KING PHILIPPE & QUEEN MATHILDE IN DENMARK: King Philippe and Queen Mathilde’s official visit to Denmark celebrated 180 years of co-operation and family ties dating back to the 11th century.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: King Willem-Alexander’s fiftieth birthday was a party for the whole of the Dutch nation; Queen Margrethe’s birthday in Aarhus . . .
THE CHRISTENING OF PRINCE LIAM: St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican provided the setting for the christening of Prince Felix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg’s baby boy.
CHARLES & CAMILLA’S EUROPEAN TOUR: The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s European tour saw Charles awarded ‘Renaissance Man of the Year’.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Princess Charlotte’s second birthday; the confirmation of Prince Felix; King Abdullah meets President Trump; the Queen’s day at the races . . .
A VIEW TO THE ROYAL FUTURE: In the public eye and in the courts, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are reshaping the monarchy in their own image.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES: Remembering Canada’s sacrifice in the Great War; Crown Princess Mary with the Home Guard; Princess Laurentien and the power of youth . . .
KING HARALD & QUEEN SONJA’S BIRTHDAYS: A moment for the royal photo album as European royalty gathered in Oslo for the joint birthday celebrations of Norway’s popular monarchs.
A ROYAL FANFARE FOR EMPEROR AKIHITO: As Japan prepares for reform King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain’s visit was soon followed by Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden.
FOCUS: THE NEWS IN WORDS & PICTURES Kensington Palace’s tribute to Princess Diana; Crown Princess Mary in Bangladesh; the Countess of Wessex in Estonia . . .