European RoyalsThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander's Christmas Address: "A beautiful future is possible"

King Willem-Alexander’s annual Christmas speech was broadcast today on national television. The speech was pre-recorded at the library of Noordeinde Palace in The Hague.  The Dutch King spoke of connecting at Christmas time and how everyone experiences the time around Christmas differently. He spoke about how it is sometimes not an easy time, especially if one is missing someone. He…
Read more
European RoyalsMonaco

Princess Charlene attends the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and Dubai Rugby Sevens

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the 49th Dubai Rugby Sevens event at the Dubai Sevens Stadium. The event began in 1970 and is the longest running sports event in the Middle East. Princess Charlene took along her three-year-old twins, Hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella. Hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella cheered on the IMPIS team (which means…
Read more
Prince Charles and Camilla

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Nigeria

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are on the last leg of their visit to West Africa with a final stop in Nigeria. The programme for this day had been altered after deadly clashes in the area around the city of Jos raised security fears. The Prince of Wales was said to be disappointed that he was unable to make the trip to Jos. However, the events were moved to Abuja, where the Prince of…
Read more
Prince Charles and Camilla

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in Ghana – Day Six

The Prince of Wales began the sixth day of the visit by giving a speech on the importance of the Commonwealth and people-to-people connections at the British Council in Accra. He said, “It is clear to me that the Commonwealth remains as vital today, as it has ever been. It brings us together, building bridges between our governments and our people, and offering the practical means to work…
Read more