FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Princess Josephine and Prince Vincent’s 9th birthdays; the Duchess of Cambridge sparkles at the UK-Africa Investment Summit; Denmark’s glittering receptions . . .
THE QUEEN’S FAREWELL TO A GOOD FRIEND The Queen’s fulsome tribute to the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman drew attention to one of the Middle East’s success stories.
THE COUNTESS OF WESSEX IN SIERRA LEONE The Countess of Wessex’s career – with its share of ups and downs – and her rise as a royal stalwart were on display during her latest overseas trip.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES The Duchess of Cambridge’s launches her ‘#5BigQuestions’; Crown Prince Frederik supports science and sport; the funeral of Princess Pilar . . .
INDEPENDENCE DAY FOR HARRY & MEGHAN The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s desire to be ‘independent’ royals is a landmark moment for the monarchy, but the outcome is far from clear.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Luxembourg’s Grand Ducal Couple rebut the critics; Spain’s ‘Pascua Militar’ celebrations; the Prince of Wales in Israel . . .
WILLIAM & KATE’S MISSION IN BRADFORD Rich in culture and diversity, the West Yorkshire city of Bradford welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for a day of fun and ‘social cohesion’.
NORWAY MOURNS ARTIST & WRITER ARI BEHN The suicide of Ari Behn, former husband of Princess Martha Louise, saw the Norwegian royals gathered at Oslo Cathedral for his funeral service.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES The Duchess of Cambridge behind the lens for Holocaust remembrance; Crown Princess Mary in Switzerland; Princess Athena’s 8th birthday . . .