Norway

Norway's heir, Crown Prince Haakon, celebrates milestone birthday

The heir to the throne of Norway is marking a special birthday in a summer focused where the country’s monarchy is focusing on the future. Crown Prince Haakon Magnus turns 50 on July 20th 2023 with the Royal Court issuing a new photo for the occasion and opening up an online portal for wellwishers to send congratulatory messages. As he reached his half century, the Crown Prince was…
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Spain

The King of Spain starts a bizarre social media trend

The royals are no strangers to viral social media moments at Wimbledon, and this year, thanks to his tailoring, it was King Felipe’s turn. Usually it’s the Princess of Wales with the fashion trends at Centre Court, but King Felipe—who attended the final because of…
Belgium

How the line of succession to the throne of Belgium's King Philippe made history

King Philippe of the Belgians is marking ten years on the throne and his country is marking a decade of history. For the accession of Philippe also meant that, for the first time, the country had a female heir to the throne. Philippe’s daughter, Elisabeth, is in line to become the first queen regnant of the country one day. The rules around who can ascend the throne have only recently…
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Belgium

Brussels museums honour King Philippe for special anniversary

Museums in Brussels are honouring King Philippe’s ten years on the throne this week by offering free admission to visitors. From Friday, 21 July (the tenth anniversary of the King’s accession to the throne) through Sunday, 23 July, several museums in the Belgian capital will have free admission. The State Secretary for Recovery and Strategic Investment, Thomas Dermine, announced…
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Denmark

IN PHOTOS: Denmark's longest-reigning monarch

Queen Margrethe has made history in Denmark. She is the longest-reigning monarch in Denmark’s history, reigning for 51 years, six months and four days. To honour her achievement, the Danish Royal House released new images taken of the Queen aboard the royal yacht…
Spain

King Felipe is the first to congratulate Carlos Alcaraz, the new Wimbledon champion

King Felipe VI led congratulations on Centre Court as Carlos Alcaraz claimed the Gentlemen’s Singles title at Wimbledon. And the new champion thanked his monarch for attending. As he spoke to the crowd after his win, Carlos Alcaraz said he had played twice in front of his king and had won both times, joking that he wanted Felipe VI to attend more of his matches for that reason. Embed…
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