Royal News Roundup: Prince William Returns to Royal Duties, Mindy Kaling Pokes Fun at Prince Harry & More

Plus, Kate Middleton's brother shares rare photo of his son

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for April 16, 2024. 

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  • Prince William will return to his royal duties for the first time since taking a month-long hiatus in support of his wife, Kate Middleton
  • Kensington Palace confirmed that the Prince of Wales will step out for an official outing on Thursday to visit Surrey and West London.
  • King Frederik of Denmark released a heartfelt statement following the fire at the stock exchange in Copenhagen, which is located next to the Danish parliament building. 
  • The translated message reads, “The Queen and I would like to thank all those who, since early this morning, have ensured that no one has been injured, and who have fought to save as much as possible of both the building as well as the many cultural treasures and works of art that Børsen holds.”
  • Princess Diana’s brother, Charles Spencer, shared a video on Instagram of Tim the Peacock exploring the grounds at Althorp House.
  • King Felipe of Spain has honored Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands with the Royal Order of Isabella the Catholic, which is a Spanish civil order of chivalry that recognizes extraordinary service.
  • Princess Catherine’s brother, James Middleton, celebrated his birthday by sharing a rare photo of his son, Inigo. 
  • The caption read, “Matching bérets to celebrate my Birthday [balloon emoji] Surrounded by family, friends and of course my dogs.”

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