FREDERIK & MARY IN JAPAN: The Danish Crown Prince Couple’s official tour of Japan celebrated 150 years of diplomatic and economic relations and laid plans for the future.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS PICTURES: Queen Maxima on the road; the Duchess of York supports British film; Princess Sofia’s first official photos of baby Gabriel . . .
WILLIAM AND KATE GET READY FOR BABY: Many were surprised by the news of Duchess of Cambridge’s third pregnancy, but a happy family life makes it the perfect choice.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: The Princess of Asturias Awards; the Prince of Wales in Malta; Prince Christian’s twelfth birthday; the return of King Gyanendra . . .
THE FINAL FAREWELL FOR KING BHUMIBOL: In his seven decade reign King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand was revered as a living god. His funeral was a time for remembrance.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: The Queen at the 70th anniversary of the King’s Royal Troop Horse Artillery; Prince Carlo and Princess Camilla in Sicily . . .
HARRY & MEGHAN BEGIN THE WEDDING COUNTDOWN: Harry introduces Meghan to the Queen at Buckingham Palace as the countdown to the next royal wedding gets underway.
HÉLÈNE OF ORLÉANS: THE WANDERING PRINCESS: In the final part of the story Hélène finally finds love, but her role in Mussolini’s Italy and the loss of a son bring sadness to her later years.
THE WEDDING OF PRINCE PHILIP KARADJORDJEVIC: Prince Philip Karadjordjevic and Miss Danica Marinkovic tied the knot in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, bringing a reminder of a rich royal heritage.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: The Princess Grace Awards Gala; Carl Philip and Sofia’s night for Project Playground; Willem-Alexander and Maxima in Portugal . . .
QUEEN SONJA’S ART STABLE: A hidden treasure trove of royal history at the former royal stables of King Haakon and Queen Maud of Norway.