List of Royal Attendees At Rio Olympics Starts To Take Shape

  July 7, 2016 at 8:51 am by

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games logo

The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are set to begin in less than a month’s time, and the list of royals who will be making the trip to the southern hemisphere for the event is beginning to form. Those confirmed as attending thus far are: Denmark: Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie – they will be attending the opening ceremony on August 5, several sporting … Continue reading

Queen Maxima Suffered Slight Concussion After A Fall

  July 7, 2016 at 3:03 am by

Queen Maxima

Queen Maxima of The Netherlands has suffered a slight concussion after a fall last Friday. announced the news and said that the 45 year old Queen was told to take it easy. No further information or details was given where and how the injury happened. It’s undecided yet if Queen Maxima will take part in the annual family photoshoot tomorrow. Embed from Getty Images Queen Maxima on June 13, 2015.

Kate Dons Barbara Casasola Frock For Museum of The Year Award

  July 6, 2016 at 7:10 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge chose a new-to-her designer for her event at the Natural History Museum this evening, donning a cream off-the-shoulder midi-dress by Brazilian designer Barbara Casasola. Paired with blush-coloured strappy heels and a sparkling clutch, the silhouette of the dress was different to Kate’s usual choices. The outfit overall would have benefitted from having her long, curled hair pinned back, to highlight the open neckline. Kate was at the museum … Continue reading

A Day in Dundee For Queen Elizabeth and Her Duke

  July 6, 2016 at 3:15 pm by

Queen Elizabeth in Dundee

Holyrood Week continued in Dundee today, as Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh paid a visit to the city for a day of engagements. One of the main parts of the day was the official opening of the Slessor Gardens along the Dundee Waterfront, which are named after Mary Slessor, a missionary born in Aberdeen, but raised in Dundee who spent most of her adult life working in Africa. After the … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Opens the Eurochild Conference

  July 5, 2016 at 12:55 pm by

Queen Mathilde

As Patron of Eurochild, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde was present today, Tuesday July 5, at the opening of the conference “Children’s rights matter: Why Europe needs to invest in children” at the Palace of the Academies in Brussels. The conference is focused on the issues that affects children nowdays: Eurochild stated that more than 1 in 4 children are growing up in poverty and exclusion. Another problem concerns migrant and … Continue reading

Greek President Begins An Official Visit to The Netherlands

  July 4, 2016 at 3:23 pm by

The Dutch monarchs with the Presidential Couple of Greece

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos today started a two-day official visit to The Netherlands along with his wife, Vlasiá Pavlopoulou. Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima welcomed the President and his wife this morning in the courtyard of the Noordeinde Palace in The Hague. King Willem-Alexander and President Pavlopoulos inspected the guard of honour and then were played the national anthems. After posing for the official photos, an audience took place. Then the … Continue reading

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Meet the President of Argentina

  July 4, 2016 at 12:48 pm by

King Philippe and the President of Argentina

Today, Monday July 4th, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians received the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri and his wife, Juliana Awada at the Royal Palace in Brussels. After posing for official photos, took place an audience between the Royal Couple and the Presidential Couple. The President of the Argentine Republic is currently on an European tour to meet with European leaders and European Institutions. President of … Continue reading

Second Child On The Way For Félix and Claire

  July 4, 2016 at 8:12 am by

Princess Claire, Princess Amalia and Prince Felix of Luxembourg

The Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg has announced this morning that Prince Félix and Princess Claire are expecting their second child. The baby is due in the autumn. Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa are “very pleased” according to the announcement. Prince Félix and Princess Claire were married in September 2013 and their first child, Princess Amalia, was born in June 2014. Claire and Felix after their civil wedding … Continue reading

Divorce for Princess Aisha of Jordan and Edward Banayoti

  July 4, 2016 at 5:01 am by

Princess Aisha bint Hussein of Jordan

The Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan announced on July 1st the divorce of Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein and her second husband, Mr Edward (Ashraf) Banayoti. The couple were married in a private ceremony last January in Amman. According to the statement which was published by the Jordan Times daily newspaper, Edward Banayoti took the Muslim name Ashraf when he converted to Islam. Princess Aisha, who is 48 years old, is … Continue reading

Princess Elisabeth Joins King Philippe and Queen Mathilde at Kroningsfeesten

  July 3, 2016 at 11:47 am by

Princess Elisabeth and Queen Mathilde

Today, Sunday July 3rd, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, along with their elder daughter Princess Elisabeth, attended the celebrations of the 18th edition of the Kroningsfeesten in Tongeren, in the province of Limburg. The Kroningsfeesten is celebrated every seven years and started in 1890 when the statue of Our Lady of Tongeren was first crowned. During the festivities are planned exhibitions, concerts and theater performances. This afternoon the Royal … Continue reading

Mary and Frederik Cover Vogue Australia For Sustainable Fashion

  July 2, 2016 at 7:37 pm by

Prince Frederik and Princess Mary

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary appear on the cover of the August edition of Vogue Australia it was announced today by the magazine, who also published a few teaser photographs taken by Mario Testino (one of which features the couple’s four children). An exclusive interview was also granted to Vogue Australia‘s editor-in-chief Edwina McCann, at the couple’s home in Copenhagen earlier this year. The main purpose of the interview as to … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth Advises All to ‘Stay Calm’ During Opening of Scottish Parliament

  July 2, 2016 at 3:12 pm by

Queen Elizabeth

Speaking at the opening of the Fifth Session of Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh today, Queen Elizabeth spoke of the benefits of keeping calm “in an increasingly complex and demanding world”, a statement of particular relevance considering the aftermath of last week’s ‘Brexit’ vote. “Retaining the ability to stay calm and collected can at times be hard. As this Parliament has successfully demonstrated over the years, one hallmark of leadership in such a fast-moving world … Continue reading

No Joy For Princess Elisabeth As The Red Devils Go Down To Wales

  July 1, 2016 at 9:34 pm by

Princess Elisabeth

Despite the best encouragement of herself and her siblings earlier in the day, Belgium’s Princess Elisabeth was unable to leave the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille with a smile on her face as the Belgian Red Devils lost 3-1 to Wales in their EURO quarter-final match. The 14-year-old attended the match with her father, King Philippe; both showing their support wearing Belgium scarves. #EURO2016 #WALBEL #BEL Go @BelRedDevils go!!! #ComeOnBelgium #TOUSENSEMBLE #tousenfrance … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth Arrives in Scotland For Holyrood Week

  July 1, 2016 at 4:13 pm by

Queen Elizabeth

Holyrood Week has kicked off today, as Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Scotland via train for their annual week of engagements in the country. They travelled directly to the Palace of Holyrood House in Edinburgh for the traditional Ceremony of the Keys, in which the keys to the city are presented to the monarch by the Lord Provost, which are then immediately returned. The Queen wore a … Continue reading

Windsors Continue Battle of the Somme Centenary Commemorations

  July 1, 2016 at 3:35 pm by

The Battle of the Somme centenary commemoration in France

The Battle of the Somme centenary events continued today, with the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall joining the younger members of the family in France for official commemorations. French President François Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron, as well as the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Sir Timothy Laurence, were also present for the ceremony at the Thiepval Memorial. .@KensingtonRoyal @ClarenceHouse & @David_Cameron pay respects during … Continue reading

Albert and Charlène Attend Prince Albert Foundation 10th Anniversary Gala

  July 1, 2016 at 12:19 pm by

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene

On Thursday night, Prince Albert and Princess Charlène attended a gala at the Sporting’s Salle des Etoiles that marked the 10th anniversary of the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco. The Foundation was started in June 2006 by the Prince to “address the threats hanging over the environment.” During the gala, several awards were presented to individuals and organisations who have achieved in this field. Princess Charlène looked stunning in a simple burgundy … Continue reading

The Countess of Wessex Visits British Troops at Allenbrooke Barracks in Germany

  July 1, 2016 at 11:48 am by

The Countess of Wessex

The Countess of Wessex was in Paderborn, Germany today as she paid a visit to the 5th Battalion The Rifles, who are leaving the Allenbrooke Barracks and returning to the UK in September. In a lovely sky blue mid-length dress with a matching hat, Sophie was present for the  Battalion’s official farewell parade, inspecting a guard of honour before spending time with the families of the soldiers. She particularly asked whether … Continue reading

Happy 5th Wedding Anniversary Albert and Charlène!

  July 1, 2016 at 10:30 am by

Princess Charlene and Prince Albert

Monaco’s Prince Albert and Princess Charlène celebrate the fifth anniversary of the civil wedding ceremony today. The ceremony took place in the Throne Room of the Prince’s Palace, with the religious ceremony held in the Palace courtyard the following day. To mark the occasion, here are some of our favourite photos from the two-day celebrations.

Flashback Friday: A Gala Diana

  July 1, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Diana, Princess of Wales

This week’s Flashback Friday falls on the birthday of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, so here are a few photographs of the Princess – who would have been 55 had she lived – in gala attire during her time in the royal family. April 11, 1983: Tour of Australia June 18, 1983: Tour of Canada October 31, 1985: Tour of Australia November 2, 1987: Visit to Germany  November 10, … Continue reading

Come On Belgium! Royal Children Ready For Euro Quarter-Finals

  July 1, 2016 at 5:30 am by

Prince Emmanuel, Princess Eleonore, Princess Elisabeth and Prince Gabriel

The Belgian Royal Court has just released a photograph of the King and Queen’s four children – Elisabeth, Gabriel, Emmanuel and Eléonore – ready for this evening’s Belgium v Wales UEFA Euro Championship quarter-final match in Lille, France. The children, sitting on the stairs outside the Palace of Laeken, are all decked out in the national red and are proudly brandishing Belgian scarves. #tousensemble ce soir avec @BelRedDevils @Lillemetropole! #EURO2016 … Continue reading

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