International royals

The King of Swaziland renames country ‘the Kingdom of eSwatini’

You might need to update your maps of Africa, as King Mswati III, has renamed Swaziland. It is now the Kingdom of eSwatini, which means “land of the Swazis” in Swazi. The Kingdom of eSwatini was the name of the African nation before the British colonised it in the early 1900s. His Majesty announced the change on Wednesday during celebrations for both his birthday and the 50th…
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Denmark

Denmark's Crown Princess Mary to visit Seattle

The Royal Danish House has announced that Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will travel to Seattle, Washington, USA. Seattle is on the western coast of the country. She will be in the United States from 3 May to 5 May. The Crown Princess will head the head of a Danish art and cultural advancement trip, and she will be accompanied by Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen. Highlights of the visit…
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Luxembourg

Who is Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg?

His Royal Highness Prince Sébastien of Luxembourg was born on 16 April 1992 at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg. He is the youngest of Grand Duke Henri, with whom he shares his birthday, and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa‘s five children. He has…
International royals

What's next for Princess Lalla Salma after rumoured divorce from the Moroccan King?

Reports surfaced last month stating that King Mohammed of Morocco and Princess Lalla Salma had divorced. The Royal Court has yet to confirm the break-up officially, but sources close to the palace have confirmed the news to Spanish media. Now that Princess Lalla Salma, who will turn 40 in May, is reportedly no longer the wife of the monarch, what does her future hold? It is unchartered waters as…
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Sweden

Queen Silvia buys annual Mayflower

Queen Silvia of Sweden has purchased the first Mayflower pin of the year, as she traditionally does. The sale of this year’s pin began yesterday, 12 April. The 2018 pins are gold and black with a pearl in the middle. The Queen, who always looks forward to this event…
The Sussexes

Today show to dedicate all four hours of their show to the Royal Wedding in the States

NBC’s Today Show, usually recorded in New York City, will be dedicating all four hours of their programme to the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and his American actress fiancé Meghan Markle next month on the ground in Windsor. In a press release, NBC said, “All four hours of NBC News’ TODAY are heading to Windsor to bring the excitement of the royal wedding between Prince Harry…
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