Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Visit Berlin, Germany. (VIDEOS)

PMBelgiumOn the morning of Monday, February 17, 2014, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium accompanied by the Prime Minister of Belgium, Mr. Elio Di Rupo, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Didier Reynders, arrived in Berlin, Germany for a one-day official visit.

Upon their arrival at Schloss Bellevue the reigning couple were warmly welcomed by the President of Germany, Mr. Joachim Gauck, and his longtime companion, Ms. Daniela Schadt.  After the official welcoming ceremony and the inspection of the guards President Gauck ushered Their Majesties into Schloss Bellevue where they signed the guest book and posed for the media.

In the afternoon, Their Majesties visited the famous Brandenburg Gate, attended a conference in which discussions focused on strengthening economic ties between Belgium and Germany, and held a meeting with the Chancellor of Germany, Ms. Angela Merkel.

To watch videos as well as to view photos from today’s visit to Berlin please click the links below.

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Meets with the President of the International Olympic Committee.

SAS le Prince AlbertOn February 17, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco held a meeting with the President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Thomas Bach, in Sochi, Russia.

During today’s meeting the sovereign prince and Mr. Bach discussed the upcoming extraordinary IOC session to be held in Monaco in December 2014 according to the Palais Princier.

Members of the Dutch Royal Family Meet the Press in Lech, Austria. (VIDEO)

On Monday, February 17, 2014, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands accompanied by their children, Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia, Princess Ariane, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien, Countess Leonore, Countess Eloise, Count Claus-Casimir, Her Royal Highness Princess Mabel and her daughters, Countess Luana and Countess Zaria met with the press on the slopes in Lech, Austria.

Please click here and here to view photos.

HRH The Duke of Cambridge Attends the 67th EE British Academy Film Awards. (VIDEO)

On the evening of Sunday, February 16, 2014, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge arrived at the Royal Opera House in London to attend the 67th EE British Academy Film Awards (aka the BAFTAs).

Here is the list of this year’s winners: 


12 Years a Slave

British Film:



Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity


Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave


Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Supporting Actor:

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Supporting Actress:

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Rising Star:

Will Poulter

British Debut:

Writer-director Kieran Evans, Kelly + Victor

Original Screenplay:

Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell, American Hustle

Adapted Screenplay:

Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, Philomena 

Film Not in the English Language:

The Great Beauty


The Act of Killing

Outstanding Contribution to British Cinema:

Peter Greenaway

Academy Fellowship:

Helen Mirren