70th Anniversary of Grand Duchess Charlotte’s Return to Luxembourg

  April 14, 2015 at 9:53 pm by

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Today marks the 70th anniversary of Grand Duchess Charlotte’s return to Luxembourg after a five-year exile during World War Two. A commemoration was held at Clairefontaine Square in Luxembourg City. Grand Duke Jean, the eldest son of Grand Duchess Charlotte, was present for the ceremony alongside his eldest son and the current reigning Grand Duke, Henri, and his wife Maria Teresa. Members of Luxembourg’s government, parliament and diplomatic corps were also … Continue reading

Dutch Royals Attend Koningsdag Concert

  April 14, 2015 at 8:45 pm by

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The King and Queen of the Netherlands were joined by Princesses Beatrix and Margriet tonight at the Koningsdag Concert in Dordrecht. Blue was the colour of choice for the ladies, each wearing a blue dress in varying shades. Even King Willem-Alexander got in on the blue theme, donning a light blue checked tie with his navy suit. The concert, held at the Energiehuis, was held to mark the upcoming Koningsdag … Continue reading

Daughter for Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Santo Domingo

  April 14, 2015 at 6:26 pm by

Tatiana Santo Domingo and Andrea Casiraghi in London in October

Tatiana Santo Domingo has given birth to a baby girl, the Prince’s Palace of Monaco has confirmed in a short statement. “The Princess of Hanover and Mrs Vera Santo Domingo are happy to announce the birth of their granddaughter, born April 12, 2015. Mother and child are doing well,” the statement read. The baby girl – whose name is still unknown – is the second child for Tatiana and her … Continue reading

Wessex Family Visit the Ubunye Foundation in South Africa

  April 14, 2015 at 3:13 pm by

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On April 10, the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their two children, Lady Louise Windsor and Viscount Severn, visited the Ubunye Foundation in South Africa. The Ubunye Foundation is one of the Countess of Wessex’s patronages and is located in Grahamstown. It helps rural families from the Eastern Cape of South Africa become more self-reliant. The foundation was established in 2002. During the visit, the Countess of Wessex said: … Continue reading

Prince Henrik Too Ill To Attend Queen Margrethe’s Birthday Celebrations

  April 14, 2015 at 12:21 pm by

Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik enter the court ball

Queen Margarethe of Denmark is celebrating her 75th birthday celebrations over the next two days and she won’t be joined by her husband, Princes Henrik. The Royal House communications director said today that the Prince Consort won’t be attending the celebrations because he has a flu. The Prince already missed the press conference the Queen held on April 13 in connection with her birthday. Prince Henrik was suppose to attend … Continue reading

New Polls: Outfit of the Week, April 6 – 12, 2015

  April 13, 2015 at 12:09 pm by

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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 April 18. The winner of last week’s poll was a tie between Queen Maxima and The Countess of Wessex both with 9 votes.  

Spanish King And Queen Attend “La Caixa” Scholarship Event In Barcelona

  April 10, 2015 at 12:05 pm by

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended the “la Caixa” scholarship event in Barcelona today. Their Majesties handed out 120 scholarships for postgraduate studies at universities around the world: 65 in Europe, 48 in North America and 7 in Asia. During King Felipe’s speech, he said “to the progress of our country always remembering and thanking the opportunity offered and who knew ye will win you with your worth and your … Continue reading

Emperor and Empress of Japan Visit Palau

  April 9, 2015 at 10:39 pm by

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Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are currently in Palau, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean and a former Japanese colony, to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Japanese surrender in World War Two. The purpose of the couple’s visit is to honour the Japanese and American soldiers who died during the Battle of Peleliu between September and November 1944. Almost 11,000 Japanese soldiers and almost 1,600 US soldiers were … Continue reading

King Harald Marks 75th Anniversary of German Invasion

  April 9, 2015 at 5:56 pm by

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The King of Norway today was present for a ceremony at the National Monument at the Akerhus Fortress marking the 75th anniversary of the German invasion of Norway. King Harald laid a wreath at the monument to those who gave their lives fighting for their country, before saluting and observing a moment’s silence. 96 soldiers from Oslo’s Garrison Company stood to attention during the ceremony, which was also attended by … Continue reading

Queen Margrethe’s 75th Birthday: Fashions in Aarhus

  April 9, 2015 at 9:05 am by

Queen Margrethe at her 75th birthday concert

The Queen of Denmark’s 75th birthday celebrations began yesterday, with both day and evening events. The main royal ladies were out in force, so let’s take a look at their attire in all its splendour. Queen Margrethe II The birthday girl chose a snow white ensemble for the City Hall reception, one that saw its first outing back in 2012 during the celebrations for her Ruby Jubilee. The outfit consists of … Continue reading

On This Day: Charles Weds Camilla

  April 9, 2015 at 4:00 am by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall today celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary. Let’s take a look back at their 2005 nuptials. View image | gettyimages.com Charles and Camilla were officially married in a civil ceremony at the Windsor Guildhall, which was attended by their children (Prince William and Tom Parker-Bowles acted as witness for their parents) and immediate families. Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh were not … Continue reading

Festivities in Aarhus for Queen Margrethe’s Birthday

  April 8, 2015 at 6:13 pm by

Queen Margrethe on the balcony of the Aarhus City Hall to celebrate her 75th birthday; 08-04-2015

Aarhus today welcomed the Danish Royal Family to town to celebrate the Queen’s upcoming 75th birthday. The day began with Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik participating in a carriage ride through the streets of Aarhus, heading towards the City Hall for an official reception. Here they were joined by Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie for a balcony appearance before the reception took place. A … Continue reading

Doña Letizia Visits Spanish Red Cross Headquarters

  April 7, 2015 at 11:47 am by

Queen Letizia

Doña Letizia paid a visit to the Spanish Red Cross Headquarters in Madrid today. During her visit to the headquarters, she met with volunteers, employees and partners Red Cross. Doña Letizia also attended a short presentation on how things are planned before anything is carried out. Doña Letizia wore a navy blue pant suit matched with a white top. The look was completed with a leather briefcase and pumps. View … Continue reading

Prince Kardam of Bulgaria Has Died

  April 7, 2015 at 10:06 am by

Prince Kardam, Prince of Turnovo

Kardam, Prince of Turnovo, the eldest son of former Tsar Simeon and Tsarina Margarita, passed away this morning in a Madrid hospital. He was 52. He died at 11:30am, local time, after suffering a lung infection resulting from his long-standing immobilisation due to injuries sustained in car accident in 2008. “At the bedside of Prince Kardam in his last moments were his parents, wife, and other family members,” a statement from the … Continue reading

The Queen’s True Worth, Part Three: Article Series by David McClure

  April 7, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Queen Elizabeth II

Today we bring you the final part of our article series on Queen Elizabeth’s finances written by author and former Reuters journalist David McClure. This three-part series has been written as a summary of Mr McClure’s book, Royal Legacy: How the Royal Family have made, spent and passed on their Wealth from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II. Part one can be found here and part two here. If you have any questions relating to the Queen’s … Continue reading

King Felipe Visits Traffic Management Centre

  April 6, 2015 at 9:36 pm by

King Felipe during his visit to the Traffic Management Centre in Madrid; 06-04-2015

The King of Spain today paid a visit to the Madrid Traffic Management Centre of the Directorate General of Traffic (DGT). He was accompanied by the Spanish Interior Ministry, Jorge Fernandez Diaz. King Felipe VI attended a work meeting with the directors of the centre, where they discussed the role of the DGT in improving the population’s quality of life and ‘Operation Easter Space’, which is specifically put in place to monitor … Continue reading

Chocolate Named After Romanian Royals

  April 6, 2015 at 9:13 pm by

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Crown Princess Margarita and Prince Radu of Romania have had a chocolate range named after them by one of the official suppliers to the Royal House. Three new lines of chocolate – ‘HRH Princess Margarita’, ‘HRH Prince Radu’ and ‘Peles Castle’ – were launched during a presentation at the Elisabeta Palace today. They have been produced by the company Kandia Dulce, forming the ‘Kandia Regal’ range, and each have a … Continue reading

The Duke of Kent Hospitalised with Hip Injury

  April 6, 2015 at 8:42 pm by

The Duke of Kent

The Duke of Kent has been hospitalised with a hip injury, a Buckingham Palace spokesperson has confirmed. “I can confirm that the Duke of Kent was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland for treatment of a hip injury,” the spokesperson said. The Duke was admitted on Sunday. It is believed he suffered a dislocated hip while staying on the Balmoral Estate.

New Polls: Outfit of the Week, March 30 – April 5, 2015

  April 6, 2015 at 1:21 am by

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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 images. Voting closes on April 11. The winner of last week’s poll was Crown Princess Mary of Denmar with 15 votes.  

Prince Harry Arrives in Australia, Visits War Memorial

  April 5, 2015 at 9:26 pm by

Prince Harry places a poppy in the Roll of Honour at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra; 06-04-2015

Prince Harry landed in Australia several hours ago to begin his four-week secondment with the Australian Army. He landed in Sydney on a commercial flight from London at around 5am local time. In his military fatigues, the Prince was transferred to a RAAF jet to make the short trip down to Canberra where he undertook the only official engagement during his time in Australia. A quick wardrobe change saw Harry arrive at … Continue reading

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