King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima attend “King Games”

  April 23, 2021 at 5:31 pm by


Today, Friday April 23, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima were present at the launch of the 9th edition of the “King Games” at the Kindcentrum Vlinderslag school in Amersfoort. Theme of this edition was: “I + you = we”. Due to the coronavirus the program took place outdoors and the traditional breakfast was cancelled. In the schoolyard the King and the Queen, along with the children, took part … Continue reading

The Duke of Edinburgh Passes Away, Aged 99

  April 9, 2021 at 7:35 am by

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Buckingham Palace has this afternoon announced the death of The Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle…The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss,” the Palace statement said. … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Visits the Exhibition “Children of the Renaissance”

  March 25, 2021 at 6:43 pm by


Today, Thursday March 25, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde paid a visit at the exhibition “Children of the Renaissance” held at the Hof van Busleyden Museum in Mechelen, municipality in the province of Antwerp. Through of works of art, writings and utensils such as toys and jewelery, the exhibition shows the life of three generations of Burgundian-Habsburg princes and princesses grow up in the Hof van Kamerijk. The Queen toured the … Continue reading

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

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

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank welcome first child

  February 10, 2021 at 3:43 am by

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: R-L Jack Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie of York attend the second annual "Freddie For A Day" event in memory of Queen's late frontman Freddie Mercury, at The Savoy Hotel on September 3, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images) The evening of comedy and music marks what would have been Freddie Mercury's 66th birthday in aid of The Mercury Phoenix Trust. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

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

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

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

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

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

  November 24, 2020 at 2:39 am by


Today, Monday November 23, Her Majesty Queen Maxima presented the Prince Bernhard Cultural Prize 2020 at the Kromhouthal cultural center in Amsterdam. This year the award went to ISH Dance Collective. Founded in 2000, the ISH Dance Collective aims to create multidisciplinary performances, develop educational projects and connect diverse groups of people. ISH was awarded because “ensures innovation in the performing arts by combining art forms in a unique way … Continue reading

Lupo, the Cambridge family dog, dies

  November 23, 2020 at 2:34 am by

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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

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

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

Belgian Royal Family At The Opening Ceremony Of The Academic Year Of The Royal Military Academy

  October 9, 2020 at 3:53 pm by


Yesterday, Thursday October 8, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, along with their children, Princes Gabriel, Emmanuel and Princess Eléonore and King Albert and Queen Paola, were present at the opening ceremony of the academic year 2020-2021 of the Royal Military Academy held at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels. It was a special event for the Royal family because the eldest daughter of King Philppe and Queen Mathilde, … Continue reading

Delphine Boël is now officially princess of Belgium

  October 1, 2020 at 2:02 pm by


According to the Walloon public broadcaster RTBF, the Brussels Court of Appeal has ruled that Delphine Boël -extramarital daughter of King Albert II and Baroness Sybille de Selys Longchamps-  can now call herself Princess of Belgium. Her children Joséphine and Oscar will also receive that title. From now on they may bear the surname of ‘de Saxe-Coburg’. They can also use the prefix of “Royal Highness” and the title “Prince(ss) … Continue reading

King Philippe Hands out the Blue Beret to Princess Elisabeth

  September 26, 2020 at 3:57 am by


Today, Friday September 25, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde attended the the ceremony of the presentation of the Blue Berets, a military ceremony during which the students who have passed the military initiation phase receive their blue beret. The ceremony took place in the courtyard of the Royal Military Academy. For the King, who handed out the berets to the students, was a particularly special event because, among … Continue reading

Princess Eugenie expecting first child

  September 26, 2020 at 3:52 am by

Princess Eugenie Celebrates 10-Year Dating Anniversary with Husband Jack Brooksbank 

Princess Eugenie/Instagram

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

Philippe and Mathilde Attend Concert for Van Eyck

  September 24, 2020 at 8:38 am by


On Tuesday September 22, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were in Ghent to attend the world premiere of the concert “Für Jan van Eyck” held at the St. Bavo’s Cathedral. The concert was performed by the ensemble Collegium Vocale. The piece was written by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt to mark the theme year “OMG! Van Eyck was here”, an initiative that aims to dedicate the year 2020 to … Continue reading

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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