US President Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth, D-Day 75th Anniversary, including George VI’s Speech, King Juan Carlos retires and Princess Madeleine’s book launch.

US State Visit

Queen Elizabeth II plays host as President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania arrive in Great Britain for a State Visit from 3 to 6 June 2019.

Queen Elizabeth II and US President Donald Trump at the State Banquet. Photo: Facebook/The Royal Family

It has been a very busy week with Queen Elizabeth also meeting Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison who brought a gift.

75th Anniversary D-Day Commemorations

Queen Elizabeth, along with US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, attend a National Commemorative Event to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944.

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The Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex also participated in commemorative events both in Britain and France.

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King George VI Speech

Prince William reads King George VI Speech on D-Day during a service at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire.

George VI and Winston Churchill Letters

King George VI and Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s letters regarding D-Day.

Read the letters between George VI and Winston Churchill: https://www.royal.uk/75th-anniversary-d-day-landings

King Juan Carlos Retires

King Juan Carlos has announced he will retire from public life from Sunday, 2 June 2019, five years since his abdication.

King Juan Carlos. Photo: Casa de S M el Rey/Dany Virgili

Stella and The Secret Launched

Princess Madeleine has launched her book, Stella and the Secret, in Stockholm on Tuesday, 4 June 2019.

Princess Madeleine together with co-authors Marie Oskarsson and Karini Gustafson-Teixeira and illustrator Stina Lövkvist. Photo: Sara Friberg, Royal Court of Sweden

National Day Greetings From Sweden

Royal Birthdays This Week

Prince Joachim Photo: Steen Brogaard, Danish Royal Court

2 June
Princess Désirée of Sweden, Baroness Silfverschiöld, 1938

3 June
Queen Suthida of Thailand, 1978
Prince Felix of Luxembourg, 1984

5 June
Princess Astrid of Belgium, 1962

6 June
Former King Albert II of Belgium, 1934

7 June
Prince Joachim of Denmark, 1969

Forthcoming Royal Visits

Netherlands – King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will visit Windsor in Great Britain on Monday, 17 June 2019, to attend the Order of the Garter Service and to be installed as a Stranger Knight of the Garter.

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