Crown Princess Mette Marit’s 2016 Literature Train

Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit will be involved in the Literature Train for the third consecutive year. The Literature Train's main purpose is to increase an interest in books, and to encourage people to read more. Norges Statsbaner (Norwegian State Railways), or NBS, has said they are looking forward to sharing a new literary journey with the…

Prince Oscar of Sweden’s Christening

The Swedish Royal Family, Prince Daniel’s family assembled in the Royal Chapel for the christening of three-month old Prince Oscar on Friday, 27 May 2016. Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Princess Madeleine, Hans Astrom and Oscar Magnuson were chosen as godparents. Archbishop Ante Jackelén, chaplain Bishop Johan Dalman and pastor…

Podcast: Chelsea Flower Show, Unseen Photos of Edward VIII & Winnie-The-Pooh

British Royal Family attend the Chelsea Flower Show, Crown Princess Marit's Bicentenary celebrations, new photos of Edward VIII and a delightful new book celebrating the Queen and Winnie-The-Pooh's 90th Birthdays. Chelsea Flower Show, 2016 Chelsea Flower Show celebrates the Queen's 90th Birthday. Listen to the show to find out about the Queen's dry sense of humour. Embed…

Podcast: Bacton Altar Cloth, Heads Together, Norway’s National Day & Queen’s 90th Birthday

An exciting discovery dating back to Queen Elizabeth I's reign, Heads Together launch, King Jigme thanks medical team, Norway's Constitutional Day and 90th Birthday Celebrations fit for a Queen. Bacton Altar Cloth Find out about this very exciting discovery from Historic Royal Palaces about the history behind the altar cloth, dating back to the reign…

Britain’s State Opening of Parliament 2016

Queen Elizabeth II delivered her speech amidst pomp, ceremony and tradition at the State Opening of Parliament on 18 May 2016. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh's procession, escorted by the Household Cavalry, arrived at London's Houses of Parliament in the Diamond Jubilee State Coach. Another carriage travels ahead with the Imperial State Crown…

Thanks From Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia

The Royal Swedish Court has released five gorgeous new photos as the Prince Couple says thanks for all the messages after Prince Alexander's Birth. Prince Carl Philip celebrated his 37th birthday on 13 May. These photos were taken by Erika Gerdemark in the Prince Gustav (III) study and the Audience chamber at Drottningholm Palace. Prince…

Podcast: DofE Bike Ride, Diana’s Grave, Invictus Games & Rude Chinese

Sophie's Duke of Edinburgh Challenge, Diana's grave, Japan's Imperial Couple reduce their workload, Invictus Games, another Royal Visit to Bhutan and new royal baby photos. Why was Queen Elizabeth II cheesed off with the Chinese? Sophie Wessex’s Duke of Edinburgh Bike Ride Visit Countess of Wessex's DofE Challenge for more details Diamond Challenge Duke of…

Podcast: King Carl Gustaf’s 70th Birthday, Princess Charlotte & Invictus Games Challenge

King Carl XVI Gustaf celebrated his 70th birthday. The Queen and Prince Harry participate in a spoof video. Princess Charlotte's first birthday, Kate poses for Vogue and did King Richard III help Leicester City win? King Carl XVI Gustaf's 70th Birthday King Carl Gustaf celebrated his 70th Birthday on 30 April 2016, with several celebrations…

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge Celebrates Her 1st Birthday

Kensington Palace has released these four adorable photos to celebrate Princess Charlotte's first birthday. The Duke and Duchess are very happy to be able to share these important family moments, ahead of their daughter's first birthday. We hope everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as we do... Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born on 2…

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden’s 70th Birthday Celebrations

King Carl Gustaf's 70th Birthday was celebrated in style in Stockholm on 30 April 2016. Festivities had already kicked off on Monday, 25 April, with various events including banquets, a night at the opera, military parades and carriage processions. European royalty also participated in the celebrations throughout the day including Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, Crown…