Belgium

King Philippe takes photo for Princess Elisabeth's stamp

He may be King of the Belgians, but his most important job is that of a father. King Philippe got behind the lens to take the photo for her 18th birthday stamp due to be released later this month. In a press release from Bpost, they explained that the celebratory stamp for the future Queen of the Belgians coming of age, “Princess Elisabeth is the first in line for the succession to the…
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European RoyalsThe Netherlands

Willem-Alexander & Máxima in India: State Visit Day One Diary

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima have been invited for a state visit to India by President Ram Nath Kovind. The visit will take place from 14 October until 18 October. The state visit will focus on the good relations between India and The Netherlands. Special attention will be paid to water technology, maritime developments, health, sustainable agriculture, social…
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Sweden

King Carl Gustaf reacts to the death of Professor Sara Danius - the first woman to head the Swedish Academy

King Carl XVI Gustaf has reacted to the news that Professor Sara Danius has died at the age of 57. Professor Danius was a well-known Swedish scientist, style icon, feminist and former Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. On Saturday morning, the Professor’s family announced the news of her passing. Professor Danius died surrounded by her family from breast cancer. In a…
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Belgium

Belgian Princess arrested in Trafalgar Square

Belgian media are reporting that Princess Marie-Esméralda was arrested in London earlier this week for her role in climate change protests. According to Belgium newspaper Le Soir, the Princess was arrested in Trafalgar Square for her role in the Extinction Rebellion…
Luxembourg

Luxembourg Grand Duchess has successful knee operation

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg has had a successful operation on her knee. The Grand Ducal Court announced yesterday: “This morning, Thursday, October 10, Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess underwent knee surgery at the Eich Clinic by Professor Romain Seil requiring immobilisation of the operated limb for a period of several weeks. “The operation was…
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