The Netherlands

Countess Eloise becomes an Instagram hit

Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau, the eldest daughter of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, and thus a niece of King Willem-Alexander, has been making her way on Instagram. Countess Eloise is one of the few Dutch royals who regularly gives us a look into her private life via her own Instagram account. She told the NOS Jeugdjournaal – a news program aimed at…
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European RoyalsSpain

King Felipe and Queen Letizia visit Canary Islands to promote tourism

Mask-wearing crowds gathered to greet King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain as they arrived for a visit to the Canary Islands, an area that has been particularly hard-hit by the pandemic due to the loss of tourism. The visit, on June 23rd 2020, was a move the royal couple hoped would “give an image that there is a new stage that we are facing this recovery, that people have to cheer up…
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June's Jewels: Denmark's Best Pearls

Crown Princess Mary’s Wedding Tiara Embed from Getty Images Crown Princess Mary received a small wedding tiara, fashioned from diamond hearts and fleur-de-lis motifs, as a gift from Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik. No further details of its provenance have ever been released, but the strong suspicion is that the tiara was purchased at auction. In 2011, Crown Princess Mary had the…
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CoronavirusEuropean RoyalsSpain

King and Queen of Spain attend launch of 'Spain for Sure' Campaign

King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended the launch of a new economic and marketing campaign for Spain last week, Spain for Sure, to present a strong face of the country in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their Majesties attended the launch at the Prado Museum alongside the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation; the Minister of Industry; the Secretary of State for Global…
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