Denmark

New book on Crown Princess Mary to be released

A new book, written in Danish, is due to be released on 1 November about Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and her charitable endeavours. The 200-page book entitled, Mary – Princess of the Heart has been written by Helle Bygum in collaboration with those who have worked with the Crown Princess on the Mary Fund, the Danish Refugee Council, and the Danish Heart Foundation. Her foundation, the…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon embroiled in scandal

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is embroiled in a scandal in Norway. Allegedly, he rented out five flats that had been deemed unsafe to live in on his official estate, Skaugum. According to The Sunday Times, the heir to the Norwegian throne was ordered to remove petrol that…
Denmark

Crown Princess Mary's words of support for other bereaved children and adults are heard worldwide

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was just 26-years-old when her mother, Henrietta Norton passed away from a heart condition on 20 November 1997. She recently comforted a 15-year-old girl named Mads Knudsen Topp, who lost her father three years ago. Mads has been receiving help from the Children, Youth and Mourning organisation, which focuses on giving advice to children who have lost  a parent…
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Denmark

Queen Margrethe authors book about Denmark's history

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has written a book entitled The Deepest Roots (De  Dybest Rødder in Danish) to be published in Denmark on 27 October. It was written in cooperation with Danish author and journalist, Thomas Larsen. Her Majesty has written the…
The Netherlands

Queen Máxima returns home to Argentina for UN Inclusive Finance

Queen Máxima has returned to her home country of Argentina for the first time in her role as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance. Her Majesty was in the Argentinian capital city of Buenos Aires for her two-day trip. The Dutch Royal House said in a press release, “She will speak about the government’s plans to develop a national strategy…
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Spain

Spanish royals commemorate National Day

The 12th of October is the National Day holiday, or Fiesta Nacional de España, in Spain. It is held each year on this date to commemorate Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on behalf of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in 1492. Eugene Delacroix painting…
International royals

King of Thailand in unstable condition

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, who is also known as King Rama IX, is in unstable condition, according to the palace in a statement released late Sunday. The King had been receiving hemodialysis treatment. King Bhumibol Adulyadej is widely revered and news on his…
Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia visit Germany for Official State Visit

From 5 October to 8 October, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden made an official State Visit to Germany. German-born Queen Silvia seemed happy to return again to her home country when they arrived at Berlin’s Tegel Airport on the morning of 5 October. They were received by  German Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Head of Protocol Jürgen Christian Mertens and Sweden’s…
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