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Prince Philip admitted to hospital

  February 17, 2021 at 6:50 pm by

On February 18, Prince Philip was admitted to hospital “as a precautionary measure” according to Buckingham Palace. The 99 year-old Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London as per his doctor’s advice, after he had been suffering from an illness not related to Coronavirus for the past few days. Prince Philip is allegedly in “good spirits” and will remain at the hospital for several … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex expecting second child

  February 14, 2021 at 5:29 pm by

On February 14, it was announced that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were expecting their second child. The couple announced the news on their Instagram page, with a black and white photo of themselves taken by Misan Harriman, a friend of the Sussexes and photographer. Meghan and Harry’s baby will be eighth in line to the throne, as Harry kept his place in the line of succession despite he … Continue reading

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Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank welcome first child

  February 10, 2021 at 3:43 am by

On February 9, Princess Eugenie gave birth to her and Jack Brooksbank’s first child, a son, whose name has not yet been announced, at the Portland Hospital in London. The baby boy was born at 8:55am GMT at weighed 8lb 1oz and is now 11th in line to the British throne. The baby will also have the title of Master Brooksbank and will not have a royal or noble title … Continue reading

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King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia get vaccinated against Coronavirus

  January 17, 2021 at 4:40 am by

King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden have had their first dosage of the Pfizer vaccine on January 15 at Stenhammer Castle in Södermanland. This has come with some criticism in Sweden as the couple have received the vaccine a month before the rest of Sweden’s over 70s will get to have their turn. The couple hope they can “set an example to the public”. King Carl Gustaf said … Continue reading

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The Queen and Prince Philip get a Coronavirus vaccine

  January 9, 2021 at 6:29 pm by

The Queen and Prince Philip announced that they had received a Coronavirus vaccine as per the national guidelines that state those over the age of 80 are to receive the vaccine first. According to the statement, a doctor came to vaccinate the royal couple at Windsor Castle, where they have been isolating. Their oldest son, Prince Charles, and their oldest grandson, Prince William, have both had Coronavirus. The UK started … Continue reading

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A very different Christmas for the British royal family

  December 26, 2020 at 4:14 am by

Due to the pandemic, the British royal family, like millions of other families across the country, spent their Christmas at home and therefore could not hold the usual gathering at Sandringham House in Norfolk. Original plans were for the family to have a smaller celebration at Windsor Castle, but then new lockdown rules kicked in enforcing the new tier rules, with Windsor and London both falling into tier 4, meaning … Continue reading

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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden expecting third child

  December 13, 2020 at 7:21 am by

It was announced yesterday that Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, Duke and Duchess of Värmland, are expecting their third child, due in March/April 2021. The couple married in 2015 at the chapel in Stockholm’s Royal Palace and in 2016, their first child, Prince Alexander, was born. Their second child, Prince Gabriel, was born in 2017. Last month the couple announced Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip had … Continue reading

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Lupo, the Cambridge family dog, dies

  November 23, 2020 at 2:34 am by

Lupo, often called “HRH Lupo” affectionately by royal fans, has passed away at the age of 9. He was the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Cocker Spaniel dog, who is said to have been “the heart” of the family. Lupo, whose name is the Italian word for “wolf”, was bred by the Duchess’s parents Michael and Carole Middleton’s former dog. In 2013, Lupo was the reason behind firefighters visiting the … Continue reading

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Nicholas de Roumanie Medforth-Mills and wife Alina Maria welcome first child

  November 10, 2020 at 6:15 am by

On November 8, Nicholas Medforth Mills, a former prince of Romania, and his wife, Alina Maria (nee Binder) welcomed their first child, Maria Alexandra. Baby Maria Alexandra was born at the Polizu Hospital in Bucharest and it is said that the couple named their new daughter after Queen Maria of Romania. In 2019, Nicholas admitted that he was the father of Iris Anna Cirjan, who was born in 2016. In … Continue reading

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Queen attends socially distanced service for the Unknown Warrior

  November 8, 2020 at 4:41 pm by

On November 7, the Queen attended a commemoration service for the Unknown Warrior, an unidentified British service member who died during World War One. The service was attended by her equerry, Lieutenant Colonel Nani Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, who placed a bouquet of flowers from Princess Beatrice’s wedding for the victim on their grave on her behalf. The Unknown Warrior’s body was transferred from France to England and was buried in 1920 … Continue reading

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Princess Eugenie expecting first child

  September 26, 2020 at 3:52 am by

On September 25, it was announced that Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank were expecting their first child, which is due at the beginning of 2021. Princess Eugenie shared a photo of baby booties on Instagram to announce the news. The Royal Family then posted on their official Twitter that “The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke … Continue reading

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Duchess of Cambridge supports mothers during the pandemic

  September 23, 2020 at 5:27 pm by

On 23 September, the Duchess of Cambridge met mothers with “lockdown babies” as they have come to be known as, at Battersea Park in London as part of a support group run by the National Childbirth Trust. Earlier in the day Kate met with eight organisations and the families they support on video call to discuss how the organisations have helped parents with young children during the Coronavirus pandemic. Kate … Continue reading

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Royals Remember VJ Day with Commemoration Service

  August 15, 2020 at 8:00 pm by

On August 15, Prince Charles and various members of the British Royal Family commemorated the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day, which also marks the official end of the Second World War. Prince Philip appeared in a photo montage of VJ Day veterans, as he was onboard HMS Whelp at the time of the Japanese surrender and also served in the Far East. The Prince of Wales and Duchess … Continue reading

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Princess Beatrice marries Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in small ceremony

  July 18, 2020 at 3:24 pm by

Due to Coronavirus social distancing guidelines, Princess Beatrice married her fiancee Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi during a small ceremony at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor. Two official photographs were released by Buckingham Palace; taken by photographer Benjamin Wheeler. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were some of the guests at the intimate ceremony, which was originally meant to have occurred on 29 May at the Chapel Royal in … Continue reading

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Duchess of Cambridge endorses Tiny Happy People organisation

  July 15, 2020 at 1:38 am by

On July 14, the Duchess of Cambridge met the families who were involved in the creation of the “Tiny Happy People”, an online platform focusing on the physical development of babies and children. Kate spoke to BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin, who was hosting an interview between Kate and the families. The platform offers parents free resources and is supported by the Royal Foundation. Kate also revealed that her youngest son … Continue reading

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Prince Christian and Princess Alesssandra of Hanover announce birth of twins

  July 14, 2020 at 2:16 am by

On July 13, Prince Christian of Hanover and his wife Alessandra, nee de Osma, have welcomed twins named Nicolas and Sofia in Madrid, Spain. Prince Christian is the son of Prince Ernst August of Hanover, from his first marriage to Chantal Hochuli. After his parent’s marriage ended, Prince Ernst August married Princess Caroline of Monaco, who is Prince Christian’s stepmother. Prince Christian met his wife, Alessandra de Osma, a lawyer … Continue reading

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Duchess of Cambridge gets stuck in at EACH Hospice

  June 30, 2020 at 4:09 am by

On June 27, the Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to EACH’s “The Nook” clinic in Norwich now social distancing measures have been eased in the UK. Kate chatted to people with severe illnesses and disabilities who are being helped by the East Anglia Children’s Hospice, to mark the end of National Children’s Hospice Week. The hospice gives disabled children and their families a chance to have some creative and … Continue reading

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A very different Trooping the Colour

  June 15, 2020 at 6:48 pm by

The Queen celebrated her official birthday alone at Windsor Castle on June 13, where she watched a performance from the Welsh Guards. Normally the Queen is joined by her family and extended family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after a carriage parade, which is also attended by large crowds of members of the public. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, this year the celebrations were very limited. The Queen, … Continue reading

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Swedish Royals celebrate a socially distanced National Day

  June 11, 2020 at 2:12 am by

On June 6, the Swedish royal family celebrated a National Day with a twist – social distancing was in place throughout the celebrations due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. To mark the occasion, the court shared some photos of Crown Princess Victoria and her family in the traditional Swedish dress, with her daughter Princess Estelle wearing the traditional summer costume from her duchy of Ostergotland. Crown Princess Victoria and her … Continue reading

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Nicholas of Romania and his wife Alina Maria expecting first child

  June 2, 2020 at 3:31 am by

On June 1, which also coincides with Children’s Day, Nicholas of Romania announced that he and his wife Alina Maria were expecting their first child together, due in November. Nicholas posted a message on his Facebook page announcing the news, stating: I am happy to share with you the joy that my wife, Alina-Maria, is pregnant with our first child, who will be born in November. Protected by the love … Continue reading

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