The Yorks

Princess Beatrice wears her mother's wedding tiara at Jordanian royal wedding

Princess Beatrice’s attendance at the Jordanian royal wedding laid to rest rumours that a popular tiara had been sold. The 34-year-old princess wore her mother’s York Diamond Tiara to the evening reception of Crown Prince Hussein and Princess Rajwa in Annam on Thursday. The last time it had been seen in public was on Sarah, Duchess of York’s head in 2001 for a ball hosted by Sir Elton…
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Monaco

The monarch's role in Monaco

Prince Albert II has been the Sovereign Prince of Monaco since his accession in 2005. Unlike some of the other monarchs in Europe, Prince Albert could exercise greater powers over the day-to-day politics of the principality. The Constitution of Monaco vests executive…
Features

The striking tiara created from family gems for a young queen

May is the month of emeralds. The green stone is among the most striking found in any jewellery collection and features in some of the best known royal Europe. To mark its role as May’s birthstone, we’re celebrating all things emerald throughout the month on Royal Central. Today we’re taking a look at the Emerald Parure Tiara, owned by the Dutch Royal Family. Embed from Getty…
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The Edinburghs

The Duchess of Edinburgh visits Iraq

The Duchess of Edinburgh has spent some time in the Middle East this week on a previously unannounced visit to Iraq on behalf of her work with survivors of conflict-related sexual violence. Buckingham Palace announced the news on Tuesday afternoon, noting that Sophie had…
Prince & Princess of Wales

The Prince of Wales sees Earthshot in action

The Prince of Wales visited one of the Earthshot Prize winners on Tuesday, popping in to see how the £1 million prize has affected their company output. William stopped by the production offices at Notpla, a UK-based company that won the ‘Build a Waste Free World’ prize in 2022. The company works to produce a plastic alternative from seaweed and has supplied their ‘not plastic’ bottles…
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DenmarkNorway

Scandinavian cousins to meet on official visit

Royal cousins will reunite next month when King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway pay an official visit to Queen Margrethe in Denmark. The Danish Royal Court announced the news on Monday, revealing that the two-day visit will occur from 16 to 17 June. The visit is billed as one marking the historical ties and neighbourly relations between the Scandinavian countries and the Scandinavian royal…
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