Thailand

Queen Sirikit's birthday celebrated with elaborate orchid display

Thailand’s Queen Mother, Sirikit, will celebrate her 88th birthday on 12 August, and to mark the occasion, an elaborate display of colourful orchids has been put on display. More than 880,000 from nine genera across the country are on display for the “Paradise Of Siam 2020” event, which was created in coordination with the Department of Agriculture, the Ministry of Natural…
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European RoyalsMorocco

European and African monarchs join Queen Elizabeth and King Abdullah in sending condolences to Lebanon

Monarchs from across Europe, Africa and the Middle East have joined Queen Elizabeth II and Jordan’s King Abdullah in sending condolences to Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun after the explosion that left massive devastation in Beirut on Tuesday. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima said: “Beirut is in shock following a disaster of unprecedented proportions. With the Lebanese…
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Spain

Casa Real's Twitter account reaches a million followers hours after King Juan Carlos announcement

Spain’s Casa Real (or Royal House in English) now has over a million Twitter followers. They reached the milestone just hours after the announcement that King Juan Carlos would go into self-imposed exile. The account was created in 2014 just a month before King Juan Carlos handed over the throne to his only son, King Felipe VI. It’s aim was to make the Spanish monarchy more…
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Spain

In photos: King Juan Carlos' reign

As the former Spanish king has gone into self-imposed exile, Royal Central takes a look back at his time on the Spanish throne (1975-2014). His enthronement on 22 November 1975: Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images The religious celebration of his…
Spain

Spain reacts: King Juan Carlos in self-imposed exile

Yesterday, Casa Real released a letter King Juan Carlos sent to his son, King Felipe, in which he revealed that he would leave Spain to live abroad after a corruption scandal, involving claims he hid money that came to him via a rail contract in bank accounts in Switzerland…
Sweden

Princess Christina of Sweden turns 77

Princess Christina of Sweden, Mrs Magnuson is celebrating her 77th birthday today. The Princess will celebrate her birthday privately with her family. She retired from public duties on her 75th birthday two years ago after many years of service to the crown. She spent 45 years in service of King and country after the deaths of her mother and grandfather. Christina is the youngest of King…
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