Category Archives: Royal News

Royal News: Wednesday 27 August 2014

Denmark
Daily Mail: Hitting the right note! Princess Mary of Denmark is resplendent in royal blue ensemble and matching suede shoes for Melbourne Symphony Orchestra tour
Herald Sun: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra serenades Princess Mary

Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Huffington Post: Cécile zu Hohenlohe: The Princess and her Traveling Jewels

Jordan
Middle East Monitor: Constitution amended to protect Jordanian monarchy from military coups

Morocco
Daily Mail: Spain forced to apologise to the King of Morocco after police tried to board his yacht when they mistook him for a drug smuggler

Sweden
Daily Mail: Swedish Princess Estelle is all smiles on her first day at school (video)
Getty Images: Swedish Royals Attend Polar Music Prize at Stockholm Concert Hall
Hello: Princess Estelle of Sweden shines on first day of nursery
Royalblog: Swedish royals enjoy Polar Music Prize ceremony
Swedish Royal Court: Princess Estelle starts preschool
The Local: Princess Estelle – through the years

United Kingdom
Daily Mail: Dropping his guard! Rare moment tourist captures Queen’s beefeater sticking his tongue out and pulling faces for the camera
Guardian: Diary: Is China really bad-mouthing Charles and Camilla?
Hello: Prince William and Kate’s joint engagement at Oxford University revealed
Hello: Is Chelsy Davy about to announce her engagement?
Hello: Duchess Kate as a Simpsons character: see the sketches
Mirror: Kate Middleton ‘Simpsonised’: Artist gives Duchess of Cambridge a cartoon make over

Royal News: Tuesday 26 August 2014

Bulgaria
Novinite: Bulgarian ex-Tsar to Appeal Tsarska Bistritsa Ruling

Denmark
Royalblog: Princess Marie has a look at jewellery & watches

Egypt
Express: The King Tut effect: How a teen Egyptian monarch captivated Europe

Jordan
Al-Monitor: Jordan’s king pushes to expand military, intelligence authority
Petra: Princess Muna recognizes 48 health centers for receiving accreditation

Morocco
Morocco World News: Spanish Civil Guards Apprehend King Mohammed VI on the Waters of Ceuta
Telegraph: Spain apologises to Moroccan monarch after yacht ‘drug smuggling’ gaffe
The Local: Police mistake Morocco’s king for people smuggler

Multiple Monarchies
BBC: Sandhurst’s sheikhs: Why do so many Gulf royals receive military training in the UK?

Sweden
Daily Mail: Top marks for Estelle: The little Swedish Princess is all smiles on first day of school
Getty Images: Princess Estelle Of Sweden Begins Pre School – Photocall
Royalblog: Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip two weeks at sea
The Local: Princess Estelle attends first day at pre-school

Thailand
BBC: Thailand king endorses coup leader Prayuth as PM
Phuket Gazette: HRH Princess Srirasmi lands in Phuket to open ‘Family Love Center’

United Kingdom
Daily Beast: Carole Middleton’s Cousin Says Kate’s Mom Is Now ‘Grander Than The Queen’
Daily Mail: Look, Harry! Chelsy’s man has landed another beauty
Londonist: London’s Most Unusual Royal Warrant Holders
Telegraph: Prince Andrew: ‘It’s not nice being shot at’
Telegraph: ‘Carole Middleton is embarrassed by us’

Royal News: Monday, 25 August 2014

Norway
Norway Today: Exultant king passed the finish line as number one in the final championship race

Other
New Zealand Herald: Maori King suffers heart attack

Thailand
Channel News Asia: Thai king endorses coup leader as prime minister
BBC: Thailand king endorses coup leader Prayuth as PM

The Netherlands
Getty Images: Dutch Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands At The European Union Youth Orchestra

UK
Daily Mail: Middletons at war: Now Uncle Gary wades in to back Carole. He defends sister as cousin calls her a snob who’s grander than Queen
Daily Mail: How I feared dying in the Falklands, by Andrew: Prince reveals how there were a ‘couple of times’ he feared not returning when he flew helicopters during the conflict
Daily Mail: A right royal passion for polo! Pippa Middleton is all smiles as she and boyfriend Nico Jackson take in a match in Gstaad
Daily Mail: I stayed friends with Fergie after divorce ‘for sake of family’, reveals Prince Andrew
Daily Mail: ‘We don’t want our children to grow up rich’: History presenter Dan Snow and his heiress wife Lady Edwina Grosvenor ‘might give their children’s inheritance to charity’
Express: Seventeen years after her death, shocking state of Diana memorials revealed
Mirror: Prince Andrew: Why I’ve stayed good friends with ex-wife Fergie
Stuff NZ: Did the Queen stay at Hamilton Hotel?
Telegraph: Carole Middleton is embarrassed by us, claims god-daughter
Telegraph: Prince Andrew: ‘It’s not particularly nice being shot at’
Telegraph: Jaguar Land Rover joins forces with Invictus Games

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Royal News: Sunday 24 August 2014

Belgian
Royalblog: King Philip commemorates 1914 Dinant Massacre

Romania
Royalblog: “King Mihai was a hero on 23 August 1944″

Sweden
Getty Images: 15th Anniversary Of World Childhood Foundation
Royalblog: Queen Silvia for brief visit in Germany

United Kingdom
Daily Mail: ‘Carole has shunned her own family… she is even grander than the Queen’: Middletons under attack as grandmother of the future king is accused in an extraordinary outburst by her own goddaughter
Daily Mail: Revealed: How the ‘pop star’ Pope snubbed Mrs Thatcher and the Queen on historic first visit to Britain
Daily Mail: The Battle of Portaloo: Outrage as Royal officials plonk portable toilet next to where Charles laid wreath to war heroes
Daily Mail: Prince Harry’s 30th Birthday Quiz: Who’s his top pin-up and why was Club H closed? Test yourself with our quiz 
Daily Mail: The one that got away… Harry’s ex Chelsy ‘to marry her society jeweller boyfriend’
Daily Mail: Life, love, war – Harry at 30: The most revealing portrait ever of the reckless and gentle birthday Prince, who’ll always be Diana’s boy
Daily Mail: Kate’s turning room in Kensington Palace into a nightclub for Harry’s 30th birthday – and his two ex-girlfriends are invited
Express: Kate’s keen for royal baby number 2… and she won’t stop there
Express: Why Diana’s chef spilt the beans over her neglected grave
Express: Kate Middleton to create NIGHTCLUB in Kensington Palace for Harry’s 30th birthday
Express: Young violinist stunned after the Queen responds to her recital invitation
Hello: Details of Duchess Kate’s Malta tour revealed

Royal News: Saturday 23 August 2014

Multiple Monarchies
Conde Nast: Royal Replicas: Is This Versailles or Peterhof Palace?
Daily Mail: Want to relax like a royal? The holiday spots loved by the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Mary and Queen Letizia revealed

Sweden
Swedish Royal Court: The Prince Carl Philip Racing Cup in Lidköping
Swedish Royal Court: The King and Queen take part in the King’s Rally
The Local: Armed royal guards caught drunk on the job

United Arab Emirates
Telegraph: Princess Haya departs equestrianism

United Kingdom
BBC: Prince Charles promotes Wales at Nato summit
China Daily: Riding the comeback trail
Daily Mail: Kate’s heading to Malta on her first solo foreign tour on behalf of the Queen – leaving William in charge of Prince George
Daily Mail: Will Charles buy Camilla the house where she was nearly murdered by her brother?
E!: Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress Designer Sarah Burton Finally Opens Up About Her Royal Wedding Experience
Express: Kate set for first solo overseas visit to mark Malta’s independence
Fashion and Style: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s Wedding Dress Designer Sarah Burton Opens Up About The ‘Beautiful’ Experience
Female First: Prince George to Receive Ambulance Bear Book
Huffington Post: The Queen Is Aging Angrily, According To Canadian Money
International Business Times: Kate Middleton Reports: Fast Facts That The Duchess Is Not Pregnant & Not Suffering From Miscarriage
Mirror: Prince Harry’s 30th birthday party will have the ex factor as Kate invites old flames
News Wales: Royal tweet of approval
Telegraph: Is revenge a dish best served cold for the Queen?
Yahoo New Zealand: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ‘content’ with countryside

Royal News: Friday 22 August 2014

Italy
Royal Blog: Granddaughters Princess Irene awaiting baptism

Japan
Japan News: Emperor Showa’s annals completed after 24 years

Morocco
Hello!: Happy birthday King Mohammed VI of Morocco: 10 facts about the royal

Multiple Monarchies
Hello!: Will Europe’s royals take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

Saudi Arabia
Daily Mail: Pictured: The playboy Saudi prince who was robbed of $300,000 in his 10-car Paris convoy by AK47-toting gang – despite having cars full of armed bodyguards

Sweden
The Local: Spotify founders win ‘Expats of the Year’

UK
ITV: Prince Charles sends letter to Newcastle fan’s father
BBC: Prince Charles promotes Wales at Nato summit
3news: Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch join BBC’s Richard III
Cambridge News: Cambridge prepares for a royal visit from Queen Elizabeth (the First)
Telegraph: Antonio Carluccio: Prince Charles wrote to me after Neal Street closed
The Northern Echo: Cuddly Katie’s air ambulance adventures could entertain Prince George

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Royal News: Thursday 21 August 2014

Belgium
Royalblog: Belgian King Philip gets ice buckets ready

Netherlands
DutchNews: State pays €460,000 to use land for king’s Greek villa security fence
Global Post: Outrage over 461,000-euro fence at Dutch king’s holiday home
MSN News: Dutch spend 461,000 euros to fence off king’s Greek holiday home
NLTimes: KING’S GREEK VILLA COSTS TAXPAYERS EXTRA €500K ANNUALLY
Royalblog: Granddaughters Princess Irene awaiting baptism

Norway
Norway Post: Private schools for Royal children

United Kingdom
ChronicleLive: Prince Charles sends personal letter to MH17 victim Liam Sweeney’s father
Daily Mail: Princess Beatrice visits Edinburgh hospital to open state-of-the-art body scanner that will treat children with cancer
Inside The Games: Prince Harry and Earl of Wessex to support British National Paralympic Day

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Royal News: Wednesday 20 August 2014

Monaco
Prince’s Palace: H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco travels to Nanjing and Beijing
Royalblog: Prince Albert II promoting Monaco in China

Multiple Monarchies
Royalblog: Ice Bucket Challenge for Dutch & Belgian Kings

Netherlands
Royalblog: Princess Beatrix patron of Dutch Windmills

Norway
Hello: Princess Ingrid of Norway starts first day at new school on proud mum Mette-Marit’s birthday
Hello: Happy birthday Crown Princess Mette-Marit: 10 facts about the royal
Norway Today: The first day for Princess Ingrid Alexandra at the private school
The Local: Princess Ingrid starts her first day at new school

Parma
Royalblog: Parma commemorates its late Duke, Carlo Ugo

Qatar
Daily Mail: ‘Drunk’ Belgium diplomat specialising in protocol is arrested for tearing full-face veil off a Qatari princess

Rome
Guardian: Mausoleum of Augustus stands derelict on anniversary of emperor’s death
Wales Online: On the 2,000th anniversary of his death, Emperor Augustus might have some words of advice for autocrats around the world

Saudi Arabia
Greek Reporter: Saudi Prince Interested in Buying Greek Island Dia

Serbia
Royal Family of Serbia: HRH Crown Prince Alexander II remarks on the occasion of the Centenary of the Battle of Cer
Royal Family of Serbia: Prof. Predrag Palavestra, member ofthe Crown Council dies

Spain
Daily Beast: Will Scandal Sink the Spanish Royal Family?

Swaziland
Voice of America: Swaziland Media Muzzled in Africa’s Last Absolute Monarchy

Thailand
United Nations News Centre: Thai law on defaming monarchy has ‘chilling effect’ on free expression – UN rights office

United Kingdom
BBC: Prince Edward to unveil WW1 Liverpool Pals memorial
Daily Mail: New baby joy to cheer Camilla
Express: Prince Philip aide to face trial on historic sex charges
Hello: Duchess Kate lookalike shuns lawyer job and dreams of going professional
Liverpool Echo: Earl of Wessex to officially unveil Liverpool Pals’ memorial
USA Today: What’s the story on Prince Harry’s new gal? Gossips are agog!
Vogue: Why Catherine Isn’t A Fashion Follower

Royal News: Tuesday 19 August 2014

Jordan
King Abdullah: Jordan in strong position, politically and militarily – King

Monaco
Prince’s Palace: H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco travels to Nanjing and Beijing
Prince’s Palace: 70th anniversary of the landing in Provence

Saudi Arabia
ABC News: Robbers Ambush Saudi Prince’s Convoy in Paris
BBC: Saudi prince’s Paris convoy attacked by gunmen
BBC: Saudi prince’s Paris convoy attacked by gunmen (video)
Daily Mail: Robbers ambush Saudi prince’s convoy in Paris
Daily Mail: Kalashnikov-wielding robbers steal £200k in cash and ‘sensitive documents’ from Saudi prince after dramatic raid on his motorcade in Paris
Guardian: Saudi prince’s motorcade held up at gunpoint in Paris
New York Times: Saudi Is Robbed in Paris, Quickly and Efficiently

Serbia
Royal Family of Serbia: Crown Prince Alexander congratulates Velimir Stjepanovic Berlin European Championship gold medal
Royal Family of Serbia: Princess Katherine Foundation delivers humanitarian aid in Obrenovac and Zabrezje

United Kingdom
BBC: Richard III: Isotope study reveals king was ‘bottle-a-day’ drinker
Daily Beast: Queen Victoria’s Secret Scottish Sex Castle
Daily Mail: Fears monarchy could be ditched by independent Scotland with Queen forced to send Australian-style Royal representative instead
Daily Mail: ‘Now I’m searching for my own Prince William’: Solicitor quits her legal career and becomes a professional Kate Middleton lookalike
Daily Mail: Prince Harry’s message prior to women’s rugby team win
Daily Mail: ‘Kate is complimentary about what I wear but she’s got more important things to think about – that’s what makes her endearing’: Camilla’s daughter-in-law on life in the Royal family
Express: Prince Philip aide to face trial on historic sex charges
Express: Solicitor turns back on the law to become full-time ‘Kate Middleton’ – but needs a Wills
Irish Independent: Kate Middleton and Prince William ‘love country life’ in new Norfolk mansion
Telegraph: King Richard III ‘drank a bottle of wine a day’

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Royal News: Monday 18 August 2014

Other
Telegraph: Emperor Augustus stables in Rome to be reburied due to lack of funding
Telegraph: Augustus: from Revolutionary to Emperor by Adrian Goldsworthy, review: ‘a capable guide’

UK
Daily Mail: Diana’s chef accuses Earl Spencer of neglecting her final resting place – and posts pictures of pond full of algae
Daily News: Tests show British king Richard III drank wine to relieve stress of leadership
Express: The reluctant Prince: William is in no rush to become a full-time Royal
Huffington Post: Bone Study Reveals Richard III Ate Like A King, Drank Like A Fish
Telegraph: Princess Diana’s memorial ‘neglected’, former royal chef claims

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