News Archive October 2007

October 31, 2007. Crown Prince Willem and Crown Princess Maxima of the Netherlands are enchanted by the sights and hospitality of Bhutan.
Hello! article
Princess Alexia of Greece presented her new daughter Amelia Morales.
Hello! article
Queen Elizabeth II presided over a lavish welcome to Saudi King Abdullah.
Hello! article

October 30, 2007. Queen Elizabeth II welcomed King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom for a state visit.
BBC News article and pictures

October 29, 2007. The world's youngest king welcomed the heir to the Dutch throne and his wife to Bhutan.
Hello! article
Europe's youngest royal parent, Prince Louis of Luxembourg, and his wife Tessy were all smiles at the baptism of their second child Noah de Nassau.
Hello! article
Sometime Royalty contributor Anthony Bailey married Princess Marie-Therese von Hohenberg, a descendant of the Archduke whose assassination triggered World War I, in Salzburg.
Hello! article

October 26, 2007. The King of Saudi Arabia is building a new graduate research institution expected to be a relatively free center of learning and inquiry.
New York Times article

October 25, 2007. The Prince of Wales launched a new forest conservation initiative.
Telegraph article

October 21, 2007. Thailand is preparing to celebrate its beloved king's 80th birthday with jubilation.
New York Times [Travel] article
A new ITV drama potraying a fictional royal family has not amused supporters of the real one.
Telegraph article

October 20, 2007. Japan's occasionally troubled Empress Michiko hopes her daughter-in-law Crown Princess Masako will recover from her own stress-related illness.
Khaleej Times article

October 19, 2007. A budget item has prompted speculation in Sweden as to which of the king's three children are likely to marry first.
Yahoo! News article
A new TV serial challenges dominant negative Egyptian views of King Farouk.
Gulfnews article
Prince William enjoyed a game of football with children and teens in Newcastle.
Telegraph article

October 16, 2007. Journalist Jeremy Paxman used to be opposed to the monarchy, but writing On Royalty changed his mind.
Express interview
As the 90th anniversary of the fall of the Czech monarchy approaches, monarchism is growing in Bohemia.
Aktualne article
The Italian royal family attended the opening of the Royal Palace of Venaria in Turin.
Hello! article
The Prince of Wales and his bodyguards stopped to help an injured biker on their way to Balmoral.
BBC News article

October 15, 2007. The Queen's official composer has written her a new Christmas carol.
BBC News article
Anxious Thais gathered outside the hospital where their King is being treated.
Telegraph article

October 14, 2007. Georgians continue to discuss the monarchical option.
Trend news agency article
Prince Philip and his late former daughter-in-law had a much better relationship than often alleged.
Telegraph article
Kate Middleton joined Prince Charles for hunting at Balmoral.
Telegraph article

October 12, 2007. Visiting Ottawa, Prince Edward emphasized the monarchy's personal link with Canadian troops.
Globe and Mail article article
The Queen paid tribute to service personnel killed since World War II as she dedicated a new memorial.
Telegraph article
Prince William and Kate Middleton flew to Scotland to spend the weekend at Balmoral.
Telegraph article
Skeptics in Georgia distanced themselves from talk of monarchical restoration.
Eurasia Net article

October 11, 2007. The restoration of the former royal palace of the Savoys is the culmination of Turin's ambitions to become a popular tourist destination.
Washington Post article
While still popular with most Spaniards, the Spanish monarchy can no longer count on the deference it once commanded.
Boston Globe article

October 10, 2007. Lady Katherine Brandram (1913-2007)
Scotsman obituary
Prince Albert II outlined his visit for Monaco in London.
Spectator profile
Prince William will serve on attachment with the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy next year.
Telegraph article
BBC News article

October 9, 2007. Newly knighted cricketer Ian Botham expressed his support of the monarchy and contempt for republicans.
Guardian interview
The Georgian parliament is set to begin discussions about restoring the monarchy.
RIA Novosti article
Princess Martha Louise of Norway arrived at North Dakota's Scandinavian festival.
PR Inside article

October 8, 2007. Walter Moore, American Monarchist (1950-2007)
Keyser Mineral Daily News-Tribune obituary
The head of Georgia's Orthodox Church called for the restoration of the monarchy, with which opposition parties agree.
Georgia Times articles: 1, 2
Civil Georgia article
Pictures of Prince Harry snorting vodka in Africa appalled alcohol experts.
News of the World article

October 6, 2007. Elections which were to have decided the fate of Nepal's monarchy on November 22 have been postponed indefinitely.
New York Times article
The BBC One controller resigned over the misleading documentary about the Queen's photo shoot.
Telegraph articles
Prince William complained angrily about being followed by paparazzi after leaving a club with Kate Middleton.
BBC News article
Telegraph article

October 5, 2007. Crown Prince Philippe and Crown Princess Mathilde of Belgium announced that they are expecting their fourth child.
Hello! article

October 4, 2007. Lady Katherine Brandram (formerly Princess Katherine of Greece), the last surviving great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, died Tuesday at 94.
Telegraph obituary
Times obituary
Monaco's Prince Albert II hopes to attract more young wealthy people to his aging principality.
Telegraph interview

October 3, 2007. Denmark's Prince Joachim announced his engagement to Marie Cavallier.
Hello! article
Responding to recent republican criticism, King Juan Carlos defended his role as Spain's head of state.
Telegraph article (This was the last article ever e-mailed by Walter Moore.)
BBC News article

October 2, 2007. The government of Nepal plans to reduce King Gyanendra's guards following his controversial visit to a temple.
Reuters article
Sharif Ali bin Hussein reflected on the British and American occupations of Iraq.
AFP article
Former King Simeon II of Bulgaria and his sister filed a lawsuit to regain royal property.
Novinite article

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