British RoyalsThe Queen

The Queen is alive and well despite her obituary being published online

A French radio station has issued an apology after accidentally declaring The Queen, along with a number of other public figures, to be dead Monday morning. Her Majesty is just fine, but France’s RFI Radio mistakenly published a range of obituaries on their website for some older celebrities and world leaders, including The Queen, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Iran’s supreme…
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Spain

Spain's King delivers journalism awards

“Journalism is always necessary, and in these times of health, economic and social crisis, especially necessary,” King Felipe VI said as he presided over the 37th annual King of Spain International Journalism Awardsin Madrid this week. Held at the Casa…
Monaco

Monaco's National Day celebrations to be limited

As with many other celebrations around the world, National Day in Monaco will look much different than usual this year. This past weekend, Prince Albert II announced a scaled-back version of the holiday for 2020 in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Given the large crowds…
Sweden

Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria attend digital Global Child Forum meeting

Three children die every minute as a result of avoidable environmental degradation, a sobering fact shared by Crown Princess Victoria during the third instalment of the Global Child Forum’s Action Lab series on Tuesday. The virtual meeting, also attended by Queen Silvia, focused on the environment and the devastating impact it can have on children’s health and future wellbeing.
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Sweden

Prince Daniel awards grant to cardiologist for promising heart attack treatment

As honorary chairman of the Heart-Lung Foundation, Prince Daniel hands out a substantial prize each year to a promising researcher under 40. This week, he presented Prince Daniel’s Research Grant to Alexandru Schiopu, associate professor of cardiology at Lund University and chief physician in internal medicine at Skåne University Hospital in Lund. The six million kronor (about £528,400)…
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FashionSweden

Princess Madeleine: Our Fashion Favourites

In our latest fashion feature, we take a look at our favourite style moments of Princess Madeleine of Sweden: Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter Embed from Getty Images The outfit Madeleine wore to Princess Adrienne’s christening in 2018 is probably my favourite…
Fashion

Historic Royal Palaces offers free online fashion course

These days we’re all looking for new things to entertain ourselves at home and if you’ve got a passion for history and royal fashion, a free online course in conjunction with Historic Royal Palaces is now underway. The five-week-long “A History of Royal Fashion” course can be followed at your own pace and is offered through FutureLearn and the University of Glasgow. It…
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