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Queen Mother Helen of Romania to be reburied in Romania

The remains of Queen Mother Helen of Romania, born Helen of Greece and Denmark, will be repatriated to Romania in October.Helen was a first cousin of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Helen will be laid to rest with her son King Michael I of Romania – who died in 2017 – at the new Archdiocesan and Royal Cathedral. Helen married Crown Prince Carol of Romania on 10 March 1921…
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The Netherlands

Princess Christina's coffin moved to mourning chapel

The coffin containing the remains of Princess Christina of the Netherlands – who died last week at the age of 72 – has been placed in the mourning chapel of the Fagel’s Garden Pavilion on the grounds of Noordeinde Palace. Embed from Getty Images The simple wooden coffin is decorated with her sunflowers – Princess Christina’s favourite flowers. In front of the…
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The Netherlands

Princess Christina of the Netherlands has died at the age of 72

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Máxima and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands have announced that Her Royal Highness Princess Christina died earlier this morning at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague at the age of 72. Princess Christina is King Willem-Alexander’s aunt and Princess Beatrix’s sister. She had been suffering from bone cancer for…
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Luxembourg

Grand Duke Henri visits victims of rare Luxembourg tornado

Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg has visited the victims of the towns that were hit by a rare tornado. A wind rush also caused damage in Amsterdam in the Netherlands but it is unclear if these were severe enough to be classified as a tornado. The towns of Pétange and Basharage were hit by gusts of winds up to 130 km/h and some 160 homes were damaged of which 100 are now uninhabitable. Fourteen…
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