Daily Archives: November 16, 2008

Princess Stephanie launches “No Finish Line” 2008

November 16, 2008 – By R&Co.

Monaco – Yesterday, in the principality has been launched the 9th “No Finish Line” edition 2008 by HSH Princess Stephanie of Monaco, its official patron.

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This Week in Pictures and videos (Nov. 17 to Nov 24)

Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy at England vs. South Africa – Investec Challenge – UK, London, November 22, 2008.

Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy attend the Investec Challenge match between England and South Africa at Twickenham on November 22, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

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Yard’s move to cut £100mbill for protecting Royals Abroad

SCALED DOWN: Sophie Wessex, here with Prince Edward, is to have less security

The Mail on Sunday - By Nathan Kay and Christopher Leake

SCOTLAND YARD is studying ways of cutting the cost of security for Royal visits abroad.

The move is part of efforts by the Metropolitan Police to slash the £100million a year it spends on providing the Royal Family with protection.

Since 9/11, the Royals have been given blanket security protection by the Yard.

But last month the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester became the first Royals to visit America without any British police protection. Their security was handled instead by a female Foreign Office official.

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High Voltage

getimage-4aspx1Sunday Independent (Ireland) – November 16, 2008. - Photography by David Poole Fashion, Edited by Constance Harris.

Electronic Sheep is a funky knit-accessories label that never fails to delight, and keeps things interesting. What I can’t get over is that within this tight, graphic and colourful collection, I can envisage not only ordinary people loving their stuff, but also dedicated stylemerchants such as devotees of John Galliano and Paul Smith. An Electronic Sheep scarf appeals to all — gay, straight, boy, girl, young, old.

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Last Rites

The Nation – November 16, 2008.

The royal urn is ceremonially borne from the throne hall to the crematorium.

HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday morning presided over the removal of the urn of HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana from the Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall to the royal crematorium at Sanam Luang.


The shadow of a doomed queen over Charles’s Welsh hideaway

HAUNTING: The ruins of the medieval manor at Llwynywermod in Carmarthenshire

Daily Express Weekend – November 16, 2008 – By Jimmy Young.

A New Book that explores the history of a Welsh estate bought by the Prince of Wales has unearthed a fascinating connection with his royal heritage: it was once owned by descendants of Anne Boleyn. Mark Baker, author of Llwynywermod: A Royal Home In Wales, reveals that the 192-acre estate, which the Prince bought for £1.2million two years ago and has recently restored, was for three centuries the home of the Griffies-Williams family, direct descendants of Henry VIII’s second wife.

“The Prince was fascinated by my revelations,” says Baker, 23, who was commissioned to write the book by the Historic Gardens of Wales Trust, of which Prince Charles is patron.

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Prince Henrik inaugurates Abildgaard’ s exhibition in Paris

 

Prince Henrik of Denmark inaugurates the exhibition of Danish painter Nicolai Abildgaard at the Louvre Museum in Paris , France on November 12, 2008 - Photo Thierry Orban

Prince Henrik of Denmark inaugurates the exhibition of Danish painter Nicolai Abildgaard at the Louvre Museum in Paris , France on November 12, 2008 - Photo Thierry Orban

November 16, 2008 – By R&Co.

PARIS – Prince Henrik of Denmark was at the Louvre on wednesday, for inaugurating the exhibition of Nicolai Abildgaard (1743-1809).

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Prince Frederik at the ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Years Awards 2008

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King Constantine of Greece and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark

November 16, 2008 – By R&Co.

MADRID – On November 11, 2008 were organized the “ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards” which recompenses the top male and female sailor in the world, at the stunning La Quinta de Jarama in Madrid. Continue reading


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