Queen ‘Utterly Shocked’ by New Zealand Earthquake

  February 23, 2011 at 6:42 am by

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HM Queen Elizabeth II has released a statement in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake which shook Christchurch, New Zealand yesterday, February 22nd. “I have been utterly shocked by the news of another earthquake in Christchurch. Please convey my deep sympathy to the families and friends of those who have been killed; my thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this dreadful event. My thoughts are also … Continue reading

King’s Nephew Reveals Engagement

  February 21, 2011 at 8:20 pm by

Oscar Magnuson with his fiancée Emma Ledent

Oscar Magnuson, the 33-year-old son of Princess Christina of Sweden, Mrs Magnuson and thus nephew of King Carl XVI Gustaf, has revealed his engagement to long-time girlfriend, Emma Ledent. The engagement took place on February 11th, in Gattiéres, France where the couple were on holiday. The information was revealed in Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet on February 20th. Mr Magnuson is the second son of Princess Christina and her husband, Tord … Continue reading

Charlene Wittstock’s Visit to South Africa

  February 21, 2011 at 8:05 pm by

Charlene Wittstock in South Africa

Charlene Wittstock is not even married, not even Serene Highness, yet as Prince Albert’s fiancee, set to become the Princess Consort of Monaco in less than five months’ time, she is already in the swing of her first solo diplomatic mission. Granted, the tour she has undertaken is of her homeland, South Africa. The princess-in-training is actually a native of Bulawayo, Rhodesia (today Zimbabwe) but her family relocated to the … Continue reading

Lady Ella Starts Studies at Oxford

  February 21, 2011 at 1:56 pm by

Lady Gabriella Windsor

Lady Gabriella, who will turn 30 this April, graduated from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, in May 2004 with a BA degree in Comporative Literature. Since then, Ella Windsor, as she is professionally known, had worked as a journalist (she has written for Hola!, The Spectator, The Mail on Sunday and other publications). “She graduated six years ago, so it is quite a thing to go back”, The Telegraph quotes … Continue reading

Invitations to William and Catherine’s Wedding Have Been Sent

  February 20, 2011 at 6:39 am by

Engagement of William & Catherine

The invitations to the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011, in the Westminster Abbey, have been sent. They were sent last Wednesday and Thursday, February 16 and 16, 2011. The press release read as follows: Wedding invitations – The wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton 19th February 2011 Invitations to the wedding of Prince William and Miss … Continue reading

The Week with the Norwegian Royals

  February 19, 2011 at 4:03 pm by

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Here you can read about the current events of the Norwegian Royals during the last week. February 14th: The Royal Court announced that Crown Prince Haakon agreed to be the patron of this year’s TV campaign to support the Norwegian People’s Aid’s efforts. Norwegian People’s Aid is an organisation aiming to eliminate landmines and cluster bombs in Europe, Africa and Asia. You can read more here. February 17th-18th: Crown Princess … Continue reading

Dutch Photo Session in Lech 2011

  February 19, 2011 at 10:53 am by

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The Dutch Royal family attended a photo session in Lech this morning. The members attending were the Queen, her sons, the Prince of Orange and Princes (Johan-)Friso and Constantijn, her daughters-in-law, Princesses Máxima, Mabel and Laurentien, and her grandchildren, Princesses Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, daughters of the Prince and Princess of Orange, Countesses Luana and Zaria, daughters of Prince Friso and his wife, Mabel, and Countesses Eloise and Leonore and … Continue reading

Saudi King to Return Back Home Next Week

  February 19, 2011 at 3:17 am by

King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, is expected to return back to Saudi Arabia very soon after a long recovery absence. The Saudi press reported this weekend that the 86 year-old monarch has arrived in Casablanca, Morocco for a short recovery stop before returning back home next week. The press also covered the preparations for the King’s arrival celebrations all over … Continue reading

150th Anniversary of Helena, Duchess of Albany’s Birth

  February 17, 2011 at 12:00 am by

Princess Helena as a young girl

February 17th marks the one hundred and fiftieth anniversay of Helena, Duchess of Albany’s birth. Born Helena Frederica Augusta in 1861 in the capital of Waldeck, Arolsen; Princess Helena was the fifth child and daughter of the reigning Prince of Waldeck-Pyrmont, George Victor, and his wife, Princess Helena (nee, Princess of Nassau). The Princess had seven siblings, six from her parents’ marriage and one from her father’s second marriage to … Continue reading

20th Birthday of Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg

  February 16, 2011 at 7:43 am by

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HRH Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau, the only daughter of the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess, turns 20 today. Princess Alexandra Joséphine Teresa Charlotte Marie Wilhelmine was born on February 16, 1991, as the fourth child and only daughter of then Hereditary Grand Duke Henri and Hereditary Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg. She joined big brothers, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, then Prince Guillaume, and Princes Félix and … Continue reading

British Royal January and February Events

  February 15, 2011 at 6:45 pm by

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The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh Current Events; January 9th; The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended a Sunday church service at St Mary Magdalene church on the royal estate at Sandringham in Norfolk. January 16th; Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attended a church service at Hillington Parish Church, Norfolk, Britain. January 20th; Queen Elizabeth has made her annual visit to The Sandringham Women’s Institute, at West Newton … Continue reading

Marie’s Changing Looks in Florence

  February 15, 2011 at 1:55 pm by

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Princess Marie was on a super-short, super-packed visit when she visited Florence, Italy on February 1-2, 2011. Even though Princess Marie had a very packed scheduled, she managed to look super chic in a number of outfits during the visit, so let’s take a closer look. At arrival to Florence, HRH choose a double-breasted grey jacket matched with a black turtleneck and black pants see here. Later on during her … Continue reading

Grand Duke and Duchess Reach Pearl Anniversary

  February 14, 2011 at 11:12 pm by

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Today, February 14th, marks the thirtieth wedding anniversary of the Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg. The groom, then Hereditary Grand Duke Henri, son of Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte, was 25; while his bride, Cuban-born Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista, daughter of José Antonio Mestre y Alvarez and María Teresa Batista y Falla, was 24. The couple had met while studying political science at the University of … Continue reading

Clarence House Releases Names of Royal Bridal Party

  February 14, 2011 at 8:59 am by

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Clarence House has issued a press release, announcing the names of the bridal party which will accompany Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton at their upcoming wedding. The bride and groom have chosen their respective younger siblings to be their main supporters – Prince William asked his brother, Prince Harry, to be his best man; while Miss Middleton asked her sister, Philippa, to be her maid of honour. There will … Continue reading

Queen Beatrix and Prince Friso Open “New Love” Center

  February 13, 2011 at 9:30 am by

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On Friday February 11, Queen Beatrix along with Prince Friso were present at the opening of the “New Love” center in Amsterdam. “New Love” is a new multi-religious and cultural center and provides a platform for, among other studies, debate, philosophy, religion, music and theater. New Love is an initiative of the poet, theologian and priest Huub Oosterhuis and is housed in a monumental building that was totally renovated in … Continue reading

Bahrain’s Crown Prince in Turkey

  February 13, 2011 at 5:14 am by

Prince Salman at the WEF in 2010

The Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of Bahrain, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, arrived in Turkey on a two day official visit to hold talks with officials. Crown Prince Salman held talks with Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan where they discussed political, economic and military ties between the two countries. After the talks they held a joint press conference in the Turkish capital of Ankara. … Continue reading

Crown Princess Maxima visits a Primary School

  February 11, 2011 at 11:12 am by

Princess Máxima

On February 10, Princess Maxima was present at the closure of the project BizWorld at the Christoffel school in The Hague. BizWorld is an education system in which pupils in eight primary school playfully learn to set up their own business and deal with money. The “student-entrepreneurs” told Maxima about their experiences. Some companies have gone bankrupt or have students correct profit. The BizWorld Foundation wants children to be actively … Continue reading

Danish Court Releases Christening Date

  February 11, 2011 at 7:58 am by

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary leave Rigshospitalet with their newborn twins

The Danish Royal Court has released the date for the christening of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary’s newborn twins – April 14th. The official press release read: “Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Princess will hold the christening for their twin children at the Holmens Kirke on Thursday April 14, 2011 at 15:30. Christian Schønau (Hofchef)” The twins, the couple’s third and fourth children, were born on … Continue reading

Crown Princess Maxima and Princess Mabel at Good Money Gala

  February 10, 2011 at 11:51 am by

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On Wednesday February 9th, Princess Maxima spoke at the Good Money Gala of the National Postcode Lottery at the Singer Museum in Laren. Princess Mabel was also, unexpectedly, present. The Princess was present on behalf of The Elders. During this Gala, the amount distributed to charitable organizations by the lottery this year was announced. Stop Aids Now! received an amount of 8.8 million euros from the National Postcode Lottery. The … Continue reading

Saudi King Alive

  February 10, 2011 at 9:00 am by

King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz

There have been rumors today surfing the net that Saudi Arabia’s 86 year old King Abdullah Al Saud has died. A Saudi source has told news agencies that “The rumours aren’t true.” King Abdullah has been away from the public eye for about two months since he underwent surgery twice after a blood clot complicated a slipped disc in the United States and is currently recovering in Morocco since January. … Continue reading

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