H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and Andrea Casiraghi Attend a Football Match. Plus, Other News.

On August 1, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and his nephew, Andrea Casiraghi, attended a football match at the Stade Louis II in Monaco.  The prince and Mr. Casiraghi cheered on their favorite team and generally seemed to have a good time together.  To view photos please click here.

In other Monaco related news, the French newspaper, L’Express, received their subpoena this afternoon regarding that little old lawsuit against the paper.

If you don’t know by now the paper is being sued by Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene for “spreading false rumors” and “invasion of privacy” days before the lavish princely nuptials in Monaco.  The managing editor of L’Express, Christophe Barbier, stands by the story he ran in his newspaper regarding the alleged unstable relationship between the prince and princess, “…recoupé l’information de trois sources différentes qui sont toutes les trois fables.” Basically, he noted that his sources, all three of them, are reliable… etc, etc.

If you would like to read the article in its entirety please click here. 

The Spanish Royal Family in Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Members of the Spanish royal family, including H.R.H. Princess Letizia of Asturias and her daughters, are currently in Palma de Mallorca, Spain to watch the 30th Copa del Rey Audi Mapfre Sailing Competition.  There are so many photos from day 2 of the race so please click the links below to view and to watch a video report:

Photo courtesy of: Zimbio/Carlos Alvarez/Getty ImagesEurope