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Scandinavian heirs to throne bond over weekend in Sweden

The Crown Princess Family of Sweden and Crown Prince Family of Norway bonded last weekend in Gotland, Sweden. Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and their elder child, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, travelled to Gotland in Sweden to spend time with Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her husband, Prince Daniel and their two children, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar.
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History Spotlight: The accession of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf ascended to the Swedish throne on 15 September 1973 (coincidentally, the same day his future son-in-law, Daniel Westling, was born) at the age of 27. He became the King of Sweden after the death of his grandfather, King Gustaf VI Adolf. He was at his grandfather’s deathbed in Helsingborg and returned to Stockholm as the new monarch on 16 September. On 19 September…
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Crown Princess Victoria presented with Swedish Woman of the Year Award by her aunt

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has been named the Swedish Woman of the Year, and she had a special presentation of the honour. Victoria’s beloved paternal aunt, Princess Christina, was on hand to present her niece with the award on Thursday at Millesgården on Lidingö. SWEA International, the largest non-profit Swedish promoting organisation outside Sweden and association for Swedish…
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The royals who have visited Ground Zero to pay their respects

As it has been 20 years since the United States suffered the worst terrorist attack in their history that changed the world, we are taking a look at how the royals of the world have paid tribute to the lives lost and the heroes of September 11, 2001. Many of the world’s royals who have visited New York have travelled to Ground Zero – the location where the Twin Towers once stood…
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