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Royal News August 2022 Photo & Copyright: Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan
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Royal News August 2022

Last modified: 3 September 2022 1 August The official photo session of the Spanish royal family was held in Valldemossa, Mallorca. King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia visited the Valldemossa Charterhouse. Photos by Royal Portraits Also this year King Harald V of Norway took part in the 8-Metre World […]

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Royal News July 2022 Copyright: Keld Navntoft/Kongehuset
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Royal News July 2022

Last modified: 7 August 2022 1 July The cycling race Tour de France started in Copenhagen, Denmark, this year with a 13 kilometres long stage that also passed the Amalienborg Palace, where Crown Prince Frederik was present. He also handed out the first yellow tricot. The new National Museum in Oslo has announced that Crown […]

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Finally my 34th wedding
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Finally my 34th wedding

There was more than one reason that my 34th royal wedding in more than twenty years time was even more exciting than before. I can’t even remember that there has ever been such a huge gap between two weddings. There were also years in which I enjoyed seeing more than one wedding. My full list […]

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Borkum – A royal connection?
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Borkum – A royal connection?

Two weeks ago I took a two-day vacation. Due to Covid I didn’t dare to go away that far yet. But I managed to book a night in a hotel on the Island of Borkum in Germany. It turned out later on that the room had become vacant because of the pandemic. Lucky me, although […]

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Book review: Daughters of the Winter Queen
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Book review: Daughters of the Winter Queen

Recentelijk hoorde ik over een Engels boek dat door Uitgeverij Omniboek in het Nederlands uitgegeven zou worden. Omdat meerdere vrienden, die de Engelse versie hadden gelezen. zeiden dat ze het een mooi boek vonden, besloot ik om het te lezen. 400 jaar na het begin van de ballingschap van de Winterkoning en Winterkoningin in de […]

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Royal News March 2021 Photo & Copyright: Kate Gabor/Kungl. Hovstaterna
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Royal News March 2021

Last modified: 5 April 2021 1 March Buckingham Palace today said in a press announcement: “The Duke of Edinburgh was today transferred from King Edward VII’s Hospital to St Bartholomew’s Hospital where doctors will continue to treat him for an infection, as well as undertake testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition. The Duke […]

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Royal News February 2021 Photo & Copyright: Maison du Grand-Duc/Sophie Margue
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Royal News February 2021

Last modified: 7 March 2021 1 February Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia is shocked and saddened by the news of a break-in at the Museum of Karadjordje in Radovanjski lug. Several valuable artifacts were stolen late last week. The museum is dedicated to the great-great-great-grandfather of the Crown Prince. A new study by Professor Tim […]

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Royal News January 2021 Photo & Copyright: Franne Voigt Monograms: Charlotte Søeborg Ohlsen, Kongehuset
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Royal News January 2021

Last modified: 7 February 2021 1 January In his New Year’s speech, recorded on video because of Covid-19, Emperor Naruhito of Japan thanked medical staff involved in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. He also sent his condolences to people who have lost family and friends to the virus in Japan and across the world. […]

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