Dutch Official Visit to the United States of America, Day 1

  June 1, 2015 at 6:10 pm by

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima at a dinner at the Dutch Ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.; 31-05-2015

Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started today, Monday June 1st, a three-day Official Visit to the United States of America. Upon their arrival in the States, the Royal Couple attended on Sunday May 31 in the evening, a reception at the Dutch Ambassador’s residence in Washington held by the Dutch Ambassador Rudolf Bekink. This morning the visit began at the Arlington National Cemetery in Washington. The Royal Couple … Continue reading

Princess Alexandra of Hanover Passes Away

  June 1, 2015 at 2:43 pm by

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Princess Alexandra of Hanover, the widow of Prince Welf Heinrich, passed away today at the age of 77 following a battle with cancer. “Frankfurt’s culture has lost a great woman,” Frankfurt am Main’s Cultural Affairs Minister Felix Semmelroth said on the announcement of her death, as she was a member of the Frankfurt City Council for over three decades. During her time in the council, Princess Alexandra founded the St Catherine’s … Continue reading

Haakon, Mette-Marit and Victoria Attend EAT Stockholm Food Forum

  June 1, 2015 at 11:50 am by

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Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum with Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, which was being held at the Clarion Sign in Stockholm, earlier today. The EAT Stockholm Food Forum holds a mix of lectures, discussions and talks between scientists, politicians and business representatives. It’s about the connection between food, health and sustainability. This is the second year the forum is being … Continue reading

New Poll: Outfit of the Week, May 25-31

  June 1, 2015 at 2:34 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 image with is just a few outfits in this weeks poll. Voting closes on June 6. The winner of last week’s poll winner was Queen Maxima with 9 votes.

Indian President Arrives in Stockholm

  May 31, 2015 at 9:07 pm by

King Carl Gustaf and President Mukherjee of India in the courtyard of the Royal Palace; 31-05-2015

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, arrived in Stockholm today to begin his state visit to Sweden. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel welcomed the President at Arlanda Airport, escorting him to the Royal Mews. The Crown Princess managed to keep a hold of her Philip Treacy hat despite the windy conditions that graced Stockholm this afternoon! View image | gettyimages.com At the Royal Mews, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia … Continue reading

William and Harry’s Polo Sunday at Audi Polo Challenge

  May 31, 2015 at 5:52 pm by

Prince Harry and Prince William laugh after the Audi Polo Challenge; 31-05-2015

Princes William and Harry today took to the polo field at Coworth Park in Berkshire, participating in the second day of the Audi Polo Challenge. The two brothers played in aid of three of the charities they are patrons of: WellChild, CentrePoint and Child Bereavement UK. During the trophy presentation, Prince William was given a pair of pink gumboots for Princess Charlotte. View image | gettyimages.com After the match, William and Harry spent … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Presents Medals at Children’s Relay

  May 30, 2015 at 7:14 pm by

Crown Princess Mary at the Free From Bullying relay in Aarhus; 30-05-2015

Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary was in Aarhus today, where she attended the annual Free From Bullying children’s relay that is held in conjunction with her foundation. The relay took place in the city’s Botanical Gardens and over 700 children aged 3-9 from the region ran or walked the one kilometre long route. Mary was joined by children’s TV host Bubber to start the relay, and was also on hand at … Continue reading

Prince William Attends FA Cup Final

  May 30, 2015 at 5:23 pm by

The Duke of Cambridge at the FA Cup Final; 30-05-2015

Prince William attended the FA Cup Final today at Wembley Stadium between Arsenal and Aston Villa, which happens to be the team the Prince follows. Arsenal took home the trophy in a convincing 4-0 win, William – as President of the Football Association – presented the trophy to the winning team’s captain at the end of the match. View image | gettyimages.com Earlier in the day, Prince William called on … Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Canada, Day Three

  May 29, 2015 at 10:43 pm by

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima in Canada; 29-05-2015

The King and Queen of the Netherlands have completed their State Visit to Canada today, spending the day in Toronto. First, Willem-Alexander and Maxima stopped at Queen’s Park, where at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, they had meetings with Ontario’s Premier, Kathleen Wynne, and Lieutenant-Governor, Elizabeth Dowdeswell. Afterwards, they visited the MaRS Discovery District, a platform for companies and research labs in sciences and health, ICT and energy. King Willem-Alexander and … Continue reading

Camilla Hosts BBC2’s 500 Words Competition Final

  May 29, 2015 at 10:24 pm by

Camilla with one of the winners of BBC's 500 Words Competition; 29-05-2015

As patron of the National Literacy Trust, the Duchess of Cornwall hosted the final of BBC2’s 500 Words Competition at St James’ Palace today. Camilla delivered a speech reiterating the importance of reading and storytelling for children, before presenting the six winners with their medals and award book. “Like climbing though the wardrobe into Narnia, stories open doors into different worlds. We meet impossible people, travel to remote places and make hundreds … Continue reading

Queen Sofia Opens Madrid Book Fair

  May 29, 2015 at 5:52 pm by

Queen Sofia attends the Madrid Book Fair; 29-05-2015

Queen Sofia of Spain today opened the annual Madrid Book Fair in Retiro Park. She toured the fair, which has over 470 exhibitors, seeing what all the stands had to offer. The Queen visited a number of stalls, including those of major publishers Random House and Penguin, as well as smaller stalls like Adela and Añana Salt Valley. She also went through the children’s pavilion, and SamSung Hall which showcases how technology … Continue reading

Duke of Cambridge Interviewed by Match of the Day’s Gary Lineker

  May 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm by

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On May 28, the Duke of Cambridge was interviewed by Gary Lineker, the presenter of Match of the Day. The interview took place ahead of the FA Cup Final. During the interview, the Duke spoke about being a supporter of Aston Villa. He supports the team because he wanted to support a team that wasn’t as popular as the big teams, like Arsenal, which is supported by his brother Prince Harry. Prince … Continue reading

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein Pulls Out Of FIFA Presidential Race

  May 29, 2015 at 2:37 pm by

Prince Ali

Prince Ali Bin al Hussein of Jordan has pulled out of the FIFA presidential race during the second round of voting which was held today at the FIFA’s 65th congress in Zurich. This means that chief Sepp Blatter will serve a fifth term by default. Sepp Blatter received 133 votes to Prince Ali’s 73 of the 206 votes casted. Prince Ali failed to win the two-third majority, he withdrew and addressed … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth II’s Busy Day In Lancaster

  May 29, 2015 at 12:41 pm by

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II arrived at Lancaster station on the Royal Train to start her busy day in Lancaster. Her Majesty’s first event was a ceremonial arrival at Lancaster Castle where she met with local dignitaries. She also watched a performance of Shakespeare’s Richard II by a local theatre company. View image | gettyimages.com After the performance, the Queen visited Lodge Livery Yard in Bilsborrow. During the visit to the … Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Canada, Day 2

  May 28, 2015 at 8:06 pm by

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander in Canada; 28-05-2015

Thursday May 28, second day of the state visit, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima went to Waterloo, a city in Southern Ontario. In the morning, the Royal Couple visited the University of Waterloo where at the presence of the Dutch the Ministries of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders and the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science Jet Bussemaker, were awarded scholarships.  To mark the seventy years of liberation, The Netherlands … Continue reading

Princess Beatrice Joins The Queen At Buckingham Palace Garden Party

  May 28, 2015 at 6:07 pm by

Princess Beatrice at a garden party at Buckingham Palace; 28-05-2015

Princess Beatrice was one of several members of the Royal Family to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace this afternoon. Dressed in a dove grey frock with a scallop print, a white Maje jacket with black and grey embellished trim and a beige floral fascinator, the Princess happily mingled with guests on her route to the royal tea tent. View image | gettyimages.com Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh … Continue reading

King Felipe Attends the 25th Anniversary of the Police Intervention Unit

  May 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

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King Felipe of Spain attended the 25th anniversary of the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) which is part of the National Police. Upon arrival, King Felipe received the baton of the National Police Corps from the Interior Minister. The national anthem was then played then he reviewed the police line. King Felipe honored past members of the unit and toured an exhibition which showcased uniforms of the unit over that past 25 … Continue reading

Princess Martha Louise Speaks At A Conference

  May 28, 2015 at 12:48 pm by

Princess Martha Louise

Norway’s Princess Martha Louise spoke at the Frambu Centre for Rare Disorders which is celebrating its 60th anniversary in Siggerud. Frambu provides services to children and adults who suffer with over 120 different rare and diagnoses rare disorders. During her speech, Princess Martha Louise said that she was impressed with what Frambu centre has had to offer: “Frambu is a pioneering center in many areas-both in Norway and internationally, and … Continue reading

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Visit VRT Broadcaster

  May 28, 2015 at 12:15 pm by

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Today, Thursday May 28, Their Majasties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Flemish Radio and Television Organization VRT, a Dutch public broadcaster for radio and television in Belgium. Upon arrival at the headquarters of the broadcaster, the Royal Couple were welcomed by the CEO, Leo Hellemans, and Luc Van den Brande, the President of the Board of the public broadcast. View image | gettyimages.com The King and the Queen … Continue reading

Queen Sonja Attends Opening of the 63rd Bergen International Festival

  May 28, 2015 at 4:56 am by

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Queen Sonja of Norway attended the opening of the Bergen International Festival which is being held in Bergen, Norway. Queen Sonja was scheduled to attend the grand opening concert in the evening. The festival is the largest in the Nordic countries and artists from around the world will participate in 150 different shows during the festival. It started in 1953. For the opening, Queen Sonja wore a pink cape outfit and … Continue reading

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