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Royal Ghost Stories: Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle is steeped in history. Located in Angus, Scotland, it has been the seat to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and home to the Lyon family since the 14th century. An author you may have heard of, William Shakespeare, used it as inspiration for “Mac, err, “the Scottish play.” 2020 has been crazy enough, let’s play it safe and not tempt fate. Many of you may know it as the…
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Who is Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait?

Following the death of his 91-year-old half-brother, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, 83, was sworn in as Kuwait’s new Emir on 30 September 2020. Nawaf was born in Kuwait City, Kuwait on June 25, 1937, and is a son of Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, the 10th ruler of Kuwait. He is the third of his brothers to rule Kuwait as part of the Sabah dynasty that has…
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A healthy Prince Albert heads to the theatre

Prince Albert II of Monaco took part in festivities for the 50th anniversary of the Théâtre du Fort Antoine on 21 August. The former fortress turned open-air theatre is hosting special events throughout the summer as part of its 50th-anniversary celebrations.  Prince…
The Netherlands

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau turns 52

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau was born Mabel Martine Los on 11 August 1968 to Hendrik Los and Florence Kooman in Pijnacker, Netherlands. When she was nine, her father passed away, leaving her mother, Mabel and her sister. Eventually, her mother remarried to Peter Wisse Smit and had two more girls. Mabel and her sister took their stepfather’s surname and grew up in Het Gooi…
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