On This Day: Death of “Motherdear”, Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom

  November 20, 2015 at 8:00 am by

Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom

Today marks the ninetieth anniversary of the death of Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, born a Princess of Denmark. Less than two weeks before her 81st birthday, the-then Queen Mother suffered a heart attack on November 19 at her home, Sandringham House. Her family was summoned to her bedside, as the news made it to London that she was in a critical condition. She died at 5:25pm on Friday … Continue reading

Princely Twins Steal the Show on Monaco’s National Day

  November 19, 2015 at 6:42 pm by

Princess Charlene, Princess Gabriella, Prince Jacques and Prince Albert during the 2015 National Day celebrations; 19-11-2015

Monaco has celebrated its National Day, and all attention was taken by the 11-month-old twins of Prince Albert and Princess Charlène when they appeared on the balcony of the Prince’s Palace. View image | gettyimages.com Held safely in the arms of their parents, Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques watched the crowd below with curiosity. Gabriella pulled a number of faces during her appearance, while her younger brother was content to … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s Day in Birmingham

  November 19, 2015 at 5:22 pm by

Queen Elizabeth during the visit to Birmingham; 19-11-2015

Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh have spent the day in Birmingham, undertaking several engagements across the city, and the rain didn’t stop the locals from coming out to catch a glimpse of the royal couple. The couple arrived via the royal train at Birmingham NewStreet station, where they were shown around the new complex after it’s official re-opening. They met with construction workers and apprentices who took part … Continue reading

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Visit Hainaut

  November 19, 2015 at 2:07 pm by

Queen Mathilde and King Philippe during their visit to Hainaut; 19-11-2015

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of Hainaut today, Thursday November 19. Upon their arrival in the municipality of Ath, the Royal Couple went to the “Institut Technique Libre”, an advanced technology center. During the visit the King and Queen made a tour of the Institute along with some students who showed them the results of their works. Visite en province de #Hainaut: centre … Continue reading

Queen Maxima in Bangladesh: November 16-18

  November 19, 2015 at 12:52 am by

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As a special advocate of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for inclusive finance for development and on invitation of the Government, Her Majesty Queen Maxima paid a visit to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh from Monday November 16 until Wednesday November 18. At the arrival at the airport in Dhaka, the Queen was welcomed by Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Foreign Minister and Atiur Rahman, Governor of Bangladesh Bank. Afterwards … Continue reading

Crown Princess Victoria Denies Rumors She Is Expecting Twins

  November 18, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

CP Victoria and Prince Daniel

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has denied rumors that she is expecting twins in March 2016. During a one day visit to Värmland with her husband, Prince Daniel, Princess Victoria was asked by Swedish Women’s Weekly if she was expecting twins. Princess Victoria answered with a smile, “Does it look like that?” She went on saying, “It would be a big surprise in this case.” Expressen asked the Crown Princess if her … Continue reading

The Duchess of Cambridge Gives Speech At School Conference

  November 18, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge attended the Head Teacher School Conference run by Place2Be. The conference, which was titled “My Head Is Too Full”, was attended by headteachers and teachers and the aim of the conference is to discuss what schools can do to help children with mental health. Catherine gave a three-minute speech where she said “I often get asked why I decided to spend time highlighting the mental health … Continue reading

Mette-Marit and Her Kids Attend Memorial For Paris Attack Victims

  November 18, 2015 at 11:54 am by

CP Mette-Marit and family

This afternoon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit and her children, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Prince Sverre Magnus and Marius Borg Høiby, attended a memorial service for the Paris attack victims. The memorial took place in Oslo’s city courtyard. The royals listened to speeches given by Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the French ambassador to Norway. View image | gettyimages.com Crown Princess Mette-Marit and her children attend the memorial for the Paris attack … Continue reading

William and Catherine Sign Book of Condolence For Paris Attacks

  November 17, 2015 at 12:45 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge signed a book of condolence at the French Embassy in London. The couple expressed their sympathies for the victims of the attacks in Paris which took place on November 13. They signed the book of condolence in the presence of the French Ambassador to the United Kingdom who also greeted them at their arrival. The Duke of Cambridge wrote, “To all those who have … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Visits The Exhibition ‘L’Homme, le Dragon et la Mort, La Gloire de Saint Georges’

  November 17, 2015 at 12:26 pm by

Queen Mathilde

Queen Mathilde of Belgium visited the exhibition ‘L’Homme, le Dragon et la Mort, La Gloire de Saint Georges’ (The Man, the Dragon and the Death, Glory of Saint Georges) today. The exhibition is being held at the Musée des Arts Contemporains outside in Belgium. During the event, Queen Mathilde toured the exhibition and was briefed on different art work throughout the tour. She also signed a guest book and spoke … Continue reading

Albert and Charlene Hand Out Gifts

  November 17, 2015 at 12:02 pm by

Albert and Charlene

Prince Albert II of Moncao and his wife, Princess Charlene, showed support to the Monaco Red Cross by handing out parcels to those in need. The event took place at the Monaco’s Red Cross headquarters, the royals handed out parcels to local citizens, shock their hands and took the time to speak to some of the locals. View image | gettyimages.com  Prince Albert and Princess Charlene at the event

Queen Máxima in Turkey

  November 16, 2015 at 7:27 am by

Queen Maxima delivers a speech at the opening of the finance forum; 15-11-2015

As a special advocate of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for inclusive finance for development, Queen Máxima attended in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday November 15 the launch of the “SME Finance Forum’s Global Membership Network” during the G20 meeting. The Queen attended the launch along with Cevdet Yilmaz, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs of Turkey. The Finance Forum 2015 is the first annual gathering of senior leaders … Continue reading

King’s Feast Celebrated in Belgium

  November 15, 2015 at 7:54 pm by

Queen Paola and King Albert at the King's Feast Te Deum; 15-11-2015

The annual King’s Feast celebration has taken place in Belgium today, with King Albert, Queen Paola, Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attending the Te Deum at the Cathédrale des Saints-Michel-et-Gudule. Security was heightened due to the recent attacks in Paris, but that didn’t stop the royal family from greeting the crowd of one hundred that waited outside the cathedral once the service, led by Archbishop André-Jospeh Léonard, which honours the Belgian … Continue reading

Prince Frederik & Princess Marie Attend Paris Attacks Memorial

  November 15, 2015 at 12:37 pm by

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Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Marie this morning were present at a memorial service at the French Reformed Church to honour the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night. The pair, both with French roots, were joined by Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, other members of the Danish government and France’s Ambassador to Denmark, Francois Zimeray. Princess Marie, who was born in Paris, was visibly moved during … Continue reading

Charles and Camilla’s Visit to Australia, Day Six

  November 15, 2015 at 6:45 am by

The Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales during their walk in Kings Park' 15-11-2015

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have spent their final day in Australia, getting roasted by the blistering Perth sun. The couple first attended the Sunday morning service at St George’s Cathedral, and Prince Charles chatted with the crowd that had gathered outside once the service concluded. He spoke with a group of veterans from a South African parachute regiment, one of whom later told the media … Continue reading

Prince Harry’s First Royal Variety Performance

  November 14, 2015 at 5:49 pm by

Prince Harry attends the Royal Variety Performance; 13-11-2015

On November 13, Prince Harry attended his first ever Royal Variety Performance at Royal Albert Hall. Last year his brother Prince William was in attendance. View image | gettyimages.com Prince Harry met Sir Elton John, Little Mix, One Direction, Kylie Minogue, the cast of the musical adaption of Mary Poppins, Ricky Martin, Alesha Dixon, Jules O’Dwyer and her dog Matisse (the winners of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent), Jack Whitehall, … Continue reading

Jordanian Royals Mark the Late King Hussein’s Birthday

  November 14, 2015 at 3:37 pm by

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In memory of his 80th birthday anniversary, King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan visited this Saturday the tomb of the late King Hussein, who passed away in 1999 . The couple arrived to the royal mausoleum along with their children Prince Hashem and Princess Salma where they laid wreaths and recited verses from the Koran. The family was welcomed by a group of guards of honor. Crown Prince Hussein also … Continue reading

Spain’s King And Queen Sign Condolence Book Of Paris Attacks

  November 14, 2015 at 12:17 pm by

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Today, Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia signed the book of condolence over the terrorists attacks that took place on November 13 in the French capital, Paris. The royals visited the French embassy in Madrid and were accompanied by the French ambassador to Spain during their visit. King Felipe earlier sent a message to the French President expressing his sadness and support of the Spanish government over the attacks.  

Crown Princess Masako Joins Family at Autumn Garden Party

  November 12, 2015 at 9:50 pm by

Crown Princess Masako at the annual autumn garden party; 12-11-2015

Crown Princess Masako of Japan today attended the annual autumn garden party at Akasaka Palace along with other members of the Imperial Family. Dressed in a vibrant purple outfit with matching hat, the Crown Princess stood out from the crowd in what was her first appearance at the garden party since 2003. View image | gettyimages.com The Emperor and Empress hosted the party, where invited members of Japanese society meet the Imperial … Continue reading

Norwegian Royals Cheer On Footballers In UEFA Play-Off

  November 12, 2015 at 8:27 pm by

Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus at the UEFA Euro play-off match between Norway and Hungary; 12-11-2015

The Norwegian National Football Team had a royal cheer squad for their first UEFA Euro Championship play-off match against Hungary this evening at Ullevaal Stadium. King Harald, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Prince Sverre Magnus and Marius Borg Høiby sat in the stands as the two teams competed in the first leg of the play-off round to see who will make it into the championships next … Continue reading

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