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The Royal 2010s: Royal Weddings

Today, we continue looking back at the royal decade with the biggest royal weddings in Europe. United Kingdom Prince William and Catherine Middleton – 29 April 2011 Embed from Getty Images Prince William married his university sweetheart, Kate Middleton, after a nearly decade-long relationship, in Westminster Abbey in 2011. Upon their marriage, they became the Duke and…
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The Royal 2010s: the Ruby King

The celebrations for the 40th anniversary of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s accession to the Swedish throne took place in September 2013 with royals from all over the globe flying in for the festivities and members of the Swedish government, Riksdag, and City of Stockholm taking part. Specifically, it was celebrated on the weekend of 13-15 September and on 19 September. The 15th of September…
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A first look at The Queen's Christmas Broadcast

Ahead of The Queen’s annual Christmas broadcast will be broadcast on Christmas Day, Buckingham Palace has released a short preview in which Her Majesty admits it has been a “bumpy year.” The 2019 Christmas broadcast was filmed in the Green Drawing Room…
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All the Queen's lockets

Lockets form an important part in Queen Victoria’s personal jewellery. The first of these lockets was given to the baby Princess Victoria and the last mentions of them occur at the end of her life. Like any object, therefore, they tell a life story in a new way. In briefly…
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Iñaki Urdangarin gets Christmas reprieve to spend holiday out of prison and with family

Iñaki Urdangarin, the husband of Infanta Cristina of Spain and brother-in-law to King Felipe, has gotten a Christmas reprieve to spend the holiday out of prison with his family. Urdangarin has been granted permission by the court, under Article 47.2 of the General Penitentiary Organic Law, to leave prison for four days to spend Christmas with his wife and their four children. He will leave…
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The Royal 2010s: the royals we lost (2015-2019)

Please note that we have only included royals from currently reigning royal families, those who actually reigned but were then exiled or exiled/mediatised royals who married a royal from a reigning family. 2015Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria Carlos was the last Infante of Spain during the reigns of his cousin King Juan Carlos I and King Felipe VI. His father had been heir presumptive to the…
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