British RoyalsThe Kents

Princess Alexandra meets Telford community heroes

Princess Alexandra may be a regular visitor to Shropshire, but her inhabitants were no less delighted to see her again. Even the rain did not stop people from coming to see her. The Royal Family/Twitter She came with her lady-in-waiting, Meriel Afia, who lives in the country. Princess Alexandra toured the Maws Crafts near Ironbridge before heading through the tree-lined valley for Coalbrookdale…
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The Netherlands

Dutch royals pose for summer photos

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their daughters Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane have posed for their annual summer photos. This photocall is part of an agreement that allows the royals’ privacy for the rest of the…
Japan

Princess Mako visits Bolivia

Princess Mako of Akishino – a niece of Emperor Naruhito of Japan – continued her first official overseas visit since her uncle’s accession with a visit to Bolivia. Embed from Getty Images Her visit to mark the 120th anniversary of the start of Japanese…
European RoyalsThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander visits psychiatric clinics alongside the Minister for Legal Protection

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the Oostvaarderskliniek and the Pieter Baan Centrum in Almere alongside Sander Dekker, the Minister for Legal Protection. The Oostvaarderskliniek is a forensic psychiatric centre which treats patients that have been ordered by a judge to be detained under hospital orders (terbeschikkingstelling or tbs). This usually means that the…
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International royalsJapan

Princess Mako visits Machu Picchu

Princess Mako of Akishino, a niece of Emperor Naruhito of Japan, has visited the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru as part of her six-day visit to the country. The official trip to Peru and Bolivia marks the 120th anniversary of the start of Japanese immigration to South American countries. It is her first official overseas visit since the accession of her uncle. Embed from Getty…
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British RoyalsThe Cambridges

Duke of Cambridge stuns well-wishers outside Kensington Palace

The Duke of Cambridge stunned well-wishers outside Kensington Palace last night by coming by and thanking them. They were holding an all-day vigil outside Kensington Palace to mark what would have been the 58th birthday of Diana, Princess of Wales. Prince William stepped outside just before 7 o’clock with a small security detail and told them he had always known about the annual vigil.
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