Belgium

Nine-year-old gets to visit King Philippe at Royal Palace

A nine-year-old girl named Finn was given the opportunity to visit King Philippe of Belgium at the Royal Palace of Laeken (also called the Royal Castle of Laeken) in the Laeken neighbourhood of Brussels. Belgian news agency, Flanders News, released the one and a half minute video of Finn with the King of the Belgians on 23 December. With the video, they wrote, “It doesn’t happen very…
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Sweden

Swedish royals host dinner for Nobel laureates

Yesterday evening, King Carl XVI Gustaf hosted the traditional dinner for the Nobel laureates at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine, and Christopher O’Neill were all in attendance at the dinner to honour the award winners. The Royal Family greeting the guests in Karl XV’s Gallery.
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Monaco

Monaco twins celebrate their second birthday

Their Serene Highnesses Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques of Monaco celebrated their second birthday in the small principality today but did so without their mother, Princess Charlene. Her Serene Highness is currently in India to participate in the “Laureates and…
Luxembourg

Prince Liam introduced in new photos

Six new photographs were released by the Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg with the announcement of the name of Prince Félix and Princess Claire’s 9-day-old son. All of the images were taken by Prince Liam’s proud grandmother, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. Prince…
Spain

King Felipe urged to demand human rights after arms deal with Saudi Arabia

King Felipe of Spain has been urged to demand human rights after€40 million arms deal between Spain and Saudi Arabia was pushed through. Saudi Arabia and Spain have long-standing trade agreement thanks in part to the good relationship King Juan Carlos and the Saudi Royal Family. This deal, which included the sale of 155mm artillery ammunition, had been delayed for six months over fears…
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International royals

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco launches campaign for breast cancer awareness

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco has launched a breast cancer awareness campaign on Tuesday which will focus on breast cancer screening. The campaign this year aims to encourage women over 40-years-old to get tested for cancer. It runs from 22 November through 11 December. The goal is to reach one million women whose ages range from 40 to 69. Princess Lalla Salma, the wife of Moroccan King Mohammed…
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