History

A new debate opens up about Russia's imperial family

The debate about whether the Romanov dynasty could return to Russia has taken another turn with a lawmaker asking the two people who claim to be the family’s head in 2015 to come back to the country. Vladimir Petrov is a member of the legislative assembly of the Leningrad region, and he has written to Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna and Prince Dmitri Romanovich asking them to return to Russia…
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Spain

Controversy for King Felipe of Spain over renouncing sister's title

The decision of King Felipe of Spain to take away the title of Duchess of Palma from his sister, Infanta Cristina, was generally well received when it was announced on Thursday night. However, now it has become the source of yet more issues for the beleaguered royal house as disagreement has broken out between the royal siblings about how the Infanta lost her title. The King of Spain, Felipe VI…
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Sweden

Sweden is ready for the Royal Wedding of the year

In just a few hours time, the royal wedding of the year takes place in Stockholm. The only son of the King and Queen of Sweden, Prince Carl Philip, marries Sofia Hellqvist this afternoon. Prince Carl Philip of Sweden marries Sofia Hellqvist later today in Stockholm The…
The Duke of Edinburgh

Gun salutes and peals of bells to celebrate Prince Philip's 94th birthday

The Duke of Edinburgh is 94 on June 10th 2015 There have been gun salutes and peals of bells to mark the 94th birthday of The Duke of Edinburgh. But the man at the heart of the celebrations is keeping a low profile – it’s thought Prince Philip will spend the day quietly with his family. He has no public engagements planned. At noon there was a 41 gun salute in Green Park. The King’s…
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The Cambridges

Princess Charlotte to be christened in July

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge will be christened on 5th July at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, near The Queen’s country retreat, Kensington Palace have announced. St Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham, where Princess Charlotte will be Christened. The daughter of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be baptised by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, in a ceremony at the…
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