Spain

Queen Sofia presides over Alzheimer's conference in Asturias

Queen Sofía of Spain was back in Asturias to preside over the official inauguration of a conference on Alzheimer’s and the integration of sufferers in daily life. On 9th November, Her Majesty arrived in the town of Gijón and, in front of the Convention Centre, she was welcomed by local authorities, including the President of the Principality of Asturias and the mayor of the city…
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Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit joins Crown Prince Haakon in commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall

Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway attended a commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall while visiting the German capital during an official visit to the country. The royals were in Bernauer Strasse on the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The wall that separated East and West Berlin fell on 9 November 1989 and finally reunited the city after decades…
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Denmark

Crown Princess Mary, a very modern royal

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark is one of the busiest royals in Europe with a wide range of issues attracting her support as she continues a packed agenda covering areas such as early years and work against bullying. Her story has been billed as a fairytale after she met and fell in love with the future King of Denmark when he visited her home country, Australia, for the 2000 Olympics. But Mary…
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European Royals

Glittering jewels and warm speeches mark Danish State Banquet for Spain

Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen was the setting for a glittering State Banquet that closed the first day of King Felipe and Queen Letizia’s State Visit to Denmark. Shortly before 8pm on Monday, 6th November, more than 200 guests, from both Denmark and Spain, arrived at the palace. The last ones to get there were the royals; first was Princess Benedikte, who wore a red gown topped…
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