During yesterday’s opening of the new Cardiac Center at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital in Luton His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh made a joke towards one of the nurses in the hospital. According to the Telegraph, the duke told the nurse, who is from the Philippines, well, I’ll just let you read the article as well as watch the video here.
Warning: For those of you who do not like the duke’s politically incorrect as well as sarcastic sense of humor you may find his remarks towards the nurse offensive. So, don’t watch nor read the article.
Mr. Iñaki Urdangarin’s former Instituto Nóos business partner, Mr. Diego Torres, recently informed Judge José Castro that “…the Spanish Royal Household and Princess Cristina, the second daughter His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain, were well aware of the operations of the (shady operations) by Instituto Nóos…”
The two are accusedof embezzlement, fraud, misuse of public funds, and forgery from the non-profit organization they once presided over, Instituto Nóos.
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On February 20, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan attended the National Forum on Education Relevance to the Workplace for Youth sponsored by the UNESCO office in Amman.
According to Petra News Agency, Her Majesty participated in a roundtable discussion which:
“…brought together educators, student representatives, parents, civil society, government agencies, decision makers and UN officials, among others.
The forum meetings included three thematic groups on general education, teacher training and preparation, and education curricula, which came up with a preliminary summary of five key outcomes, according to a statement released by the Queen’s office.”
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On February 20, 2013, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco visited the new building of the Lycée Technique and Hôtelier de Monaco. During their visit the princely couple toured the gym, auditorium, the computer lab, staff room, and much more.
On February 20, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias participated in the opening of the Foro del Empleo 2013 Innovación y Emprendizaje, Motores del Empleo” (XX Edición) held at the Campus Tecnológico TECNUN in San Sebastián.
According to the Spanish royal court this event is:
“…a meeting point for Engineering students, who are in their final years, and 50 companies from various sectors and backgrounds who come together to participate in this annual forum. The students have a chance to meet with representatives from the various companies attending in order to begin a process of collaboration and eventual employment.”
On February 20, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Bletchley Park, in Milton Keynes where she “…attended a reception dedicated to women who worked at Bletchley Park during the Second World War…”
The lovely Duchess also visited the charity, Medical Detection Dogs in Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire. According to the official website for the Duchess of Cornwall, Medical Detection Dogs “…trains dogs to assist people with life-threatening health conditions such as type 1 diabetes and to detect cancer volatiles from urine samples…”