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Princess Madeleine worried about increase in online abuse of children

Princess Madeleine of Sweden has shared a heartfelt message on her worries about children who are abused and sexually exploited during the COVID-19 pandemic. As many people are encouraged to stay home, there is a significant increase in sexual abuse of children online. King Carl XVI Gustaf’s daughter Princess Madeleine used her social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram to raise…
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Princess Sofia visits her charity 'Project Playground'

Princess Sofia of Sweden has recently arrived back in Sweden after a visit to the charity she co-founded, Project Playground, in Cape Town, South Africa. As Honorary Chair, the Princess remains actively involved in the non-profit organisation. It has been a while since Princess Sofia of Sweden had undertaken an official engagement or visit. Two weeks ago, the Princess was last seen on an outing…
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All the times the Swedish Royal Family teamed up with Min Stora Dag

It has become a tradition for the Swedish Royal Family to grant wishes of children who have been confronted with life-threatening diseases by hosting them at the Royal Palace. On these occasions, the Swedish royals have teamed up with the charity ‘Min Stora Dag’ (My Big Day). Here’s an overview of all the wishes granted by the Bernadottes. On Thursday, Crown Princess Victoria…
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Belgium

Delphine Boël's road to recognition

In a very unexpected statement, King Albert II of Belgium admitted that he is indeed the father of Delphine Boël. The statement has made an end to a seven-year-long legal battle between father and daughter. But who exactly is Delphine Boël? And how come King Albert II has…
The Netherlands

Man sentenced to community service for offending Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

A 63-year old Dutchman has been sentenced to 40 hours of community service for offending Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The Dutch law criminalises insults directed at the King or Queen. In October 2019, a Dutchman was talking with some people on the street in Utrecht. After one of these people were fined by the police for committing a crime, the 63-year old man began to insult Her Majesty…
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