Norway

Crown Prince of Norway receives Honorary Degree from Northumbria University

Northumbria University in Newcastle has conferred an Honorary Degree on His Royal Highness, The Crown Prince of Norway. Crown Prince Haakon was presented with the Doctor of Civil Law degree at the Royal Palace in Oslo by Professor Andrew Wathey CBE, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Northumbria University, and Chris Sayers, Chair of the Board of Governors for Northumbria. With the Honorary…
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The Netherlands

Who is Queen Máxima of the Netherlands?

She was born Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti 17 May 1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta and Maria del Carmen Cerruti de Zorreguieta. Her Majesty has two brothers, one sister and three paternal half-sisters. She was named after her paternal…
Denmark

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attend Ascot

Yesterday, 15 of June, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended Royal Ascot Day 2 with members of the British Royal Family. Embed from Getty Images For the royal carriage procession, they rode in the third carriage with Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex. The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince William, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Anne, Timothy…
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Spain

Who is Leonor, Princess of Asturias?

She was born on 31 October 2005 to the Prince and Princess of Asturias, now King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain, at the Ruber International Hospital in Madrid by caesarian section due to the lack of progression in labour. The announcement of her birth was sent out through text message to the press, and she left the hospital with her parents on 7 November. She is first in the line of succession…
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Belgium

Princess Astrid of Belgium robbed of purse in Paris

Princess Astrid of Belgium has reportedly been robbed in Paris of her purse, according to French daily newspaper Le Parisien. The incident occurred Thursday, 2 June on the A86 Aubervilliers in France. Le Parisien reports that an assailant shattered the passenger window in the car she was traveling in. They then proceeded to take Princess Astrid’s handbag which contained 2,000 euros…
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