The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander takes part in F-16 training mission

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited Volkel airbase to learn about the deployment of F-16 fighters in the Netherlands and other countries. King Willem-Alexander – a certified airline pilot who regularly flies for KLM – also took part in a training mission. He was briefed ahead of the mission and debriefed afterwards with all the pilots involved. During the briefings, the…
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The King and Queen of Bhutan name second son

The King and Queen of Bhutan have revealed the name of their second son. He has been named Jigme Ugyen Wangchuck and His Royal Highness will be referred to as Gyalsey Ugyen Wangchuck. The King and Queen attended the Trelda Tsechu prayer ceremony at Thimphu Tashichodzong…
Prince Charles and Camilla

The Duchess of Cornwall announced as patron of domestic abuse charity SafeLives

The Duchess of Cornwall has become Patron of SafeLives, a domestic abuse charity. The Duchess will join a worldwide online festival today to discuss her longstanding work on domestic abuse and to announce her new patronage of SafeLives. The online festival is a 24-hour live event. The Duchess’ conversation has been pre-recorded, but she will discuss how she learned about domestic abuse…
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The Netherlands

Countess Eloise becomes an Instagram hit

Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau, the eldest daughter of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, and thus a niece of King Willem-Alexander, has been making her way on Instagram. Countess Eloise is one of the few Dutch royals who regularly gives us…

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel release private photos of their wedding

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Prince Daniel have released four private photos of their wedding to celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary. In an additional post on Instagram, they said, “The 19th of June 2010 was a special and very happy day in our lives. Among the absolute strongest memories are all the people who chose to celebrate it in different ways with us – out on…
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The Cambridges

Duchess of Cambridge shares new photo for Volunteers Week

The Duchess of Cambridge has shared a photo of her husband, the Duke of Cambridge, and two of their children, Princess Charlotte and Prince George, to mark the end of Volunteers Week. Photo by The Duchess of Cambridge/KensingtonRoyal The Duchess of Cambridge took the photo herself. The Instagram post reads, “As we approach the end of#VolunteersWeek,The Duke and Duchess of…
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