Foreign Royals

  • Sweden’s Prince Carl Philip announces engagement

    by - Jun 27, 2014
    Prince Carl Philip of Sweden is engaged to marry his long-term girlfriend in Sweden in the summer of next year, the Swedish royal court announced. The 35-year-old prince, son of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden,...
  • Felipe becomes King of Spain

    by - Jun 18, 2014
    Prince Felipe has acceded to the Spanish throne after the abdication of his father, King Juan Carlos, came into effect. Felipe, who is now HM King Felipe VI of Spain, comes to the Spanish throne just over...
  • A christening for Sweden’s Princess Leonore

    by - Jun 6, 2014
    Princess Madeleine of Sweden, 31, and her husband, Christopher O’Neill, a New-York-based financier, arrived in Stockholm early Tuesday in anticipation of their daughter Leonore’s christening on 8 June. The cherub-cheeked three-month-old, who is fifth in line...
  • Why The Queen is about to get a new, very distant royal cousin

    by - Jun 3, 2014
    The news that Princess Charlene is expecting her first child came as a bit of a surprise to European royal watchers.  The birth of this latest royal baby, at the end of 2014, will give Monaco...
  • King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate

    by - Jun 2, 2014
    King Juan Carlos I of Spain is set to abdicate after a region spanning over 4 decades, the Spanish Prime Minister has announced. The Spanish PM, Mariano Rajoy, has confirmed that Prince Felipe, Prince of Asturias...
  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O’Neill’s daughter’s name revealed

    by - Feb 26, 2014
    Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O’Neill’s daughter’s name has been revealed as Princess Leonore Lilian Mariah During a cabinet meeting held at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on Wednesday afternoon, King Carl XVI Gustaf announced...
  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O’Neill share first photo of baby daughter

    by - Feb 23, 2014
    Princess Madeleine of Sweden and husband Chris O’Neill have shared the first photo of their baby daughter. The new proud parents posted a photo on the official Facebook page for the Swedish Royal Family with the...
  • Sweden’s royal newlyweds expecting their first child

    by - Sep 4, 2013
    A royal playmate is on the way for Prince George… In the wake of the excitement over three royal weddings last weekend, royal admirers were treated to more good news, courtesy of the Swedish Royal Court…...
  • Three royal weddings and a birthday

    by - Sep 4, 2013
    Basking in the exhilaration of Prince George’s recent nativity, royal watchers everywhere were treated to more blissful news this weekend as three royal couples were given their fairytale “happily ever after”. Prince Rahim finds a princess...
  • Dutch Prince Friso dies after one and a half years in a coma

    by - Aug 12, 2013
    Nearly a year and a half after falling into a coma after a skiing accident in Austria, Prince Friso of The Netherlands has died aged 44 officials confirmed. In July, Prince Friso was transferred from a...