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Two state visits to Britain, Queen Elizabeth grants royal assent, sad news from Denmark, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a St Patrick’s Day parade and more …

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State Visits To Britain

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia will pay a state visit to the UK in June, after accepting an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II.

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain

Find out why US President Donald Trump’s visit has been delayed.

Queen Elizabeth Grants Royal Assent

It’s been a very busy week for the Queen, as she grants Royal Assent to Article 50 clearing the way for Brexit and re-opens the National Army Museum.

The Queen’s old Army uniform is on display.

 

Visit the National Army Museum’s website for more details, including the reopening.

King Bhumibol’s Funeral Preparations

Thailand’s best craftsmen at work creating sculptures for King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s funeral pyre.

King Bhumibol’s funeral will be held later this year.

Vale Prince Richard of Berleburg

Princess Benedikte’s husband, Prince Richard of Berleburg, passed away on Monday, 13 March 2017, aged 82.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday, 21 March, at 2.00 pm at the Evanelische Stadkirche Bad Berleburg.

 

St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the annual St Patrick’s Day parade in London.

 

Highlights of the Duke and Duchess’ visit.

To find out more about the Irish Guards, visit: www.army.mod.uk/infantry/regiments/23990.aspx

Official Visit to Israel?

Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson has suggested a member of the Royal Family pays an official visit to Israel, to mark the Centenary of the 1917 Balfour Declaration.

Find out who is likely to attend the commemorations in this week’s show.