Belgium

70,000 concerned citizens write letter to King Philippe for action on climate change

70,000 Belgian citizens have written a letter to King Philippe in which they asked the King to urge the “incapable politicians” to take action on climate change. Greenpeace, the organiser of the petition, was received at the Royal Palace to hand over the letters. Earlier today, two representatives from the environmental organisation Greenpeace were received at the Royal Palace to hand…
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Belgium

Belgian Royal Family hosts Christmas concert

The Belgian Royal family has hosted their annual Christmas concert this afternoon. The Royal Family organises the event annually to thank their staff. King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, their four children, King Albert, Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz have attended the annual…
Sweden

Queen Silvia talks father's nazi scandal in new interview

Queen Silvia of Sweden has, for the first time since 2002, openly spoken about her father’s membership of the Nazi Party (NSDAP). The Queen said it was “a big shock” when she found out. In honour of her 75th birthday, the Queen of Sweden has given interviews to several Swedish newspapers, magazines and tv channels. One of them is an interview with the Swedish tv channel SVT1…
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Luxembourg

Princess Tessy releases statement on divorce case

Princess Tessy has released a statement on the judgment of Mr Justice Macdonald in her divorce case with Prince Louis of Luxembourg. Tessy Antony, Princess of Luxembourg, is considering an appeal to the Court of Appeals. Last week Mr Justice Macdonald released a judgment in…
Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf hands out Nobel Prizes

King Carl XVI Gustaf has handed out the Nobel Prizes during a ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. The other members of the Swedish Royal Family were also in attendance. Each year on the 10th of December, King Carl XVI Gustaf hands out the Nobel Prizes, consisting of a…
Belgium

King Philippe of Belgium accepts dismissal of part of the government

Yesterday morning, King Philippe received the Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel in an audience. The King approved the dismissal of one of the parties (NV-A) that made up the coalition government. It has been a turbulent week for Belgian politics, and King Philippe no doubt awaited the outcome with great anticipation. Unfortunately, the fall of the government was unavoidable. On Saturday…
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Sweden

Princess Sofia celebrates 34th birthday with new photo

Happy Birthday to Princess Sofia of Sweden who celebrates her 34th birthday today. To mark the day, the Swedish Royal Court has released a new picture of the Princess. Princess Sofia of Sweden celebrates her 34th birthday today. This morning the Swedish Royal Court published…
Sweden

The Swedish Royal Family mourns Count Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg

The Swedish Royal family has bid their final farewell to Count Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg who died a few weeks ago. King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia all stepped out wearing black to attend Count Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg’s funeral on Sunday. He was a second cousin of King Carl Gustaf’s father as well as of King Harald V…
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