On September 8, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed the President of Panama, Mr. Juan Carlos Varela and his wife, First Lady Lorena Castillo de Varela, to Palacio Real in Madrid, Spain.
On Monday, September 8, 2014, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge officially opened the new Dickson Poon University of Oxford China Centre Building at St. Hugh’s College in Oxford, England.
According to Clarence House the “…building will, for the first time, bring together academics drawn from across a range of disciplines, who have common research and teaching interests related to China.
His Royal Highness met members of St Hugh’s College staff, students and friends of the College before being shown around the China Centre building. Once inside the new facilities, The Duke was introduced to designers and building contractors who worked on the project, as well as donors, including Mr Dickson Poon, and academics.
A traditional Chinese ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the courtyard before The Duke of Cambridge met members of the public during a brief walkabout.”
Also, during today’s opening the prince spoke to the press about the news that he will be father for the second time.
Please click here to view photos from today’s opening.
On Monday, September 8, 2014, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales attended the “…Invictus Games training sessions for competing nations in Dagenham, England.” During his visit the 29-year-old royal spoke to Sky News regarding the news that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her second child.
Basically, he’s thrilled to be an uncle again.
Please click here and here to view photos from today’s training session in Dagenham.
On Monday, September 8, 2014, Buckingham Palace announced that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child together.
In the press release, Buckingham Palace also announced that:
“As with her first pregnancy, The Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Her Royal Highness will no longer accompany The Duke of Cambridge on their planned engagement in Oxford today. The Duchess of Cambridge is being treated by doctors at Kensington Palace.”