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There have been disquieting reports about the running of the Grand Ducal Court and Household in Luxembourg, with a high turnover in staff, staff unhappiness, lack of internal and external communication from the Household, and blurred lines surrounding official and personal funds and functions in the palace.  A report called the Waringo Report (named for the retired Civil Servant who authored it) on the finances and running of the Grand Ducal court was commissioned by the Prime Minister.  While it has not yet been officially released it is believed to be scathing, with particular ire directed at Grand Duchess Maria Theresa.  It is alleged that one third of the Grand Ducal staff have (a total of about 30 people) have resigned from their positions just since 2015 and the Grand Duchess is being blamed for creating a hostile work environment.  It is suspected that the Court Marshal Lucien Weiler or the Chief of Staff Michel Heintz may have been responsible for alerting the Prime Minister of the situation, leading to the commissioning of the Waringo Report.  The Grand Duke has issued a statement defending his wife.

https://today.rtl.lu/news/luxembourg/a/1457676.html

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/grand-duke-luxembourg-wife-defense-hostile-working-environment-claims-palace

https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1234044/royal-news-luxembourg-grand-duke-henri-scandal-grand-duchess-maria-teresa-royal-latest

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"God and history shall remember your judgment." (Quote from Emperor Haile Selassie I's speech to the League of Nations to plead for assistance against the Italian Invasion, 1936.)
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Luxembourg's public prosecutor has opened an investigation into reports of physical violence against staff working for the royal family, which a journalist disclosed in a radio interview over the weekend.  While details of who inflicted the alleged violence are scant at present, the charge is that staff members were punched.

https://luxtimes.lu/luxembourg/39736-prosecutor-probes-royals-after-reports-of-violence-against-staff

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The Lion of Judah hath prevailed.

Ethiopia stretches her hands unto God (Quote from Psalm 68 which served as the Imperial Motto of the Ethiopian Empire)

"God and history shall remember your judgment." (Quote from Emperor Haile Selassie I's speech to the League of Nations to plead for assistance against the Italian Invasion, 1936.)
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The Prime Minister of Luxembourg has indicated that there will be changes in how the Royal Household is run, and that Grand Duchess Maria Teresa will have no role in the running of it.  The Grand Duke has accepted the government's plan in principle.


https://royalcentral.co.uk/europe/luxembourg/luxembourgs-prime-minister-no-role-planned-for-the-grand-duchess-137187/

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The Lion of Judah hath prevailed.

Ethiopia stretches her hands unto God (Quote from Psalm 68 which served as the Imperial Motto of the Ethiopian Empire)

"God and history shall remember your judgment." (Quote from Emperor Haile Selassie I's speech to the League of Nations to plead for assistance against the Italian Invasion, 1936.)
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