Here is the 1996 documentary entitled, Last of the Czars, that you may enjoy watching over the weekend.
On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrived in Hove, East Sussex, to attend the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Brighton & Hove Carers Centre (BHCC).
The BHCC is a “…local charity which exists to support anyone caring for a partner, relative, or friend who needs help because of illness, disability, substance misuse or old age.”
On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden visited the offices of Läxhjälpen, “…a non-profit organization supported by the business community which helps young people from socio-economically disadvantaged areas with their homework…” according to the Swedish royal court.
Photo courtesy of Kungahuset
On Friday, January 17, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands participated in a “…dialogue session during the Haagse Gezonde Beurs (The Hague Health Fair)…” according to the photo news agency, PPE.
Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH
On January 17, 2014, it was announced by Clarence House that His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales has “…completed his attachment to 3 Regiment Army Corps and will now take up a Staff Officer role in HQ London District…”
The press release goes on to state that the:
“…Prince will take the position of SO3 (Defence Engagement). His responsibilities will include helping to co-ordinate significant projects and commemorative events involving the Army in London. Prince Harry will retain the rank of Captain and be based from Horse Guards, in Central London.
Prince Harry spent three and a half years in training and operational service with the Apache Force during his attachment to the Army Air Corps.
Lieutenant Colonel Tom de la Rue, who commanded Prince Harry in the Army Air Corps said: ‘Captain Wales has reached the pinnacle of flying excellence as an Apache pilot, particularly in Afghanistan and, in the process, has proved to be a real inspiration to the many Army Air Corps officers and soldiers who have come to know him so well over the last two years.’”
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On Friday, January 17, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh became great-grandparents for the fourth time when their granddaughter, Mrs. Michael Tindall (Zara Phillips), gave birth to a healthy baby girl.
Per the British royal court:
“THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY
TO THE QUEEN
Mrs Michael Tindall today safely delivered a baby girl at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Mr Tindall was present at the birth. The weight of the baby was albs 12oz.
The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Princess Royal, Captain Mark Phillips and Mike’s parents, Mr. Phillip and Mrs. Linda Tindall, have been informed and are delighted with the news. The baby’s name will be confirmed in due course.
This baby is the first child for Zara and Mike, the third grandchild for The Princess Royal and the fourth great-grandchild for The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, and is 16th line to the Throne.”
Congrats to the couple! 🙂
On the evening of January 16, 2014, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco accompanied by Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie of Monaco and her daughter, Miss Pauline Ducruet, arrived at the Chapiteau de Fontvieille to attend the opening of the 38th Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo.
Photo courtesy of the Palais Princier