Prince Charles Begins Middle East Tour

  February 7, 2015 at 10:33 pm by

Prince Charles in Amman; 07-02-2015

The Prince of Wales touched down in Amman this evening, beginning his week-long visit to the Middle East. He was greeted at the Amman Civil Airport by Prince Ghazi bin al-Muhammad, first cousin of King Abdullah II and his chief advisor on religious and cultural affairs, and the British Ambassador to Jordan, Peter Millett. A military guard of honour lined the red carpet as the official party departed. Later, at the … Continue reading

Queen Rania Joins Thousands At Rally In Jordan

  February 6, 2015 at 12:42 pm by

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Queen Rania of Jordan joined thousands of protestors in a march to support the government in the fight against ISIS militants after Friday prayers in Amman,  Jordan’s capital. The protesting comes after the Islamic state burned alive the Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh. Yesterday, King Abdullah II and Queen Rania paid condolences to Moaz al-Kasasbeh’s family.

Dukes of Palma Can Sell Barcelona Home

  February 5, 2015 at 9:44 pm by

Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín in 2010

The judge presiding over the NOOS trial in the courts of Palma de Mallorca has approved the sale of the Duke and Duchess of Palma de Mallorca’s Barcelona home. Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarín, who are both set to face trial on charges of fraud and embezzlement, had to apply for permission to sell their multi-million Euro home in the exclusive area of Pedralbes. This was due to an embargo … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Awards Cancer Prize

  February 4, 2015 at 11:28 pm by

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Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary this evening presented the Cancer Council Merit Award at the Royal Danish Playhouse in Copenhagen on the occasion of World Cancer Day. The award this year went to Julie Midtgaard, a psychologist and senior researcher, and Morten Quist, a research physiotherapist and health sciences graduate, for their work in researching the benefits of exercise for cancer patients. Part of the duo’s research included a project called Body … Continue reading

Princess Estelle Attends Figure Skating Championships

  February 3, 2015 at 6:54 pm by

Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Estelle attend the opening of the European Figure Skating Championships

Princess Estelle attended the opening ceremony, as well as another show, of the European Figure Skating Championships 2015 at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm over the weekend. Adorable Princess Estelle was seen watching the events with her parents. Princess Estelle and her parents were captured many times on TV, at the second ice skating event, Estelle was seen giving small waves to the camera. For the opening ceremony, Princess Estelle … Continue reading

Royals Rank Amongst World’s Most Admired

  February 3, 2015 at 9:38 am by

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

A new poll by market research firm YouGov has seen several royals ranking within the top twenty of the ‘Most Admired’ for their respective countries. The poll, which had 25,000 respondents in 23 countries, asked ‘Who do you truly admire?’ and ‘Who do you most admire?’, with respondents selecting from a list of 25 worldwide figures and 5 popular local figures. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was the highest ranked royal … Continue reading

Queen Sofia Visits ‘The Music of Recycling’ Students

  February 3, 2015 at 9:10 am by

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Queen Sofia of Spain yesterday was in Pozuelo de Alarcón, where she visited the project ‘The Music of Recycling’ that is supported by the Queen Sofia Foundation. During her visit at the Villapaz Reception Centre, Queen Sofia met with the twenty local students who take part in the project and was shown their instruments. The students were undergoing a test during the visit, so the Queen was able to see them … Continue reading

Madeleine and Chris Visit Gävle

  February 2, 2015 at 10:59 pm by

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Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill today paid a visit to Gävle, one of the main cities in the Princess’s Duchy of Gästrikland. The day began with a lunch hosted by the Governor of Gävleborg County, Barbro Holmberg, at Gävle Castle. It was attended by around 50 guests from the county, who have contributed in sports, culture or industry. Among the guests were Olle and Ewa Westling, the parents of Prince Daniel, who were greeted … Continue reading

Funeral of Johan Martin Ferner

  February 2, 2015 at 6:16 pm by

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Johan Martin Ferner, the husband of Princess Astrid of Norway, was farewelled today in a private funeral service at the Holmenkollen Chapel in Oslo. The entire Norwegian Royal Family was present, and were greeted by Mr Ferner’s two sons, Alexander and Carl-Christian, when they arrived to the chapel. Princess Astrid and the couple’s three daughters were already inside, having arrived at 12:15pm for the 1pm service. Bishop Sigurd Osberg and … Continue reading

Prince Harry Attends London Marathon Training Session

  February 1, 2015 at 9:38 pm by

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Prince Harry made a trip to Twickenham this afternoon, to attend a training session of runners who will be competing in the London Marathon in April. The Prince is patron of the event, and meet with a number of runners who will be raising funds for several of his other charities, including the Rugby Union’s Injured Players Foundation, MapAction and Walking with the Wounded. He watched around sixty runners train in … Continue reading

Dutch Royals Enjoy Family Day at ‘Jumping Amsterdam’

  February 1, 2015 at 8:46 pm by

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima took their two youngest daughters to the final day of Jumping Amsterdam at the Amsterdam RAI today. Princesses Alexia and Ariane enjoyed the main event of the day, the Grand Prix of Amsterdam, which was won by Dutch rider Willem  Greve on the mount Carambole. This year’s competition was the 56th time the event has been staged. The family was joined by the King’s cousin Princess Margarita … Continue reading

Princess Stéphanie Celebrates Milestone Birthday

  February 1, 2015 at 6:00 am by

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Monaco’s Princess Stéphanie today celebrates her fiftieth birthday. The Princess was born in 1965 as the third and youngest child of the reigning Prince of Monaco, Rainier, and his Hollywood actress wife Grace. She has two siblings, Princess Caroline and Prince Albert, and was educated at the Dames de Saint-Maur and Dupanloup. At the age of 17, Stéphanie was travelling with her mother from Roc Angel along the Monaco coast … Continue reading

Vote in the 2014 Picture of the Year Polls!

  February 1, 2015 at 1:16 am by

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Please vote in the 2014 Picture of the Year Polls! Each month, our Picture of the Month Representatives chose their favorite picture representing their country’s royals to submit, and each month you choose your favorite. Now we’re asking you to choose the best of the best – the 2014 Picture of the Year! Polls can be found here The polls will remain open until 28 February 2015. Good Luck to all … Continue reading

Princess Haya At Two Events In Dubai

  January 31, 2015 at 11:16 am by

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On January 28, Princess Haya bint Al Hussein officially opened the Zayed bin Mohammed Family Gathering in Dubai. Princess Haya toured the gathering, watched a traditional band show and a traditional Emirati wedding ceremony. She also toured the event’s museum. Princess Haya hailed the efforts that have gone into organising the event. The event is organized by the Dubai Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities (DDIACA). On January 29, … Continue reading

December 2014 Picture of the Month Poll Winners

  January 31, 2015 at 1:43 am by

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Announcing the winners of the October 2014 Picture of the Month Poll of the Month Polls: December 2014 Official Picture of the Month Poll: First Place: Denmark Second Place: Belgium Third Place: Morocco Royals at Film Premieres (December 2014 Informal Picture of the Month Poll): First Place: The Netherlands Second Place: Great Britain Third Place: Monaco Congratulations to all winning teams!

Daughter for Princess Nathalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

  January 29, 2015 at 7:33 am by

Princess Nathalie and Alexander Johannsmann

Princess Nathalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg has given birth to a daughter, the Danish Royal Court announced a short time ago. The infant was born yesterday, January 28, at 22:10 local time at the HELIOS Clinic in Bad Berleburg, Germany. Both mother and baby are doing well, the Princess’s husband, Alexander Johannsmann, was present for the birth. According to Ridehesten.com, the infant has been named Louisa, and weighed 3,400grams. Nathalie and Alexander are … Continue reading

Countess of Wessex Opens New Cardiac Unit

  January 28, 2015 at 9:54 pm by

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A visit to Southampton was on the Countess of Wessex’s agenda today, to officially open the new cardiac unit of Southampton General Hospital. Sophie was given a tour of the new unit, which is specially designed for patients between the ages of 16 and 30 who require lengthy treatment for heart conditions, and allows them to receive treatment amongst people their own age instead of the elderly. It has 17 … Continue reading

Crown Princess Victoria Asked About Family Past At Auschwitz Memorial

  January 28, 2015 at 8:57 pm by

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While attending the official commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in Poland yesterday, Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria was asked a question which has led to public outcry. “Has the Crown Princess considered the family history?” asked SVT reporter Rolf Fredriksson, before clarifying the double-sided aspect of the question, “There were relatives further back who were sympathetic to the Nazis and then there was Folke Bernadotte who, with … Continue reading

Festivities For Queen Margrethe’s 75th Birthday Revealed

  January 28, 2015 at 8:44 am by

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

The celebrations for the Queen of Denmark’s 75th birthday have been confirmed by the Royal Court. Queen Margrethe’s birthday will be celebrated over two main days in April, with a gala dinner at Christiansborg Palace on April 15. On the Queen’s actual birthday – April 16 – she and her immediate family will appear on the balcony of Christian VII’s Palace at Amalienborg, as they do each year. A reception … Continue reading

Albert & Paola Inaugurate New Music Chapel Wing

  January 27, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

Queen Paola and King Albert attend the opening of the new wing of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel; 27-01-2015

King Albert and Queen Paola today were present at the opening ceremony of a new wing of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo. The de Launoit Wing, named in honour of the former President of the Music Chapel Count Jean-Pierre de Launoit, has doubled the size of the Music Chapel and cost €10.5million to build. Queen Paola, who is the honorary chairman of the Music Chapel, officially opened the new wing, … Continue reading

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