Japan postpones ceremonies for Crown Prince Akishino

The Japanese government is postponing the Rikkoshi no Rei ceremonies which were due to take place this month. They would have proclaimed Crown Prince Akishino’s as first in the line of succession but have been put off to a later date due to the Coronavirus crisis. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency over the virus on 7 April and the ceremonies were scheduled to take…
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Swedish Royals celebrate Easter online

The Swedish Royal Family have released an adorable video showing them contacting their family in Sweden – and Princess Madeleine’s family in the United States. The video begins with Crown Princess Victoria, her husband Prince Daniel and their two children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar contacting King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia at Stenhammar Palace. Crown Princess Victoria…
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The Queen marks #WorldHealthDay with humble words for medical teams

Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message to all healthcare professionals across the Commonwealth and around the world for World Health Day. “On the occasion of World Health Day, I want to thank all those working in the healthcare profession for your selfless commitment and diligence as you undertake vitally important roles to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of people across…
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The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus

Clarence House has announced that the Prince of Wales has tested positive for the Coronavirus. The Duchess of Cornwall was also tested but she has not been infected with the Coronavirus. A spokesperson said: “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual.” Buckingham Palace also commented…
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