Monaco

Monaco Stamp Office releases new stamps to mark 5th anniversary of Princess Charlene Foundation

Two new stamps have been released by the Monaco Stamp Office to mark the fifth anniversary of thePrincess Charlene of Monaco Foundation. Of the two stamps, one has a face value of 0,71€ (£0.60 or $0.75), and the other has a value of 0,85€ (£0.82 or $0.90). Both images on the stamps feature Her Serene Highness teaching children water safety and swimming. According to the Princess…
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Sweden

Tearful Crown Princess Victoria visits site of Stockholm terror attack

A tearful Crown Princess Victoria, accompanied by her husband Prince Daniel, visited the site of the terror attack in Stockholm yesterday morning saying, “There is a tremendous sadness.” She brought red roses that she laid down in tribute, and she briefly spoke to the assembled media after standing for a moment of silence at the memorial that has formed to the victims. An emotional…
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Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf addresses the nation after attack

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf addressed the Swedish people yesterday afternoon after the terror attack in Stockholm on Friday. He and Queen Silvia had been in Brazil for official events but flew back after they were told about the attack. After arriving back in Sweden, he…
Sweden

Royals react to Stockholm terror attack

On Saturday, after the terror attack in central Stockholm, Sweden, on Friday, royals have released statements condemning the attack and expressing their sympathy with the Swedish people. The attack occurred around 3 pm Swedish time when a lorry was hijacked and mowed…
Denmark

Princess Marie of Denmark receives highest French order

Her Royal Highness, Princess Marie of Denmark was awarded the highest French honour, the Légion d’Honneur (Order of the Legion of Honour) yesterday at the French Ambassador’s Residence in Copenhagen. She was made a Grand Officer, which is just one degree lower than Grand Cross. Prince Joachim was present at the French Ambassador’s Residence when his wife received the honour…
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Norway

Princess Märtha Louise opens up about motherhood

Her Highness Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has opened up about motherhood in a new interview with the Norwegian women’s magazine, Kvinner og Klær (KK); her colleague, Elisabeth Nordeng was also interviewed. They had both just returned from India for a retreat…
FeaturesNorway

The love of King Harald and Queen Sonja

As Norway prepares to celebrate the 80th birthdays of Their Majesties the King and Queen, I thought the story of King Harald and Queen Sonja’s relationship was worth sharing with our readers. Prince Harald was born on 21 February 1937 in the royal residence, Skaugum. His parents were the then Crown Prince (later King) Olav and Crown Princess Märtha (of Sweden). The future Norwegian…
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