European RoyalsRomania

King Michael of Romania's "general state of health has worsened considerably"

It was announced by Elisabeta Palace this morning that His Majesty King Michael of Romania’s “general state of health has worsened considerably.” His daughter, Crown Princess Margareta and her husband, Prince Radu have returned to Switzerland to be by the 96-year-old King’s side in his private residence. There the Romanian Royal Family will have meetings with His…
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Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit reveals that Princess Ingrid Alexandra should have had a different name

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway opened the exhibition “The Queen Yes” Tuesday in the city of Trondheim. During her opening speech, she came with a fun story about her daughter, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Norway’s future queen. The Crown Princess said: “We actually intended to call Ingrid Alexandra, Tyra Eufemia, but we thought it was so special that we did not dare to do…
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Norway

Princess Märtha Louise Says She Did Not Understand Why People Looked Up to Her for Being a Princess

Princess Märtha Louise sat down for an interview with Expressen about her highly-sensitive nature, and her feelings of unworthiness because she didn’t understand why people would look up to a princess. “I felt I was not good enough, did not understand why people looked up to me just because I was a princess,” she said in the interview. “I had not done anything, I had been born with that…
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Spain

Catalonia’s Girona City Council declared Spanish King Felipe VI persona non grata

Yesterday, Girona City Council in Catalonia, Spain, declared His Majesty King Felipe VI as a persona non grata due to his criticism of the independence referendum held in the region on 1 October. The King was not alone in being declared a persona non grata as Enric Millo, the Spanish government’s representative in Catalonia, was as well. At the beginning of the month, the Catalonian region…
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