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Royal Relations: how Elizabeth II is linked to Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg

Her Majesty The Queen is related to many of Europe’s sovereigns, not in the least because of Queen Victoria’s matchmaking but also because of another woman, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau. Princess Carolina was born on28 February 1743 as the daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange and Anne, Princess Royal, the daughter of King George II and Caroline of Ansbach, after whom she…
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InsightSpain

A look at the Royal Palace of La Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina (or in Spanish, Palacio Real de La Almudaina) is located in Palma, Mallorca (or Majorca) in the Balearic Islands and serves as the official summer residence of the Spanish monarch and other members of the Spanish Royal Family (even though King Felipe and Queen Letizia prefer to spend their time with their daughters at Marivent Palace instead now). The structure…
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Sweden

Queen Silvia and IKEA team up to provide housing for dementia patients

Queen Silvia has leant her support – and her name – to a new affordable housing scheme for those suffering from memory loss. The SilviaBo project will make housing safe and accessible for dementia patients in Sweden and is part of BoKlok, a partnership between IKEA and Swedish construction company Skanska. The two companies joined forces in the 1990s to create affordable…
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Denmark

Princess Benedikte watches opening match at the European Championships in wheelchair rugby

Princess Benedikte opened the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation’s European championships Wednesday, celebrating a home team win at DGI House in Vejle. The Princess, who serves as patron of Parasport Denmark, attended the match between the Danish and the Polish men’s national team. Parasport Denmark, which works to promote physical and competitive sports for people with…
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