Category Archives: Royal News

Royal News: Tuesday 2 September 2014

Belgium
Getty Images: Queen Mathilde Of Belgium brings Her Children, Elisabeth, Eleonore & Gabriel To Sint-Jans Berghmanscollege To Attend First Day Of School (01)
Getty Images: Queen Mathilde Of Belgium Brings Her Children Elisabeth, Eleonore & Gabriel to Sint Jans Berghmans College To Attend First Day Of School (02)
Hello: King Philippe and Queen Mathilde take Belgian royal children to first day of school

Denmark
Danish Royal House: Purchase of Residence

Norway
Royal House of Norway: Congratulations

Serbia
Royal Family of Serbia: Crown Prince Alexander congratulates opening of Primary School “Queen Maria” in Ovca

United Kingdom
Daily Mail: One’s getting so fed up of selfies! Queen admits she finds fans taking photos on their mobiles ‘strange’ (but what about Harry’s photo-bombing?)
Daily Mail: Buckingham Palace official appears in court charged with accepting £100,000 in bribes for awarding royal contracts
Daily Mail: An island fit for a Duchess! How stunning Malta is gearing up to welcome Kate on her first solo foreign tour
Hello: Princess Diana’s wedding dress making its way home to sons William and Harry
Hello: Zara Phillips qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Telegraph: Queen finds it ‘strange’ to see a sea of mobile phones, admitting ‘I miss eye contact’
Telegraph: What will Prince Harry and Prince William inherit from Princess Diana?

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Royal News: Monday 1 September 2014

Denmark
BBC: Orlando Bloom poses for selfies, shops and dines in Donaghadee
Daily Mail: Dream wedding! Princess Mary wakes her husband Crown Prince Frederik up with a quick nudge in the ribs after he nods off during A-list nuptials

Jordan
Hello: Happy birthday Queen Rania of Jordan: 15 facts about the royal

Norway
Norway Today: King visited the Seamen’s Church’s 150th anniversary

UK
BBC: Pals memorial unveiled by Prince Edward
Daily Mail: Just like ordinary train passengers: Wills and Kate – and their cocker spaniel Lupo – look relaxed as they return to London from break in Norfolk (but where’s George?)
Daily Mail: Off for a trotabout? The Queen goes for a ride near her Balmoral estate
Daily Mail: Prince Harry to inherit £10million share of Diana’s fortune when he turns 30 next month (which is more than his brother William thanks to interest)
Daily Mail: Rio? Grand! Zara books 2016 Olympic berth after perfect round at world championship
Daily Mail: Wills and Kate plan Chinese charm offensive to repair damage of Charles’s ‘appalling old waxworks’ jibe
Daily Mail: Zara back in saddle for world games
Express: Diana’s touring bridal gown to come home at last as Harry turns 30
Express: Touching bouquet memorials left in memory of Princess Diana
Hello: Prince William takes Kate on romantic countryside dinner date
Hello: Prince Harry birthday: 30 pictures marking his special day

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Royal News: Sunday 31 August 2014

Denmark
Sydney Morning Herald: Ten years and no scandal for Princess Mary

Multiple Monarchies
Getty Images: 200 Years Of The Kingdom Of The Netherlands In Maastricht
Wort: Luxembourg Royals attend Dutch anniversary celebration

Saudi Arabia
CBS News: Amid ISIS violence, Saudi king warns of threat to U.S.
Daily Mail: West will be next ISIS target unless there is ‘rapid’ action, Saudi King warns, as jihadists now behead a Lebanese soldier
Daily Mail: Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

Sweden
Getty Images: Swedish Royals Attend Celebrations To Mark the 1,000th Anniversary of Skara Diocese

United Kingdom
BBC: Charles and Diana wedding cake slice sold for £828
Daily Mail: A £40k property bargain…from Prince Charles: Duchy of Cornwall estate sells 45 acres of countryside complete with coastal views and even a waterfall
Daily Mail: GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Prince Harry’s latest goal-friend – it’s Camilla No2: Rumoured royal fling revealed to be sporty Scottish pageant winner
Daily Mail: A royal bestseller: Duke and Duchess’s dog Lupo immortalised in new book series by former actress who was inspired to write following death of her husband
Daily Mail: Home at last: Diana’s iconic bridal gown returns to Harry and Wills after worldwide tour – 17 years to the day since their mother’s tragic death
Express: EXCLUSIVE: Zara Phillips fights for Olympic place at World Equestrian Games
Express: EXCLUSIVE: William and Kate flirt on romantic countryside date
Express: EXCLUSIVE: Pushy Princess Michael of Kent is gagged by royals
Mirror: Prince William and Kate Middleton make escape dash through crowds at KING’S CROSS Station
Telegraph: ‘Bland’ Prince Charles spices up dinner time
Telegraph: Slice of Princess Diana’s wedding cake sells for $1,375

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Royal News: Saturday 30 August 2014

France
St. Louis Review: Prince, princess are just ‘good people’

India
The Hindu: An uncommon prince

Monaco
Fashion and Style: Princess Charlene and Prince Albert of Monaco To Present Prince Rainier III Award to Dick Van Dyke

Multiple Monarchies
Royalblog: Special bond between Dutch King and Queen and Japan’s Imperial Family
Royalblog: Royal celebration with Kings of Belgium & Netherlands and Grand-Duke of Luxembourg

Netherlands
Dutch Royal House: State visit to Republic of Korea and Japan
Royalblog: Dutch State Visits to Japan and Korea confirmed; Emperor and Emperor will host State Banquet

Saudi Arabia
Al Arabiya: Saudi king warns of terror threat to the world

Swaziland
Guardian: Swaziland king’s Facebook exposure of party lifestyle could lose him friends

Sweden
Daily Mail: Swedish royal family announce they boycotted music award ceremony for Chuck Berry because of his convictions relating to sex with a 14-year-old
Getty Images: Crown Princess Victoria Of Sweden Attends Stockholm Chamber of Commerce’s Export Hermes Award
Hello: Princess Madeleine sparkles as Swedish royal family attend Stockholm’s prestigious music awards ceremony

United Kingdom
Chester Chronicle: Chester royal visit: Charles and Camilla to visit Lache
Daily Beast: The Perils of a Playboy Prince
Daily Mail: Slice of history! Piece of Princess Diana’s 33-year-old wedding cake goes for $1,375
Daily Mail: Now Kate’s mum cashes in on Harry’s paralympics
Daily Mail: Meet the man who really knows the Royal family
Daily Mail: Princess Diana had a ‘DIY security team’ which led to ‘tragic outcome’ on the night of her death, says French policeman who guarded her body
Daily Post: Prince Charles to visit Airbus in Broughton to mark 75th anniversary
Express: Nightclub reveller to Royal favourite: Prince Harry at 30
Express: Policeman who spoke to dying Princess Diana blasts ‘DIY’ security who failed to stop crash
Express: Zara Phillips to take to the court with cousin Prince Harry for the Invictus Games
Guardian: The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians – review
Bedford Today: Duke of Gloucester presents new colours to Royal Anglian Regiment
New York Times: A Queen’s Forbidden Love
Scotsman: Mary, Queen of Scots signed manuscript up for sale
Telegraph: Prince Harry to play wheelchair basketball exhibition match

Royal News: Friday 29 August 2014

Belgium
Royal Blog: Crypt open on anniversary of death Queen Astrid

Swaziland
Yahoo! News: ‘SwaziLeaks’ looks to shake up jet-setting monarchy

Sweden
Getty: Princess Victoria Of Sweden Attends Stockholm Chamber of Commerce’s Export Hermes Award
The Local: Swedish royals boycott Chuck Berry’s ceremony

UK
Daily Mail: Princess Diana had a ‘DIY security team’ which led to ‘tragic outcome’ on the night of her death, says French policeman who guarded her body
Daily Mail: Zara Phillips battles the elements as she competes in the prestigious World Equestrian Games, but still manages a smile for the crowds
Daily Mail: SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Now Kate’s mum cashes in on Harry’s paralympics
Daily Mail: Meet the man who really knows the Royal family
Guardian: The Strangest Family: The Private Lives of George III, Queen Charlotte and the Hanoverians – review
Scotsman: Mary, Queen of Scots signed manuscript up for sale
Waikato Times: The Queen nearly missed out on hotel room
Vanity Fair: Report: Prince Harry Has a New Girlfriend, and He’s Already Taken Her to St. Tropez
Huffington Post: Prince Harry Is Officially Off The Market, But Here Are 9 Ways To Win Him Back
The Daily Courier: Lucky few get to see Prince Edward and wife Sophie
Telegraph: ‘Amateurish’ security led to death of Princess Diana, says French policeman who watched over her in final moments

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Royal News: Thursday 28 August 2014

Denmark
The Local: Royals get a raise in new budget proposal

Morocco
New York Post: Crown Prince Moulay of Morocco turn heads in Manhattan

Norway
Norway Today: Crown Princess opened Bjørnsonfestivalen

Romania
Star Tribune: Aug. 19, 1920: Baseball’s intricacies too much for Romanian prince

Saudi Arabia
Arab News: Prince Khaled honored with Makkah excellence award

Serbia
Bernews: Serbia’s Royal Couple “In Love” With Bermuda
Global Newswire: Serbian Royal Couple Vacation in Bermuda

Swaziland
Gulf Times: Actress who claimed to be princess is exposed by royal

Sweden
Getty Images: Princess Victoria of Sweden Attends Baltic Sea Seminar in Stockholm
Lucire: Crown Princess Victoria visits Team SCA, the all-women team in the Volvo Yacht Race

United Kingdom
CNBC: Royal tweets: Why this Duke took to Twitter
Daily Beast: A Royal Staycation for William and Kate
Daily Mail: Crunch time for Zara! Royal raises a smile as she prepares to battle it out for place in Rio Olympic team
Daily Mail: Now luckless Earl is hit by a £3million dry rot bill
Daily Mail: The paper that built the City: Contract signed by Henry VIII for £637 loan that helped found the London Stock Exchange goes on sale
Daily Mail: Breathe easy, Zara: Mike’s club clinch girl is hitched
E! Online: Prince Harry and New Girlfriend Camilla Thurlow Enjoy Romantic Vacation in St. Tropez
Glasgow Evening Times: Make your bid for the ‘royal throne’ as chair sat on by the Queen at the Games is up for auction
International Business Times: Ice Bucket Challenge: Royal Watchers Looking Forward To See Prince Harry Accept Viral ALS Challenge With Four Nominations Received
ITV: Prince Andrew: It would be illogical not to remain friends with Fergie
Marie Claire: Meet Prince Harry’s Lovely New Girlfriend
Mirror: Prince William and brother Prince Harry want Friends reunion
The Province: Earl and Countess of Wessex coming to British Columbia in September
Yahoo News: On This Day: Prince William of Gloucester dies at 30 after crashing his plane

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