Monaco

A special tribute to Princess Grace on Monaco's national day

The Prince’s Palace in Monaco was filled with the tune of ‘Amazing Grace’ as celebrations took place on a very special date in the country’s calendar. Events for National Day in Monaco included a musical marking of the 90th anniversary of the birth of Princess Grace. Prince Albert II, Grace’s only son, was moved to tears as a lone piper began the rendition of the…
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European Royals

Italian Pretender reveals promise of return of royal family was a spoof

He might not have a throne but he has a good sense of humour. Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice and a claimant to the long defunct Italian throne has revealed that the video he released on Thursday promising the return of the royal family wasn’t actually about bringing monarchy back to his country. Instead, it was a trailer for series three of ‘The Crown’. Emanuele…
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Spain

Spanish State Visit to Cuba : the photos

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have carried out a three day State Visit to Cuba. The trip, which some MPs in Madrid tried to stop, took place between November 11th and November 14th and saw the couple visit Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The State Visit was intended…
Prince Charles and CamillaThe Sussexes

New photo of Archie with 'Grandpa' leads royal birthday celebrations for the Prince of Wales

Prince Charles has been wished a happy birthday many times over on royal social media accounts as he turns 71. And taking charge of the celebrations is his youngest grandchild, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, who stars in a new image with his granddad for the big day. The photo was taken by Chris Allerton on Archie’s christening day and shows the Prince of Wales standing proudly by his little…
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FeaturesMonaco

The first American Princess of Monaco

American by birth, hugely popular and credited with helping turn Monaco from a forgotten principality into a European hotspot – but this isn’t the story of Grace Kelly. Almost seven decades before her famous marriage to Prince Rainier III, another US born princess had taken Monaco by storm and transformed its fortunes. However, there was no fairytale ending for Alice Heine, the first…
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