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Royal Wedding Rewind: Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist

When the news broke that Prince Carl Philip of Sweden was dating former reality show participant and model Sofia Hellqvist, a flood of criticism followed. Many doubted that this most unlikely romance would be sealed by marriage. Today, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia celebrate six years of marriage. In the summer of 2009, Prince Carl Philip met Sofia Hellqvist through mutual friends at a…
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How the Swedish royals celebrate National Day

On 6 June, Sweden celebrates its National Day or “Nationaldagen”. This is, of course, a significant day for the Swedish Royal Family as they step out in full force to join in the celebrations. Just like last year, this year’s National Day celebrations are…
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Crown Princess Victoria: Godmother of Europe

Crown Princess Victoria is often referred to as the ‘Godmother of Europe.’ She received this rather unusual nickname because she has 18 (yes, eighteen) godchildren. Crown Princess Victoria is one of Europe’s most popular royals. Every single year she is…
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King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia participate in Digital Action Lab

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden took part in the Global Child Forum’s Action Lab. Her Majesty the Queen officially opened the Digital Action Lab “Listening to the Change-Maker Generation” from her office at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. On Tuesday, both King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia called in to participate in the Digital Action Lab organised by the Global…
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From illegitimate daughter to Her Royal Highness - Princess Delphine’s road to recognition

Delphine Boël, the acknowledged illegitimate daughter of King Albert II of Belgium, has been granted the title of Princess of Belgium with the style of Her Royal Highness, her lawyer has confirmed. Her new official name will Delphine of Saxe-Coburg (van Saksen-Coburg). Her children Josephine (16) and Oscar (12) will also be recognised as Princess and Prince with the style of Their Royal…
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Crown Princess Victoria supports the Swedish Cancer Society's Pink Ribbon Campaign

For the twelfth year in a row, Crown Princess Victoria has been named the patron of the Pink Ribbon Campaign (Rosa Bandet-kampanj) organised by the Swedish Cancer Society. To launch the campaign, the Crown Princess was pictured wearing this year’s pink ribbon. This week, the Cancer Society launched the Pink Ribbon Campaign in Sweden. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden participated in the…
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