Queen Letizia of Spain’s grandfather has died at the age of 98. Francisco Rocasolano passed away today at the University Hospital of Salamanca where he was admitted on Saturday. The Queen cancelled the event, the ceremony of National Fashion Award, which she was supposed to attend today. View image | gettyimages.com Francisco Rocasolano in June 2004
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 image with is just a few outfits in this weeks poll. Voting closes on August 1. The winner of last week’s poll winner was Queen Letizia of Spain with 14 votes.
The Swedish Royal Court has released new photographs of Princess Madeleine and her family, released today on their official website. Taken by Brigitte Grenfeldt, the four photos show Princess Madeleine and her husband Chris O’Neill with their two children, Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas, in the gardens of Solliden Palace in Oland. “I’m so thankful to be a mother of two. Both Leonore and her brother Nicolas are little angels!” the … Continue reading
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were welcomed by stormy weather when they headed to Portsmouth today to attend the America’s Cup World Series sailing competition. Due to the rain, however, the day’s sailing was cancelled. View image | gettyimages.com Nonetheless, William and Kate still meet with organisers and the team captains of the countries competing in this leg at the Royal Navy Base Portsmouth. The couple – in matched BAR … Continue reading
Prince Albert of Monaco and Princess Charlene attended the Red Cross Ball in Monaco just a few hours after attending the wedding of of Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo. The theme of the event was inspired by Versailles and around 800 people were invited to the auction event. Princess Charlene looked elegant in a Valentino red jumpsuit which featured a big bow on the shoulder. View image | gettyimages.com
Pierre Casiraghi, second son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, today married his long-time love Beatrice Borromeo in a civil ceremony held at the Salon des Glaces of the Prince’s Palace. 70 of their closest family and friends were invited to witness the ceremony, in which Ms Borromeo wore a custom-made Valentino gown of “pale pink and gold lace silk chiffon, designed by creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli.” … Continue reading
The Danish Royal Family didn’t let the wet weather dampen their spirits on Saturday, when they posed for photographers in the gardens of Gråsten Palace for their annual summer (ironic, given the gloomy skies) photo session. View image | gettyimages.com Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik were joined by their eldest son, Crown Prince Frederik, and his family, as well as the Queen’s niece Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and her family, … Continue reading
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Crown Princess Mette-Marit along with their children, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus attended the Saint Olav Festival 2015 in Stiklestad, Norway. View image | gettyimages.com The summer festival is one of Norways largest church and culture festivals which have a wide range of activities for all ages and concerts. View image | gettyimages.com
Earlier today, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary were joined by Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik at Gråsten Palace to watch the changing of guards, an annual event that is watched by The Royal family. The family lined up on the palace stairs to watch the royal life guards played threes songs. Princess Alexandra of Berleburg, her husband Count Jefferson and their children Count Richard and Countess Ingrid also joined the … Continue reading
Day two of their visit to Cornwall saw Prince Charles and Camilla head to the Isles of Scilly, an archipelago off the coast of England. The duo visited the islands of St Mary’s and St Agnes on July 21. On St Mary’s, the Prince and the Duchess were guests at the Island Fair, where they browsed stalls of fresh food and local produce, as well as crafts. View image | gettyimages.com … Continue reading
The Picture of the Week team has decided that this week we won’t have a poll due to very few images we have gotten. We have decided to combine last week’s and this week’s poll, which will be up on July 27.
Prince George of Cambridge today celebrates his second birthday, and to mark the day Kensington Palace released a new photograph of the birthday boy. The photograph shows George with his father, the Duke of Cambridge, in the garden of Sandringham House taken on the day of Princess Charlotte’s christening earlier this month. Like the other christening photos, it was taken by Mario Testino. View image | gettyimages.com George was born … Continue reading
On Monday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. In the evening, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” hosted by the National Orchestra of Belgium at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels. View image | gettyimages.com In the morning of the National Day, July 21, King Philippe and Queen … Continue reading
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have begun their three-day visit to Cornwall today, a visit which will be focusing on supporting tourism and the local community. During the day, Charles and Camilla stopped in two towns – Padstow and Ladock – and paid visits to businesses and charities which support each one. In Padstow, a fishing town, the couple visited a number of restaurants, including The Seafood restaurant. … Continue reading
Princess Hitachi of Japan, born Lady Hanako Tsugaru, celebrates her seventy-fifth birthday today, July 19. The Princess is the wife of Prince Masahito, only brother of Emperor Akihito. They married in September 1964, and Prince Masahito was given the title Prince Hitachi. Masahito and Hanako do not have any children. View image | gettyimages.com Princess Hitachi during a visit to England in July 2011 Alongside her husband, Princess Hitachi is one of … Continue reading
Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary brought their four children out this morning to watch the Gråsten Ring Rider Association’s annual parade outside the gates of Gråsten Palace, the summer residence of the royal family. Also joining the family was Frederik’s cousin, Prince Gustav zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and his partner Carina Axelsson. About 300 riders from local riding clubs and associations paraded past the main gates of the Palace, each organisation stopping to present … Continue reading
Today marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of the future King of the Hellenes, George II, in 1890. His birth took place on July 19 at Tatoi, the Royal Family’s palace just outside Athens, the first of six children born to the-then Crown Prince Constantine of Greece (future Constantine I) and his wife, Sophie of Prussia. Prince George’s grandparents were George I of Greece (born Prince Wilhelm of Denmark) and Olga … Continue reading
Lady Helen and Timothy Taylor celebrate their 23rd wedding anniversary today. Helen, the only daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Kent, and Timothy tied the knot on July 18, 1992 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. The bride wore a Catherine Walker bespoke design. The couple have four children. View image | gettyimages.com The couple in 2006.
The heir to the former Serbian/Yugoslav throne, Alexander, today celebrated his seventieth birthday. He was born to King Peter II of Yugoslavia and Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark in 1945, at Claridge’s Hotel in London during the couple’s exile as part of World War Two. To ensure the infant would have Yugoslav nationality and could succeed the throne, the suite in which Queen Alexandra gave birth was ceded as Yugoslavian … Continue reading
Hereditary Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha has given birth to her second child, a son. Prince Philipp Hubertus Andreas Christian was born yesterday morning in Munich. His middle names are in honour of his father, paternal grandfather and maternal grandfather. In a statement, Hereditary Prince Hubertus and his wife said they were “overjoyed and grateful” for the infant’s safe arrival. The newborn joins big sister Katharina, born in April 2014, and is … Continue reading