Luxembourg

Tessy Antony de Nassau receives knighthood from Ordre Lafayette

Tessy Antony de Nassau, former Princess Tessy of Luxembourg, has been awarded a knighthood from Ordre Lafayette for her military service and international work. Tessy was presented with the honour on Saturday at the International Day of Peace 2019 event in Geneva, Switzerland, which was hosted by the Bring Hope Foundation and Cercle Diplomative Geneve. In her acceptance speech, Tessy spoke…
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DenmarkSweden

Crown Princess Couple of Sweden conclude trip to Denmark

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden have concluded their trip to Denmark where they accompanied a Swedish business delegation and met up with close friends, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. The visit began on 16 September and ended on 18 September. The Crown Princess Couple were joined by Prime Minister Lena Hallengren in the Danish capital of…
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Sweden

King and Queen of Sweden open Folke Bernadotte Bridge

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden opened the Folke Bernadotte Bridge yesterday in Stockholm. The pedestrian bridge crosses the Djurgårdsbrunnsviken and connects Museum Park and Rosendal Palace. Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg was a cousin to the King…
The Duke of Edinburgh

Statue of Prince Philip may stand in Trafalgar Square after his death

A memorial statue of 98-year-old Prince Philip is being proposed for the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square which would be commissioned after his death, according to the Sunday Times. This is seen as the prime spot and would be placed where a giant blue rooster, large thumb and naked man once stood. If approved, it would end twenty years of modern art displays on the spot. Since 1998, rotating…
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Features

Royal touch at Epcot in Disney World

I know what you are thinking. Of course Disney World has a royal touch! It is marked by the giant castle belonging to Cinderella. However, a real royal left his mark in the Epcot park. This was King Hassan II of Morocco, who personally sent craftsmen and artisans to help…
Belgium

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium to star on stamp marking 18th birthday

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant, is to star on a stamp marking her 18th birthday. The future Queen of Belgium will celebrate her birthday on 25 October. The new stamp will be released on 21 October – four days ahead of her reaching the age of majority. What the stamp will look like remains a mystery as only a blurred image of the stamped has been released. It appears to…
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