Royal News

First special event for Denmark's royals in week of history

It’s a big week for the Danish royal family as it prepares for the first abdication of a monarch in six centuries. But before that moment of history, there’s the small matter of a prince and princess becoming teenagers. Yes, with just days to go until they become King and Queen of Denmark, Frederik and Mary have also seen their two youngest children reach those teenage…
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Sweden

The princess who wore blue to say 'I do' at a royal wedding decades in the making

It’s one of my all time favourite royal wedding dresses and just a glimpse of it can make me feel ever so slightly emotional. For not only was the pale blue gown worn by a lass called Lilian from Swansea on a cold, December day in 1976 a masterclass in elegance and chic, it was also the wedding dress of a princess decades in the making. It’s now forty four years since Prince Bertil of…
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Abdication of Queen Margrethe II

Denmark's Prime Minister speaks of shock in country at abdication of Queen Margrethe

Denmark’s Prime Minister has spoken of the shock felt by some in the country at the announcement that Queen Margrethe is to abdicate. The Danish queen said she would stand aside in her traditional New Year’s Eve address and set the date of her abdication for January 14th 2024 when her elder son will succeed as Frederik X. Denmark’s PM’s New Year’s Day address…
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Abdication of Queen Margrethe II

First details of abdication of Margrethe II revealed

The first details of how the reign of Queen Margrethe II will end have been revealed. The Queen of Denmark announced she will abdicate during her New Year’s Eve speech and confirmed she will step aside on January 14th 2024, the 52nd anniversary of her accession. She will be succeeded immediately by her elder son who will become Frederik X of Denmark. Now, the Danish government has…
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