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Saudi king urges UN action against religious insults

Saudi king urges UN action against religious insults (via AFP)
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz on Saturday demanded a UN resolution condemning insults on monotheistic religions after a low-budget film produced in the US sparked deadly protests last month. "I demand a UN resolution that condemns any country or group that insults religions and prophets," he said…

See the official engagement portraits of Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill

Here are the official portraits of the recently engaged Princess Madeleine and Christopher O'Neill, courtesy of the Swedish Royal Family’s official website.

Swedish Royal Family's Official Website: Interview with Princess Madeleine and Chris O'Neill

In an interview with newly engaged Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill, the couple talks about their unexplainable joy, excitement and wedding plans. The couple who was official engaged October 25, are set to marry summer next year.

Princess Madeleine of Sweden is engaged to Christopher O’Neill

We can expect more wedding bells ringing. A little less than a week after the fairy tale wedding of Grand Duke Guillaume and Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg, the Royal Court in Sweden had officially announced the engagement of Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O’Neill. The couple are expected to tie the knot in the summer of 2013.

Grand Duke Guillaume, Grand Duchess Stephanie celebrate wedding

After the civil ceremony and the gala dinner that welcomed some of the world’s most glittering royalties, the church ceremony today finally highlighted the two-day festivities of the wedding of Grand Duke Guillaume and the former Countess Stephanie de Lannoy, at the Cathedral of our Lady of Luxembourg.

Grand Duchess Stephanie glitters at the gala dinner

Elegant in the green Elie Saab gown plus fresh from the wedding, Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg was definitely the center of limelight at the gala dinner hosted by his father-in-law Grand Duke Henri in honor of the new wedded-couple.

Grand Duke Guillaume weds Countess Stephanie de Lannoy at civil ceremony

The entire Luxembourg is beaming with joy as the country’s heir apparent Grand Duke Guillaume, Europe’s last bachelor heir, ties the knot with Belgian aristocrat Countess Stephanie de Lannoy. The entire Luxembourg royal family was with the grand duke, 30, as he exchanged his vows with Countess Sophie, 28.

King Norodom Sihanouk’s body now in Cambodia, to be laid in state for 3 months

While half the world is celebrating the marriage of Grand Duke Guillaume and newly-proclaimed Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg, Cambodia and her neighboring countries are still mourning the death of King Norodom Sihanouk. The country’s Father-King, who was highly-revered for his unwavering dedication to the Cambodians and to his duties as king and leader, was finally taken back to Cambodia, October 19.

Royal wedding puts Luxembourg in the spotlight

The wedding of Grand Duke Guillaume and Countess Sophie de Lannoy, dubbed as the wedding of the year, puts Luxembourg in the spotlight. The world’s only Grand Duchy, and one of the smallest country’s in the world, rarely enjoys this media frenzy, let alone a gathering of some of the world’s most glamorous personalities, heads of states, dignitaries.

Prince Charles’ private letters will not be published

Prince Charles’ private letters to Labour ministers between 2004 and 2005 will not—and should not—be published, ordered Attorney-General Dominic Grieve, reports Daily Mail. Until recently, a court rule ordered that the heir to the throne’s “black spider” letters should be revealed for the sake of public interest. However, Grieve said that the letters must be kept secret because once revealed, they will cast a doubt on the future king’s political neutrality.

The Story of Princess Helena Victoria and Princess Marie Louise—Part 9: Marie Louise Chases Freedom

When Marie Louise finally arrived in Windsor, she was informed the reasons for the urgency of her coming back. Prince Aribert had written a letter, saying that her wife had deserted her marital duties, so he was demanding that the marriage be proclaimed null and void, as if it had never been contracted.  According to the message, her husband found life with her “intolerable.” Marie Louise was horrified while she was listening to the list of ‘obscene’ charges that her husband charged against her.

Cambodia's King Norodom Sihanouk dies

King Norodom Sihanouk, Cambodia’s highly revered king and one of the most iconic figures in the world, passed away October 15. He was King of the formerly French-occupied kingdom from 1941 until 1955 and again from 1993 until his abdication in 2004, after which he was accorded the title Father-King of Cambodia. King Norodom Sihanouk is the son of King Norodom Suramarit and Queen Sisowath Kossama.

Royal guests to converge at the Luxembourg royal wedding

Dubbed as the wedding of year, the wedding of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg and Countess Stephanie de Lanoy is expected to welcome some of the biggest names in the royal circuit. The Luxembourg Royal Court has released the official guest lists on the Oct. 20 wedding.

Sweden’s King and Queen visit Minneapolis

Sweden’s King Carl and Queen Sonja embarked on an official visit to Minneapolis from Oct. 4-6. Here’s the itinerary of their trip:

The Wealth of the Windsors: A Special Report on the Wealth of the British Royal Family

The wealth of the Windsors remains a deep mystery that we could only speculate. A lot of reports surfaced that the Queen and the British Royal Family are worth billions, although clarifications have been made that much of the privileges enjoyed by Her Majesty, including living on palaces and castles such as Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, using the Crown Jewels and hundreds of priceless paintings are held in trust for the state. She could use them but she could never sell them. But with or without these, Queen Elizabeth II is a very wealthy woman. In this article, we will take a deeper look at the fortune of one of the world’s richest families, based on different articles which we have gathered.

The Story of Princess Helena Victoria and Princess Marie Louise—Part 8: Marriage on the Rocks

As we continue on our journey in the lives of Princesses Helena Victoria and Marie Louise, let us take a look at the misery that Marie Louise had to endured during her married life: a husband who did not really love, a court that's stiff and unwelcoming, and a sad, lonely life away from home.

Royalty in a Glance

Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations placed the Monarchy’s popularity at an all-time high. But not for too long. Since staying tuned at the Diamond celebrations, I haven’t stayed that much hooked up, reeling behind a busy schedule that kept me further away from keeping this blog running.

How Queen Victoria drove King Edward VII to debauchery

It’s been a known fact that King Edward VII was known for his womanizing and carefree lifestyle while he was Prince of Wales. But he was not completely to blame.
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