Denmark

Denmark's new king attends parliamentary reception on first full day of reign

The King and Queen of Denmark have attended a reception at the country’s parliament as a brand new reign gets under way. On a snowy morning in Copenhagen, King Frederik X and Queen Mary arrived at the parliament where Queen Margrethe was waiting to greet them. Their Majesties were welcomed by dignitaries as well as family members on this first official event of the reign of Frederik…
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Denmark

The sun sets on the reign of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

The sun has set across Denmark on the final full day of the reign of Queen Margrethe II. As evening fell on January 13th 2024, the only monarch that most of the Danish population have ever known was making the final preparations for her abdication. Margrethe II gives up the throne on January 14th 2024, the 52nd anniversary of her accession. By the time the sun sets on that day of history her…
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British Royals

How Charles III discovered he was king

Charles III found out he was King in a simple but heartbreaking way. The Monarch wasn’t with his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, when she died. He had spent a long time with her on the afternoon of her death but had gone out for a walk to allow his sister, Princess…
Abdication of Queen Margrethe II

The sweet celebration of a new reign in Denmark that follows in a regal tradition

His face smiles from lamp posts and banners around the country he will soon reign while his new role has been discussed endlessly in newspapers and on TV and radio but one tradition has really shown the soon to be King Frederik of Denmark that his reign is imminent. Copenhagen’s most famous patisserie has created a cake in his honour. The Conditori La Glace in  Skoubogade in the Danish…
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