Jordan

Royal Hashemite Court releases statement against false reports of King arresting brothers

Jordan’s Royal Hashemite Court has released a strongly worded statement denying reports circulating that His Majesty King Abdullah II had his brothers arrested for reportedly being involved in a Saudi-UAE led coup to overthrow the Jordanian monarch. The Court has said they will pursue legal measures against those who have reported “lies and false claims” against the members of…
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European RoyalsInternational royals

Royal year in review: January through April

In a three-part series, we are taking a look back at some of the most memorable events of the royal year. This series will focus on the royals of mainland Europe and elsewhere, while a separate series will feature the year of the British Royal Family. Take a look below at 2017, from January through April. January: The Swedish Royal Family kicked off the new year by releasing a new family portrait…
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Sweden

Swedish royals to ring in New Year abroad

When the Swedish people ring in the New Year in Sweden, the Swedish Royal Family will be celebrating abroad in Italy and Japan, according toExpressen. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia are currently in Japan and will remain there for two weeks, while their…
The Netherlands

1.7 million tune into King Willem-Alexander’s speech

Close to 1.7 million people tuned in to watch King Willem-Alexander’s Christmas address in the Netherlands on Monday. The King of the Netherlands delivered his annual Christmas speech from his home in Wassenaar. According to Vorsten, 1,259,000 people in the Netherlands during the afternoon watched the King on four different television channels: NPO 1, NPO 2, RTL 4 and SBS 6. Another…
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FeaturesOpinion

Top 5 royal related films

There have been many royal related films released over the years. I have listed below my top five royal associated films. The King’s Speech: The 2010 film starred Colin Firth as King George VI who struggles with his speech impediment and receives help from an…
Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden talks of carrying each other’s burdens and respect in Christmas address

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden delivered his annual Christmas address on Christmas afternoon where he spoke about carrying each other’s burdens, respecting one another and the year ahead. The King began his speech saying, “Christmas is a Christian feast. We celebrate it in memory of Jesus’ birth. But the message of Christmas – about peace, joy and fellowship – it is…
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