European RoyalsThe Netherlands

New photos released of King Willem-Alexander for his 50th birthday

The Dutch Royal Court released five new photos of King Willem-Alexander on the occasion of his 50th birthday. The photos were taken at Villa Eikenhorst in Wassenaar, where the King lives with his family. In four of the photos, the King poses with the family dogs, Skipper and Nala. © RVD / Frank van Beek © RVD / Frank van Beek © RVD / Frank van Beek © RVD / Frank van Beek © RVD / Frank van…
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European RoyalsSpain

BREAKING: Infanta Alicia, Dowager Duchess of Calabria & Aunt of King Juan Carlos, has died, aged 99

Infanta Alicia of Spain (née Princess of Bourbon-Parma) died today at 1.30pm at the age of 99 in Madrid. The Infanta was born on 13 November 1917 as the daughter of Elias, Duke of Parma and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria. Her father was the youngest son of the deposed Duke Robert I of Parma and Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies while her mother was a member of the Teschen…
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Denmark

Crown Prince Frederik becomes patron of Danish-Chinese Tourism Year 2017

HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark has agreed to become the patron of the Danish-Chinese Tourism Year 2017. Its objective is to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in the area of tourism. The Tourism Year 2017 will consist of a number of events and initiatives in both China and Denmark, and it’s intended to increase the number of tourists who travel to both Denmark and China.
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European RoyalsThe Netherlands

Shock still runs deep in Lech five years after Prince Friso's accident

The shock after Prince Friso was buried under an avalanche still “runs very deep”, says Mayor Ludwig Muxel of the Austrian town Lech. The local newspaper Vorarlberger Nachrichten dedicated much of their edition to the five-year anniversary of Prince Friso’s accident. Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau was the brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Mayor Muxel told the…
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