Belgium

King Albert in first public appearance since admitting illegitimate daughter

Belgium’s King Albert II accompanied his wife to church on Monday, the first time he’s been seen on an official royal duty since his statement confirming he has fathered a child outside their marriage. King Albert and Queen Paola joined other Belgian royals at the service held in Brussels every year in memory of family members who have passed away. Albert, who ruled Belgium between…
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Denmark

Crown Prince Frederik undergoes shoulder surgery

Crown Prince Frederik has undergone a minor shoulder operation today after sustaining an injury skiing in Switzerland last week. The successful outpatient procedure took place in Copenhagen at the Rigshospitalet. The Crown Prince hurt his left shoulder while skiing in…
BelgiumEuropean Royals

The King and Queen of the Belgians to undertake state visit to Italy in March

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde will undertake a state visit to Italy this spring according to the Royal House. Accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense and the Prime Ministers of various Belgian regions, Their Majesties will visit Italy from 23-25 March. The last time King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visited Italy was in 2014, following King Philippe’s accession to…
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Luxembourg

Who is Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg?

On 16 February 1991, Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg gave birth to her and Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg‘s fourth child and only daughter at the Grand Duchess Charlotte Maternity Hospital in Luxembourg. Her full name is Alexandra Joséphine Teresa Charlotte Marie Wilhelmine. The Princess’s full title is Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra Joséphine Teresa Charlotte Marie…
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Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria grants wish of young girl with brain tumour

Crown Princess Victoria spent yesterday with seven-year-old Emilia at the Royal Palace. Emilia has an ependymoma brain tumour, and her wish was to meet the Crown Princess. Emilia was accompanied by her parents and her sister, Maja. Jennifer McShane, My Big Day’s Secretary General was also in attendance. The organisation, Min Stora Dag (My Big Day) made her wish a reality. Min Stora Dag…
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