Armin, Fürst zur Lippe Has Died

  August 21, 2015 at 4:13 pm by

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The Head of the House of Lippe, Fürst Armin, passed away yesterday, August 20, in Detmold, his family announced today. “In deep sadness, we announce the death of Dr Armin, Prince of Lippe, who died after a short, serious illness on 20 August 2015 aged 91 years in Detmold, in the circle of his family,” the statement released by the Lippes read. Fürst Armin, born on August 18, 1924 to Leopold … Continue reading

Baby Girl for Princess Maria Theresia von Thurn und Taxis

  August 21, 2015 at 2:39 pm by

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Princess Maria Theresia von Thurn und Taxis, the eldest child of the late Fürst Johannes and Fürstin Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, has given birth to a daughter. The baby girl was born in London at 9:59am on Friday August 21. She has been named Mafalda, according to reports in the German media, and is the first child for Princess Maria Theresia and her British husband, Hugo Wilson. Maria Theresia … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mette-Marit Attends Premiere of ‘Pøbler’ Documentary

  August 20, 2015 at 6:21 pm by

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Crown Princess Mette-Marit tonight attended the premiere of the documentary Pøbler, which has been partially funded by the Crown Prince Couple’s Fund. The premiere took place at the Colosseum cinema in Oslo. The documentary is based on the Pøbelprosjektet, a project that helps young people who have been out of school or work for some time to find jobs or improve their education. “The film is about a group of young men … Continue reading

Crown Prince Frederik Receives Tennis Federation Gold Pin

  August 17, 2015 at 8:34 am by

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The Crown Prince of Denmark attended the Danish Wheelchair Tennis Championships on Sunday afternoon at the Allerød Tennis Club in Lillerød. Frederik is the patron of the Danish Tennis Federation. During the event, he watched the men’s and women’s finals, then presented the winner and runner-up with their medals. Christoffer Holmer took out the men’s title, while Louise Willerslev-Olsen won the women’s title. Crown Prince Frederik was then presented with the Danish Tennis Federation’s … Continue reading

British Royals Mark VJ Day 70th Anniversary

  August 15, 2015 at 7:43 pm by

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attend a service celebrating the 70th anniversary of VJ Day; 15-08-2015

A bright sunny London day was quite suitable for commemorations marking the seventieth anniversary of VJ Day (Victory over Japan Day) on Saturday. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended official service of remembrance at St Martin-in-the-Fields Church. View image | gettyimages.com The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh met veterans upon arrival for the service at St Martin-in-the-Fields Meeting with veterans before and after their service, in which Reverend Dr Sam … Continue reading

Japanese WWII Surrender Commemorated in the Netherlands

  August 15, 2015 at 4:26 pm by

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Dutch King Willem-Alexander today attended a service at the Indian Monument in The Hague, to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War Two. The King, accompanied by Prime Minister Mark Rutte, laid the first wreath in honour of the victims of Japanese occupation at the monument during the service. Afterwards, the official party met with representatives of the former Dutch East Indian community living in the Netherlands. The Dutch Kingdom … Continue reading

Not So Little Anymore! Prince Henrik Starts Primary School

  August 15, 2015 at 4:16 am by

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Denmark’s Prince Henrik, son of Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, had his first day of primary school yesterday, and the young Prince posed for the media wearing a large red backpack. “I have a pencil case and a lunch bag in my schoolbag. I like arithmetic the best,” the six-year-old responded when he was asked about his backpack and what he was looking forward to. Henrik will be attending the St Joseph … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Release Complaint Over Paparazzi Photos

  August 14, 2015 at 10:08 pm by

A portrait taken to mark Princess Charlotte's christening; 05-07-2015

On August 14, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a complaint over paparazzi photos taken of their two year old son, Prince George. Kensington Palace tweeted a letter of complaint to the media across the globe to try and prevent the numerous paparazzi photos of Prince George. You can read the letter here. Some of the tactics paparazzi have used to snap a photo of the young prince have included … Continue reading

Zara and Mike Set Sail At Cowes

  August 13, 2015 at 10:22 pm by

Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips at the Artemis Challenge; 13-08-2015

Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall today participated in the annual Artemis Challenge on Cowes Harbour, which is held as part of the traditional Cowes Week sailing event. The duo were part of the Artemis Ocean Racing team for the charity race around the Isle of Wight, but unfortunately they came in 15th out of 16 yachts. The damp and misty weather couldn’t ruin the spirits of the competitors though, … Continue reading

Princess Rahma of Jordan Turns 46

  August 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm by

Princess Rahma

Princess Rahma, the daughter of Prince Hassan bin Talal and Princess Sarvath El Hassan, turns 46 today. She was born on August 13, 1969 in Amman, Jordan. Princess Rahma, cousin of King Abdullah, graduated from the Sherborne School for Girls in England and went to complete her BA and Masters at Cambridge University. Princess Rahma works with the El Hassan Youth Award, President of the Jordan Gymnastics Federation and presidency of the Young … Continue reading

Ole! King Juan Carlos Goes To The Bullfighting

  August 13, 2015 at 7:32 pm by

King Juan Carlos, Infanta Elena and Victoria de Marichalar y Borbon greet a torero during a bullfight in San Sebastian; 13-08-2015

King Juan Carlos was joined by his eldest daughter Elena and her two children, Felipe and Victoria, in the audience of a bullfight tonight in San Sebastián. The toreros (bullfighters) greeted the royals after their respective fights, shaking hands with the former King. This is the first bullfight held in San Sebastián in over three years, after the ban on bullfighting in the city was overturned by the recently elected coalition of Basque … Continue reading

Further Statements Regarding Romania’s Former Prince Nicolae

  August 13, 2015 at 1:52 am by

King Michael of Romania with his grandson Nicholas

Following Monday’s announcement that King Michael of Romania had removed his grandson, Nicholas, from the succession to the defunct Romanian throne, as well as stripping him of his title, much discussion was had – and is still being had – about the circumstances of why the action was taken. Nicholas Medforth-Mills released a statement of his own on the matter, stating that “this decision, which I accept, comes after a … Continue reading

Mike Tindall To Fix Broken Nose Due To Breathing Problems

  August 13, 2015 at 1:06 am by

Mike Tindall

Mike Tindall, the husband of Princess Anne’s daughter Zara, is due to have surgery on his nose to fix it, as he is struggling with breathing because of it. Mike’s nose has been damaged eight times, and just before his wedding to Zara, Princess Anne allegedly made a comment about his nose, and when his daughter Mia was born, Mike said he hoped Mia wouldn’t have his nose. Mike is … Continue reading

Picture Of The Week Announcement

  August 11, 2015 at 3:49 am by

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The picture of the week team have decided to not post the weekly fashion polls due to limited events of the royals during August. The polls will resume first week of September. In the meantime, stay tuned for the two upcoming themed polls.

King Michael of Romania Removes Grandson’s Title and Succession Rights

  August 10, 2015 at 12:01 pm by

King Michael of Romania with his grandson Nicholas

The former King of Romania and the current Head of the Romanian Royal Family, Michael I, has made the decision to remove from his grandson, Nicolae, his title and succession rights to the defunct Romanian throne. “On August 1, 2015, His Majesty King Michael signed a document withdrawing from his grandson, Nicolae, son of Princess Elena, the title ‘Prince of Romania’ and the style ‘Royal Highness’. The King also excluded … Continue reading

Japanese Empress Diagnosed with Myocardial Ischemia

  August 10, 2015 at 12:19 am by

Empress Michiko of Japan

Tests performed at the University of Tokyo Hospital have shown that Empress Michiko is suffering from myocardial ischemia, a condition in which blood flow to the heart is reduced. According to the Imperial Household Agency, Empress Michiko will not have to have surgery at this stage to fix the condition, she will receive medication if her chest pains continue to worsen. She underwent a coronary computed tomography scan on August 9, after … Continue reading

Princess Anne’s Granddaughters Enjoy Weekend at Eventing Festival

  August 9, 2015 at 8:26 pm by

Peter Phillips manages to keep his niece Mia occupied while watching the Festival of British Eventing; 09-08-2015

Princess Anne’s trio of fair-haired granddaughters kept their parents on their toes over the weekend, as they frolicked around Gatcombe Park during the Festival of British Eventing. Savannah and Isla Phillips along with Mia Tindall enjoyed the sunshine from the stands with Peter and Autumn Phillips while watching the horses compete, after 19-month-old Mia threw a tantrum when her mother, Zara, hastily removed her from fiddling with the dials on … Continue reading

Trip to Vardø for Norwegian Royal Family

  August 9, 2015 at 6:45 pm by

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The Norwegian Royal Family today stopped in Vardø, in the county of Finnmark in northern Norway, as part of their private summer holiday. King Harald V and Queen Sonja were joined by their two children, Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Märtha Louise, with their spouses and their five grandchildren. “We can not just sit and tell them the story. We must show them that too, for otherwise it becomes boring for the grandchildren,” … Continue reading

King Felipe Presents Copa del Rey Awards on Final Day

  August 8, 2015 at 8:39 pm by

King Felipe, Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia the Real Club Náutico de Palma; 08-08-2015

Spain’s King Felipe VI delivered the prizes to the winning teams of the 34th edition of the Copa del Rey MAPFRE sailing competition during a ceremony at the Ses Voltes Cultural Center in Palma de Mallorca this evening. Eight teams – four Spanish, two American, one Japanese, one Italian – were named the 2015 champions in their individual categories. View image | gettyimages.com Earlier in the day, King Felipe received a … Continue reading

Princess Mary Attends The Designer’s Nest Show And Awards

  August 7, 2015 at 2:37 pm by

Princess Mary

Crown Princess Mary attended the Designer’s Nest Show And Awards today which she is patron of. During the event, Princess Mary watched a few shows and gave out the awards to the winners. The event aims to promote Scandinavian designers to the fashion industry, media and buyers. The winner of the show receives a money award. View image | gettyimages.com 4

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