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Duke of Parma's illegitimate son to become prince

The Duke of Parma’s objections to his illegitimate’s son request to change his last name to ‘de Bourbon de Parme’ have been denied by the Dutch Secretary of Security and Justice on 9 March. The name change will soon be announced by royal decree. The Duke of Parma is the son of Princess Irene of the Netherlands and Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma. Princess Irene lost her…
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International royalsOtherRomania

King Michael of Romania stepping down from public duties after cancer diagnosis

King Michael of Romania has been diagnosed with cancer and he is currently undergoing a complex and demanding treatment. He is suffering from chronic leukemia and epidermoid carcinoma and he has undergone surgery in Switzerland. This has prevented him from appearing in public and he has a released the following statement concerning his illness: “In recent weeks we have received news of a…
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Earl and Countess of March tied up after raid in their home

The Earl and Countess of March have been the victims of a terrifying robbery, after being attacked at their estate on Wednesday, where they were forced to hand over £700,000 worth of valuable family heirlooms. The raid occurred at the couple’s historic Goodwood Estate, where Lord March was hit on the head with a “blunt instrument”. This reportedly occurred after Lady March disturbed the…
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OtherPrince Charles and Camilla

A slice of Charles and Diana's wedding cake up for sale

A slice of wedding cake from the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981, will go up for auction on Thursday in Los Angeles. The 34-year-old slice of cake is a classic British fruitcake with cream cheese frosting, and was baked by David Avery, the head baker of the Naval Armed Forces. The cake is being auctioned in its original packaging in the distinctive white and silver…
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