UAE President Breaks His Arm

  January 10, 2011 at 5:16 am by

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

The UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced today (January 10, 2011) that President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan broke his arm during his daily exercise routine. The announcement also said that His Highness the President will take a few days off resting to recover. Nothing was mentioned as to exactly when or where the accident happened.

Prince Albert rides on a camel to see the Pyramids of Giza

  January 9, 2011 at 9:12 pm by

Prince Albert and Charlene Wittstock ride camels in Egypt

His Serene Highness the Prince Albert II of Monaco has never been one to shirk a physical challenge! As he proceeds into what will be his 53rd year of life, and the fifth year of his reign, he chose to do so not on the soles of his Italian shoes or behind the wheel of his hybrid car, but rather on the hump of a camel! It is true! The … Continue reading

The Fashion of the Danish New Year’s Court 2011

  January 9, 2011 at 8:21 am by

Queen Margrethe at the 2011 New Year's Court

On January 1, HM Queen Margrethe, TRH Prince Henrik, Crown Prince Frederik, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie attended the New Year’s Court and Banquet for members of the Order of the Elephant at Amalienborg. With the absence of Crown Princess Mary due to her maternity leave, all eyes were on Queen Margrethe and Princess Marie this year. The Queen recycled the lime green dress which she had worn to her … Continue reading

Crown Princess Maxima Back to Work

  January 8, 2011 at 5:10 pm by

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After spending the Christmas holiday in her homeland, Argentina, Princess Maxima has returned to her duties. Crown Princess Maxima was on Friday January 7 in Basel, Switzerland, for a meeting with representatives of international standardization organizations in the financial sector. The participating organizations were the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, the Financial Action Task Force, the International Association of Deposit Insurance and the … Continue reading

Princess Mary Gives Birth to Son and Daughter

  January 8, 2011 at 12:45 pm by

Danish Royal Family Coat of Arms

At just before lunchtime on January 8th, 2011, the Danish Royal Court announced that Crown Princess Mary gave birth to a son and a daughter. The twins were born at 10:30 and 10:56, at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. They weighed 2674 grams and 2554 grams respectively. The official press release read: “On 8 January 2011 Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary gave birth to two healthy children at Righospitalet in … Continue reading

Princess Mary Admitted to Hospital

  January 8, 2011 at 3:33 am by

Danish Royal Family Coat of Arms

Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary has been admitted to hospital to give birth to her twins, as was confirmed by the Royal Court a short while ago. The Court said that Mary was admitted to the Rigshospitalet at around seven this morning. Last night, Crown Prince Frederik was seen driving away from Amalienborg Palace with the couple’s daughter, Princess Isabella, and luggage loaded into his car. They were presumed to be … Continue reading

A Few Highlights of Princess Mary’s Maternity Fashion

  January 7, 2011 at 4:40 am by

This patterned coat of Princess Mary's has been a staple in her wardrobe, both pregnancy and non, since 2004

Vanity Fair ranked her among the best dressed people in 2010, so let’s take a flashback on Crown Princess Mary’s maternity fashion so far! One of her first appearences after the announcement of her pregnancy with twins was during her visit to friend Amber Petty in Australia. She was seen shopping in Adelaide, in a casual yet classy outfit, wearing a soft blue ruffled blouse, a black cardigan, stretch jeans … Continue reading

Mohammed bin Hamad wins Prestigious UAE Sports Award

  January 7, 2011 at 3:26 am by

Qatar's Coat of Arms

Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, the the Chairman of the Qatari 2022 Bid Organising Committee, received the Arab Sports Personality Award in recognition of his leadership in guiding Qatar to their 2022 FIFA World Cup race win. Sheikh Mohammed received the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Creative Sports Awards from the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohamed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, in Dubai. The award is considered to be … Continue reading

The Sultan of Brunei Names Newborn Granddaughter

  January 6, 2011 at 6:44 pm by

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The Sultan has named his newborn granddaughter, the second child and first daughter of Crown Prince Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei, YANG TERAMAT MULIA PENGIRAN ANAK MUNEERAH MADHUL BOLKIAH BINTI DULI YANG TERAMAT MULIA PADUKA SERI PENGIRAN MUDA MAHKOTA PENGIRAN MUDA HAJI AL-MUHTADEE BILLAH. This translates into HRH Princess Muneerah of Brunei. The Princess was born on January 2, 2011. The Crown Princely Couple are already parents to a … Continue reading

More Information Concerning the Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton Released

  January 6, 2011 at 8:17 am by

Catherine Middleton and Prince William during the press call

HRH Prince William of Wales will marry Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011, in the Westminster Abbey. This was all the information given before yesterday. New information has been released. Miss Middleton will travel to the wedding service at Westminster Abbey by car along a route that will include The Mall, Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall and Parliament Square. The wedding service will begin at 11am. The Dean of Westminster will … Continue reading

90th Birthday of Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg

  January 6, 2011 at 8:12 am by

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HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg turned 90 yesterday, January 5, 2011. A concert was held in honor of Grand Duke Jean. Before the concert there was a photo opportunity with the Royal guests. In addition to the concert, there was a dinner at the ship “Princesse Marie-Astrid”. Among those attending the concert were, other then Grand Duke Jean, Archduchess Marie-Astrid of Austria, née Princess of Luxembourg, oldest daughter of … Continue reading

Prince Ali wins FIFA Vice Presidency

  January 6, 2011 at 7:31 am by

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Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan has been elected as FIFA vice-president on Thursday, making him the youngest member of the executive committee. Prince Ali, 35 years old, is president of the football federation in Jordan. Prince Ali said, “I want to introduce a new work ethic in Asian football.” “I want to energize this position in a way that serves all our needs. I promise that if we … Continue reading

Prince Ali Reza of Iran Dies

  January 4, 2011 at 4:43 pm by

Coat of Arms of the Former Empire of Iran, Pahlavi Dynasty

On January 4, 2011, HIH Prince Ali Reza of Iran commited suicide in his residence in Boston. His brother, Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi, posted this sad news on his website. To read the full message, please click HERE. The Prince was the youngest son of the late Sjah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Empress Farah Pahlavi of Iran. Prince Alireza passed away – January 4th,2011

Dubai Ruler Inaugurated 2 Health Centers

  January 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm by

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, inaugurated two new health centers in Dubai this morning. The Dubai Ruler toured the two health facilities where he was briefed on the advanced medical equipment at the centersill provide healthcare services for over 60,000 people in the surrounding area. Sheikh Mohammed also toured the various laboratories and departments of the center. During … Continue reading

Crown Prince Billah & Princess Sarah of Brunei Welcome Daughter

  January 3, 2011 at 5:37 am by

Brunei Coat of Arms

Crown Prince Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei had their second child and first daughter on January 2, 2011. The Crown Princely Couple are already parents to a son, Prince Abdul Muntaqim, who was born in 2007. “Bandar Seri Begawan – By command of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Grand Chamberlain Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Penggawa Laila Bentara Istiadat Diraja Dalam Istana Pengiran Hj Alauddin … Continue reading

And her name is… Savannah

  January 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm by

Peter and Autumn Phillips on their wedding day in May 2008

The name of the daughter of Peter and Autumn Phillips is Savannah. Among others, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, great-grandparents of Savannah, the Princess Royal, grandmother of little Savannah, and Timothy Laurence, and the Earl and Countess of Wessex, were present at the Sandringham church service in which Savannah’s name was first used in public. Savannah is the first child of Peter and Autumn, the first grandchild of … Continue reading

Qatar Emir & Sheikha Mozah visit Austria

  December 31, 2010 at 2:44 am by

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The Emir of Qatar and his wife, Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser al-Misnad, started an official 3-day visit to Austria. Sheikh Hamad and Sheikha Mozah met with with President Heinz Fischer and his wife. Upon arrival to the palace, Sheikh Hamad and the Austrian President reviewed the honor guard during the welcome ceremony in front of the Hofburg palace in Vienna. The two leaders held talks and a number of agreements … Continue reading

Peter and Autumn Phillips Welcome Daughter

  December 30, 2010 at 11:04 am by

British Coat of Arms

The British Royal Court has announced that Autumn Phillips, wife of Peter Phillips and daughter-in-law of the Princess Royal, gave birth to a healthy baby girl on December 29. The little girl is, in addition to being the first child of Autumn and Peter, also the first grandchild of the Princess Royal and the first great-grandchild of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. The official announcement that was released … Continue reading

Furry Hats at Sandringham

  December 27, 2010 at 6:16 pm by

The Queen at Sandringham, December 2010

On December 25, Britain’s royal family, like every year, attended the traditional Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church on the royal estate in Norfolk. The Queen appeared in light beige colors, wearing a chequered coat to which she added a warm scarf, pinned with one of her delicate brooches and a blonde fur hat. The Duchess of Cornwall greeted the people in a lovely off-white coat with … Continue reading

Looking Forward to a Royal 2011

  December 27, 2010 at 3:32 pm by

In January, the birth of the twins of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is expected. They are the 3rd and 4th children for the couple. The couple are also parents to Prince Christian, second-in-line to the Danish throne, and Princess Isabella (TOPIC). There is more Royal baby news to come, among others, the Duke and Duchess of Noto, Prince Pedro and Princess Sofia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, … Continue reading

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