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Royal style roundup: March 2020

Kristin Contino, Chief Reporter My first choice is the Vampire’s Wife ‘Falconetti’ dress Kate wore on the first day of the Ireland tour. Described by the brand as “fabricated from iridescent emerald silk metallic chiffon,” this was the perfect cocktail outfit for a reception at the Guinness storehouse. Embed from Getty Images And later in the month, we had…
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Princess Marie-Thérèse of Bourbon-Parma to have private funeral

Princess Marie-Thérèse of Bourbon-Parma, who became the first royal to die of coronavirus, will receive a small private funeral service in Paris, France. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures, the relatives of the Princess who mostly live in Switzerland and the Netherlands are not allowed to attend the funeral. The 86-year old Princess Marie-Thérèse of Bourbon-Parma became a victim…
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Crown Prince Haakon takes online coronavirus briefing from the Norwegian army

Since the outbreak of corona virus made the working day different for most royals, Crown Prince Haakon has stepped up his activity when it comes to getting online briefings on important issues around fighting the virus. For the third time in less than two weeks, the Crown Prince held on Thursday two new online meetings to learn more about the work being done across Norway. The Crown…
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The special relationship between Queen Sonja and Boris Yeltsin

The fact that Europe’s queens and princesses have good relationships with each other is well known. But it’s more perhaps more unusual to hear about friendships between Europe’s royals and Russian politicians. et this was exactly what happened when Queen Sonja first met the first democratically elected leader of Russia, Boris Yeltsin. The free-spirited former Communist managed to…
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