The Netherlands

Princess Mabel of Orange launches VOW to end child marriage

Twelve million girls a year are forced to marry before the age of 18. That’s one in five women worldwide or a girl every three seconds. 650,000,000 of the women who are alive today were forced to get married as a child. Princess Mabel van Oranje, the sister-in-law of King Willem-Alexander, has co-launched VOW For Girls, a new initiative to put an end to child marriage worldwide. Princess…
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Sweden

Grandmother Silvia to the rescue in New York

Queen Silvia and her daughter Princess Madeleine of Sweden have attended the World Childhood Foundation’s Thank you Gala in New York. Grandmother Silvia came to the rescue after her daughter asked for her help as her three children got sick. Princess Madeleine, her…
Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria patron of Pink Ribbon Campaign for 10th year in a row

Crown Princess Victoria has launched the Rosa Bandet (or Pink Ribbon) Campaign of the Cancer Foundation in Sweden today. It is all ready for the 10th consecutive year that Crown Princess Victoria is patron of the breast cancer awareness campaign. Today, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden kicked off the annual Pink Ribbon (or Rosa Bandet) Campaign of the Cancerfonden (Cancer Foundation) by releasing…
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Belgium

Queen Paola back home from hospital following stroke

The Belgian Royal Palace has released an update on the health issues of Queen Paola of Belgium, the wife of the abdicated King Albert of Belgium. In the statement, it is revealed that Her Majesty was allowed to return home from the hospital and that she is doing well. On…
The Queen

The Queen 'shocked and worried' after lady-in-waiting suffers a nasty fall

Her Majesty The Queen was left ‘shocked and worried’ after she witnessed one of her most senior ladies-in-waiting take a nasty fall at Balmoral Castle a few days ago. The Honourable Mary Morrison, Woman of the Bedchamber, was admitted to the hospital after the incident. According to the Daily Mail, The Queen’s right-hand lady was accompanying Her Majesty to a cocktail party at…
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Sweden

Princess Estelle competes in Prince Daniel's Race

On Sunday, it was time for the annual Prince Daniel’s Race and Pep-Day. This year, Princess Estelle participated in the race named after her father. Embed from Getty Images Today, the annual Prince Daniel’s Run and sport’s day took place at Haga Park, just…
Belgium

Queen Paola celebrates birthday quietly in Italy

Queen Paola of the Belgians celebrated her 81st birthday on Tuesday. She marked this special occasion together with her husband King Albert in her birth country of Italy, without her children. Queen Paola and King Albert of Belgium have not spent many days at their home, Castle Belvédère in Laeken, Brussels this summer. The pair has been spotted in at least three different countries over the…
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