Dutch Royal Family Move House

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their three daughters have taken up residence in the newly-restored Huis ten Bosch Palace on Sunday, 13 January 2019. The caretaker raised the Royal Standard shortly after their arrival. After Queen Beatrix moved out, following her abdication on 30 April 2013, the Government agency began lengthy restorations on the 17th…

New Governor For New South Wales

Premier Gladys Berijiklian announced on Sunday, 13 January 2019,  the Hon Justice Margaret Beazley AO will be the next Governor of New South Wales. The Premier says Queen Elizabeth II has accepted the recommendation for the new appointment. Justice Beazley is a highly decorated Federal Court of Australia and NSW Court of Appeal judge, who…

Meghan’s New Patronages

Kensington Palace has announced The Duchess of Sussex’s four new patronages on Thursday, 10 January 2019, focusing on key areas of interest, arts, access to education, support for women and animal welfare. Queen Elizabeth II has passed on two Patronages to Meghan: the National Theatre which she held for 45 years, and the Association of…

Prince William Patron of London Air Ambulance 30th Anniversary Campaign

Kensington Palace has announced that the Duke of Cambridge has become Patron of the London Air Ambulance Charity 30th Anniversary Campaign on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 ahead of his visit later that day. The Duke of Cambridge has today become Patron of @LDNairamb's #30YearsSavingLives campaign — which aims to highlight the charity’s vital work in…

Royal Birthday: The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge celebrates her 37th birthday on Wednesday, 9 January 2019. Catherine 'Kate' Elizabeth Middleton was born in 1982, the eldest daughter of Michael and Carole Middleton (nee Goldsmith), at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, on 9 January 1982. She has two younger siblings, Pippa and James. The Duchess attended boarding school during…

Royal Birthday: Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine of Denmark

The Danish Royal Court has released three new photos of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary’s youngest children, twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine to mark their 8th birthday. According to the Det Danske Kongehus Facebook page, 'I den anledning har Kronprinsparret den glæde at dele en række nye billeder af Deres Kongelige Højheder.'…

Grand Duke Jean’s 98th Birthday Party

The Grand-Ducal Court of Luxembourg has released a family photo of Grand Duke Jean’s 98th birthday celebrations at the Chateau de Berg. Who's Who in the Photo? Grand Duke Jean is seated between his eldest son Grand Duke Henri and daughter-in-law Grand Duchess Maria Teresa in the second row. 1st row: the Counts Constantine and…

Royal Birthday: King Juan Carlos of Spain

Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos, celebrates his 81st birthday on Saturday, 5 January 2019. Reign (1975-2014) He was born in 1938 in Rome, Italy, the eldest son of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourton-Two Sicilies, after his grandfather, Alfonso XIII, his Queen Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg and other members…

Royal Birthday: Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg

The Grand-Ducal Court of Luxembourg has released a new photo to mark Grand Duke Jean’s 98th birthday on Saturday, 5 January 2018. Grand Duke Jean is the world’s oldest and longest-living former monarch, and only about six months older than Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. He reigned Luxembourg from 12 November 1964, when his…