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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Belgium

King Philippe opens new tram line

It is back to work for King Philippe as he opened the new tram line 9 between Koekelberg and Jette (Brussels). The King was able to operate the tram on the first ride at the new line was completed. Yesterday King Philippe undertook his first official engagement after going on holiday with his family. The King opened the new tram line 9 in the capital of Brussels between Koekelberg and Jette. The…
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Sweden

Princess Estelle attends first day of school

Princess Estelle of Sweden was accompanied by her parents, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel on her first day of school today. The six-year-old Estelle starts preschool today at an exclusive school, Campus Manilla in central Stockholm. In the morning sun, Crown…
Sweden

Prince Alexander to undertake first official visit to his duchy

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia will bring along their older son, Prince Alexander (2) on an official visit to Södermanland on 23 August. Prince Alexander is the Duke of Södermanland, and this will be his first official visit to his duchy. The Swedish Royal Court announced that the Prince Couple and their son Prince Alexander would undertake an official visit to Södermanland yesterday.
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FeaturesThe Netherlands

Before they were royal: The life of Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau, or Mabel of Orange as she is known in her daily life, is today world widely praised for her work for children’s rights and as a global power broker. The wife of the late Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau is the mother of two girls. Mabel’s extraordinary career did not start when she married the son of then Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands but upon…
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