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Exploring Royal Scotland: Glamis Castle

As The Queen continues her traditional summer break at Balmoral, we’re taking a look at another Scottish castle with ties to the Royal Family. Glamis Castle was the childhood home of the Queen Mother and the birthplace of Princess Margaret, and it also served as inspiration for Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Chief Reporter Kristin Contino visited the castle this summer in her quest to uncover…
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Royal style roundup: August 2019

Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter: Both of Kristin’s top looks this month come from Spain’s Queen Letizia. For the Spanish royal family’s annual summer photocall, Queen Letizia wore a gorgeous pink-and-white floral dress with a full skirt. The dress is…
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Queen Máxima to celebrate 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland

Queen Máxima will honour the 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland with a visit to Alzheimer Trefpunt De Til in Giessenburg on Tuesday, 10 September. Since 1997 Alzheimer Nederland has set up 246 cafés or “trefpunt” around the country where patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals can come together for a monthly meeting to talk about living with dementia and make…
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Mamma Mia! The ABBA princess?

ABBA might be Swedish pop royalty, but did you know one of their members is actual royalty? It turns out one of their founders and lead singers, Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad, is in fact Princess Anni-Frid Synni of Reuss, Countess of Plauen. So how did she get…
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Liechtenstein celebrates 300th birthday

Liechtenstein’s royal family raised a glass with their people Thursday to mark the principality’s 300th birthday, holding a party in the gardens of Schloss Vaduz Castle. Average citizens enjoyed beers alongside the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein, Prince Hans-Adam II at the celebration. And whilst drinking with a monarch might sound unusual, this tiny nation with a population of…
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Prince Daniel to participate in well-known Swedish TV show to discuss kidney disease

As someone who has received a life-saving kidney transplant, Prince Daniel knows firsthand the importance of organ donation. Now the Swedish prince will share his personal experiences as he takes part in an episode of SVT’s “Ask the Doctor” show on Monday, 26 August. The popular show features host Suzanne Axell and Dr Karin Granberg. On the programme, the Prince will meet with…
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