Sweden

Prince Carl Philip and his design business release new home collection for Stelton

Bernadotte & Kylberg, the design duo run by Prince Carl Philip and his friend Oscar Kylberg, have launched a new homeware collection for Scandanavian brand Stelton. The Prince has always had a creative eye, as an alumnus of Rhode Island School of Design and Forsberg’s, a Stockholm advertising, graphic design and copywriting school. In 2012 he put this talent to use, partnering with…
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Features

Mamma Mia! The ABBA princess?

ABBA might be Swedish pop royalty, but did you know one of their members is actual royalty? It turns out one of their founders and lead singers, Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad, is in fact Princess Anni-Frid Synni of Reuss, Countess of Plauen. So how did she get…
European Royals

Liechtenstein celebrates 300th birthday

Liechtenstein’s royal family raised a glass with their people Thursday to mark the principality’s 300th birthday, holding a party in the gardens of Schloss Vaduz Castle. Average citizens enjoyed beers alongside the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein, Prince…
British RoyalsHistoryInterests

The Crown's Helena Bonham Carter and her "scary" Princess Margaret encounter

The highly-anticipated new series of Netflix’s hit programme The Crown finally has a release date, with an all-new cast appearing on screens November 17, including Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret. And it turns out, the actress has had an interesting run-in with the princess herself. In Entertainment Weekly’s new cover story about the show, Bonham Carter shared that the…
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Sweden

Queen Silvia and IKEA team up to provide housing for dementia patients

Queen Silvia has leant her support – and her name – to a new affordable housing scheme for those suffering from memory loss. The SilviaBo project will make housing safe and accessible for dementia patients in Sweden and is part of BoKlok, a partnership between IKEA and Swedish construction company Skanska. The two companies joined forces in the 1990s to create affordable…
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The Cambridges

Duke of Cambridge launches 'Heads Up' at the showpiece start to the English football season

The Duke of Cambridge wants football fans to change the game on mental fitness, introducing a new initiative called ‘Heads Up’ in a video message to attendees of Sunday’s 2019 Community Shield. The season-long campaign, which was announced at a press conference in May, is a partnership with the Football Association and The Royal Foundation’s ‘Heads Together&#8217…
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