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King Albert loses appeal in paternity case

Former King Albert II of Belgium has lost his appeal against the order to undergo a DNA-test, the Court of Cassation, the main court of last resort in Belgium, decided today. The case will now return to the Court of Appeals which can decide that the DNA-test he underwent in May 2019 will be made public and can therefore also be matched to the samples given by his supposed daughter Delphine…
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Princess Christina’s protest towards the Nobel Prize

Tuesday of this week was busy. Both the Swedish and the Norwegian royal families attended events related to the Nobel Prize. In Sweden, many prominent members of the Royal Family were present both at the award ceremony and the following grand gala dinner. During the…
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Another glitzy, tiara-filled night in Sweden

The day following the Nobel Prize Ceremony is also a glamorous one in Sweden. On 11 December every year, the King hosts a white-tie dinner at the Royal Palace in honour of the Nobel Laureates. This year offered some interesting and meaningful fashion choices. Queen Silvia opted to repeat a blue gown by German brand Georg et Arend. The long-sleeve gown features a bow detail on one shoulder. The…
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Swedish Royal Family hosts dinner for Nobel Laureates

On Wednesday night, the Swedish Royal Family held their traditional dinner for the Nobel Laureates at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The dinner takes place the evening after the awarding of the Nobel prizes in Stockholm and the accompanying gala dinner. In attendance were…

Serbia’s Crown Prince Couple Donated Car to Centre for People with Disabilities

Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia visited a home for people with disabilities in the Serbian city of Stamnica earlier this week. The main objective for the visit was to deliver a van for transporting disabled people, a vehicle given as a donation from the Crown Princess`s foundation. The donation, worth 13.500 Euros, was provided with the help of the Lifeline…
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How the Spanish royals celebrate Christmas

Each family has its own Christmas tradition, and royal families are no exception. As part of a new Christmas series, we are taking a look at how each royal family across Europe celebrates the holiday. The Spanish Royal Family starts Christmas festivities by releasing…

Glamour reigns at annual Nobel Prize Ceremonies

December 10th is always a date royal watchers have circled on their calendars. It is the date of Alfred Nobel’s death and therefore the date the Nobel Prize ceremonies take place every year. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in a ceremony held in Norway while the Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Economics prizes are awarded in Sweden. The Norwegian events are a…
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