Belgium

Princess Elisabeth heads to Wales for college

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant headed off to Wales to begin college yesterday at the United World College (UWC) Atlantic College in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Belgian Royal Palace posted two images of the future Queen of the Belgians on their Twitter account saying, “Leaving for @UWCAtlantic college! #BackToSchool2018.” One image was just of 16-year-old Elisabeth…
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Jordan

Queen Rania visits Al Kifah Cooperative Society

Yesterday, Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan visited the Al Kifah Cooperative Society in Ajloun to see the projects they have been carrying out. While there, Her Majesty was able to meet and speak to the women who are beneficiaries of the projects in an effort to learn…
Sweden

Prince Daniel sells gym chain

Prince Daniel of Sweden has sold his gym chain “Balance” to his competitor, Sats after years of declining profit. Last year, Sats reached record sales, according to Di.se. Sats has now, with the acquisition of Balance, 75 locations throughout Sweden and over 200,000 members. Balance has three locations in Stockholm and was founded by then Daniel Westling in 2006 with a new concept.
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Spain

Spanish King and Queen attend memorial for Barcelona terror attacks

Yesterday, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain attended a memorial for the Barcelona and Cambrils terror attacks which took place last year on 17 August. The King and Queen travelled to Barcelona alongside the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez for the memorial service at the Plaza de Cataluña. Upon their arrival, Their Majesties were greeted by President of the…
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The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander to attend 125th anniversary of The Hague Conference on Private International Law

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is due to attend the 125th anniversary of The Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH). The King will attend on the afternoon of Wednesday, 12 September at the Theater Diligentia in The Hague. The HCCH, an intergovernmental organisation, works to create international treaties, also called Hague Conventions, to have consistent…
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