British RoyalsCoronavirus

Prince William reveals his worry over Prince Charles' coronavirus diagnosis

The Duke of Cambridge has spoken for the first time about his worries in the days after his father was confirmed to have coronavirus. And Prince William said he remains anxious for his grandparents, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, as the pandemic continues. William was speaking to the BBC about the mental health impact of the coronavirus outbreak when he revealed his own concerns for his…
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Denmark

Queen Margrethe enjoys a birthday serenade for her 80th

It’s not often you get to see a monarch in their dressing gown. However, as Queen Margrethe of Denmark’s 80th birthday got under way, that’s just what happened. At the start of her special day, the Danish ruler was snapped as she hopped out of bed for a special song to mark the occasion. Queen Margrethe was photographed enjoying the start of her celebrations in the historic…
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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 the morning of his birthday, April 15th. In it he expressed his gratitude to all those who had wished him well on his…
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CoronavirusThe Queen

The Queen distributes Maundy Money by post

The Queen has expressed her disappointment that she can’t take part in one of the most ancient royal traditions of all. Maundy Thursday usually sees the Monarch distribute ‘Maundy Money’ at a special Church service. However, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, this year the tradition has been carried out by post. For centuries, the Monarch has handed out symbolic coins to…
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