Happy Birthday Crown Prince Naruhito!

  February 23, 2016 at 10:24 am by

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Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan celebrates his 56th birthday today and marked the occasion with a customary press conference, together with the release of a new video showing the heir to the Chrysanthemum Throne chatting happily with his wife, Crown Princess Masako and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Princess Aiko. In the press conference, the Crown Prince expressed his hopes that the the people still affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami living … Continue reading

Princess Estelle Turns Four

  February 23, 2016 at 7:26 am by

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Sweden’s Princess Estelle today celebrates her fourth birthday, and a new photograph by Kate Gabor has been released by the Royal Court. Estelle is – currently – the only child of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. She is second in line to the throne, behind her mother. Within the coming weeks, the young Princess will get a very special belated birthday present – a new brother or sister (though … Continue reading

Princess Madeleine Hosts Lots of Princesses and Princes

  February 23, 2016 at 4:59 am by

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her daughter Princess Leonore attended a very special meeting in Stockholm yesterday. In the royal palace they received a lot of small princesses and princes. All children wrote to the Swedish Make A Wish Foundation (Min Stora Dag) and wanted to spend the day with the princess. Princess Madeleine treated the children on a special party in one of the grandest rooms of the palace. … Continue reading

Queen Letizia Marks Special Anniversary

  February 23, 2016 at 4:40 am by

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Queen Letizia of Spain visited the school ‘Niño Jesus’ in Madrid yesterday to mark the 50th anniversary of the school. The school is part of the Children’s University hospital in Madrid and offers lessons to children that are being treated in the hospital. A cheerful and relaxed looking Queen Letizia seemed well at ease with the students, while they explained their lessons. The Spanish Queen looked wonderful in a recycled … Continue reading

A Kiss For A Princess

  February 22, 2016 at 5:20 pm by

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On saturday night Princess Léa of Belgium attended the charity event ‘La Nuit des Neiges’ in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. The widow of Prince Alexandre of Belgium looked smashing in a pale pink outfit paired with diamond jewels. The princess was escorted by Alain Zenner, a well known barrister from Belgium. Mister Zenner was also senator in the Wallonian parlament and later in the Belgian one in the early 2000s. It is … Continue reading

‘Look Here, No Here’, Dutch Royals Pose For Press in Lech

  February 22, 2016 at 5:00 pm by

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This morning the Dutch Royal Family posed for the press during their traditional winter holidays in Lech, Austria. The King and his family were accompanied by Princess Beatrix and by Prince Constantijn and his family. Princess Mabel and her daughters were missing, they enjoyed their ski holiday in Lech last week and have returned to London, where schools have started again. The family had instructed the children well, as they … Continue reading

Where is Ernst August? German Press Searching for Prince

  February 22, 2016 at 4:10 pm by

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The German magazine Bunte has been searching for prince Ernst August of Hanover, who has not been seen in public since october 2014. According to Bunte, the prince disappeared completely since his break-up with his girlfriend Simona, a prostitute from Romania. The prince has even not been seen at family events. When Princess Eilika of Leiningen was burried earlier this year, he was represented by his two sons. According to … Continue reading

Royals Running for FIFA Presidency

  February 22, 2016 at 6:59 am by

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Among the five candidates running in the elections for the FIFA presidency, two princes are competing to win the race. Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan and Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain are paying great efforts to ensure victory in the elections that will take place in Zürich, Switzerland on February 26. Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan, who is 40 years old, is the youngest … Continue reading

Charming Princess Visits Cambodia

  February 22, 2016 at 4:31 am by

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Embed from Getty Images   Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand has arrived in Cambodia for a three day visit to strengthen ties in education and health between the two countries. The princess, who wore a lilac-coloured silk outfit with purple detailing, was greeted at Phnom Penh International Airport by the Minister for Education, Hang Chuon Naron together with other dignitaries. Included in Her Royal Hghness’s visit will be a meeting with Cambodia’s Prince … Continue reading

New Poll: 62% Want Prince Henrik’s Appanage Reduced

  February 21, 2016 at 5:18 am by

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A poll published yesterday by Danish newspaper Avisen shows that 62% of the Danes who were questioned believe Prince Henrik should take a reduction in his appanage following his retirement at the beginning of this year. “It is not fair – there must be a cut in salary and court when a royal retires” received two-thirds of the vote when asked what they thought about the Prince retaining his almost 8millionDKK … Continue reading

Banned Documentary Reveals Juan Carlos Has Dyslexia

  February 21, 2016 at 4:28 am by

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This week French television station France 3 aired the Spanish documentary ‘Yo, Juan Carlos I, Rey de Espanã (I, Juan Carlos I, King of Spain). The documentary was written by Miguel Courtois. Together with Laurence Debray, biographer of the king, he also wrote the script. The documentary reviews the last 40 years of Spain’s history through the eyes of Juan Carlos. The documentary was made in co-production with the Spanish … Continue reading

Prince Amedeo Celebrates Thirtieth Birthday

  February 21, 2016 at 2:00 am by

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Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este today turns thirty years old. He was born in 1986 as the first child of Princess Astrid and Archduke Lorenz, and the first grandchild of King Albert II and Queen Paola. The Prince – who will succeed to the headship of the House of Austria-Este after his father – was educated in Belgium and England, graduating from the London School of Economics in … Continue reading

Golden Boy – The New Prince of Bhutan!

  February 20, 2016 at 7:40 pm by

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At only two weeks old, the new baby prince of Bhutan looks good in a photo – in fact he looks wonderful in several photos! To celebrate His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck’s 36th birthday on 21st February, new photos of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey with his parents have been released.  Wrapped in his golden blanket, the baby boy, who is yet to be named, sleeps peacefully and seemingly unaware of … Continue reading

Politicians Want Openness About Costs Golden Coach

  February 20, 2016 at 5:53 am by

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The Dutch Golden Coach is under restoration, which will take three years. The king is paying thee restoration from his own budget, with no additional costs for the tax payer.  A good deal one would think. In parlament the usual suspects still found a reason to complain, as royal issues can usually count on media exposure for MP’s. Already in December parlament asked Prime Minister Marc Rutte about more openness … Continue reading

Much Ado About … Travel Costs

  February 20, 2016 at 5:31 am by

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The total sum of air travel costs of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde has been critisized in Belgian parliament. In 2015 the ministery of Defence has paid 143.138 euro for 26 flights. An MP for the seperatist party ‘Vlaams Belang’ asked the minister for a specification of the costs. She pointed out that the king and queen already receive more than 11 million euro per year already. The Belgian king … Continue reading

Maria Olympia at Michael Kors

  February 20, 2016 at 4:59 am by

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Princess Maria Olympia of Greece is continuing to enjoy her jetset lifestyle. The Princess studies fashion and photography at the New York University. This week she attended the fashion show of designer Michael Kors at the Spring Studios in New York, during the NY Fashion Week. The show was also attended by the Italian arictocrat and socialite countess Bianca Brandolini d’Adda. Embed from Getty Images Princess Maria Olympia and Michael … Continue reading

Happy Second Birthday, Princess Leonore!

  February 20, 2016 at 4:25 am by

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Princess Leonore of Sweden, Duchess of Gotland today turns two years old, and the Swedish Royal Court has released three new photos of the youngster to celebrate. The photos were taken by Brigitte Grenfeldt at the Bernadotte-O’Neill family home in Stockholm.

Royals Who Wore Red This Week

  February 20, 2016 at 3:37 am by

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This week, red has been the color of which the royal ladies have gone for, whether it’s an accessory or an outfit. At the beginning of the week, Queen Letizia of Spain matched her soft white suit with a red clutch. A few days later, Queen Silvia of Sweden matched her black and grey skirt suit with a red scarf while The Duchess of Cornwall wore a red coat matched … Continue reading

Queen Silvia Joined By Son and Daughter-in-Law At Academy Gathering

  February 19, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

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Earlier this evening, Queen Silvia was accompanied by Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia to the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts’s formal gathering. The Queen opted for a brown satin skirt and matching blouse, accessorising with a brightly patterned silk scarf; while a heavily pregnant Sofia wore a fire-engine red dress with full-length sleeves and a lace appliqué bodice. The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts was founded by King … Continue reading

Parliament Remains Silent About the Future of Soestdijk Palace

  February 19, 2016 at 4:25 pm by

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Yesterday afternoon members of all parties of the Dutch parliament met in a special meeting in The Hague to discuss the future of Soestdijk Palace. The Palace has been empty since the deaths of Queen  Juliana and Prince Bernhard in 2004. Twelve years later, the government still does not know what to do with the building. In December four initiatives were presented to the government: a botanic garden, a meeting … Continue reading

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