “I’ve been fascinated by Victoria since I started reading her diaries at university. She’s a woman whose personality leaps off the page – a tiny 4 foot 11 teenager who overnight … Continue reading
Queen Margrethe II was one of 130 specially invited guests to tour the refurbished Clay Ceramics Museum in Middelfart this morning ahead of its reopening to the public tomorrow. The Queen was shown around the museum’s new exhibitions by curator Pia Wirnfeld. One of the exhibitions she saw was Brandes & Bindesbøll – Bånd & Brud, where artist Peter Brandes gave the Queen explanations to the pieces in the collection. The Queen has … Continue reading
Prince Jean d’Orléans, the Duke of Vendome today celebrates his fiftieth birthday. He is the second son of Henri, Count of Paris, the Orléanist claimant to the defunct throne of France, and his first wife, Duchess Marie Thérèse of Württemberg. The Prince was born in 1965 in Boulogne-Billancourt, and has four siblings: Princess Marie Isabelle of Liechtenstein, Prince François, Count of Clermont, Princess Blanche of Orléans, and Prince Eudes, Duke of Angoulême. The … Continue reading
As they do each year, members of the British Royal Family have visited the Royal Horticulture Society’s Chelsea Flower Show ahead of its official opening to the public tomorrow. Prince Harry was on hand to show his grandparents, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, as well as Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall the garden that has been created for Sentebale, his African charity. View image | gettyimages.com “It’s … Continue reading
The King and Queen of Spain today received three different groups in audience at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. First, members of the operations team – including the director and general manager – of the magazine Semana were welcomed to the Palace to mark their 75th year of publication. A presentation of some of the most outstanding images featured in the magazine during its history was shown to King Felipe and Queen Letizia during the … Continue reading
Today, Monday May 18, Queen Máxima attended the inaugural lecture of Professor Javier A. Couso in the Academy Building of the University of Utrecht. Professor Couso is a Latin American specialist in the field of Sociology of Law and Comparative Law. He is professor and director of the Constitutional Law Program at the Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile. Recently he was appointed by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as member of … Continue reading
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah opened the “Hussein Madi in Amman” art exhibition which is being held at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman, Jordan. The exhibition showcases 115 artworks donated to the Gallery by the artist, Hussein Madi. Queen Rania along with Princess Ghida Talal, Her Princess Rajwa bint Ali and Princess Wijdan bint Fawaz were given a tour by the artist himself.The exhibition features … Continue reading
Sheikha Mozah had a rather fun day on day 2 of her visit to South Korea, visiting places on a bicycle as a cultural tour. During the tour, HH saw Ihwa Women’s University, Deoksugung Palace and Seoul History Museum. On Day 3 of the visit, Her Highness toured Leeum the Samsung Museum of Art. The museum has an impressive collection of both traditional Korean and contemporary art. Earlier in the … Continue reading
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 Princess Charlene of Monaco with 33 votes.
Charlotte Casiraghi was in Cannes today where she was present at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival. The elder daughter of Monaco’s Princess Caroline attended the premiere of Carol, the 1950s era film starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Charlotte wore a blue floral gown from Gucci for the event. View image | gettyimages.com Charlotte Casiraghi attends the premiere of Carol at the Cannes Film Festival, May 17.
Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his fiancee Sofia Hellqvist have celebrated their marriage banns this morning, in a ceremony at the Palace Chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Accompanied by their closest family and representatives of official Sweden, the couple stated their intention to marry in the ceremony which is traditionally designed to allow members of the public to express valid reasons why the marriage should not take … Continue reading
The Norwegian Royal Family has celebrated National Day with a balcony appearance at the Royal Palace in Oslo. King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Princess Ingrid Alexandra all greeted the masses of well-wishers gathered in the Palace forecourt. The National Children’s Parade took place in the Palace Square, which saw 60,000 school children from a number of schools (some included specifically because they are celebrating milestone anniversaries … Continue reading
Today Prince Donatus of Hesse and Countess Floria-Franziska von Faber-Castell celebrate their 12th wedding anniversary. The couple tied the knot in a civil wedding on April 25, 2003 and a religious wedding on May 17, 2003. The wedding took place in Germany and was attended by over 300 guests including royalty. The couple have three children together, a daughter and two sons.
Queen Mathilde of the Belgians has attended the semi finals of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition 2015. Attending the semi finals, Queen Mathilde recycled a knee length lace green dress. She matched a skinny gold belt which we have seen with various outfits in the past and nude pumps. View image | gettyimages.com During the event, Queen Mathilde took time to met with Lithuanian composer Vykintas Baltakas, US pianist … Continue reading
HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser has arrived in Seoul, South Korea. She is on a four day visit to the capital and will be speaking at the 6th Asian Leadership Conference and the World Education Forum 2015 to advocate for universal primary education. Sheikha Mozah is speaking at the event as Chairperson of Education Above All (EAA). HH arrived in Seoul wearing a printed maxi shirt. Later that day, dressed … Continue reading
Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands celebrate their 14th wedding anniversary. The couple announced their engagement on December 16, 2000. Their civil marriage took place on May 17, 2001 and their religious wedding on May 19, 2001. Princess Laurentien’s wedding gown was designed by Edouard Vermeulen. The couple have three children; Countess Eloise Beatrix Sophie Laurence born on June 8, 2002, Count Claus-Casimir Bernhard Marius Max born on … Continue reading
Two of the smallest members of the extended Windsor clan appeared to have a brilliant day in the sunshine whilst at the second last day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show today. Savannah and Isla Phillips ran around and played with their older cousin Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, before being treated to an ice-cream. The two girls also went on the merry-go-round and the ferris wheel with their parents, Peter and Autumn. View … Continue reading
Prince Harry has said farewell to New Zealand, completing his week-long tour of the country in Auckland today. It was all about sport for the Prince, as he visited The Cloud where he played a game of 5-aside football with members of the Western Springs Football Club. The event was held in the lead-up to the FIFA under-20s World Cup beginning at the end of the month and hosted by New … Continue reading
HRH Princess Lalla Salma was guest of honor at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). The event took place in Lyon, France and HRH attended as Chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment. During the event, Lalla Salma gave a short speech where she spoke about the Lalla Salma Foundation. Lalla Salma wore a red dress with … Continue reading