British RoyalsThe Sussexes

What's next for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex?

A spokesperson for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex has said that they will “spend the next few months focusing on their family and continuing to do what they can, safely and privately, to support and work with their pre-existing charitable commitments while developing their future non-profit organisation.” Plans for the Sussex Royal Foundation have fallen through and they will…
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CoronavirusThailand

King of Thailand rents entire hotel in Germany for his harem

King Maha Vajiralongkorn spends most of his time in Germany already – having a $12m mansion at Lake Starnberg, but he too faces the challenges of the coronavirus. However, being a King comes with some perks. Despite all hotels having to close due to the crisis, the Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl has applied for and received a special permit to remain open so that the Thai King could rent out all…
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CoronavirusThe Netherlands

Over 6.7 million people watch as King Willem-Alexander addresses the nation

Over 6,7 million people watched King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands gave a rare televised address regarding the coronavirus. The last time King Willem-Alexander gave a televised address of this nature was shortly after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in 2014. King Willem-Alexander took the time to thank the health services and also did not forget all the others who…
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CoronavirusThe Netherlands

King's Day 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus

King’s Day 2020 has been cancelled by the county of Maastricht and the province of Limburg to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. King’s Day was due to be celebrated in Maastricht on 27 April, the birthday of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Although the measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus are currently set to last until 6 April, it means that there…
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