FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Crown Princess Victoria in Paris; Catharina-Amalia – the House of Orange’s heir comes of age; Norway’s Ingrid Alexandra takes to the skies . . .
A ROYAL VISIT 40 YEARS IN THE MAKING King Felipe and Queen Letizia’s historic state visit to Sweden saw King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia roll out the red carpet.
PRINCE CHARLES BIDS FAREWELL TO BARBADOS The Prince of Wales travelled to the Caribbean as the island of Barbados left its monarchical history behind for a republican reboot.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES The engagement of Princess Maria Laura of Belgium; Camilla becomes royal patron of British Forces Broadcasting . . .
TOGETHER AT CHRISTMAS WITH THE CAMBRIDGES Returning to their wedding venue of Westminster Abbey, William and Kate’s Christmas carol service was a memorable and uplifting celebration.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Queen Margrethe and the Snow Queen; Camilla celebrates 70 years of The Archers; St Nicholas’ Day for Prince Charles of Luxembourg . . .
HARRY’S WAY: THE ROAD TO RECONCILIATION Two years since stepping back from royal life Prince Harry seems more distant than ever from his family, but is reconcilation a work in progress?
QUEEN JETSUN PEMA’S PILGRIMAGE Bhutan’s Queen Jetsun Pema took her two young sons with her during a personal pilgrimage to her ancestral family village.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES The Duchess of Cambridge explores the Russian connection; Prince Charles hosts the nation’s hedgelaying heroes . . .