PHILIPPE & MATHILDE’S VISIT TO INDIA: As their British relations flew the royal flag across Asia, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde took a trip to India finding an equally warm welcome.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: The Duchess of Cambridge shows pregnancy can be fun; Crown Princess Mary at the Hubertus Hunt; the Countess of Wessex in Estonia . . .
THE CHRISTENING OF PRINCE GABRIEL: Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia’s second son was christened in traditional style at Drottningholm Palace on the island of Lovön.
HARRY & MEGHAN: THE ENGAGEMENT INTERVIEW: Their first joint interview shined a light on the romance between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, launching the couple onto the world stage.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: Queen Rania in Saudi Arabia; the Duchess of Cambridge’s day gardening; Norway’s Crown Prince Couple in Ethiopia . . .
HARRY & MEGHAN: THE STORY SO FAR: How the stars aligned to bring a royal rebel and a “strong, confident, mixed race woman” together to open a new chapter of royal history.
ELIZABETH & PHILIPS LIFETIME OF DEVOTION: The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary was celebrated quietly with family and friends at Windsor Castle.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: Crown Princess Mary at the Free of Bullying anniversary; the Duke of Cambridge in Finland; Queen Letizia in Mexico . . .
CHARLES & CAMILLA’S COMMONWEALTH FUTURE: The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall’s tour of Asia paved the way for Charles as the future head of the Commonwealth.