British RoyalsPrince Charles and Camilla

Prince Charles marks silver jubilee with The Royal Gurkha Rifles

The Prince of Wales helped mark the 25th anniversary of 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles on Tuesday, presenting operational medals following their recent deployment to Afghanistan. Prince Charles is Colonel-in-Chief of The Royal Gurkha Rifles and has been since its formation in 1994. Embed from Getty Images According to a Clarence House press release, there were “approximately 300 members…
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European RoyalsThe Netherlands

Queen Máxima visiting Bangladesh as part of UN role

Queen Máxima is visiting Bangladesh this week in her role as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. Queen Máxima’s visit coincides with Bangladesh’s plans to implement a financial strategy to improve access to its financial services, as only 50% of the adult population have bank accounts or use financial services with banks. According to a press…
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Monaco

Personal footage shot by Princess Grace revealed in new documentary

Previously unseen video footage of Princess Grace of Monaco, most of which was shot either by her or her husband Prince Rainier, will be publicly unveiled for the first time in a new documentary. Her Name Was Grace Kelly would show a different side to the Princess, who married Prince Rainier in April 1956 and remained the Princess of Monaco until her death in 1982. The producers spoke to People…
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The Gloucesters

Who is the Duchess of Gloucester?

Today, let’s take a look at the life of the Duchess of Gloucester. Birgitte Eva Henriksen was born on 20 June 1946 in Odense, Denmark, the youngest child of Asger Preben Wissing Henriksen and Vivian van Deurs. When her parents separated in 1966, Birgitte took her…
European RoyalsSpain

Princess Leonor to attend the Princess of Asturias and Princess of Girona Awards for the first time

Princess Leonor of Spain will attend the Princess of Asturias Awards and the Princess of Girona Awards later this year, Casa Real announced the news on Friday. These two engagements will take place in October and November, respectively. Infanta Sofía, Princess Leonor’s younger sister, will accompany her; as well their parents, King Felipe and Queen Letizia. The Princess of Asturias Awards are…
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