Archive | May 2, 2012

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Receives an Electric Ambulance. No, Really. Plus, Other News (VIDEOS)

Last week, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was presented a 100% electric ambulance from Monte-Carlo Ambulances, Ms. Michèle Moll. The new vehicle is designed by Renault.

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Meanwhile, this morning at the Palais Princier de Monaco courtyard the sovereign prince along with Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie of Monaco and Mr. René Croési, president of L’Association Nationale Monégasque de l’Ordre Souverain Militaire de Malte, presented keys to a new car to the Association Monégasque pour l’Aide et la Protection de l’Enfance Inadaptée (AMAPEI).

Source: Palais Princier de Monaco

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh Visit Exeter. (VIDEOS)

On May 2, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh were in Exeter as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

During her tour the queen opened a new building at Exeter University, visited Ninesprings Country Park and the Crewkerne Town Hall in Somerset and much more.

Click the links below to watch a video news report as well as to view photos.

Source: Royal.gov.uk

His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain’s Son-in-Law, Mr.Iñaki Urdangarín, Allegedly Seeks a Plea Deal in His Infamous Corruption and Fraud Case (VIDEO)

His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain’s son-in-law, Mr. Iñaki Urdangarín the Duke of Palma de Majorca, is allegedly seeking a plea deal with prosecutors regarding his infamous corruption and fraud case.

According to AFP news, the Mr.Urdangarín’s lawyers deny the claim stating, “We have had no contact, formal or informal, with the prosecutor and his learned colleagues in Palma de Majorca in relation to any kind of agreement or deal.”

Click the links below to read an article from the Washington Post and a video news report from Euronews.

Source: AFP News

Photo courtesy of El Mundo

Random Royal News Regarding His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium and His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium (VIDEO)

His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium was at the European Union Commission headquarters in Brussels on May 2, 2012, where he met with the European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.  The king was invited by the president to attend the 2,000 meeting of the European Commission.

Click here to watch a video.

Click here to view photos.

Meanwhile in Hoboken, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium visited the “… precious metals recycling company…”, Umicore, along with Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Li Keqiang.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge