His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Receives the Bessemer Gold Medal.

DUKEOn November 26, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh received the Bessemer Gold Medal from representatives of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. 

According to the British royal court, the duke “…received the award for his outstanding support for engineering technology and materials innovation to the benefit of mankind…”

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HRH The Duke of Cambridge Attends the 2nd Annual Winter Whites Gala. (VIDEOS)

On the evening of November 26, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge attended the 2nd Annual Winter Whites Gala, in aid of the charity Centerpoint, held at Kensington Palace in London.

During this evening’s event guests were entertained with performances by Mr. Jon Bon Jovi and Miss Taylor Swift.

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News Regarding Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan. (VIDEOS)

On November 26, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held a audience with the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Børge Brende, in Amman.  Discussions focused on ways to strengthen bilateral ties between Norway and Jordan and the Syrian crisis.

In the afternoon, His Majesty accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Sumaya bint Al Hassn arrived at the Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Amman to open the new King Abdullah II Faculty of Engineering.  After the opening His Majesty unveiled a new plaque, toured the campus, and was informed about the university’s various programs.

And, finally, yesterday, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan held an audience with representatives from the SOS Children’s Villages and the Chairperson from SOS Jordan at Al-Hummar Palace in Amman.

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Visits the Door Youth Project.

eowOn November 26, 2013, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visited the charity, Door Youth Project, in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

According to the newspaper, Stroud News and Journal, the earl met with “…youngsters benefiting from its counseling, education, training and family support programs at the charity’s drop-in center and offices…”

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TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duke of Cambridge Participate in the United for Wildlife Meeting. (VIDEOS)

On November 26, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duke of Cambridge arrived at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) to participate in the United for Wildlife meeting.

During today’s gathering Their Royal Highnesses “…met with global conservation leaders [at the ZSL London Zoo] to discuss how new technology will help put an end to wildlife poaching.”

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Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Visits the Børnehuset Troldehøj in Helsingør. (VIDEO)

mary-2012On November 26, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visited the Børnehuset Troldehøj (a daycare center for children) to participate in the project, LæseLeg.

Launched in 2011 by the Mary Fonden LæseLeg is a “…tool which helps children ages 3-6 strengthen their language skills through the method of dialogic reading…”

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset DK

News Regarding HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. (VIDEOS)

DutchMaximaOn Tuesday, November 26, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived in Badhoevedorp, in the district of Schiphol, to officially open the Koningin Máximakazerne (Queen Maxima Barracks) of the Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Military Police).

According to RVD, the new barracks:

“…is home to key personnel and 1,800 military police.  The barracks also has offices, meeting rooms, a canteen, a school for internal training, 340 sleeping rooms, a shooting range, and a sports facility…”

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Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH