The Netherlands

Dutch King and Queen send a message of support after curfew riots

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands have sent a message of support to first responders after riots broke out in several cities in the Netherlands. “Our thanks go out to all those police officers, first responders and municipal employees who are there for our safety. You do fantastic work under the most difficult of circumstances! We feel for all the shop owners and…
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Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria puts focus on sustainable tourism

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has attended the EU project DUNC’s digital conference. From her home-office at Haga castle Her Royal Highness gave a speech and closely followed the final day of this conference. Development of UNESCO Natural and Cultural Assets, also known as DUNC, is an EU-funded collaborative project where the Swedish municipality of Karlskrona municipality has been…
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GreecePalaces & Buildings

Greek government plans to turn former Royal Palace into five-star spa-hotel

The former Greek Royal Palace of Tatoi is to re-open, but not as a royal palace. The Greek government, who seized the property when the Greek monarchy collapsed, plans to reopen the palace as a hotel. Tatoi Palace is the former summer palace of the Greek royal family and is located at a 10,000 acres estate, 27 kilometres from the city centre of Athens. For the last 50 years the Palace has been…
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The Netherlands

Countess Eloise reveals she's writing a book

Countess Eloise, the daughter of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, has revealed that she is writing a book on her Instagram account. The 18-year-old granddaughter of Princess Beatrix and niece of King Willem-Alexander did not reveal what the book would be about. “I’m so happy! I can finally say that I’m going to write a book. I’m going…
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