European RoyalsGreece

Concern grows for King Constantine as he breaks into tears during public engagement

A feeble looking King Constantine II of Greece opened the Round Square International Conference 2017 on Sunday in Cape Town, South Africa, alongside his wife, Her Majesty Queen Anne-Marie of Greece. The 77-year-old former monarch needed the assistance of a cane to walk, as well as a man to help him get to his seat. It appeared he was unable to walk on the stage as the other speakers had done, so…
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BelgiumEuropean Royals

Queen Mathilde’s uncle on trial for fraud

The uncle of Queen Mathilde of the Belgians is on trial for fraud. “Nonkel Henri” or Count Henri d’Udekem d’Acoz allegedly tried to scam people in Flemish-Brabant for tens of thousands of euros, together with an another man. He has already been convicted to six months in jail for another case. Count Henri, who is 83 years old and a respected lawyer, and the other suspect…
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Belgium

25% of the Belgians want a republic, claims new survey

The Walloon tv programme Place Royale has conducted a new survey in which several Belgians were asked questions about the current monarchy. The survey showed a quarter of the Belgians want to get rid of the monarchy and make Belgium a republic. After 1500 days of King…
Norway

A guard for the Norwegian Royal Family fired shot inside palace

The Norwegian police had an accident at the Royal Palace in Oslo. A royal lifeguard fired a shot in the wall inside of the Royal Palace. This happened 30 April this year but was not revealed until it was published Sunday afternoon in the Norwegian media. One of the Norwegian Royal Family’s bodyguards was practising drawing his weapon when he, by accident, fired his gun. “We can now confirm…
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Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria, Godmother of Europe

Crown Princess Victoria is often referred to as the ‘Godmother of Europe.’ She received this rather unusual nickname because she has 18 (yes eighteen) godchildren. Crown Princess Victoria is one of Europe’s most popular royals. Every single year she is…
The Netherlands

Budget for Royal House of the Netherlands to increase next year

Next year the Royal House of the Netherlands will receive more resources to cover their expenses. The government has approved the rise of funds for the Royal House and made the decision public. While most of the royal families are confronted with a declining budget to cover their activities, the costs of employees etc., the Royal House of the Netherlands will see their budget increase with around…
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