Royal Week in Review – February 28, 2009

Biggest Story of the Week
Heir to Swedish throne to marry commoner boyfriend (link expired)

Royal Photos of the Week
Engagement of Crown Princess Victoria

A Royal Statue Revealed
Queen Mother memorial unveiled (link expired)

Living in Royal Luxury
No hard times for Zulu king

A Glimpse of the Past
Nepal’s former royal palace opened to the public (link expired)

For more (a lot more) royal news, photos, and videos, visit the News page.

Queen Mother memorial to be unveiled

The official British monarchy site reports that Queen Elizabeth II will unveil a memorial statue of her mother, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, at midday on Tuesday, February 24 on the Mall in London.

Prince Philip; Prince Charles; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; and princes William and Harry are all scheduled to attend the ceremony.

The Queen Mother died in 2002 at the age of 101.