Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway Visit Flatanger. (VIDEOS)

NorwayOn the morning of Friday, January 31, 2014, Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway visited the municipality of Flatanger in Nord-Trøndelag county.

According to the newspaper, Norway Post, Their Majesties visited the “…Municipality Center in Lauvsnes and the villages Småværet and Hasvag, which were both strongly affected by the fires that started Monday evening.”

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Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium Visits Child Focus. (VIDEOS)

MathildeOn Friday, January 31, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium accompanied by Queen Paola of Belgium visited the offices of Child Focus Foundation in Brussels.  Her Majesty is now Honorary President of the foundation, a position in which she recently took over from Queen Paola.

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HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Visits Balder Tekstil. (VIDEOS)

norway1On January 31, 2014, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visited the Balder Tekstil (Textile) in Oslo.  During today’s visit the crown princess met with staff and toured the facility.

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Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends a Symposium in Utrecht.

DutchMaximaOn Friday, January 31, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 5th Symposium of Qredits Microfinance Netherlands held at the Auditorium van Rabobank Nederland in Utrecht.

According to RVD, Qredits is a: 

“…rural credit organization which helps new and existing entrepreneurs successfully re-start their business. Qredits does this by offering microloans up to 150,000 Euros SME lending, business tools and personal coaching. The goal is to stimulate entrepreneurship in the Netherlands…”

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News Regarding His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. (VIDEO)

On the morning of Friday, January 31, 2014, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived in Shobdon, Herefordshire to visit The Church of St. John the Evangelist which had recently undergone extensive restoration.

The Prince of Wales also visited the Maesyronnen Chapel in Hay-on-Wye.  According to Clarence House the chapel is a “…17th Century single-story Nonconformist hilltop meeting house…” 

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His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Hosts a Reception.

POWOn the evening of January 30, 2014, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales hosted a reception, together with the Soil Association and the Department of Health, at Clarence House in London for “…NHS Commissioners in order to champion the improvement of hospital food across the United Kingdom.”

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His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium Participates in an Academic Session.

BelgiumOn January 30, 2014, His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium arrived at the Banque Nationale de Belgique in Brussels to participate in an “…academic session organized by the INAMI on the occasion of 50th anniversary of sickness and invalidity insurance.”

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His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of MVO Netherlands. Plus, Other News. (VIDEO)

WAOn Thursday, January 30, 2014, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands attended the 10th anniversary celebrations of MVO Netherlands, “…the national knowledge and network organization for corporate social responsibility…” in Utrecht.  His Majesty also held an audience at Palais Noordenide with the Secretary-General of NATO, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen. 

And, finally, yesterday, His Majesty attended the opening of the headquarters of the network operator, Enexis, in Den Bosch.

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TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Visit Essex. (VIDEOS)

On January 29, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrived in the county of Essex for a one-day visit. 

According to Clarence House the royal couple visited High House Production Park in Purfleet, visited The Bell Pub in Purleigh, and visited the Palace Theatre in Westcliff-on-Sea where they “…watched a performance by pupils taking part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival…”

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Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands in Maassluis.

DutchOn January 30, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived in Maassluis to officially open the Lely Greenest Innovation Campus.

According to RVD, the Lely Campus:

“…consists of the international headquarters of the Lely Group and two production sites. At these locations more than 800 employees working on innovative and future-oriented solutions for the agricultural sector.”

During today’s event Her Majesty signed a glass plaque commemorating today’s opening as well as participated in a roundtable discussion on the future of dairy-farming.

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News Regarding Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco. (VIDEOS)

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II  and Princes Charlene of Monaco arrived at the Hôtel Métropole in Monte-Carlo to attend the “…presentation of athletes [to the media] participating in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi…” 

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