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Royal News November 2022 ©️ Foto: Lars Møller, Kongehuset
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Royal News November 2022

Last modified: 28 November 2022 1 November It was announced on Monday that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia is the second largest shareholder of Twitter, after the owner Elon Musk. He and his company Kingdom Holding own approximately 4% of Twitter. The General Industries Workers’s Union in South Africa has called […]

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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 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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Royal News November 2021 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News November 2021

Last modified: 5 December 2021 1 November Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain delivered her COP26 speech via video message. She had recorded the speech already late October 2021 and let know on 26 October that she wouldn’t attend the event, as she had planned. Many world leaders attend the 26th United Nations Climate Change […]

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Royal News September 2021

Last modified: 2 October 2021 1 September The Duchess of Cornwall shared her recipe for Victoria sponge cake. Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway has returned to school her father Crown Prince Haakon has confirmed. She tested positive for Covid-19 on 22 August. It is reported that Princess Mako of Akishino (Japan) and her fiancé Kei […]

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Finally, a state visit! © Castleholic
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Finally, a state visit!

Now many people (including me and the royal couple) have been vaccinated, more and more seems to be possible. And also the royals start coming out of their palaces more often than in the past 16 months. Although we did spot some tiaras over that period, it had been a long time ago since we […]

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A documentary – 30 Years on the Norwegian throne Photo & Copyright: Jørgen Gomnæs / Det kongelige hoff
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A documentary – 30 Years on the Norwegian throne

On 17 January 2021 it was 30 years ago that King Olav V of Norway died and King Harald V ascended the Norwegian throne. On their website the Norwegian royal family shared a short video of some of the most important moments during these 30 years, and a thank you from King Harald V and […]

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