Princess Eugenie Parties after Memorial Unveiling

  February 25, 2009 at 10:38 pm by

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It must have been a very long day Tuesday for HRH Princess Eugenie of York, daughter of HRH The Duke of York, who was snapped leaving trendy London nightclub Boujis at four o’clock on Wednesday morning after attending the unveiling of her great-grandmother’s new memorial earlier the previous day. The young princess apparently didn’t even have time to change her dress, as she was wearing the same polka-dot frock outside … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth Meets Britain’s Paralympians

  February 25, 2009 at 10:28 pm by

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HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh hosted a reception Wednesday at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the achievements of Great Britain’s paralympic athletes. The British paralympic team took second place in the medal count at last year’s game, just behind the Chinese host team. They earned medals in sports as diverse as dressage and swimming, taking home around thirty gold medals on the whole. Also attending the reception … Continue reading

Duchess of Cornwall Visits Schoolgirls Raising Funds for Charity

  February 25, 2009 at 10:15 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall, 25-02-2009

The Duchess of Cornwall today visited The Royal School Hampstead, of which she is patron, to meet pupils who are taking part in fundraising for the National Osteoporosis Society. Camilla has been President of the National Osteoporosis Society since 2001 and takes a very personal interest in the work of the charity since her mother, Rosalind Shand, died of the disease in 1994 aged 72. The pupils at The Royal … Continue reading

Countess Alexandra Lights Candles for the Dead

  February 25, 2009 at 11:08 am by

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Countess Alexandra was back in Odense yesterday evening to light candles for the 600 babies who die each year in Denmark as the patron of the Danish Infant Death Association. Immediately afterwards, the Countess and Mayor Jan Boye of Odense attended an awards ceremony with the DID Association’s head, Hans Kristian Brødløs, in which they distributed awards to particularly deserving people; this year it was two politicians who had worked … Continue reading

UAE PM holds talks in Egypt

  February 25, 2009 at 9:51 am by

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Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum arrived here in Cairo today. On arrival at the Cairo International Airport, Sheikh Mohammed was given a full protocol reception and was received by the Egyptian Prime Minister, Dr. Ahmed Nazif, a number of ministers, top army commanders and members of the UAE diplomatic mission in Cairo. President Hosni Mubarak and Sheikh … Continue reading

Marie and Joachim in Billund

  February 25, 2009 at 9:07 am by

The LEGO Logo

Princess Marie and Prince Joachim had a guided tour of the Lego factory in Billund today by Lego Fonden’s manager, Morten Aagaard. Joachim and Marie also joined in the work going on there, helping to box some of the 5,000 sets that will go to children in hospital. Princess Marie has been involved with the Lego Fund before; her first foreign visit, in Morocco, was to distribute lego to Morocco’s … Continue reading

Queen Rania Encourages Teachers, Students To Enhance Educational Process

  February 25, 2009 at 5:28 am by

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February 24, 2009 – Her Majesty Queen Rania encouraged teachers and students of Khadija Bint Khuwailed School for Girls to enhance the educational process and ensure the success of the Madrasati initiative during her visit to the school on Tuesday. During the visit, the Queen attended a seminar that focused on healthy nutrition and checked on the progress of the Royal Health Awareness Society’s (RHAS) National Healthy Schools Programme which … Continue reading

Qatar Emir in Sudan for Talks

  February 25, 2009 at 2:29 am by

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HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir held talks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. The two leaders talked about relations between the two countries and means of bolstering them, in addition to Arab and international developments of mutual concern. After the talks, HH the Emir attended a luncheon banquet hosted in his honour by the Sudanese president. The talks where attended by HE … Continue reading

UAE Deputy PM meets Gerhard Schroeder

  February 25, 2009 at 1:55 am by

United Arab Emirates Coat of Arms

HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister, met in his palace the former German Chancellor and Chairman of the Emirati-German Friendship Society Gerhard Schroeder who is currently visiting the country. During the meeting they discussed the bilateral relations between UAE and Germany and explored ways for fostering them in the fields of economy, technology, industry and tourism. Schroeder said that his visit to the UAE will … Continue reading

Queen Beatrix opens ‘200 Years of the Prix de Rome’ Exhibition

  February 25, 2009 at 1:10 am by

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Dutch Queen Beatrix yesterday, February 24, opened the ‘200 Years of the Prix de Rome’ exhibition at the Rotterdam Kunsthalle. The exhibition highlights past winners of the Dutch branch of the art and architecture prize, originally founded in 1666 by King Louis XIV of France. The prize was opened in Holland in 1808 by Louis Napoleon of France. The Prix de Rome covers painting, drawing, photography, film and video, visual … Continue reading

The British Royal Family Assembles To Unveil Queen Mother Memorial

  February 24, 2009 at 5:59 pm by

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HM The Queen, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, and nearly all of the members of the British royal family turned out on the Mall today to unveil the new memorial statue of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. The statue, which depicts The Queen Mum wearing the robes of the Order of the Garter, was placed just below the memorial statue to her late husband, King George VI. Two bronze … Continue reading

Crown Princess Victoria, Fiance, Parents, Speak to Sweden Regarding Engagement

  February 24, 2009 at 2:27 pm by

Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling

After years of speculations, the Swedish royal court finally announced the engagement of Crown Princess Victoria to gym-owner Daniel Westling. The official announcement was not only done by a simple press release, but a statement to Sweden, and the world, via online video. Sitting with his wife, his daughter and heir, and future son-in-law, King Carl XVI Gustaf gave the news Swedes everywhere have been waiting for. “Dear Swedes, at … Continue reading

The Queen Mother’s Memorial

  February 24, 2009 at 12:35 pm by

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

And so at last London gets a memorial of the Queen Mother that’s more than a few wirey gates, dented from an argument with a lorry. As well as the new statue of a young Queen Elizabeth, there’ll be bronze reliefs showing scenes from the Queen Mother’s life placed alongside it, depicting both the war role the Queen Mother played and her later years as Grandmother of the nation. The … Continue reading

Crown Princess Victoria Engaged!

  February 24, 2009 at 8:19 am by

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Today at 2 pm, the Swedish Court formally announced the engagement of Crown Princess Victoria, 31, with Daniel Westling, 35, her boyfriend since 2002. The couple met in 2001, at Daniel’s fitness center. After the wedding, Daniel will be known as Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland. One Swedish tabloid reported this morning that there would be a “konsilj” at the Palace, to discuss and formally announce the engagement, and the … Continue reading

Saudi crown prince has ‘successful’ operation

  February 24, 2009 at 5:50 am by

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According to the Saudi royal court,Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz underwent a successful operation in New York on Monday for an undisclosed health problem after arriving in New York three days ago. The Saudi Embassy nor the Saudi court gave any details of the medical condition of Prince Sultan, who is thought to be 84, but said “The treatment received by his highness has been successful, thank God,” the … Continue reading

Rumors of a Royal Engagement in Sweden

  February 24, 2009 at 4:44 am by

Swedish Coat of Arms

24/2/09. Some Swedish news outlets are reporting that a meeting of the entire Cabinet is being called for 1 pm Tuesday in order for the King to announce the engagement of Crown Princess Victoria to her long-term boyfriend Daniel Westling. There have been on-and-off rumors of an impending engagement between the Princess, who is 31, and 35-year-old Westling, a gym owner born in Örebro who has been the Princess’s boyfriend … Continue reading

Prince Naruhito Refuses To Comment on Internal Family Matters to the Press

  February 23, 2009 at 8:47 pm by

Prince Naruhito

Crown Prince Naruhito, the next heir to the Chrysanthemum throne, is celebrating his 49th birthday today. On this occasion he has given a news conference last Friday in his Tokyo residence. The Crown Prince expressed his concern for his overworked father´s burden and promised to do all he could to help alleviating it. Concerning his ailing wife, Crown Princess Masako, the Prince said that he does not expect her to … Continue reading

Belgian Royals attend Mass in remembrance of the deceased family members

  February 23, 2009 at 3:20 pm by

Princess Mathilde and Prince Philippe at the mass

On 17 February, the Belgian Royal family gathered at the Church of Laeken to attend the annual Mass in honour of all deceased family members. Not only the King and Queen were present, but also Prince Philippe, Princess Mathilde, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz and Princess Claire. This year, the mass was held especially in commemoration of King Albert I, who died 75 years ago. They also visited the Royal Crypt … Continue reading

Sheikha Mozah opens CMU-Q Campus

  February 23, 2009 at 1:50 pm by

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Feb 22, 2009 – Emir HH Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and HH Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, chairperson of the Qatar Foundation officially opened the Carnegie Mellon University – Qatar (CMU-Q). Sheikha Mozah, along with the CMU-Q student body, CMU-Q dean Charles Thorpe and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) president Jared Cohon, cut the ceremonial ribbon onstage. The Emir & Sheikha Mozah honoured guests that had gathered at … Continue reading

Prince Felix at a Carnival Party

  February 23, 2009 at 11:58 am by

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Prince Felix today attended a carnival party at his school, where he was accompanied by his mother, Countess Alexandra, his stepfather, Martin Joergensen, his brother Prince Nikolai and his father Prince Joachim. This once again proves, if there was ever any doubt, that Alexandra and Joachim are still on good terms; they both always come together to take the children to school on their first day, to take them to … Continue reading

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