Princess Mabel Speaks At ‘She Decides’ Conference in Brussels

  March 2, 2017 at 1:38 pm by

Princess Mabel

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau, a staunch advocate for the rights of young girls, has today spoken at the ‘She Decides’ conference in Brussels that is being held to have politicians and world leaders place the “rights of women and girls on the top of the international agenda” in the coming years. She said that it was imperative to “ensure that girls can make informed decisions anywhere in the world about their … Continue reading

A Percy-zu Oettingen-Oettingen Wedding Announced

  March 2, 2017 at 9:14 am by

Coat of Arms of the House of Oettingen-Spielberg

The engagement between Lord Max Percy and Princess Nora zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg has been announced in The Telegraph. Lord Max is the younger son of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, while the Princess is the third daughter and youngest child of Albrecht Ernst, Fürst zu Oettingen-Oettingen und Oettingen-Spielberg and his wife Angela. The couple, both 26, has been dating since at least 2012.

Emperor and Empress of Japan On Visit To Vietnam

  March 2, 2017 at 8:03 am by

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan began their official visit to Vietnam – the first of a Japanese monarch – this week, with a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi attended by President Trần Đại Quang on Wednesday. The purpose of the visit is to promote goodwill between Japan and Vietnam. The Imperial Couple also laid a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the memorial monument to the first President … Continue reading

Princess Alexandra Breaks Wrist, Cancels Engagements

  March 2, 2017 at 7:11 am by

Princess Alexandra

A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace has confirmed that Princess Alexandra of Kent has been forced to cancel several of her upcoming engagements on the advice of her doctors after breaking her wrist. The Daily Express reports the Princess had a fall which caused the break. Alexandra, who is a first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, has been a stalwart of the Royal Family since the late 1950s, when she was asked … Continue reading

Prince Oscar of Sweden Turns One

  March 2, 2017 at 5:00 am by

Prince Oscar

Sweden’s second youngest Prince, Oscar, today celebrates his milestone first birthday. The Royal Court has released a photograph of the little one taken by his mother, Crown Princess Victoria, to mark the day. Prince Oscar is the second child of the Crown Princess and her husband, Prince Daniel. He is third in line for the Swedish throne. Idag fyller Prins Oscar 1 år. Grattis! Foto: Kronprinsessan Victoria Happy birthday Prince … Continue reading

Spain’s Queen Attends ‘Women and Disability’ Conference

  March 1, 2017 at 3:39 pm by

Queen Letizia

At the Lienzo Norte Exhibition and Conference Centre in Ávila on Wednesday, Queen Letizia of Spain spoke at the ‘Women and Disability: We Crossed Borders’ conference on its final day. She said that it was of great importance that “no disabled women should be marginalized, harassed, mistreated or discriminated against.” The purpose of the two-day conference is to discuss “strategies and actions that contribute to the equality and empowerment of women … Continue reading

Prince William Launches Award For School Children During Visit to Wales School

  March 1, 2017 at 2:51 pm by

Prince William

The Duke of Cambridge visited the Llanfoist Fawr Primary School in Wales today to officially launch the Prince William Award, an initiative for children aged 6-14 to help build their “resilience, confidence and good character”. William joined in with pupils participating in activities set up by the Award to boost their skills in different ways, based on their age group. With the ‘Pioneer’ group (ages 6-8), the Prince helped make towers … Continue reading

King Abdullah Meets With British Prime Minister

  March 1, 2017 at 5:24 am by

Prime Minister May and King Abdullah

The King of Jordan had a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday March 1. Both expressed the desire for the relationship between Jordan and the UK to continue to grow in the years to come, as there is a “long tradition of working together” according to Prime Minister May. King Abdullah also met with members of the Houses of Lords and Commons, with whom … Continue reading

New Poll: Outfit of the Week, February 20-26

  February 28, 2017 at 12:09 pm by

The Royal Forums logo

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 of a few outfits in this week’s poll. Voting closes on March 5.

20 Years Since the King’s Return!

  February 28, 2017 at 11:46 am by

Regele-Mihai-I-Sala-Regilor-Palatul-Elisabeta-940x625 (1)

Today, marks the 20th anniversary of the return of His Majesty King Michael of Romania to his homeland after many years in exile. It was on Friday, 28th February 1997 when the King and his wife Queen Anne arrived at Otopeni Airport in Bucharest.  They had flown in from their home in Switzerland and upon arrival, His Majesty was handed his Romanian passport from the Foreign Ministry. King Michael and Queen … Continue reading

Reports: Pierre and Beatrice Welcome Baby Boy

  February 28, 2017 at 9:19 am by

Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo

It is being reported that Beatrice Borromeo has given birth to her first child with husband Pierre Casiraghi, a baby boy born today, February 28, in Monaco. While the news has not been officially confirmed by a spokesperson for the couple, or of Princess Caroline, four hours ago Beatrice’s sister Matilde posted a scenic photograph of the Monaco harbour with the caption “28/2/2017 new date to add in the calendar for … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge Opens New Ronald McDonald House in London

  February 28, 2017 at 8:53 am by

The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge has this morning opened a new Ronald McDonald House Charities accommodation facility nearby the Evelina London Children’s Hospital. After being welcomed with a bouquet of red, white and yellow roses from 8-year-old Isabelle, whose brother is currently a patient at the hospital, Catherine was given a tour of the new House that provides families of ill children the ability to stay close by while they are receiving treatment. … Continue reading

Tongan Queen Mother’s Body Arrives Back In Homeland

  February 28, 2017 at 7:52 am by

The casket of Tonga's Queen Mother makes its way to the Royal Palace

The body of Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho of Tonga has arrived back in the country aboard a Royal New Zealand Airforce Hercules aircraft today, greeted at the Fuaʻamotu International Airport by members of the Royal Family led by her grandson, Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala. Her casket was then taken to the Royal Palace via car, passing by hundreds of local school children who lined the streets of the capital to pay their respects to … Continue reading

Happy 10th Birthday Lalla Khadija

  February 28, 2017 at 2:00 am by

Lalla Khadija

Lalla Khadija of Morocco celebrates her 10th birthday today. Born on February 28, 2007, Lalla Kadija is the second child and only daughter of King Mohammed VI of Morocco and Lalla Salma. Lalla Khadija has a brother, Crown Prince of Morocco, Moulay Hassan. On the day of Lalla Khadija’s birth, King Mohammed granted a royal pardon to thousands of prisoners.  

Queen Elizabeth Hosts Reception Marking Start of UK-India Year of Culture

  February 27, 2017 at 7:39 pm by

A peacock projected onto the facade of Buckingham Palace

At Buckingham Palace on Monday evening, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh hosted a reception to mark the beginning of the 2017 UK-India Year of Culture, which is designed to further cultivate the “deep cultural ties” between the UK and India. The guests – which included a number of celebrities such as actress Ayesha Dharker and Kunal Nayyar from The Big Bang Theory, as well as people of Indian heritage from … Continue reading

The ‘A Team’ Pose For Photos On Lech Ski Slopes With Parents

  February 27, 2017 at 12:35 pm by

The Dutch Royals in Lech

The annual Lech photo session of the Dutch Royal Family took place on Monday, with the King and Queen and their three daughters taking centre stage on the slopes as the press got their photos. Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane (informally known as the ‘A Team’) showed off their skiing skills as they went up and down the hills alongside their parents. But the best part of this year’s … Continue reading

The Duchess of Cornwall Helps To Welcome Soldiers Returning From Iraq

  February 27, 2017 at 10:07 am by

The Duchess of Cornwall

On Monday February 27 at the Normandy Barracks in Aldershot, the Duchess of Cornwall helped military families officially welcome home soldiers from the 4th Battalion The Rifles after a four-month deployment to Iraq. The Duchess, who is the Royal Colonel of the regiment, inspected the troops during a muster parade, before addressing the crowd. “In the most difficult circumstances you have shown your usual skill and spirit, no matter what … Continue reading

Lady Amelia Windsor Walks The Dolce & Gabbana Runway Show

  February 26, 2017 at 12:34 pm by

Lady Amelia Windsor

The 21-year-old Lady Amelia Windsor walked down the runway for Dolce & Gabbana’s Autumn/Winter 2017 Ready-to-Wear Collection. The show took place in Italy during fashion week. Lady Amelia walked down the runway wearing a short lace dress that featured embodied flowers. She wore a gold tiara and gold pumps. Embed from Getty Images

Palace Profile: Tokyo Imperial Palace

  February 26, 2017 at 6:00 am by

Tokyo Imperial Palace

Moat and bridge on the grounds of the Imperial Palace Location: Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan Built: 1888 (original), 1968 (current) Built By: Takenaka Corporation (current) Commissioned By: Emperor Meiji of Japan (original), Emperor Hirohito of Japan/State of Japan (current) Style: Traditional Japanese/Modernist On The Palace Grounds: Chōwaden Reception Hall, Imperial Household Agency Headquarters, Fukiage Garden, Tōkagakudō Music Hall Current Owner: The State of Japan Current Use: Official residence of T.I.M. The Emperor and Empress of Japan Fun Fact: The Palace complex … Continue reading

Princess Charlène Attends AMREF Gala

  February 24, 2017 at 8:12 pm by

Princess Charlene

The Princess of Monaco was present at a gala held to raise funds for the African Medical and Research Foundation on Friday evening in Monte Carlo. A number of Italian and local celebrities were also at the gala, to which Charlène wore a gold sequinned evening gown designed in a snake-skin pattern. AMREF is the largest non-governmental organisation in Africa that is “committed to improving health and health care” on the … Continue reading

Page 36 of 345« First...102030...3435363738...506070...Last »
Royal News to your Email

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox. Just sign up below and we will send you an email when the latest royal news is posted.

Close [X]