CoronavirusNorway

King Harald addresses Norwegian people from quarantine

On short notice, Sunday evening, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway held a live televised speech to the Norwegian people regarding the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus. The speech was held at the Royal Lodge which lies just outside Oslo. This is where both King Harald and Queen Sonja have been in quarantine from Thursday of last week. Then, the Norwegian government decided to quarantine anyone…
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CoronavirusThe GloucestersThe Netherlands

Joint engagement between Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke & Duchess of Gloucester cancelled

The Centenary Reception of the Anglo-Netherlands Society due to be attended by Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on Tuesday has been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus. An official statement on their website reads, “We have taken this decision with a heavy heart, but it reflects our collective, precautionary judgement, taking full…
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CoronavirusThe Queen

The Queen is moved from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle after coronavirus crisis talks

The Queen has taken up residence in Windsor Castle after leaving Buckingham Palace. Her Majesty has moved to Windsor following crisis talks as the government decides how best to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. It is understood that if the situation continues to worsen, she will be placed into quarantine at Sandringham alongside the Duke of Edinburgh. Her Majesty usually stays at Windsor…
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CoronavirusThe Queen

The Queen could miss Royal Ascot for the first time in her 68-year reign

The Queen could be forced to miss Royal Ascot for the first time in her 68-year-reign as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. Her Majesty, who turns 94-years-old next month, has never missed the five-day meeting in the entirety of her reign. However, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the monarch may decide to stay away from the event as a precautionary measure. Her Majesty has already…
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