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Märtha relinquishes her official duties © Cathrine Wessel / Det Kongelige Hoff
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Märtha relinquishes her official duties

On Tuesday 8 November 2022, prior to her wedding to Durek Verrett, that is to take place in the near future, Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has decided that she will not carry out official duties for the Royal House at the present time. The decision has been made in consultation with her father King Harald […]

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Royal News October 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News October 2022

Last modified: 10 November 2022 1 October Thus far the British royal family has received more than 50.000 messages of condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. A poll commissioned by the pro-republican association “Republiek” shows that only 51 percent of the Dutch think The Netherlands should remain a monarchy. The […]

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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

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

Last modified: 3 July 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
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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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