Greece

The coup that deposed the last King of Greece

Greece’s last monarch, King Constantine II, has died. He ruled, technically, for ten years although the majority of his rule ws spent in exile. The Greek monarchy ended in 1974 after a series of political crises and conflicts in the country. The Greek monarchy had then existed since 1832, when it was established after Greece became independent from the Ottoman Empire. The Greek…
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Greece

King Constantine II, the last King of Greece, dies aged 82

King Constantine II, the last King of Greece before the formation of the Hellenic Republic, has died in Athens at the age of 82. Constantine had been in poor health for a number of years, with the former monarch being treated in an intensive care unit for a number of days. His wife, Queen Anne-Marie, was by his bedside, as were his children who flew in to Greece to be alongside their…
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Serbia

Serbia's royals celebrate Orthodox Christmas

The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Serbia traditionally celebrate orthodox Christmas at the Royal Palace in Belgrade, and this year they were joined by the Crown Princess’ sister, Mrs. Betty Roumeliotis. On the morning of Christmas Eve, January 6th 2023, the…
NorwayQueen Elizabeth II

The time The Queen accidentally stepped on The King of Norway's foot

Queen Elizabeth II was at Westminster Abbey for Princess Alexandra’s 1963 wedding to Alexander Ogilvy and had a bit of a run-in with another monarch. Footage from Princess Alexandra’s wedding on 24 April 1963 shows The Queen accidentally standing on King Olav V of Norway’s foot before quickly realising what she had done. King Olav flinched when Her Majesty stepped on him.
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The Netherlands

Princess Laurentien celebrates project milestone and looks to the future of children in the Ukraine war

Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands has celebrated a huge milestone for one of her most recent projects.  The Better Time Stories has reached its 10000th request since being launched in September of 2022, and the Princess shared her feelings on the number: “It touches me.”  Better Time Stories is an initiative launched for Ukrainian families that have been divided by the war. The…
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