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Royal News June 2022 © RVD - Patrick van Emst
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Royal News June 2022

Last modified: 28 June 2022 1 June A guide to the Platinum Jubilee. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee. A new portrait by Ranald Mackechnie was released to mark the beginning of the celebrations. In her Jubilee message the Queen said: “I continue to be inspired by the goodwill […]

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Royal News May 2022

Last modified: 19 June 2022 2 May New pictures were released upon the 7th birthday of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. It was also revealed that the family’s new black cocker spaniel is called Orla. The coronation of Zulu King Misuzulu, that was supposed to take place on 28 May, has been indefinitely postponed, as KwaZulu-Natal […]

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Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages
History, Miscellaneous

Noble and royal “interracial” Marriages

Updated 10 June 2022 How often these days I see articles stating that when Prince Harry of Wales married Meghan Markle in May 2018, it would be the first royal interracial marriage ever. Obviously most articles mean, the first British royal interracial marriage – as lots of media tends to forget there are other royal […]

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Royal News April 2022 Copyright: Kongehuset/Hasse Nielsen
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Royal News April 2022

Last modified: 3 May 2022 1 April In an interview with the NPO-Radio program FunX Queen Máxima of the Netherlands remembered growing up in a country with huge inflation. That’s why she studied economics and learned that “handling money well is an important part of a better life”. As a parent one should be strict […]

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Royal News March 2022
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Royal News March 2022

Last modified: 3 April 2022 2 March Prince Oscar of Sweden celebrated his 6th birthday. As usual a photo was released. 3 March The Spanish Public Prosecutor’s Office has announced that it has dropped three separate investigations into the financial affairs of King Juan Carlos of Spain, as there is insufficient evidence and most of […]

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Opening of the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken
Gardens, Travel

Opening of the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken

This year the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken open their doors from 15 April to 8 May 2022. Like 2021 the smaller, elongated greenhouses can be visited. During the day visitors can choose between a long route (2,5 hours) or a short route (1,5 hours). The long route starts with a walk through the gardens of […]

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Royal News February 2022
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Royal News February 2022

Last modified: 13 March 2022 1 February On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Oranje Fonds the patrons of the charity, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima gave an interview. The Foundation was a present of the Dutch people for the couple when they got married on 2 February 2002. A man has been […]

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Royal News January 2022 Photo: Kongehuset/Per Morten Abrahamsen
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Royal News January 2022

Last modified: 6 February 2022 1 January In his New Year’s greeting Emperor Naruhito of Japan offered prayers for the people who have died during the Covid-19 pandemic. He also praised doctors and health care workers for their work, and spoke about his concern for countries lacking access to vaccines and adequate hospital systems. He […]

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