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Spanish, Swedish and Dutch royals attend the Volvo Ocean Race

Royals from three nations gathered in The Hague in the Netherlands to attend the Volvo Ocean Race this past weekend. Swedish Prince Carl Philip, Dutch King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Infanta Elena of Spain and her father, King Juan Carlos of Spain were all present during the events. King Juan Carlos waved off the seven participating teams in October, when the Volvo Ocean Race started in…
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Who is Queen Sonja of Norway?

Today, 4 July, is Queen Sonja of Norway’s birthday. On this occasion, we look back at the Queen’s life and some of her achievements as Queen of Norway. Sonja Haraldsen was born as the youngest daughter of clothing merchant Karl August Haraldsen and his wife, Dagny…

The King of Appleton House

It was a quiet country house, described by several who knew it as ‘’little’’ and a ‘’pied a terre’, given as a wedding present to a royal couple who were expected to linger on the fringes of regal life. Yet on July 2nd 1903, it became the birthplace of one of the most popular and celebrated monarchs of the 20th century. For it was at Appleton House, on the Sandringham Estate, that…
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King and Queen of the Netherlands announce state visit to the United Kingdom

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will pay a state visit to the United Kingdom at the invitation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The state visit is set to take place on 23 and 24 October 2018. The King and Queen will be accompanied on their visit by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stef Blok. The King and Queen will spend the night at…
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Princess Tessy bravely reveals heartbreaking miscarriage

Tessy Antony, Princess of Luxembourg bravely revealed her heartbreaking miscarriage yesterday. The child would have been the third for her and Prince Louis of Luxembourg – who she is currently in divorce proceedings with in London. The miscarriage took place several years ago but exactly when was not specified. Tessy revealed the news in an Instagram post for Jeanne Chavany and later shared…
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