The Cambridges

Prince William visits Jerash and recreates the Duchess of Cambridge's childhood picture

Yesterday, the Duke of Cambridge visited the Jerash Greco-Roman archaeological site with Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein – who is regent while his father is on a trip to the United States. Jerash is one of the best preserved Roman provincial towns across the globe, and it is where a young Kate Middleton was pictured with her father, Michael and younger sister, Pippa in the 1980s. At the…
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Belgium

Prince Laurent backtracks on decision to sue MP for slander

It came to light on 20 June that Prince Laurent of Belgium wanted to sue a Member of Parliament (MP) in Belgium, Peter Buysrogge, for slander if he did not apologise. The Prince wanted an apology from the MP after the politician accused him of fraud in May 2018. Buysrogge claimed last month that Prince Laurent had filed a false report on his activities. For the annual report in 2017, he submitted…
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Spain

King Felipe and Queen Letizia welcomed to the White House

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain were welcomed to the White House yesterday by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. Their Majesties, the President and First Lady held a private meeting in the Oval Office after the official welcome, where Letizia was spotted kindly placing her hand on Melania’s back as they entered the building. At the conclusion of the meeting, the…
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Spain

Iñaki Urdangarin begins prison sentence

Spain’s Iñaki Urdangarin, the brother-in-law of King Felipe and husband to Infanta Cristina, has begun his five year and ten-month prison sentence. He signed himself in to Brieva jail in Avila – a town northwest of Madrid. He had been given a five-day deadline…
Spain

San Antonio hosts King Felipe and Queen Letizia

San Antonio, Texas, was host to King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain yesterday. The King and Queen are currently in the United States to celebrate the tricentennial of New Orleans, Louisiana, and San Antonio. Today, they will spend day two in the city. Tuesday, their…
Japan

Japan’s Princess Kako returns home after nine month study in UK

Japan’s Princess Kako of Akishino has returned home after a nine-month stay in the United Kingdom where she studied at the University of Leeds. She flew into Tokyo’s Haneda Airport and arrived on Friday afternoon where she was greeted by Imperial Household Staff. Through the Imperial Household Agency, Her Imperial Highness said, “I had an enjoyable and fruitful nine months in…
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