Queen Rania Visits Saudi Arabia for Misk Global Forum

  November 15, 2017 at 7:48 pm by

Queen Rania

Jordan’s Queen Rania arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to participate in the second session of Misk Global Forum (MGF), which takes place in the Saudi capital Riyadh between November 15 and 17. It is held under the theme of “Meeting the Challenge of Change”. The Queen delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the forum and highlighted the “hope gap” experienced by the disadvantaged, both within the Arab … Continue reading

Jordanian Royals Mark The Opening of Parliament

  November 12, 2017 at 4:48 pm by

King Abdullah

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has inaugurated on Sunday the eighteenth Parliament session and delivered a speech from the throne. Upon his arrival to the parliament complex in the capital Amman, the King was accompanied by his eldest son, Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II. Following the official welcoming ceremony, His Majesty moved to the Parliament Hall where he addressed senators, representatives and the government, urging them to be self-reliant. His Majesty added, … Continue reading

A Grand Duchess’s Best Friend: Maria Teresa Cuddles Puppy During Bazaar Visit

  November 12, 2017 at 1:23 pm by

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa

During her visit to the Luxembourg Red Cross’s annual bazaar at the Victor Hugo Hall in Limpertsberg on Sunday, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was greeted by an adorable black puppy, whom she was quick to affectionately pat with a large smile on her face. The Grand Duchess is President of the Luxembourg Red Cross, which hosts the bazaar as a fundraiser each year. This year the money raised will go towards … Continue reading

British Royals Attend Annual Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph

  November 12, 2017 at 1:02 pm by

The Prince of Wales

As they do each year, members of the British Royal Family attended the Royal British Legion’s Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London on November 12. For the first time, Queen Elizabeth II asked her son Prince Charles to lay her wreath after the two minute silence occurred. Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also laid wreaths. The Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess … Continue reading

Princess Grace’s Children Attend Film Screening On Eve of 88th Birthday

  November 11, 2017 at 8:14 pm by

Prince Albert, Princess Caroline, Camille Gotlieb and Princess Stephanie

On Saturday evening, the three children of the late Princess Grace of Monaco came together for a special screening of The Country Girl, the film that won her a Best Actress Academy Award. Prince Albert, Princess Caroline and Princess Stéphanie – who brought along her younger daughter, Camille Gottlieb – attended the screening at the Théâtre Princesse Grace. The Princess Grace Foundation USA hosted the event to mark the 35th anniversary of its … Continue reading

Gå Danmark! Royal Audience Watches FIFA World Cup Play-Off

  November 11, 2017 at 7:52 pm by

Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Christian

On Saturday evening, members of the Danish Royal Family joined thousands of football fans at Copenhagen’s Parken Stadion for the first leg of the FIFA 2018 World Cup play-off matches between Denmark and the Republic of Ireland. Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Christian, Prince Joachim and Prince Felix sat in the stands for the match after arriving separately. The royal party – like the rest of the Danish supporters … Continue reading

Last Day in India for Philippe and Mathilde

  November 10, 2017 at 6:37 pm by

Queen Mathilde and King Philippe

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians started the fifth and last day of their Indian state visit by playing cricket at the sporting ground Oval Maidan. At the event were present school children, and former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag, who works together with UNICEF India to promote the importance of sport among children. #Belgium’s Royal couple play cricket in #Mumbai, @virendersehwag presents King Philippe with autographed … Continue reading

Philippe and Mathilde Continue in Mumbai Their State Visit to India

  November 9, 2017 at 8:29 pm by

Queen Mathilde and King Philippe

On the fourth day of the state visit to India, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde moved on to Mumbai, capital city of the Indian State of Maharashtra. Upon their arrival, the Royal Couple was received by the Governor of the State of Maharashtra, Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao, and his wife Vinodha at Malabar Hill, the Residence of the Governor. After a meeting, the Governor hosted a lunch. In the afternoon the King and … Continue reading

Albert and Andrew Present For First Prince’s Cup in Port Hercule

  November 8, 2017 at 7:20 pm by

Prince Andrew and Prince Albert

As patrons, Prince Albert II of Monaco and the Duke of York were present for the first Prince’s Cup on Wednesday at Port Hercule. The Cup, a rowing competition, is held to benefit the Monaco branch of Outward Bound, an international non-profit organisation dedicated to “offering challenging activity courses in natural outdoor locations, which encourage personal development and growth”. The two Princes attended the launch and then watched the rowing races, … Continue reading

Belgian State Visit to India: Day Three

  November 8, 2017 at 7:03 pm by

Queen Mathilde and King Philippe

Belgium’s King Philippe and Queen Mathilde started their third day in India with a separate program. In the morning the King went to the headquarters of the Confederation of Indian Industry for the opening of the Indian-Belgium business forum with Indian and Belgian CEOs that discussed about innovation, industry 4.0, sustainability and trade opportunities. The Queen, in the meantime, had a working breakfast along with the Deputy Prime Minister and … Continue reading

Queen Maxima Visits the Hofstad Lyceum in The Hague

  November 8, 2017 at 6:37 pm by

Queen Maxima

Today, Wednesday November 8, Queen Maxima paid a working visit to the Hofstad Lyceum in The Hague. This school was the first in The Hague that, in 2013, signed the Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA). The GSA is a project run by students from high school or middle school that aims to provide a safe place for students to meet, support each other, talk about issues related to sexual orientation … Continue reading

Prince Laurent Will Be Absent From King’s Feast

  November 8, 2017 at 6:19 pm by

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Prince Laurent, the enfant terrible of Belgium’s royal family, will be absent from the Te Deum for the King’s Feast on November 15th. The palace confirmed the absence to VTM News. It is unclear why the prince will be absent. In September the attorney of Laurent said that the prince was too ill to meet the Belgian Prime Minister. The meeting was arranged after Laurent attended a reception at the … Continue reading

Royal Family Files Complaint With Swiss Police Against Fromer Prince

  November 8, 2017 at 5:56 pm by

Nicholas Medforth-Mills

The Romanian royal family has filed a complaint against Nicholas Medforth-Mills, formerly Prince Nicholas of Romania, grandson of king Mihai. Mr. Medforth-Mills was denied entry to the house of his ill grandfather King Mihai in Geneva. After the entry was denied, Nicholas tried to force a way and verbally and physically abused three people in the entourage of the king. The Romanian royal family released the following statement: On Tuesday … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge Speaks at Place2Be School Leaders Forum

  November 8, 2017 at 11:33 am by

The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge delivered a short opening speech at a school leaders forum hosted by one of her patronages, Place2Be, at UBS London. “Getting support to children at the very earliest stage helps improve their outcomes later in life. Schools and teachers are at the heart of this support, and have a crucial role to play.  You know your pupils.  You know their circumstances. You can spot when a family’s having a tough time. You occupy … Continue reading

Prince Heinrich Presents Book About Schloss Cumberland

  November 8, 2017 at 12:01 am by

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Today in Braunschweig (Brunswick), Germany, Prince Heinrich of Hanover will present a new book: ‘Die Welfen am Traunsee’, written by historian Helmut Schiesser. The book deals with the 130 year history of Schloss Cumberland in Gmunden am Traunsee, Austria. After the Austro-Prussian war in 1866 king George V of Hanover lost his crown and country and moved to Austria. Between 1882 and 1886 he built a new castle there: Schloss … Continue reading

Belgian State Visit to India: Day Two

  November 7, 2017 at 7:42 pm by

Queen Mathilde and King Philippe

Today, Tuesday November 7, the second day of the state visit, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were officially welcomed during a welcoming ceremony held in the courtyard of Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Indian Presidential Palace, in New Delhi. At the ceremony were present the Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind, along with his wife Savita Kovind and the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The King inspected the guard of honour and the … Continue reading

Death of Princess Isabel of Brazil

  November 7, 2017 at 10:15 am by

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Princess Isabel of Orleans and Braganza, member of the former Imperial family of Brazil, has died on November 5th in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 73. This was announced yesterday by her elder brother, Dom Luis and on behalf of the entire family. The princess was the daughter of Prince Pedro Henrique and his wife Princess Maria of Bavaria. She was the fourth of the couple’s twelve children. … Continue reading

Spanish King and Queen Host Gala Banquet For Visiting Israeli President

  November 6, 2017 at 8:42 pm by

The King and Queen of Spain with the President and First Lady of Israel

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain hosted a gala banquet this evening at the Royal Palace of Madrid in honour of their visiting guests, the President and First Lady of Israel. President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, are on a two-day state visit to Spain to mark thirty years of bilateral relations between the two countries. After greeting all the evening’s guests alongside the President and First Lady, the official … Continue reading

King Michael’s Health Worsening, Princess Margareta Returns To Switzerland

  November 6, 2017 at 7:20 pm by

King Mihai of Romania

A statement issued by the Romanian Royal House today reveals that the health of 96-year-old former King Mihai I has “worsened considerably”. “King Michael’s general state of health has worsened considerably, with a significant decline in his physical strength,” the statement reads. His family “will have a series of meetings with His Majesty’s doctors” in the coming days, “to discuss the King’s current medical treatment and obtain their advice in … Continue reading

Saudi Prince Killed During Attempted Arrest, Former FBI Agent Says

  November 6, 2017 at 7:04 pm by

Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd of Saudi Arabia

Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd of Saudi Arabia, the youngest son of the late King Fahd, was reportedly killed over the weekend, according to tweets from a former FBI Special Agent. It is believed he was killed as Saudi authorities tried to arrest him under the orders of the new anti-corruption committee that was established by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (the Prince’s uncle), and is headed by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, on … Continue reading

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