The Netherlands

King and Queen of The Netherlands make first State Visit to Canada

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands are undertaking an historic three-day state visit to Canada this week which will highlight the close relationship and strong ties which have existed between the two countries since the Second World War. Their arrival in Ottawa on Wednesday marks the first official state visit to Canada for King Williem-Alexander, who became monarch in…
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Monaco

A royal dynasty welcomes a baby girl in London

A baby girl of royal descent was born in a hospital in London. But don’t panic, you’ve not missed the arrival of THAT royal baby. This little person isn’t the one who will be giving Prince George the run around in the nurseries of Amner Hall and Kensington Palace. The…
Spain

Spain’s Princess Cristina to stand trial

<![CDATA[The King of Spain's sister, Princess Cristina, is set to stand trial over alleged tax fraud linking to her husband's business dealings. This is the first time in Spain's history where a member of it's Royal Family has been put in the dock to face trial. The historic decision comes after relentless investigations conducted by Spanish authorities that has plunged The…
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Monaco

Princess Charlene of Monaco gives birth to twins

<![CDATA[Princess Charlene of Monaco has given birth to twins, a boy and a girl. It was thought that the Princess would give birth close to Christmas, and the South-African former swimmer was admitted to Princess Grace hospital around lunchtime today, local time. The…
International royalsRomania

Romania may hold a referendum on the return of Monarchy

<![CDATA[Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta has pledged to hold a referendum on the country's form of government, should he be elected President. Ponta is running for the position of President, an apolitical role within the government, like that of Germany. The PM has said on TV recently: ‘I believe, in the coming years, that in Romania we should have not only a public…
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Monaco

Prince Albert and Charlene expecting twins

<![CDATA[Prince Albert of Monaco and wife Charlene are confirmed to be expecting twins, according to Hello! Canada. The magazine tweeted that they have spoken to the couple, confirming the news. Speculation has been rife over the topic since the pregnancy was…
Sweden

Sweden's Prince Carl Philip announces engagement

<![CDATA[Prince Carl Philip of Sweden is engaged to marry his long-term girlfriend in Sweden in the summer of next year, the Swedish royal court announced. The 35-year-old prince, son of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, will marry Sofia Hellqvist – a former…
Spain

Felipe becomes King of Spain

<![CDATA[Prince Felipe has acceded to the Spanish throne after the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos, came into effect. Felipe, who is now HM King Felipe VI of Spain, comes to the Spanish throne just over two weeks after the announcement was made that the 76-year-old Spanish Monarch was to step down. The abdication of Juan Carlos comes during a period of other notable abdications of…
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