CoronavirusDenmarkEuropean Royals

Princess Benedikte of Denmark tests positive for Covid

Princess Benedikte of Denmark tested positive for CoViD-19, the Royal Household announced on the afternoon of Thursday, 17th February.  The Princess, sister to Queen Margarethe, “is displaying only mild symptoms”, according to the press release, and is isolating at Christian VIII Palace in Amalienborg. The communication also states that Her Royal Highness is following all relevant…
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CoronavirusSpain

Queen Letizia speaks out on pandemic's impact on other treatments

Queen Letizia spoke about the pandemic’s effects on cancer research at an event to mark World Cancer Research Day. The Queen, who is the permanent Honorary President of the Spanish Association Against Cancer and its scientific foundation, also helped celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Association. “Thanks…to all the speakers for taking part in this meeting that, year upon year, aims…
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CoronavirusPalaces & Buildings

Royal Collection Trust sees operating loss of £36 million due to pandemic

The Royal Collect Trust annual accounts show it experienced operating losses of £36 million over the last year because of the pandemic. The charity warns it’s expecting it will take several years before visitor numbers and trading activity at royal residences return to pre-pandemic levels. On top of that estimate, the trust expects there will be further significant losses over the next…
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British RoyalsCoronavirusThe Cambridges

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to mark the NHS’ 73rd birthday with day of engagements

The Duke and Duchess have a bumper day of engagements planned to mark the 73rd anniversary of the National Health Service on Monday. William and Kate, who have dedicated the past year and a half to supporting the work of the NHS and frontline workers throughout the global health crisis, will take the lead at a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral on Monday morning. According to…
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