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…

Podcast: Sri Lanka, Charles I: King and Collector and Bernadotte Bicentenary

The Earl and Countess of Wessex visit Sri Lanka, two royal octogenarians celebrate birthdays, Charles I: King and Collector exhibition and the Swedish Royal Family commemorate 200 years of Bernadotte rule. Sri Lanka Visit The Earl And Countess of Wessex visited Sri Lanka for a five-day visit from 31 January to 5 February. They delivered…

Princess Beatrix Celebrates Her 80th Birthday

The Royal House of the Netherlands has released several new photos of Princess Beatrix, with her sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren, to mark her 80th birthday on 31 January 2018. Photographer Jeroen van der Meyde took these images at Drakensteyn Castle in Lage Vuursche, including one of the former Queen with her black labrador. However, Princess…

The Flying Royal Dutchman

This is your King, er, Captain speaking! King Willem-Alexander has revealed he is still working as an airline pilot for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines since his accession in 2013, when his mother Queen Beatrix abdicated. He flies twice per month, often as a co-pilot with Captain Maarten Putman (pictured below, left), to keep his hours…

Happy 50th Birthday To King Willem-Alexander

New photos have been released to celebrate King Willem-Alexander's 50th birthday on 27 April 2017. These five photos were taken at Villa Eikenhorst in Wassenaar. You too can send your birthday greetings or messages of congratulations to King Willem-Alexander via this link - https://www.koninklijkhuis.nl/actueel/felicitaties/50e-verjaardag-koning-willem-alexander The Royal Family will be spending King's Day (Koningsdag) in Tilburg this year. Birthday…

European Royalty Farewells Prince Richard

Members of European royal families attended the funeral of Prince Richard, held on Tuesday, 21 March 2016, at 2.00 pm at the Evangelische Stadtkirche Bad Berleburg. Embed from Getty Images HH Prince Richard’s son and heir, Prince Gustav, walked behind his father’s coffin, draped in the family’s flag, during the procession from the family home…

Podcast: New York, Princely Twins & Vale Queen Fabiola

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's successful New York visit, Monaco welcomes Princely twins, Belgium farewells Queen Fabiola and more. This is our second-last show for 2014. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's USA Visit The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge included a visit to the National September 11 Memorial during their three-day visit. View…