Georg Friedrich and Sophie Welcome A Daughter

  April 2, 2015 at 8:32 am by

Prince Georg Friedrich and Princess Sophie of Prussia

The Princess of Prussia has given birth to a daughter, it has been confirmed. The infant was born earlier today in Bremen. Princess Emma Marie is the third child of Prince Georg Friedrich, head of the House of Hohenzollern, and his wife Sophie (born Princess of Isenburg). She joins twin brothers Carl Friedrich and Louis Ferdinand, who were born in January 2013. The news Princess Sophie was expecting again was only announced … Continue reading

Prince Harry Arrives in Australia on Monday

  April 2, 2015 at 2:40 am by

Prince Harry at the service to mark end of Afghanistan operations at Westminster Abbey last month

It has been confirmed that Prince Harry will be arriving in Australia this coming Monday to begin his four week secondment with the Australian Army. He will land in Sydney before heading directly to Canberra to visit the Australian War Memorial. Here, accompanied by the Australian Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Prince Harry will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and then tour the World War I … Continue reading

Prince Nicolae of Romania Celebrates 30th Birthday

  April 1, 2015 at 11:12 pm by

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Romania’s Prince Nicolae today turned thirty years old, and a birthday dinner was hosted at the Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest by his aunt and uncle, Crown Princess Margarita and Prince Radu, to celebrate the occasion. Friends and colleagues of the Prince from around Europe travelled to Romania for the dinner, as well as the ‘Romania – A Royal Journey’ excursion that was arranged by the Royal House. Thirty-seven guests joined … Continue reading

The ECF Princess Margriet Awards 2015

  April 1, 2015 at 3:25 pm by

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Yesterday, Tuesday March 31, Princess Margriet and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, along with Princess Astrid of Belgium and her daughter-in-law Princess Elisabetta, attended the ECF Princess Margriet Awards 2015 at the Bozar Center for Fine Arts in Brussels. The laureates of the 7th edition of the awards were the Athens Biennale from Greece and the Visual Culture Research Center from Ukraine. The Athens Biennale is a contemporary art exhibition … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth Attends Launch of King George III’s Private Archive Collection

  April 1, 2015 at 11:54 am by

Queen Elizabeth II at the launch at Windsor Castle

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II attended the launch of the archives of King George III’s private papers. The launch took place at Windsor Castle. It has been said that it was the first time that Her Majesty had seen these documents, they were previously locked up in the royal family archives. Dr Joanna Newman, international vice principal of King’s College London, said The Queen joked “you don’t get gifts like that … Continue reading

The Queen’s True Worth, Part One: Article Series by David McClure

  April 1, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Queen Elizabeth II

The Royal Forums is pleased to bring our readers a three-part article series discussing the finances of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom written by author and former Reuters journalist David McClure. They have been written as a summary of Mr McClure’s book, Royal Legacy: How the Royal Family have made, spent and passed on their Wealth from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II. If you have any questions relating to the Queen’s … Continue reading

Queen Rania Meets With Small Business Owners

  March 31, 2015 at 1:41 am by

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited Tabaqat Fahel, a district in Northern Ghor in Jordan. The purpose of Her Majesty’s visit was to highlight and view small businesses run by women which are supported by the Community Centers Association (CCA) in the district. Queen Rania visited various working ladies either in their small business run from their homes or shops. The ladies spoke about how the small business has … Continue reading

New Polls: Outfit of the Week, March 23 – 29

  March 30, 2015 at 3:58 am by

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This week’s best fashion poll is up. Please cast your votes and discuss your choice. To cast your vote, click here or on the below images. Voting closes on April 5. The winner of last week’s poll was Queen Maxima with 15 votes.    

Charles and Camilla Attend Prince’s Countryside Fund Raceday

  March 29, 2015 at 7:40 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the Prince's Countryside Fund Raceday at Ascot; 29-03-2015

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall had a joyful day at Ascot Racecourse today attending the Prince’s Countryside Fund Raceday. The couple couldn’t keep their laughter at bay as they watched the Lamb National, where sheep race around a specially-designed course in the same manner as horses would. Each of the sheep were wearing a coloured coat to differentiate them from their ‘competitors’, as well as a miniature … Continue reading

Fürst Alexander and Fürstin Nadja-Anna Have Separated

  March 29, 2015 at 4:19 am by

Furst Alexander and Furstin Nadja-Anna at the German Film Ball in January 2015

The Fürst and Fürstin of Schaumburg-Lippe have confirmed their separation, German newspaper Bunte reported on March 27. “Nadja and I have been separated for over a year, which has not done our friendly relationship any harm,” Fürst Alexander told the newspaper, calling his second wife a “great woman and mother” and a “valuable friend.” Fürstin Nadja-Anna also spoke about the separation, calling the decision mutual. “Alexander is an important person and advisor … Continue reading

The Rose Ball 2015 Goes Art Deco

  March 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm by

Princess Caroline and Prince Albert attend the 2015 Rose Ball; 28-03-2015

This year’s edition of the Bal de la Rose in Monaco took place last night with the theme ‘Le Rose Art Deco’. Prince Albert II and Princess Caroline hosted the annual gala dinner at Sporting de Monaco. Monaco’s Sovereign was accompanied to the event by his elder sister Caroline and two of her children, Pierre and Charlotte Casiraghi. Pierre brought along his long-term girlfriend, Beatrice Borromeo. Princess Charlene was due to … Continue reading

Final Day in Japan for Danish Crown Prince Couple

  March 28, 2015 at 6:49 pm by

Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik in Tokyo; 28-03-2015

The Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark have completed their three-day visit to Japan, attending a Greenlandic fashion show and meeting with the Japanese Imperial Couple. The day began with a visit to the Mode Gakuen fashion and design school, where the couple met with students who work sealskin into their designs. Mode Gakuen has worked with the companies Great Greenland and Kopenhagen Fur to introduce sealskin to Japanese designers. It was … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit South London

  March 27, 2015 at 10:11 pm by

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For her last public appearance of this pregnancy, the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband, the Duke of Cambridge, visited Deptford in South London on March 27. Recycling a bright pink Mulberry coat, the Duchess of Cambridge visited the Stephen Lawrence Centre, where she and William were welcomed by a choir of schoolgirls. After the schoolgirls had sung for the Cambridges, William then went on to say “What a welcome, that was beautiful”. After … Continue reading

Richard III’s Remains Reburied at Leicester Cathedral

  March 26, 2015 at 10:07 pm by

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The remains of King Richard III have been reburied today during a ceremony at Leicester Cathedral attended by the Countess of Wessex and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. Reverend Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, led the service accompanied by several members of the clergy including the Bishop of Leicester. The ceremony was more a memorial remembering the last Plantagenet King than a sober funeral – “a reinterment” the … Continue reading

Danish Crown Prince Couple’s First Day in Japan

  March 26, 2015 at 9:25 pm by

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Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark began a three-day visit to Japan today, to promote Greenlandic businesses. They first attended a seminar at Hillside Plaza in Tokyo on seafood where Greenlandic products were showcased by companies, specifically Royal Greenland and Polar Seafood, and a video presented the production of fish and shellfish in the country. Then it was over to Kyu Asakura Ke Jutaku, a traditional Japanese garden, … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth Unveils New Statues at Canterbury Cathedral

  March 26, 2015 at 6:37 pm by

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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have unveiled statues of themselves during a service at Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent this afternoon. They arrived shortly before 2:30pm, and were welcomed by cheering crowds in the Cathedral Precincts. The Dean of Canterbury, the Very Reverend Robert Willis, led the service which was attended by a number of locals from the Kent area. At the conclusion of the service, Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

Princess Haya Opens Humanitarian Conference

  March 26, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

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Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain opened the 12th Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition (DIHAD). The conference talks about poverty and how to reduce poverty and suffering around the world. Princess Haya gave a short speech at the opening. The conference was also attended by Prince Hassan Bin Talal of Jordan. Prince Hassan also spoke at the conference.

New Succession Rules Take Effect in Britain

  March 26, 2015 at 9:37 am by

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The Succession to the Crown Act 2013 came into effect in the United Kingdom and its realms at midnight GMT today, March 26, after being ratified by all the Commonwealth realms. It means that males no longer take precedence over females, meaning that an elder daughter cannot be overtaken by a younger son. Marriage to Roman Catholics is now allowed while retaining rights to the throne (the monarch must be … Continue reading

Prince Charles’s Letters To Be Made Public

  March 26, 2015 at 6:56 am by

The Prince of Wales

The British Supreme Court has decided that letters written by the Prince of Wales to various government ministers can be made public, in a ruling that was handed down this morning. They have upheld a judgement made by the Appeals court in March last year, following an initial ruling in September 2012 approving the publication of 27 letters written between 2004 and 2005 by the Prince to seven government departments. … Continue reading

Queen Paola Visits Prize Winners in Namur

  March 25, 2015 at 7:29 pm by

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Queen Paola visited the Namur Technical Institute (ITN) in Namur today. Here she met with the winners of the Prix Terre d’Avenir. The Queen toured the institute and viewed the creation that earned the institute the prize, a gateway which allows people with reduced mobility to access trains on the SNBC (Belgian National Rail), before meeting with students who helped design it. She was accompanied by Belgian polar explorer Alain Hubert and … Continue reading

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