Spain's royals celebrate National Day

While the United Kingdom was celebrating the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank, over in Spain, the royals were taking part in National Day celebrations which are held each year on 12 October. As in previous years, King Felipe and Queen Letizia brought along their two daughters, 12-year-old Princess Leonor and 11-year-old Infanta Sofía. They presided over the solemn act of homage to…
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Princesses who married commoners: Sweden's Princesses Margaretha, Désirée and Christina

Ahead of Princess Eugenie’s wedding this Friday, we look at other royals who have married commoners.  Despite living mostly private lives these days, the four older sisters of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden were famously known in their youth as the Haga Princesses. The name Haga came from their residence, Haga Palace. The palace is now the official residence of Crown Princess Victoria of…
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State & CeremonialThe Netherlands

Details of the Dutch King & Queen's State Visit to the UK revealed

Buckingham Palace has released further details about the upcoming State Visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands when they visit the United Kingdom next month. It has been confirmed that Their Majesties will pay a State Visit as the guests of Queen Elizabeth II from 23rd October to 24th October 2018. The King & Queen will stay at Buckingham Palace for the duration of…
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Crown Princess Katherine financed and opened new playground

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia, opened on Thursday a brand new playground that she has founded. The new playground is worth more than 12,000 EUR and is located at the home for children without parental care “Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj”. “The reason for today’s visit is this beautiful donation of the children’s playground where the children will spend their free time and…
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