Kroonprins Haakon bij landbouwconferentie #vorsten. With a Danish groom and a British bride! Koningin Rania luncht met Mathilde #vorsten. Princess Diana's former bodyguard Ken Wharfe REJECTS Royals. The man who served as a royal protection officer for 16 years, most notably for the Princess of Wales, declares he is now so disappointed with the Royal Family he has turned from monarchist to republican.
Wharfe tells me: “When I was a protection officer for Diana I was a monarchist because I thought the royals were good for the country. "But I’ve come to the conclusion that they’re not a very nice group of people.” Wharfe, 68, who wrote a best-selling book, Closely Guarded Secret, about his time with Scotland Yard’s royal protection unit, fears that the image of some of the “more workshy, minor royals” may jeopardise the monarchy’s future. “There’s a danger that unless the Family is seen to be achieving something then people like Corbyn and the republican movement will become every stronger.” He believes the solution is that the monarchy should slim down to include just the sovereign, the heir and maybe two others. Luxarazzi : Video of Grand Duke Jean's Birthday Celebrations.
Yesterday saw the celebrations for Grand Duke Jean's 95th birthday, which included a photo opportunity at the palais as well as a concert at the Philharmonie.
RTL covered the events in their evening news today and the report can be seen on their website. Unfortunately, we can only see one small excerpt of the speechs of the grandchildren of Grand Duke Jean. But here's a translation of what Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume said, "Dear Apapa, on the occasion of your birthday, we all want to emphasise how proud we are of you. Now it is onto us all both in this room and outside to wish you, dear Apapa, all the best for your birthday. " Fun fact (and something I wasnt aware of until Arjan pointed it out): Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and his cousins famously call their grandfather Apapa - and that might just be a very old family tradition. Google Translate. Prince Harry to sign up for Sahara desert trek By Charlotte Griffiths for The Mail on Sunday Published: 00:56 GMT, 10 January 2016 | Updated: 17:16 GMT, 10 January 2016 He has already joined injured veterans on treks around Britain and to the ends of the Earth and now Prince Harry is set for another gruelling test – by walking across the Sahara.
Harry, 31, told friends he plans to register to take part in the Marathon des Sables next year – a 156-mile dash in 100F heat, all while carrying a heavy survival kit on his back. He will once again be putting himself through the pain barrier for the charity Walking With The Wounded. See the latest news and pictures on Prince Harry as he joins a trek across the Sahara Prince Harry, pictured, plans to register to take part in the Marathon des Sables in the Sahara Desert next year.
Kate Middleton as Sandringham as the Queen marks end of Gallipoli campaign. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today joined the Middletons and the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the doomed First World War Gallipoli campaign, which saw 58,000 Allied troops lose their lives in their bloodiest battle on foreign soil.
Kate, who celebrated her 34th birthday yesterday, looked calm and collected as she arrived with her family at St. Mary Magdalene Church to pay her respects. Kate and William joined Prince Philip, 94, as he walked 400 yards to St Mary Magdalene Church from Sandringham House, along with Kate's parents Michael and Carole Middleton, her sister Pippa and brother James. Kate - along with mother Carole, father Michael and siblings James and Pippa - arrived at the Sunday service at the church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk where they joined the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the doomed First World War Gallipoli campaign Loaded: 0%
Kate Middleton as Sandringham as the Queen marks end of Gallipoli campaign. Tonight, Luxembourg royals attended a concert in honor of Grand Duke Jeans 95th birthday. Google Translate. Dem Grand-Duc Jean alles Guddes fir säi 95. Gebuertsdag. XB. Google Translate. Beatrix, Filip, Constantijn, Sofía… Dit zijn de gasten op het feest van… #vorsten. King Constantine II Moves Back to Greece. In 1973 the colonels in the junta were themselves replaced by younger officers, and when the new leaders tried to stage a coup in Cyprus in the summer of 1974, it prompted an invasion of the island by Turkey, and military rule in Greece collapsed.
As the dictatorship was crumbling, the veteran political leader Constantine Karamanlis, in self-exile in Paris, was in constant phone contact with the exiled king in London. "We had been talking throughout the day," Constantine said, "and that afternoon Karamanlis said he had been asked to go back to Athens. I said, 'By whom? ' He said by people representing the junta. I said, 'Shall I come with you?
' "Of course," Constantine said, "the call never came. " Karamanlis formed a party, New Democracy, which won a resounding victory in November 1974, and then Constantine's former ally called for a referendum on the monarchy for December 8. The Duchess of Cambridge celebrates her 34th birthday today. Will George help blow out the candles on her cake?? Happy Birthday to The Duchess of Cambridge who was born #OnThisDay in 1982 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. Wishing the Duchess of Cambridge a very HAPPY 34th BIRTHDAY! #HappyBirthdayKate ❤□□ Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo's Religious Wedding in Italy. It is time for the second act of Monaco's royal wedding.
Following their civil ceremony last Saturday at Monaco's royal palace, Pierre Casiraghi and his new wife Beatrice Borromeo held the religious ceremony of their wedding in Italy on Saturday, Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera confirms. followed by a party in a castle overlooking a lake. As with the weddings of her other direct family members (including half-sisters Lavinia and Isabella), the daughter of Count Carlo Ferdinando Borromeo and Countess Paola Marzotto exchanged religious vows on one of the Italian aristocratic family’s Borromean Islands (an archipelago of three small islands and two islets in Lake Maggiore.
The wedding weekend kicked off on Friday when the couple hosted a cocktail party at Rocca di Angera in the northern Italian town of Pallanza. The bride and groom were seen arriving wearing white and cream ensembles, with Borromeo sporting flowers in her hair. Beatrice Borromeo and Pierre Casiraghi on Friday Splash News. Stunning Queens Letizia and Maxima Get Back to Work. By Caris Davis @cd123 Two European queens this week turned up the style power to banish January blues.
Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist Royal Wedding; Stylish princesses. Jordanian Royal Jaafar Talks About Upcoming Single "Dalia" By Diana Pearl @dianapearl_ His uncle Abdullah may the King of Jordan, but Jaafar Al-Saleh is creating a name – and a sound – that's all his own.
The son of Princess Zein bint Hussein, Jaafar grew up as a member of Jordanian royal family. And throughout his royal childhood, he always knew his passion was music. He's been singing since his childhood, and as a teenager, he taught himself how to play the guitar, and soon after, starting writing music. "It's something I always knew I wanted to do with my life," Jaafar tells PEOPLE. It wasn't until his early twenties, however, that his music career really began to take off. His family may be in an influential position, but Jaafar insists that he wants to climb to the top on his own. Bill Clinton, Tony Blair Discuss Princes William and Harry After Diana's Death. By Diana Pearl @dianapearl_ Princess Diana's death shocked the world.
But global leaders Bill Clinton and Tony Blair were most concerned about how Prince William and Prince Harry were faring. Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence & Avondale was born 2 months prematurely on #OTD in 1864 at Frogmore House. Luxarazzi : Marie-Christine and Rodolphe Attend Movie Screening. GALLERY: Prince George, Prince Harry and Prince William pictured at nursery. Queen Letizia dons a floor-length black gown with cream jacket as she steps out with King Felipe for the Spanish royals’ first public event of 2016
After the festive break, Queen Letizia and King Felipe VI were back on public duty today as they undertook their first engagement of the New Year.
Looking elegant in an ankle-length black gown with lace detail and a cream fitted jacket, Letizia, 43, appeared relaxed at the traditional celebration of the Pascua Militar, a ceremony which is a long-standing tradition for the Spanish military, dating back to 1782. As Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Felipe, 47, donned his full military regalia for the event; only the second that he has attended as king. Scroll down for video A Spanish salute: King Felipe steps up to the podium and makes a royal salute with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to his right and Spanish Minister of Defense Pedro Morenes to his far left. Princess Mary’s schedule set to get even busier after Prince Henrik's retirement.
While Princess Mary kicked back and enjoyed a carefree holiday in Australia with family and friends over Christmas, it seems that it will be her last opportunity to do so for while. Following the announcement of 81-year-old Prince Consort Henrik's retirement and the Danish monarchy confirming he will be 'slowing down' as a result, Mary's list of royal duties is set to increase. 'The decision is not expected to have implications for the royal family's overall activity. Queen Margrethe of Denmark travels in 24-carat gold horse-drawn coach in Copenhagen. Queen Margrethe of Denmark continued the New Year celebrations in extravagant style today. Queen Margrethe of Denmark travels in 24-carat gold horse-drawn coach in Copenhagen. Queen Margrethe of Denmark travels in 24-carat gold horse-drawn coach in Copenhagen. Prince George arrives for first day at his new Montessori nursery school.
It's a big milestone for any youngster - and a very important one for the future king. Today, Prince George began his school life under the watchful eye of his extremely proud parents, and he was even snapped striking a pose that made him look just like Prince Charles at one point. The lively two-year-old appeared slightly windswept as he made his way into Westacre Montessori School near the family home, Anmer Hall in Norfolk.
Blond-haired George, dressed in a navy quilted jacket with a tartan-lined hood and a light blue rucksack, is believed to have spent only a couple of hours at the school today to help ease him into lessons. A source reported: 'It all went well.' Jewels on Film: Trailer for Netflix's The Crown. A short trailer has been released for The Crown, this year's upcoming Netflix series about Queen Elizabeth II. There are lots of replica jewels on show -- here's a look at some of the glimpses we got, plus links to posts on some of the real jewels for comparison purposes... Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, trying on St. Let's talk about the jewels in the trailer for The Crown, airing this year on @netflix.
Here Are The Photos Of Prince George On His First Day At Nursery. Zorreguieta ook in Argentinië ‘vader van’ #vorsten. Prins Henrik - fra barn i Hanoi til prins af Danmark - Royale. Se billederne: Dronning Margrethe på alene-tur i guldkaret uden Henrik - Underholdning. ROYPOR997A2443.jpg. ROYPOR997A2393.jpg. ROYPOR997A2423.jpg. (VIDEO) HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Hosts a New Year’s Reception. In keeping with tradition, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe was escorted in the Golden Carriage by the Guard Hussar Regiment from Christian VII’s Palace… Prince Charles: it's very nice having a granddaughter. Queen arrives at Balmoral Castle to begin summer holiday. Queen Elizabeth II: watch how Her Majesty has changed over 63 years. Sixty-three years later, on 9 September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II will become our longest-reigning monarch ever. In honour of this, The Telegraph has produced a video showcasing portrait shots from every year of her reign. 1879 portrait of Queen Victoria (AP Photo) The last British monarch to hold the title was Queen Victoria, the Queen's great grandmother, who she reigned for 23,226 days, 16 hours and 23 minutes.
Prince Philip 'best dressed man' in Royal family - beating Prince Harry. By contrast the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry combined only managed 198 engagements at home, and 94 abroad. Floods threaten castle of Queen's Balmoral neighbour. One neighbour said Abergeldie Castle had been left “teetering on the brink” and claimed it would be a “national tragedy” if the mid-16th century, class A -listed building was lost to the Dee, which last week burst its banks and flooded nearby Ballater. The Royal Family rented Abergeldie Castle between 1848 and 1970 and two years later Mr Gordon moved into his ancient family home. He was yesterday too upset to speak about the damage wrought by the floods but is understood to have told friends he has “never seen anything like it.”
Margrethe's 75th Birthday: Celebrations in Aarhus. A BBC drama documentary alleging that the Queen Mother tried to woo the future Edward VIII before settling for his brother George has been condemned as a ‘hurtful fairy tale’. Outrage over BBC2 show that claims Queen Mum was jealous of Wallis Simpson. Kate Middleton's engagement ring replica 'banned from sale' at Royal gift shop. By Charlotte Griffiths, Diary Editor For The Mail On Sunday. Sophie Wessex is the Queen's favourite but not Kate Middleton's. Google Translate. (VIDEO) News Regarding Members of the Imperial Family of Japan. News Regarding Members of the Imperial Family of Japan. A Couple invited the queen to their wedding as a joke, and she actually showed up..
Kronprinsesse Mary fejrede nytårsfest på Amalienborg. #BestOf2015 #royal #photos: An elegant Queen bids goodbye to Germany at the end of her tour in June 2015. HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Hosts the 2016 Nytårstaffel. Royals By Robin. ROYPOR9X97A1558.jpg. Google Traductor. Google Traductor. Koning Filip: laat u niet intimideren - Vorsten. BRUSSEL – Koning Filip heeft donderdag zijn jaarlijkse kersttoespraak gehouden. In de toespraak roept de koning van België de burgers op om zich ‘niet te laten intimideren’ en zich ‘niet tegen elkaar te laten opzetten’, zo meldt persbureau Belga.
“Dat is net wat onze tegenstanders beogen. Traductor de Google. Traductor de Google. Traductor de Google. Traductor de Google. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Traductor. Prince Nicolas celebrating his first Christmas!
Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neills 2015 Christmas card featuring Prince Nicolas at his christening. Google Translate. Μετάφραση Google. Madeleine viert Zweeds-Duitse kerst in Londen - Vorsten. Tijdens een televisie-interview onthulde prinses Madeleine afgelopen week haar kerstplannen. ‘We vieren kerstmis hier, met de familie van Chris’, waarbij ze doelt op Londen, waar het gezin woont. ‘We zijn een beetje vreemd in onze familie’, zegt haar echtgenoot Chris O’Neill. ‘We vieren het op de 24ste, vanwege mijn moeder, de Duitse kant van de familie. Dus we doen het meer in een soort Duitse stijl, zonder sokken. We hebben kerstbomen en dat soort dingen natuurlijk. Blijf op de hoogte, neem een abonnement op Vorsten! Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate. Google Translate.
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