• Maxima celebrates first Prince's Day as the Queen of the Netherlands

    Maxima looked every inch the Queen of the Netherlands as she celebrated her first Prince's Day with the reigning title on Tuesday, alongside her husband, King Willem-Alexander. For the occasion, the Queen consort wore a floor-sweeping golden embellished gown teamed with a matching hat. Dazzling earrings, a clutch bag and a blue and yellow sash completed her regal look for her first Prince's Day as Queen.   CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY   Meanwhile, King Willem-Alexander was handsome in striped trousers and a morning coat for one of the biggest events on the royal calendar. Tuesday was especially important one for the recently inaugurated King

  • Magic moments from Prince Felix and Claire's civil wedding

    It was a day filled with love and laughter as Prince Felix of Luxembourg married his German love Claire Lademacher in the town of Königstein, near the bride's home city Frankfurt. Claire, 28, the daughter of telecomms millionaire Hartmut Lademacher became Europe's new princess as she wed Felix in a civil service – the first of two ceremonies scheduled for the

  • Prince Harry had a cold night's sleep in a freezer

    Prince Harry had a cold night's sleep on Monday when he slept in a giant freezer as part of the gruelling training ahead of his trek to the South Pole with the Walking With The Wounded charity. The Prince, who had celebrated his 29th birthday just the day before, joked that it was a cold night's sleep and said that the worst part was "Going in." The courageous royal endured temperatures of -35C and wind speeds of 45mph over the course of 20 hours in the Warwickshire cold chamber.   In the tough training, the new uncle worked alongside a team of four

  • Royal friends reunite: King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima visit the Spanish royals

    The day after celebrating their first Prince's Day as King and Queen, Willem-Alexander and Maxima have made their first visit to the Spanish capital since they received their new titles. Arriving in Madrid on Wednesday at midday accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Frans Timmermans, the Dutch royals were flown in by none other than Willem-Alexander himself (the royal holds a military pilot's license). Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain greeted them upon their arrival at the air base, closely following protocol – Princess Letizia curtsied to Maxima – but soon after the royals warmly embraced one another. The rest of the

  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden shares family photo on Facebook

    Pregnant Princess Madeleine of Sweden has shared a photo on Facebook of family celebrations of her father King Carl Gustaf's 40 years on the throne. "It was a wonderful weekend with so many events to celebrate my father's 40 years on the throne!," the 31-year-old royal wrote. The picture showed Madeleine with her husband Chris O'Neill posing alongside Prince Carl Philip and Crown Princess Victoria and Crown Prince Daniel of Sweden.   Madeleine, who announced her pregnancy at the beginning of the month, was picture-perfect in a floor-length emerald green gown which showed just a hint of her blossoming baby bump. She teamed the