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Royal News August 2021 Photo & Copyright: Elisabeth Toll/Royal Court of Sweden
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Royal News August 2021

Last modified: 18 September 2021 1 August King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Saturday delivered a speech on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of his accession to the throne. The Sofia Court of Appeal has ruled on 29 July that the former Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria and his sister Princess Maria Luisa are […]

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Royal News May 2021

Last modified: 13 June 2021 1 May A poll conducted by Kyodo News in March and April shows that about 80 percent of the respondents would accept both a reigning empress and an emperor descending from a female member of the imperial family. The survey also showed 67 percent were opposed to the idea of […]

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Updated! Royal News July 2020

1 July To stay fit at home. In this video Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden and their children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar tell how. King Felipe VI of Spain and the portuguese president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa reopened the border between Spain and Portugal. It was announced on 30 June that […]

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Royal News June 2020 Photo: Linda Broström/Kungl. Hovstaterna
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Royal News June 2020

1 June The Bhutanese Royal Court issued several gorgeous photos of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema with their two sons. The name of the second son is to become public in a few days time. The photos were made to commemorate the 30th birthday of the Queen on the 4th of […]

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Royal News May 2020

13 May Three days after his birth on 10 May 2020 Prince Charles of Luxembourg was allowed to leave the Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte in Luxembourg-City with his mother Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie and his father Hereditary Grand Duchess Guillaume of Luxembourg. The family returned to Fischbach Castle. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume also registered the birth […]

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King’s Day with a twist
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King’s Day with a twist

For me personally King’s Day wasn’t that much different from other years. Most of the time I am not with the royals in a city, but sit at home waiting for photos and news to come in. There is always a lot to do. I was not quite sure what to expect this year. Only […]

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National day celebrations in the monarchies
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National day celebrations in the monarchies

Almost all the European monarchies have a national day. It is however not always a day the royal family of that country takes part in. I have thus far been to national days in the Netherlands, Belgium and Liechtenstein, but it would be interesting to be part of the other ones too. While some countries […]

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23 June – National day in Luxembourg
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23 June – National day in Luxembourg

History Why does Luxembourg celebrate its National Day – and thus the official birthday of the Grand Duke – on 23 June? Since the late 18th century the monarch’s birthday has always been celebrated in Luxembourg, even in the 19th century when the King of the Netherlands was still Grand Duke of Luxembourg. Kinneksdag (King’s […]

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