HRH Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy The New Spokesman for Electronic Ciggies. No, Really. (VIDEO)

Elettronica la più sexy.  Um, no.  No sexy, Emanuele. È disgustoso.

News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge.

qeii-2012It was announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the funeral of the former Prime Minister the late Baroness Margaret Thatcher at St. Paul’s Cathedral on April 17, 2013.

The former Prime Minister passed away on April 7, 2013, at the age of 87.  Click here to read an article about this latest news from Channel 4 News.

In other news, on April 23, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will visit the Willows Primary School in Wythenshawe, Manchester.  During her visit the Duchess will “…launch a new school counseling program in partnership between the Royal Foundation, Comic Relief, Place2Be and Action on Addiction.”

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf Presides Over the 2013 Swedish Export Prize.

HMKCGOn April 9, 2013, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden presided over the “…presentation of the Swedish Export Prize held at the Stockholm City Hall.”

According to the Swedish royal court the Export Prize is an annual award which began in 2005 with the aim of identifying best Swedish export companies. This year’s Grand Export prize went to the company, Envirotainer AB.

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His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway Attends the Energy Post 2015 Conference.

cphaaOn April 9, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway was at the Scandic Hotel Fornebu in Oslo to attend the High-Level Meeting on Energy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda conference.  During today’s opening the crown prince gave a keynote speech along with the Norwegian Minister of International Development, Mr. Heikki Holmås, and the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhindawi.

According to the official website for today’s event the purpose of the conference is to:

“…consider the results of the consultations and provide recommendations to the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda. The meeting will examine potential global energy objectives and proposals for processes on how to continue engage with key stakeholders towards 2015 at national, regional and global levels.”