Spain

Queen Letizia visits Oviedo for beginning of school year

Queen Letizia marked the official start of the 2018/2019 school year with a visit to CP Baudilio Arce and the Doctor Fleming Secondary Education Institute in Oviedo. The Queen was accompanied by the Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Isabel Celáa, and the President of the Principality of Asturias, Javier Fernádez; the President of the General Board of the Principality of Asturias…
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Denmark

Crown Princess Mary starts work visit in Finland

On Wednesday, Crown Princess Mary started a two-day work visit in Finland. Crown Prince Frederik was scheduled to go, but he had to cancel because of his back surgery. Instead of scrapping the whole trip, it was decided Crown Princess Mary would lead the business…
Spain

King Felipe will visit Catalonia next week following protests

On Monday, His Majesty King Felipe of Spain will travel to Barcelona in Catalonia. This is happening following an increased activity by the separatists in the region. There are rumoured messages that the King also will talk to representatives from the rebellious separatist movement on Monday. However, this is not confirmed. When the King visits Barcelona next week, this marks the fifth visit of…
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Spain

High support for Leonor as Spain’s future Queen

Among the Spanish population, there is considerable support for Leonor as Spain’s future Queen. That is the result of the poll conducted by the Spanish newspaper La Razon. The result is that 63.4% of Spaniards wish to see Leonor as their future Queen while only 19% do not…
DenmarkEuropean Royals

Crown Princess Mary to address WHO/Europe’s annual meeting of ministers

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will give a speech before ministers and high-level delegates at the 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe on 17 September 2018, in her capacity as WHO/Europe Patron. Crown Princess Mary became Patron of WHO/Europe in 2005 and has attended the annual governance meeting for the past eight years. She is an active advocate for WHO’s…
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Belgium

Queen Paola celebrates birthday quietly in Italy

Queen Paola of the Belgians celebrated her 81st birthday on Tuesday. She marked this special occasion together with her husband King Albert in her birth country of Italy, without her children. Queen Paola and King Albert of Belgium have not spent many days at their home…
Denmark

Prince Nikolai enjoys weekend at home for a break from Varder College

Prince Nikolai of Denmark enjoyed being home this past weekend from his new soldier life at the Varder Military College. “It was nice to be back home”, said the Prince to the Danish magazine Billed Bladet during the weekend. He and his brother participated together with their mother, Countess Alexandra of Frederiksborg, on Sunday in the Ecco Walkathon. Along with about 14,000 other people…
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