British RoyalsThe Cambridges

The Cambridges address mental health and social issues during visit to Blackpool

The rain poured down in Blackpool today, but that didn’t stop hundreds of well-wishers from coming out to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The couple took on a busy schedule of engagements focusing on the challenges currently facing the popular seaside resort and how they are working to revitalise the town. The first stop was the iconic Blackpool Tower, where William and Catherine met…
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Programme for Crown Prince Frederik's Trip to Canada is announced

Crown Prince Frederik will visit Toronto from 3-4 March, carrying out a busy schedule in support of a Danish-Greenlandic business promotional campaign at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference. On Sunday morning the Crown Prince will attend the opening of the Greenland Delegation Programme. He will be received at the Royal Danish Consulate in Toronto by the consul…
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British RoyalsThe Cambridges

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to visit Blackpool

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will take on a day of engagements in Blackpool on Wednesday, 6 March, Kensington Palace announced yesterday. The couple will visit the seaside resort to witness “a series of innovative projects that are focused on investment and regeneration.” The town, which was a popular Victorian holiday destination, has experienced its share of issues in terms of…
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Man who stole Swedish Crown Jewels sentenced to 4½ years in prison

Crown jewels stolen in broad daylight, an escape from a 12th century cathedral by motorboat, and a mystery that made international headlines. It sounds like something out of Ocean’s Eleven, but the drama ended this week when a man was sentenced with stealing some of Sweden’s priceless crown jewels. Johan Nicklas Bäckström, 22, received a sentence of four-and-a-half years in prison by the…
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