King Felipe urges courage in the face of uncertainty at the 2020 Pascua Militar

King Felipe spoke of courage in the face of adversity in a speech to Spanish soldiers on Monday at the Pascua Militar in Madrid. The Pascua Militar is an important Spanish military holiday that recognises the recovery of Menorca for Spain in 1782, created by King Carlos III, and begins the military year in Spain. In a speech to soldiers, as well as to government officials, King Felipe…
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Infanta Pilar of Spain hospitalised again

Infanta Pilar, the older sister of King Juan Carlos of Spain, has been hospitalised again in Madrid following health problems. The Spanish princess was admitted to the Ruber International Hospital on Monday according to several Spanish news outlets. Her health…
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New details about Prince Charles's visit to Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories announced

New details about the Prince of Wales’s upcoming visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories were released by Clarence House on Monday. Prince Charles will visit Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories from Thursday, 23 January to Friday, 24 January. While in Israel, Prince Charles will attend the World Holocaust Forum at the invitation of Israeli President Reuven…
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Queen Letizia at the Pascua Militar

Every year in Spain on the 6th of January, the Spanish Royal Family commemorates Pascua Militar, a military ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid. At the Pascua Militar, King Felipe receives the “Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence, the Chief of the Defence…

The Royal 2010s: The Decade of Duchesses

As the decade winds to a close, let’s look back at the new duchesses of the United Kingdom, the new generation of royal dukes and duchesses in Sweden, and the new heir in Belgium. The Duchess of Cambridge Picture by i-Images / Pool Upon her marriage to Prince William in 2011, Kate Middleton became the Duchess of Cambridge. The title has existed since the 1700s and was extant for…
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A Look Back at The Queen's Royal Year

January The Queen spent Christmas at Sandringham and continued to stay there through February, so news was slow at the beginning of the year. Case in point? Our first story about The Queen in 2019 was titled “Inquiring children’s minds want to know: does The Queen eat…
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Duchess of Cambridge pens open letter for 2020's International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The Duchess of Cambridge has written an open letter to nurses and midwives ahead of 2020’s International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The letter, published on the Royal Family website reads: “Dear Midwives, “Next year the world turns its attention to the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and recognising and celebrating the humbling work that you and your…
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