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 health is closely followed by those in Thailand. His Majesty was treated on Saturday and given hemodialysis, which cleanses the…
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Some Swedish lawmakers want to abolish the monarchy

Swedish media, Expressen and Nyheter 24, have reported that several top Swedish lawmakers want to abolish the monarchy and turn the castles into museums. Politicians from the Centre Party, Social Democrats, Left Party, Green Party, and Liberal Party have filed a joint motion…
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Special Heads Together event for World Mental Health Day being held by the Cambridges and Prince Harry

Kensington Palace has announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will celebrate World Mental Health Day at County Hall and The London Eye with Heads Together on Monday, 10 October. Kensington Palace has said that the theme for this year “focuses on the importance of psychological and mental health first aid for all.” During a reception for the charities that are…
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Saudi Princess flees Paris after ordering bodyguard to kill a man

Princess Hassa, the daughter of Saudi Arabian King Salman, has fled Paris, France, after allegedly ordering her bodyguard to kill a French painter and decorator. She has pleaded diplomatic immunity after telling her bodyguard, “You have to kill this dog, he doesn’t deserve to live.” The bodyguard was arrested in Paris last week and appeared before a judge on 1 October. He has yet to be…
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Crown Prince Couple of Denmark conclude trip to USA

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark have concluded their trip to the United States. They first travelled to Washington D.C. before moving on to Boston, Massachusetts. It was a packed four-day trip for Their Royal Highnesses as they led a Danish business…

In the beginning: The Bernadotte dynasty

In this edition of “In the beginning”, we focuson the Bernadotte dynasty which currently rules over Sweden. The Bernadotte’s first began ruling over the Kingdom of Sweden in 1818 with King Karl XIV Johan (also called King Charles XIV John), who was also the King of Norway during this time. He was born on 26 January 1763 in France as Jean Bernadotte. It was in 1810 that he was…
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