British RoyalsPrince Charles and CamillaThe Queen

The Queen speaks of 'great affection for Scotland'

Her Majesty The Queen has spoken of her “great affection for Scotland” as she marked Holyrood’s anniversary – which marked two decades on from the Scottish parliament taking on its legal powers. Embed from Getty Images The Queen, who was accompanied by Prince Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, spoke to each of Holyrood’s party leaders as well…
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European RoyalsOtherThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander speaks to demonstrators after opening museum

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands spoke to a group of demonstrators after opening the new Sophiahof Museum in The Hague. The Sophiahof Museum is meant to be a centre of knowledge, culture and remembrance for everyone who had anything to do with the former Dutch East Indies. Five Indonesian organisations are also involved: the Indisch Herinneringscentrum, the Stichting Moluks Historisch…
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International royalsJapan

Empress Emerita Michiko undergoes cataract surgery

Empress Emerita Michiko of Japan has undergone cataract surgery on her right eye at the Tokyo Hospital on Sunday. The operation was a success, and the Empress Emerita returned home that same day. Another cataract surgery on her left eye will follow on 23 June. She reportedly began having problems with her eyes several years ago. Just recently theEmpress Emerita was also diagnosed with heart…
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British RoyalsEuropean RoyalsThe NetherlandsThe Queen

King Willem-Alexander to be installed in the Most Noble Order of the Garter

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima will visit Windsor on 17 and 18 June. On Monday 17, June King Willem-Alexander will be installed in the Most Noble Order of the Garter as a supernumerary Knight. He was appointed to the Order in October 2018 during a State Visit from the Netherlands to the United Kingdom. The King’s mother Princess Beatrix was appointed to the…
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