Sweden

King Carl Gustaf reacts to the death of Professor Sara Danius - the first woman to head the Swedish Academy

King Carl XVI Gustaf has reacted to the news that Professor Sara Danius has died at the age of 57. Professor Danius was a well-known Swedish scientist, style icon, feminist and former Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. On Saturday morning, the Professor’s family announced the news of her passing. Professor Danius died surrounded by her family from breast cancer. In a…
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Belgium

Queen Mathilde to promote music on national television

Queen Mathilde of Belgium will feature in a new programme about music for eight weeks on national television. In the programme, Her Majesty will receive young musicians at the Royal Palace and hear them play their instrument. Her Majesty Queen Mathilde has never hidden away her passion for music. As Honorary-President, she often attends the various sessions of the prestigious Queen Elisabeth…
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Features

Prince Gabriël of Belgium quits hockey

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde’s oldest son, Prince Gabriël has decided to quit hockey. The 16-year-old Prince of the Belgians is said to be very talented. It has, however, become impossible for the young man to combine his school work with his demanding…
Belgium

King Philippe of Belgium modernises Coat of Arms

King Philippe has made some changes to the Coat of Arms of the Belgian Royal Family. His Majesty also introduced a Coat of Arms for his father King Albert II, and Princess Elisabeth has now her own Coat of Arms. For the first time in over 100 years, a Belgian monarch has changed the Coat of Arms of the Royal House. King Philippe has signed a new Royal Decree in which the changes to the Coat of…
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Belgium

The highlights of the Belgian National Day

The Belgian Royal Family marked Belgium’s National Day on Sunday, and all eyes were directed towards Princess Elisabeth and her uncle, Prince Laurent. On Sunday, Belgium celebrated its National Day. On the 21st of July, the country commemorates the investiture of King…
Sweden

Princess Sofia accompanies Crown Princess Victoria on her last hike

Princess Sofia of Sweden has joined her sister-in-law Crown Princess Victoria on the last hike through the Swedish landscapes. The Princess showed Crown Princess Victoria around the province she grew up in. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has concluded her tour of hikes through the Swedish landscape with a final walk through Dalarna, central Sweden. In the Autumn of 2017, the Crown Princess…
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