The Queen

David Beckham: ''Queen is Number One Leader''

Former England and Manchester United legend David Beckham has described the Queen as the ‘number one leader’. Speaking in ‘Our Queen at 90’, an ITV documentary that marks the Queen’s 90th birthday, the 40-years-old said that when looking up to a role model, the monarch is the best example to follow. ‘’We all look for role models, we all look for leaders. I’m privileged and…
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Sweden

Princess Madeleine of Sweden Hosts a Fairytale Party for Seriously Ill Children

On Monday 22 February Princess Madeleine of Sweden hosted a fairytale party for seriously ill children in Stockholm’s royal palace. The party was planned together with a non-profit organisation called My Special Day (Min Stora Dag in Swedish) that makes dreams come true for children and young people with serious illnesses. The organisation arranges many different events to respond to the…
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European RoyalsSweden

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden Accept Christmas Trees

Since the late 1960s, the Forestry Programme at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has donated Christmas trees to the Swedish royal family. The trees are brought to the castle in Stockholm by voluntary students of the university and accepted by members of the royal family. The tradition has been going on for so long that Nordmann firs are known more commonly as “the…
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Spain

King and Queen of Spain to Be Featured on a Limited Edition Coin

On Monday, 16 November, it was announced by the Royal Mint of Spain that King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain are to be featured on a limited edition coin. The profiles of the royal couple are to appear on one side of the coin while Miguel Cervantes’ legendary folklore hero, Don Quixote is to be featured on the alternate side. King Felipe was crowned in June of 2014 after the abdication…
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