TROOPING THE COLOUR 2018 The annual celebration of the Queen’s official birthday was the Duchess of Sussex’s first ‘trooping’ and saw a nod to religious inclusion as well.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Harry and Meghan’s first Garden Party; Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s literary train; Princess Eugenie joins the anti-plastic campaign . . .
DENMARK’S LEADING MAN AT FIFTY Crown Prince Frederik’s fiftieth birthday saw the Royal Family out in force as Denmark celebrated its very amiable future king.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES The Duke of Edinburgh awards; King Felipe welcomes President Poroshenko; Prince Harry’s campaign to prevent veteran suicides . . .
THE CHRISTENING OF PRINCESS ADRIENNE Mr Chris O’Neill and Princess Madeleine of Sweden’s three month-old daughter, Princess Adrienne, was christened at the Royal Chapel.
MEGHAN’S MAJESTIC MASTERCLAS A trip to northwest England’s historic county of Cheshire saw the Queen and the Duchess of Sussex join forces for a charm offensive.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Letizia in the Dominican Republic; Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s day of fun at Beaufort Polo Club . . .
KING FELIPE & QUEEN LETIZIA IN THE USA The Spanish royals’ visit took them to the historic cities of New Orleans and San Antonia, then onto Washington DC to meet the President.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Royal Ascot welcomes the Duchess of Sussex; Queen Maxima mourns the loss of her sister Inés, Crown Princess Victoria’s province walks . . .