Queen Rania of Jordan says at the World Post Future Work Conference that there is nothing Islamic about the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS. The queen urges the international community to support the war against the group led by Muslims and Arabs. (x)
"My mother taught me to be independent and to trust in myself, and believe in myself. She made me think that whatever you set your mind to do, if you go after it, you can achieve it." - Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge finally visited the city of Cambridge for the first time since they received their titles. The day of engagements started with a reception at the University’s Senate House and a brief appearance at the Cambridge Guildhall’s balcony. Natural History Museum has a very special place in the heart of this nation. They met with students and staff, one of which was Kate’s father’s cousin Dr. Penny Barker. Prince William made a speech during which he spoke of the University’s merits, the pride he and Catherine feel about being associated with the city and of the time he visited with his brother: “My brother Harry and I were fortunate enough to come to Cambridge five years ago, when we spent a couple of days at Trinity. I have to say, it’s the closest Harry’s ever got to university.” The couple also went on a walkabout, during which William received a baby-gro which said “Daddy’s little Co-Pilot.” He said “I’ll keep that!”
5 March: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands inaugurated today the Maximakanaal, a canal that was named in honour to the Queen. This canal has a lenght of 9 kilometres and accompanies several other royalty-named canals in the city of Hertogenbosch, such as the Julianakanaal and the Beatrixkanaal.