Denmark

The poignant tribute to Prince Henrik in Queen Margrethe's birthday photos

You just knew she wouldn’t forget him. Queen Margrethe has made sure that her late husband, Prince Henrik, is remembered in the special images now being shared by Denmark’s royals to mark the monarch’s 80th birthday. The second set of photos, released on the eve of Margrethe’s big day, focus on her and her royal lineage. One image shows her in the Garden Room at…
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Belgium

A simple message to mark a king's milestone birthday

It’s a very different birthday from the one that was planned, reflecting how life has changed for millions in the coronavirus pandemic. King Philippe of the Belgians turned sixty with a simple message of thanks to his country. The king released a short statement on…
FeaturesInsightPrince Charles and CamillaRoyal Weddings

Royal Wedding Flowers: the Duchess of Cornwall

The flowers carried by the Duchess of Cornwall on her wedding day, April 9th 2005, were filled with personal touches that had their own place in her royal romance with the Prince of Wales. For not only were the flowers in Camilla’s posy highly significant, they had been grown by the bride and groom themselves. The Duchess of Cornwall’s wedding flowers were a burst of spring sunshine. She…
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CoronavirusThe Cambridges

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge glimpse life inside a school during lockdown

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent time talking to children who still have to go into classes during the coronavirus pandemic. William and Kate held a video call with a primary school where youngsters whose parents are key workers are being looked after while their mums, dads and carers continue their vital roles. The royal couple called Casterton Primary Academy in Lancashire to talk to…
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FeaturesHistory

A Calendar of Kings: April

Every month brings its own royal milestones and April is no different. The month is filled with landmarks for kings of times past. Among them is the start of the reign of perhaps the most famous king of all and a happy marriage that went on to create royal history. Our Calendar of Kings has reached April. Births Let’s start at the beginning with the arrival of monarchs. The first…
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