Duchess of Cambridge launches family helpline in Lewisham

  January 23, 2019 at 11:07 am by


On January 22, the Duchess of Cambridge visited the South East London offices of Family Action to launch their new call, texting and email service FamilyLine, which supports parents and carers who are struggling to look after their children at home. During the visit, Kate wore a dress from Beulah, a fashion brand based in London that donates money to vulnerable women who are victims of modern slavery and domestic … Continue reading

Death of the Count of Paris

  January 21, 2019 at 11:41 am by


Prince Henri d’Orléans, Count of Paris and head of the French royal family has died today. The sad news was announced on facebook by his eldest surviving son, Prince Jean, Duke of Vendôme: J’ai la tristesse de vous annoncer le décès de mon père, Monseigneur le Comte de Paris, survenu ce matin. Je le confie à vos prières. Jean, Duc de Vendôme Domaine Royal de Dreux , le 21 janvier … Continue reading

Duke of Edinburgh in car crash

  January 18, 2019 at 11:24 am by


On January 17, the Duke of Edinburgh crashed his car on the A149 in Norfolk, causing his Land Rover to turn over. He escaped from the crash unharmed and it is known that the other passengers and drivers who were also in the incident are also safe. The crash occurred the day before counselors in Norfolk had agreed to cut the speed limit on the A149 as there had been … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge visits community garden

  January 15, 2019 at 5:26 pm by


On January 15, the Duchess of Cambridge visited the King Henry’s Walk community garden in Islington to observe how the project brings local people together through gardening. The Duchess visited children from St. Jude and St. Paul’s Primary School, who were making pizzas when she first arrived at the garden. The garden is supported by Islington Council and contains growing plots for local residents where the use of organic growing … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Birkenhead

  January 14, 2019 at 11:09 pm by


On January 14, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited Birkenhead, a town in Merseyside. The couple firstly visited Hamilton Square, where they saw a new Wilfred Owen sculpture that was made on the occasion of the centenary of the poet’s death. Afterwards Harry and Meghan chatted with local residents at Number 7, a Feeding Birkenhead citizen’s supermarket cafe which provides food for those who are unable to afford it … Continue reading

Birth of Prince Antoine de Ligne de la Trémoille

  January 12, 2019 at 3:32 am by


On January 10, Isabella Orsini gave birth to her third child, Prince Antoine, in Paris, France. Prince Antoine is the first son and third child of Isabella and her husband Prince Edouard de Ligne de la Trémoille and his full name is Antoine Tau Edouard Adrien. The couple already have two daughters, Althea (born in 2010) and Athénaïs (born in 2014). Isabella and Edouard were married in 2009 at Antoing … Continue reading

Duchess of Sussex visits new patronage Smart Works

  January 10, 2019 at 6:21 pm by


On January 10, the Duchess of Sussex visited her new patronage Smart Works, an organisation which provides high quality interview clothes for women who are looking for work. During the visit, Meghan commented that one of her Oscar de la Renta bags she donated to the charity wasn’t received too well by one of the women at the charity, which is based at St. Charles’s Hospital in North Kensington. Meghan … Continue reading

Princess Estelle visits Royal Treasury in Stockholm with Crown Princess Victoria

  January 10, 2019 at 6:18 pm by


On January 8, Princess Estelle of Sweden was given a lesson in the Swedish crowns and regalia at the Royal Treasury at the Royal Palace of Stockholm, which she went to with her mother, Crown Princess Victoria. Some of the regalia she saw included Carl X Gustaf’s heirloom crown, Queen Gunilla Bielke’s spire, King Carl IX’s lubrication horn and Prince Oskar’s crown from 1844, which is the crown Estelle has … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Visits the Exhibition “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). The master of the enigma” in Paris

  January 9, 2019 at 11:41 pm by


Today, Wednesday January 9, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde paid a visit at the exhibition “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). The master of the enigma” held at the art museum Petit Palais in Paris. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, shows nearly 150 works by Fernand Khnopff, one of the most important and versatile representatives of Symbolism in Belgium. The Queen toured the exhibition accompanied … Continue reading

British royal family spend annual Christmas at Sandringham

  December 26, 2018 at 5:08 pm by


On December 25, the British royal family were photographed walking to St. Mary Magdalene Church on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk for their annual Christmas gathering. Those in attendance were the Queen, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Eugenie and new husband Jack Brooksbank, Princess Beatrice, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on two engagements in London

  December 12, 2018 at 4:07 pm by


On December 11, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Passage, a homeless organization in London, as well as the Evelina Children’s Hospital in St. Thomas’s Hospital in Lambeth. At the Passage, the couple chatted to volunteers and raised awareness of the effect of drugs such as Spice on the public, as well as mental health and homelessness. At the Passage’s St. Vincent’s centre in Victoria, the Cambridges helped … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of Walloon Brabant

  December 12, 2018 at 6:01 am by


Yesterday, Tuesday December 11, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of Walloon Brabant. The first stop was in the municipality of Ramillies where they visited the company Odoo. The company develops software and apps for all kinds of business applications. During the visit at the company the King and the Queen buildt a website with the help of the staff of Odoo. Then the Royal … Continue reading

State Visit from Cabo Verde to the Netherlands – Last Day

  December 11, 2018 at 11:52 pm by


The President of the Republic of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca, started the second and last day in the Netherlands with meetings with the President of the Senate of the States General and the President of the House of Representatives of the States General and then he visited the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. The President was also received by the Dutch Prime Minister … Continue reading

State Visit from Cabo Verde to the Netherlands – Day One

  December 10, 2018 at 10:38 pm by


At the invitation of King Willem-Alexander, the President of the Republic of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos de Almeida Fonseca and his wife, Lígia Dias Fonseca started yesterday, Monday December 10, a two-day state visit to the Netherlands. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima officially received the President and his wife with a welcoming ceremony held at Dam Square in Amsterdam. The King and the President inspected a guard of honor and … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family Present Prince Claus Award 2018

  December 7, 2018 at 3:23 am by


Yesterday, Thursday December 6, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, Princess Beatrix, Prince Constantijn and Princess Mabel attended the 2018 Prince Claus Prize Award ceremony held at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. This year the award went to the Market Photo Workshop, a training institute and cultural platform from South Africa. As Honorary Chairman of the Prince Claus Fund, Prince Constantijn presented the award. Market Photo Workshop was founded in 1989 … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend RAF Christmas Party

  December 4, 2018 at 5:27 pm by


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a Christmas Party at Kensington Palace for personnel from RAF Coningsby and RAF Marham and their children. Charlie van Straubenzee’s wife Daisy Jenks filmed the event, which was supported by the Royal British Legion. The Duke of Cambridge is the Honorary Air Commandment of RAF Coningsby and Marham. The couple spoke to the children and their parents, where William bumped into an old … Continue reading

Swedish royal family attend Count Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg’s funeral

  December 3, 2018 at 5:04 pm by


On December 2, members of the Swedish royal family attended the funeral of Count Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg, who passed away on November 3, at Rasbo Church in Uppsala. King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia were in attendance, as well as their daughter Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia. Count Oscar was close to King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia after his father passed … Continue reading

Dutch Royals Present Erasmus Prize 2018

  November 27, 2018 at 9:24 am by


Today, Tuesday November 27, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with Princess Beatrix, attended the Erasmus Prize Awards at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. The theme of this year was “The Power of Investigative Journalism”. The King presented this year’s prize to the American journalist and writer Barbara Ehrenreich. Barbara Ehrenreich is an American journalist, political activist and author of 21 books and she is best known for her 2001 … Continue reading

Queen Maxima Awards Prince Bernhard Cultural Prize

  November 26, 2018 at 9:34 am by


Today, Monday November 26, Queen Maxima presented the Prince Bernhard Cultural Prize 2018 at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ concert hall in Amsterdam. This year the award went to the conductor, composer and pianist Reinbert de Leeuw. Reinbert de Leeuw studied piano and music theory at the Amsterdam Conservatory, followed by a composition study at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He received this award because of “its great significance … Continue reading

State Visit from Singapore to the Netherlands – Last Day

  November 22, 2018 at 6:06 pm by

Queen Maxima with the Presidential Couple of Singapore

On the second day of the Singaporean state visit, Queen Maxima accompanied the President of the Republic of Singapore, Mrs. Halimah Yacob, and her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee for a visit at the Greenhouse Horticulture & Flower Bulbs in Bleiswijk, in the province of South Holland. The Greenhouse Horticulture & Flower Bulbs, one of the experimental greenhouses of Wageningen University & Research (WUR), is dedicated to innovating for and with … Continue reading

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