Invictus Games Come To A Close

  September 14, 2014 at 10:22 pm by

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The Invictus Games came to a close tonight, with a closing ceremony attended by over 25,000 held at Queen Elizabeth Park. Featuring performances by James Blunt, the Foo Fighters, Ellie Goulding and the Kaiser Chiefs, as well as the Military Wives Choir. During the concert, all 400 competitors from the 14 competing nations were presented with medals commemorating their participation in the Games. Prince Harry was given a rapturous cheer … Continue reading

Vote in the August 2014 Picture of the Month Polls!

  September 14, 2014 at 1:44 am by

Please vote in the August 2014 Picture of the Month Polls! The Official Poll features pictures showing the official side of royalty. This month’s Informal Poll showcases Funny Royal Kids. The polls will remain open until 30 September 2014. Good Luck to all the participating teams!

Thurn und Taxis Princess Marries in Tutzing

  September 13, 2014 at 11:40 pm by

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Princess Maria Theresia, the eldest daughter of the late Johannes, 11th Prince of Thurn und Taxis and Countess Gloria of Schönburg-Glauchau, married Brit Hugo Wilson today in a ceremony in Tutzing. The wedding took place at St Joseph’s Church, the bride’s younger brother, Albert, 12th Prince of Thurn und Taxis, walking his sister down the aisle to her groom. Princess Maria Teresia wore a gown designed by Vivienne Westwood that featured … Continue reading

Royals Attend Invictus Games Opening Ceremony in London

  September 11, 2014 at 7:19 am by

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Prince Harry was joined by the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of Cambridge, Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik last night for the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The 6,500 spectators gathered on the South Lawn for the event were treated to a spectacle of music and military displays by the Red Arrows, Apache and Merlin helicopters … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Attends Inter-Religious Conference

  September 9, 2014 at 9:07 pm by

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The Queen of the Belgians was this evening present at the closing ceremony of an inter-religious conference that has been taking place in Antwerp. ‘Peace Is The Future: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue 100 Years After World War One’ was organised by the Community of Sant’Egidio to bring together the different religions of the world to pray for continued peace and to enter into dialogues to assist religions work together to … Continue reading

Invictus Games Almost Set To Go In London

  September 8, 2014 at 11:18 pm by

Prince Harry attends a New Zealand Invictus Team Reception in London; 08-09-2014

With all the hard work of planning about to come to fruition, Prince Harry today formally welcomed the thirteen nations that will be competing in the Invictus Games alongside Great Britain. First attending the welcome reception at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London, the Prince was joined by the captains of each team – the UK, the US, Denmark, Estonia, France, Italy, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia, Afghanistan, Georgia, New Zealand and Germany – for … Continue reading

Princess Laurentien Opens Taalhuis

  September 8, 2014 at 10:26 pm by

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Princess Laurentien today opened the Taalhuis at the Central Library in The Hague. The opening of the Taalhuis – Language House – took place on International Literacy Day, which also marks the beginning of literacy week in the Netherlands. The aim of the centre is to provide courses for individuals who wish to improve their Dutch reading, writing and speaking skills. During the event, Princess Laurentien – who incorporated the opening’s … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge Expecting Second Child

  September 8, 2014 at 8:43 am by

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Clarence House confirmed earlier today that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child. “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child. The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news,” read the statement. No due date has officially been given, although sources say the Duchess is yet to reach … Continue reading

Princess Haya Receives ‘Legion of Honour’ From France

  September 7, 2014 at 10:52 pm by

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Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain, wife of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was honoured with the National Order of the Legion of Honour. The Legion of Honour is France’s highest decoration. Princess Haya, FEI President, received it in recognition of her efforts of the equestrian sport. Princess Haya received the award from Laurent Fabius, French Minister of … Continue reading

Princess Louise-Marguerite of Orléans Christened in Druex

  September 7, 2014 at 10:43 pm by

Princess Louise-Marguerite of Orléans is christened in Dreux

Princess Louise-Marguerite of Orléans, the little daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Vendôme, who are pretenders to the former French throne, was christened at the Royal Chapel in Dreux, France last weekend. Her godparents are Archduke Michael of Austria, Alvaro de Orléans y Borbón, the Duke of Luynes, Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg and Princess Marguerite of Liechtenstein. The assistants at the christening were Princess Marie-Thérèse, Duchess of Montpensier, Princess … Continue reading

Princess Marie Attends Conference on ADHD

  September 4, 2014 at 10:57 pm by

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Today at the Hotel Comwell in Kolding, Princess Marie attended the opening session of the Danish ADHD Association’s annual conference. The Princess, wearing a white embellished jacket and black pants, was greeted by a group children from the local daycare centre. During her time at the conference, Marie was present at a lecture by British psychology professor David Daley, who spoke of understanding the condition, and the best way to … Continue reading

Prince Albert Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

  September 4, 2014 at 5:56 am by

Prince Albert II prepares to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Prince Albert II of Monaco has become one of the latest famous faces to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which aims to raise awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. A video released by the Prince’s Palace on Facebook shows Prince Albert standing on a cliff face overlooking his principality, where he upturns a bucket of ice water over his head. The Prince said he was “extremely proud and happy to … Continue reading

Queen Anne-Marie of Greece’s 68th Birthday

  August 31, 2014 at 3:23 pm by

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On August 30, Queen Anne-Marie of Greece celebrated her sixty eighth birthday. Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark was born on 30 August 1946 at the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is the third child of the then Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Ingrid of Denmark, who later became King Frederik and Queen Ingrid. Anne-Marie has two other sisters; Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (born in 1940) and Princess Benedikte … Continue reading

July 2014 Picture of the Month Poll Winners

  August 31, 2014 at 3:19 pm by

Announcing the winners of the July 2014 Picture of the Month Poll of the Month Polls: July 2014 Official Picture of the Month Poll: First Place: The Netherlands Second Place: Spain & Sweden Third Place: Dubai Royals in Military Uniforms (July 2014 Informal Picture of the Month Poll): First Place: Great Britain Second Place: Sweden Third Place: Spain Congratulations to all winning teams!

Festivities in Maastricht to Mark 200th Anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

  August 31, 2014 at 2:24 am by

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; 30-08-2014

The heads of state of the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany gathered in Maastricht yesterday to mark the 200th anniversary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima welcomed King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, and President Joachim Gauck and his partner Daniela Schadt for the celebrations, entitled ‘Hello World!’, in Maastricht, which included a fashion show, concert and an … Continue reading

The Duke of Gloucester’s 70th Birthday

  August 26, 2014 at 8:53 pm by

The Duke of Gloucester

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester celebrates his seventieth birthday today. Prince Richard of Gloucester was born on August 26, 1944 at Hadley Common in Hertfordshire. He is the youngest son and child of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and his wife, Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott. He had a brother, Prince William, who was killed in 1972 in a plane crash. He was christened on October 20, 1944 at Windsor … Continue reading

Princess Mary Attends Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Performance

  August 25, 2014 at 9:15 pm by

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Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary tonight attended the final performance of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s tour of Europe. Arriving at the Tivoli Concert Hall wearing a navy blue frock coat with a beaded neckline, the Princess took her seat in the audience to watch the concert, which included pieces composed by Berlioz, Strauss, Schumann and Elgar. She was accompanied by the Australian Ambassador to Denmark, Damien Miller, and Tivoli’s music director, Henrik Engelbrecht. The … Continue reading

Princess Estelle Starts Preschool

  August 25, 2014 at 8:52 pm by

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Earlier today, Princess Estelle and her parents, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, attended a photoshoot in connection with the little Princess’s first day at preschool. The Princess has started Äventyret Preschool in Stockholm. The staff there believe that children learn best through being outdoors and moving around a lot. As a result, the children at Äventyret spend a lot of time amongst nature, and the youngest children sleep outdoors. … Continue reading

Princess Amélia of Orléans-Braganza Marries James Spearman

  August 21, 2014 at 8:57 am by

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On August 16, Princess Amélia of Orléans-Braganza married James Spearman at the Church of Nossa Senhora do Monte do Carmo da Antige Sé in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. The bride is the daughter of Prince Antônio of Orléans-Braganza and his wife, Princess Christine de Ligne. In order to marry her husband, Princess Amélia had to give up her royal title and style and is now Princess Amélia, Mrs Spearman. The groom is the … Continue reading

The Princess Royal Turns 64

  August 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm by

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On August 15, the Princess Royal celebrates her sixty fourth birthday. Princess Anne was born on August 15, 1950 at Clarence House in London. She is the second eldest child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh. She has three brothers: Charles, Prince of Wales (born in 1948), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (born in 1960) and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (born in 1964). … Continue reading

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