Podcast: Norwegian Literature Ambassador, State Opening of Parliament & Koningsdag

A forthcoming Coronation later this year, Crown Princess Mette-Marit's new role, Emperor Akihito's abdication news, State Opening of Parliament in Britain, and Koningsdag (King’s Day). Thai Coronation King Maha Vajiralongkorn's forthcoming coronation will take place later this year. Watch this space for more details ... Norwegian Literature Ambassador Crown Princess Mette-Marit, who has organised the…

Princess Madeleine Opens Room For Children Library

Princess Madeline opened the ‘Room For Children’ at the Southbank Centre’s “Imagine” Children’s Festival at the Royal Festival Hall on Tuesday, 14 February. The Room for Children is a library filled with books in English and from Nordic countries, aimed to inspire children up to 10 years old to read and discover. The Library is…

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…

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: Nobel Prize, The Big Issue & The Royals In Australia

Queen Elizabeth II's message, Nobel Prize ceremonies in Sweden and Norway, 1st birthday celebrations in Monaco, Prince William's exclusive interview and a fantastic new book, The Royals In Australia. Listen to this week's show: Message To Flood Victims Queen Elizabeth sent a message to flood victims in the United Kingdom.   Monaco Twins 1st birthday…

Podcast: Queen’s Speech, Literature Train, 500 Words & Alice Laselles

Queen Elizabeth II's speech at the State Opening of Parliament, Crown Princess Mette-Marit boards the Literature Train, the Duchess of Cornwall hosts a reception for 500 Words finalists, and Queen Victoria's earliest published work. State Opening of Parliament View image | gettyimages.com     Prince Harry View image | gettyimages.com   Literature Train Crown Princess Mette-Marit's…

Podcast: Margrethe II’s 75th Birthday, Prince Harry & Queen Victoria

Parking restrictions around St Mary's Hospital in London, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark celebrates her 75th birthday in style, Prince Harry's New Zealand visit in May and publication of a new children's book by Queen Victoria. Royal Baby Update Parking restrictions are now in place around St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington until 30 April 2015. Queen Margrethe’s…