Denmark

Donald Trump reportedly wants to buy a part of the Kingdom of Denmark

American President Donald Trump has expressed his interest in buying a part of the Danish kingdom. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Trump is interested in buying the world’s biggest island, Greenland, which is a self-governed part of the Danish kingdom and ruled by Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II. However, it is uncertain whether the interest is due to financial reasons or something…
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The Netherlands

Obituary: Princess Christina of The Netherlands - the musical royal

Princess Christina of The Netherlands died early on Friday morning at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague at the age of 72. Christina was the youngest sister of the former Queen (now Princess) Beatrix of the Netherlands, which made her the maternal aunt of King Willem-Alexander. She was born on 18 February 1947 at Soestdijk Palace in Baarn. Her parents were former Queen (then Princess) Juliana…
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DenmarkFeaturesNorway

The royals who have ruled Greenland

At least we now know what’s likely to form dinner conversation when Queen Margrethe of Denmark hosts President Donald Trump on a State Visit at the start of September. It’s been reported that the US leader has explored the possibility of buying Greenland which is ruled…
BelgiumEuropean RoyalsFeaturesHistoryInterestsPalaces & Buildings

Former French home of King Leopold II of Belgium sells for 200 million Euro

The historic Villa des Cèdres in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, once the summer home of Belgian royalty, has sold for a jaw-dropping 200 million Euro this month to an unspecified buyer. The 18,000-square-foot property was built in 1830 and operated as an olive tree farm until it was acquired by the second King of Belgium, Leopold II, in 1904. He used it as a holiday home and spent time on the French…
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InsightSpain

A look at the Royal Palace of La Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina (or in Spanish, Palacio Real de La Almudaina) is located in Palma, Mallorca (or Majorca) in the Balearic Islands and serves as the official summer residence of the Spanish monarch and other members of the Spanish Royal Family (even though…
European RoyalsSweden

Prince Daniel to participate in well-known Swedish TV show to discuss kidney disease

As someone who has received a life-saving kidney transplant, Prince Daniel knows firsthand the importance of organ donation. Now the Swedish prince will share his personal experiences as he takes part in an episode of SVT’s “Ask the Doctor” show on Monday, 26 August. The popular show features host Suzanne Axell and Dr Karin Granberg. On the programme, the Prince will meet with…
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