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Condolences for a close family friend, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima’s visit to Germany, Queen Elizabeth returns to London and two royal centenaries.

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Condolences for Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have led tributes for close family friend, Tara Palmer-Tomlinson, who passed away earlier this week, aged 45.

 

Dutch Royal Visit

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visit Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, which also includes commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

Sami National Day

King Harald attends celebrations in Trondheim marking the Centenary of the first Sami Congress on 6 February 2017.

Find out more about the Sami and Tråante 2017 by listening to this week’s show.

Queen Elizabeth II Returns To London

The Queen returns to London by train the day after passing a major milestone, her Sapphire Jubilee.

 

Royal Name Change, 1917

We explain why King George V changed the Royal Family’s name one hundred years ago, during World War II.

“A good riddance” A 1917 Punch cartoon depicts King George sweeping away his German titles.

Princess Madeleine in London

Princess Madeleine, her husband Chris O’Neill moved to London in 2015. She recently shared these great photos on Facebook.