The Cambridges

The Duchess of Cambridge takes on her second solo tour

Yesterday, the Duchess of Cambridge took her second solo tour since marrying Prince William in 2011. The Duchess made the short trip to Luxembourg, looking fashionable as always in a muted blue coat by Emilia Wickstead. She was on hand to help mark the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of London. The treaty is what sealed Luxembourg’s independence and created it as a neutral force in…
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Sandhurst welcomes royals from Jordan and Luxembourg

A company dinner at prestigious military academy Sandhurst this weekend saw an influx of royal guests as both the King and Queen of Jordan and the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg joined their sons, who are currently enrolled in the military academy. After he graduated from Georgetown University in the US last year, with a degree in international history, 22-year-old Crown Prince Hussein…
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Luxembourg

Grand Duke Henri gives Christmas Eve address

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg has given his annual Christmas Eve address to the people of Luxembourg. The speech was aired at 7:00 pm (6:00 pm GMT) in the small landlocked country. HRH Grand Duke Henri – Grand Ducal Palace – Luxembourg – 15.12.2016 © 2016…
International royals

Petition calls for referendum on scrapping Luxembourg monarchy

The role of the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg has been called into question by a petition calling for a referendum on scrapping the whole institution. The Luxembourg state currently pays the Luxembourg royals around 10 million euro per year, in addition to paying for 80 persons on the Grand Ducal Family’s staff. Déi Lénk’s (the left) spokesperson Carole Thomma asked, “Do we…
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