Royal News Recap for Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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  • Daily Mail: Queen Mary and King Frederik of Denmark share cosy snap celebrating their 20th wedding anniversary on Instagram – but appear frosty as they arrive in Oslo
  • Daily Mail: ‘Mary is mine and I am hers’: What tearful King Frederik of Denmark said 20 years ago today when he married his Australian queen
  • People: King Frederik and Queen Mary of Denmark Celebrate 20th Wedding Anniversary on State Visit After Challenging Year


  • NHK: Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has planted rice seedlings in an annual ritual at the Imperial Palace


  • Royal Hashemite Court: King in Zarqa says parliamentary elections require engagement of all


  • Hello: Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg welcomes first child – and reveals royal baby’s name
  • People: Royal Baby Alert! Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg Welcomes First Child with Husband Nicholas Bagory
  • RTL: Luxembourg’s Princess Alexandra gives birth to baby girl

Multiple Monarchies

  • Associated Press: The Danish king and his Australian-born wife visit Norway and Europe’s oldest monarch
  • Getty Images: Day 1 – Danish Royals Visit Norway
  • Hello: King Frederik and Queen Mary wow on 20th wedding anniversary at Norway gala dinner
  • Royal House of Norway: Welcomed the King and Queen of Denmark


  • Monaco Tribune: Prince Albert II and his children attend Chokolashow prizegiving
  • Monaco Tribune: Prince Albert II pays tribute to Ayrton Senna at 2024 Historic Monaco Grand Prix parade


  • Daily Mail: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is left in fits of laughter as she meets children wearing hats in the colours of the Dutch flag on school visit


  • Getty Images: Crown Prince of Serbia Aleksandar Karadjordjevic Opens The Turistic Season At The White House In Belgrade


  • Daily Mail: Daily Mail: Casual queen! Letizia of Spain opts for laid back look jacket and wide leg white trousers and trainers at Red Cross event in Oviedo
  • Getty Images: Queen Letizia Attends Attend Red Cross Fundraising Day
  • Reuters: Ukraine’s Zelenskiy to visit Spain, meet king on Friday

United Kingdom

  • British Monarchy: The Duke of Kent returns to Fraserburgh, marking 55 years as President of RNLI
  • Associated Press: King Charles III unveils his first official portrait since his coronation
  • BBC: King Charles: First official portrait since coronation is unveiled, painted by Jonathan Yeo
  • Daily Beast: William’s New Gig Is ‘Nail in Coffin’ for Harry and Royals
  • Daily Mail: Smiling King Charles shows he’s truly back to business with first investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle since cancer diagnosis – as Archbishop of Canterbury and Dame Jilly Cooper receive honours
  • Daily Mail: Charles unveils red, fiery painting of himself as his first post-Coronation portrait by artist Jonathan Yeo who included butterfly to capture his ‘metamorphosis from Prince to King’
  • Daily Mail: ‘The most progressive royal portrait in a very long time:’ Art dealer hails Jonathan Yeo’s red, fiery painting of King Charles as ‘extraordinary’
  • Daily Mail: ‘They Hans Solo’d the King!’ Charles’ fiery portrait is compared to classic Star Wars scene as social media is flooded with memes
  • Daily Mail: The quirkiest royal warrant holders past and present: From broomsticks and hats to guns and Christmas crackers… as King Charles renews honour for Parker despite leaky pen outburst
  • Daily Mail: Prince Edward and Sophie brave the rain as they become the first royals to visit Queen Elizabeth’s memorial statue (and the Duchess can’t resist petting the late Queen’s beloved corgi)
  • Daily Mail: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hint there are more quasi-royal African tours in the pipeline as they thank Nigeria for ‘the first of many memorable trips’
  • Daily Mail: Archewell ‘delinquency’ row descends into blame game: Sussex sources now insist missing cheque WAS received by US state officials but just not processed in time – after foundation was banned from raising or spending money
  • Daily Mail: RICHARD KAY: She’s only been dating Peter Phillips for a month but has already met the Queen. So will Harriet be the first NHS nurse to marry into the Royal Family?
  • Getty Images: First Official Portrait Of King Charles III Since Coronation Unveiled
  • Guardian: Diana chauffeur and BBC agree payout over claim Martin Bashir slandered him
  • People: Royal Wow! King Charles Unveils Groundbreaking Post-Coronation Portrait
  • People: King Charles in Good Spirits as He Hosts His Largest Indoor Engagement Yet amid Cancer Treatment
  • Press Association: Duke of Kent pays tribute to crew members who died in 1970 lifeboat disaster

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