01 February 2015

Sunday Stories: February 1


  • Prince Charles is headed to the Middle East for an official tour. He'll be visiting Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the UAE (princeofwales.gov.uk)
  • Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg (pictured above) has given birth to a daughter. The little girl, reportedly named Louisa, is the fourth grandchild of Princess Benedikte of Denmark. She joins the list of Queen Ingrid's female descendants, which means she may one day wear the Khedive of Egypt Tiara at her wedding (Kongehuset)
  • The schedule of events to celebrate the 75th birthday of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has been released, including a special exhibition, two galas, a dinner, and a balcony appearance (Kongehuset)
  • Infanta Cristina of Spain is reportedly trying to sell her Barcelona home to help pay her court costs (Guardian)
  • The Duke of Edinburgh has been made a knight of the Order of Australia (9 News)