Belgium

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians to receive Bambi Award

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians is to receive the prestigious German Charity Bambi Award from ‘Hubert Burda Media Holding’. The ceremony will take place in Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, on 21 November. The Royal Palace in Brussels said that the Queen is being presented the award for “her many years of dedication and personal contribution to the debate on sustainable…
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Norway

Slovenia’s State Visit to Norway – Day 2

On Wednesday, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway welcomed the Slovenian president on a state visit to the Kingdom of Norway. On Thursday the visit continued and was concluded. On Wednesday, the royals accompanied the President and his wife…
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Princesses of Monaco: Antoinette de Mérode

Royal Central is taking a look at the princess consorts of Monaco in a new series. This edition focuses on Antoinette de Mérode. Born on 28 September 1828, Antoinette Ghislaine de Merode was born in Brussels, Belgium, to Count Werner de Merode and Countess Victoire de Spangen d’Uyternesse. The day she turned 18, a “golden-haired” Antoinette married Prince Charles III of…
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Norway

Slovenia's State Visit to Norway - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have welcomed the President of Slovenia on a State Visit to Norway. In accordance with Norwegian royal tradition, the visit began with an official welcome ceremony at the Royal Palace. President Borut Pahor was received by Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja and escorted to the pavilion of honour. Here the National anthems were played followed by an…
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Spain

Spanish MPs try to stop King Felipe's visit to Cuba

Spanish Vox party MPs have confirmed they will ask their country’s parliament to cancel an upcoming royal visit this month to Cuba by King Felipe VI. Vox party leader, Santiago Abascal, announced the initiative, describing the visit as “madness”. The request to the…
European RoyalsFeaturesHistoryMonaco

90 Years of Grace: Her '70s Style

Today we’re looking back at some of Princess Grace’s most stylish moments of the 1970s. This decade saw her as a hard-working royal who also took part in family events and made her way back to Hollywood several times for events. Perhaps the biggest event of the decade was the marriage of her elder daughter, Princess Caroline, in 1978. Princess Grace followed the fashion trends of the…
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