PRINCESS LEONOR RECEIVES THE GOLDEN FLEECE On his fiftieth birthday King Felipe gave his daughter the Golden Fleece, a memorable and historic moment for Spain’s twelve year-old future queen.
THE ENGAGEMENT OF PRINCESS EUGENIE Princess Eugenie’s engagement to long term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank gives the Royal Family a second wedding to look forward to in 2018.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES The Duchess of Cambridge at Bethlem Royal Hospital; Monaco’s festival of Saint Devote; Crown Princess Mary supports Danish volunteers . . .
PRINCESS NESLISHAH: THE LAST OTTOMAN PRINCESS The conclusion of the story of Princess Neslishah, descendant of the Ottoman sultans, in Murat Bardakci’s insightful and moving biography.
WILLIAM & KATE’S TOUR OF SCANDINAVIA: SWEDEN The first stop on William and Kate’s Scandinavian tour was Sweden – for a game of hockey and a warm welcome from the Royal Family.
HARRY & MEGHAN’S GRAND TOUR OF THE UK Meghan Markle’s start to royal life at Prince Harry’s side took the former actress from London to Cardiff and Edinburgh – and a host of new friends.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Crown Princess Mary at Copenhagen Fashion Week; Queen Maxima supports the Baby House Foundation; Princess Athena turns six . . .
WILLIAM & KATE’S TOUR OF SCANDIAVIA: NORWAY Two days in Norway completed William and Kate’s Scandinavian tour supporting British business and strengthening ties of friendship.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Prince Charles in the west country; the Earl and Countess of Wessex in Sri Lanka; Queen Mathilde in Ghana; King Felipe’s fiftieth birthday . . .