Denmark

Queen Margrethe gives poignant and powerful New Year's speech

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe has looked to the future and the past in a very personal New Year’s address. Making reference to her own childhood as well as the adventures that still await her grandchildren, she urged her fellow citizens to come together as they tackle some major issues facing their country. And she did it all while dealing with the pressures of live TV as she was forced to…
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The Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip spends third night in hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh remains in King Edward VII Hospital in central London as Christmas week begins. Prince Philip, who is 98, is being treated there for what Buckingham Palace describes as a ”pre-existing” condition. The Prince travelled from Sandringham to London for treatment on Friday morning. As he arrived, a statement was issued saying the measure was precautionary. Later…
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Christmas comes to Holyroodhouse Palace

Christmas spirit has taken over the Queen’s official home in Scotland. The halls of Holyroodhouse Palace in Edinburgh have been decked, the tree is trimmed, and the royal residence is ready for its festive close-up. The Christmas season at the palace, which has been…
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The Christmas Spirit of Windsor Castle

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – and one of the Queen’s favourite residences is ready to put on a festive show like no other. The Christmas season at Windsor Castle is under way. The Great Hall at the ancient castle will, as always, form the centrepiece of the Christmas celebrations at Windsor. A huge Christmas tree, around twenty feet in height, will dominate the…
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