Spain

Iñaki Urdangarin begins prison sentence

Spain’s Iñaki Urdangarin, the brother-in-law of King Felipe and husband to Infanta Cristina, has begun his five year and ten-month prison sentence. He signed himself in to Brieva jail in Avila – a town northwest of Madrid. He had been given a five-day deadline to report to the prison of his choosing. It was just a week ago that Spain’s Supreme Court upheld the prison sentence…
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Spain

San Antonio hosts King Felipe and Queen Letizia

San Antonio, Texas, was host to King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain yesterday. The King and Queen are currently in the United States to celebrate the tricentennial of New Orleans, Louisiana, and San Antonio. Today, they will spend day two in the city. Tuesday, their…
European RoyalsThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander missed his "buddy" during Baltic state visits

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima were due to go on a state visit to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania but due to the death of Queen Máxima’s sister Inés, the King went alone. “Of course, it’s a shame when your buddy isn’t here but she has good reason not be here. I am constantly in touch with her and with the children as well, because they were are home alone. They…
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Sweden

New photo as Prince Nicolas of Sweden turns three

Prince Nicolas of Sweden, the second child and only son of Princess Madeleine and her American-British husband Chris O’Neill, celebrates his third birthday today. Following tradition, a new photo was released this morning by the Royal Court of Sweden. The picture was…
Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 3

On Thursday, King Harald and Queen Sonja completed their three-day visit to Nordland. After spending two days traveling in northern Norway, the royal visit ended in the Moskenes. The tour began on Tuesday when the King and Queen visited Sørfoll and Steigen. Wednesday the two royals were in Værøy and Røst. When the royal yacht “Norge” arrived at Moskenes, the King and Queen received…
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Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 2

King Harald and Queen Sonja continued their journey in Nordland. They started their visit on Tuesday, and yesterday the tour continued to Værøy and Røst. The royals arrived at Røst on the royal yacht “Norge”. This municipality has 365 islands but only 500…
Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 1

On Tuesday morning, King Harald and Queen Sonja started their annual county journey. This time the Norwegian regents travelled to Nordland. The visit will last three days and end on Thursday. First up was Straumen in Sørfold municipality and Vollmoen in Steigen municipality. On their journey, the King and Queen are using the royal yacht “Norge.” There the royals will live on their…
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