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King Felipe VI visits Operations Command to thank Spain's Armed Forces for help with the coronavirus crisis

King Felipe VI honoured the efforts of Spain’s Armed Forces to keep the nation safe from Covid-19 on Friday when he visited Operations Command at Retamares Base in Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid. The Spanish king, wearing army fatigues, a mask, and gloves, was accompanied by the Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles and the Chief of Defense Staff, General of the Air, Miguel Ángel…
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Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel thank Swedish troops for their work battling coronavirus

The Crown Princess Couple visited the field hospital at the Stockholm Fair in Älvsjö Thursday to see the incredible work being done by the Swedish Armed Forces in their efforts to add more hospital beds to the city. The troops are working day and night to complete the hospital space, which was requested by the National Board of Health and Welfare, by this upcoming Monday. During their…
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Charity Spotlight: Queen Mathilde Fund

Focusing on vulnerable young people in Belgium is the main goal of the Queen Mathilde Fund, which was created from the donations received as gifts for the wedding of the King (then Prince Philippe) and Queen Mathilde (then known as Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz). The Fund is managed by the King Baudouin Foundation and “supports exceptional initiatives in Belgium, which are…
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Swedish Crown Princess Couple visit Norrbotten

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visited Norrbotten, the country’s northernmost county, this week to meet with local people and see “the challenges but also the opportunities that exist and the importance of cooperation across the border with Finland.” Their two-day trip started Monday night with a dinner hosted by Norrbotten County Governor Björn O. Nilsson and his…
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