Queen Letizia Visits Seville For World Red Cross Day Celebration

  May 11, 2017 at 10:30 am by

Queen Letizia

The Queen of Spain was in Seville on Thursday where she attended the annual conference at the Teatro de la Maestranza hosted by the Spanish Red Cross to mark World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. Held this year with the theme ‘Women, Commitment and Solidarity’, hundreds of individuals associated with the organisation from across the country were present. Queen Letizia – wearing a repeated grey embellished Carolina Herrera dress – gave … Continue reading

Princess Irene of Greece Turns 75

  May 11, 2017 at 4:00 am by

Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark

Today is the 75th birthday of Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark, the younger daughter of the late Paul I of Greece and Frederica of Hanover. Irene was born in Cape Town, South Africa during the Royal Family’s exile during the Second World War. She was named after her paternal aunt, the Duchess of Aosta; the name meaning ‘peace’ in Greek. Along with her parents and siblings (Constantine and Sofia), Princess … Continue reading

More Celebrations In Norway!

  May 10, 2017 at 8:06 pm by

King Harald and Queen Sonja

The 80th birthday celebrations of the Norwegian King and Queen continued on Wednesday, as their royal guests were treated to a cruise around the Oslo Fjord while enjoying lunch on the royal yacht Norge. King Harald and Queen Sonja and the guests present at the previous evening’s gala boarded the yacht from the Oslo Harbour, posing for photos upon arrival before climbing into smaller boats to cross the water to the … Continue reading

Charles and Camilla’s Visit To Northern Ireland, Day Two

  May 10, 2017 at 4:18 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall and the Prince of Wales

On their second day in Northern Ireland, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were in Belfast and Dromore before heading over the border to the Republic of Ireland. The first engagement of the day was at the Police Service of Northern Ireland headquarters, where Prince Charles and Camilla were tasked with opening the PSNI Memorial Garden in honour of the thirteen policemen and women who have been killed in … Continue reading

Another Year, Another Royal Windsor Horse Show

  May 10, 2017 at 2:57 pm by

Queen Elizabeth II

It’s that time of year again! The Royal Windsor Horse Show kicked off Wednesday in Windsor Great Park. Driving herself to the event was Queen Elizabeth, who later watched on with glee as her horse Tower Bridge came second in the Cuddy Heavyweight Hunter Class competition. The Duke of Edinburgh also attended day one, though he did not accompany the Queen – he arrived driving a carriage led by four black … Continue reading

Prince Haakon Sneaks Out Of Dinner To Shave His Beard

  May 10, 2017 at 4:00 am by

Prince Haakon

Many royals gathered on Tuesday evening in Oslo to celebrate King Harald V and Queen Sonja’s 80th birthday. During the gala dinner, Crown Prince Haakon snuck out to shave off his beard. It must have kept a few guests wondering whether he had a beard or not! Apparently he did it for a good laugh during the evening. Kronprins Haakon tok skjegget som en del av underholdningen under kveldens gallamiddag… Foto: … Continue reading

Glittering Gala Banquet Honouring King Harald and Queen Sonja

  May 9, 2017 at 7:48 pm by

Queen Sonja and King Harald

A glittering gala banquet was held at the Royal Palace of Oslo this evening to celebrate King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th birthdays. Ahead of the banquet, the Norwegian Royal Family – accompanied by their royal guests – gathered on the balcony of the Palace to watch entertainment by local school children and the military bands. A traditional Norwegian birthday song was played for the King and Queen, which led … Continue reading

Charles and Camilla’s Visit to Northern Ireland, Day One

  May 9, 2017 at 1:31 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall embarked on a four-day visit to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland on Monday. Charles and Camilla began their visit in Bellaghy, where they stopped in at Seamus Heaney HomePlace for a tour of the museum celebrating the life and work of Seamus Heaney, a Nobel Prize winner in literature. They also watched a number of live performances of Heaney’s works. … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Visit Pangbourne College

  May 9, 2017 at 10:01 am by

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh paid a visit to Pangbourne College in Berkshire today to help celebrate the College’s 100th anniversary. The royal couple attended a service in the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel to mark the centenary, before meeting current students, alumni and staff during a reception and lunch. One of the alumni that the Queen and Prince Philip spoke with – 97-year-old Commander Keith Evans – served with … Continue reading

A Royal Inauguration For The Bhutan Red Cross Society

  May 9, 2017 at 8:11 am by

Queen Jetsun Pema

The Queen of Bhutan officially inaugurated the Bhutan Red Cross Society on Monday May 8, International Red Cross & Red Crescent Day. Queen Jetsun Pema, who is the Society’s President, said that she was “confident that the Bhutan Red Cross Society will greatly supplement the efforts of the Royal Government of Bhutan and various other organisations who have pledged their time and service in the spirit of equality, active participation … Continue reading

Diamond Tiara Stolen From The Badisches Landesmuesum

  May 8, 2017 at 8:19 pm by

Hilda, Grand Duchess of Baden, Princess of Nassau

A diamond tiara with an estimated value of €1.2million was stolen over a week ago from the Badisches Landesmuseum in Karlsruhe, Germany. It belonged to Grand Duchess Hilda of Baden (1864-1952), born a Princess of Nassau, wife of the last reigning Grand Duke of Baden. The tiara, featuring over 360 diamonds set in gold and platinum, was displayed in the ‘Schloss und Hof’ exhibition of the museum, which is located in the Karlsruhe … Continue reading

Infanta Margarita Awarded the Royal National Academy of Medicine’s Gold Medal

  May 8, 2017 at 5:27 pm by

Infanta Margarita

In a ceremony at the Royal National Academy of Medicine in Madrid on Monday, the Duchess of Soria and Hernani was awarded the Gold Medal of the Academy by her brother, King Juan Carlos. The 78-year-old Infanta was awarded the medal for her long-standing “attention, dedication and affection” for the Academy over the years. Accompanying King Juan Carlos, who said to his sister that “Queen Sofia, I and the whole family … Continue reading

Bienvenido! King Felipe and Queen Letizia Host Lunch For Costa Rican President

  May 8, 2017 at 2:58 pm by

The Spanish Kings and the President of Costa Rica

At the Royal Palace of Madrid, the King and Queen of Spain have hosted a luncheon for the visiting Costa Rican President. President Luis Guillermo Solís and his wife Mercedes Peñas Domingo are currently on an official visit to Spain. King Felipe and President Solís had a photocall in the Palace gardens ahead of the lunch, which was attended by a variety of people connected to both countries. Describing the Central American country as … Continue reading

Carl Philip and Sofia Speak At World Anti-Bullying Forum

  May 8, 2017 at 2:44 pm by

Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip

Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia attended the second day of the inaugural World Anti-Bullying Forum in Solna on Monday morning. The couple took to the stage during the morning session, addressing the international audience on the work they are doing with their foundation, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia’s Foundation, to combat online bullying. “We are trying to contribute to an online society that is open and inclusive. A society … Continue reading

King Harald Marks Liberation and Veterans Day

  May 8, 2017 at 10:36 am by

King Harald

King Harald of Norway marked Liberation and Veterans Day at the Akershus Fortress on Monday. He was joined by Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The King and Prime Minister both laid wreaths at the National Monument. During the ceremony, King Harald also awarded the War Cross with Sword to Marinejegerkommandoen Operator Ken Andersen for his “heroic advancements that have undoubtedly hampered loss of human life and further damage to infrastructure”. These efforts were during Andersen’s stationing … Continue reading

The Princess Royal Attends WRNS Benevolent Trust AGM

  May 8, 2017 at 6:03 am by

The Princess Royal

At the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Museum in Somerset on Friday May 5, the Princess Royal was present at the Annual General Meeting of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) Benevolent Trust. The WRNS Benevolent Trust was founded in April 1942 with the-then Queen Elizabeth as Patron and Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent as President. The aim of the WRNS Benevolent Trust is to “provide relief in cases of necessity or … Continue reading

Prince Reza Pahlavi Announces Death of Uncle

  May 7, 2017 at 10:19 pm by

Prince Gholamreza Pahlavi

The Head of the House of Pahlavi, Prince Reza Pahlavi, on Sunday announced the death of his uncle, Prince Gholamreza Pahlavi. “We are sad to announce the death of my dear uncle, Prince Gholamreza Pahlavi…Our uncle always loved Iran, spoke lovingly of our nation, and was always anxiously awaiting the day he could return to our beloved homeland,” the Prince’s announcement read on his Facebook page. Prince Gholamreza died at the … Continue reading

A Kiss For Her Polo Prince: Meghan’s Second Day At The Polo

  May 7, 2017 at 4:58 pm by

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry received a good-luck kiss from his girlfriend Meghan Markle ahead of Sunday’s polo match at Coworth Park Polo Club. This was the first time the couple has been pictured showing such affection to each other since their relationship became public last year. Meghan made her British polo debut yesterday. After the weekend’s showing, bookmakers have slashed odds of the couple announcing an engagement this year. The Prince was then joined … Continue reading

Palace Profile: Old Royal Palace (Athens)

  May 7, 2017 at 4:00 am by

The Old Royal Palace in Athens

The Old Royal Palace in 2014 Location: Athens, the Hellenic Republic Built: 1836-1843 Architect: Friedrich von Gärtner Commissioned By: Ludwig I of Bavaria Style: Neoclassical On The Palace Grounds: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Current Owner: The Greek State Current Use: Seat of the Hellenic Parliament Fun Fact: The Palace has been damaged by fire twice, in 1884 and 1909. Repair work after the latter fire did not get completed for over a decade due to the wars Greece was … Continue reading

Prince Harry Cheered On By Girlfriend Meghan During Charity Polo Match

  May 6, 2017 at 7:54 pm by

Meghan Markle

Actress Meghan Markle was a surprise guest in the Royal Box at Coworth Park Polo Club today, cheering on Prince Harry as he took part in the 15th Audi Polo Challenge. Meghan, wearing a navy blue high-low dress Antonia Berardi dress and white blazer, spent her time with Captain Mark Dyer, the Prince of Wales’s former equerry, and his wife Amanda. Other guests in attendance were actor and Eton alum Eddie Redmayne and The … Continue reading

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