Denmark

The story of the time Queen Margrethe refused to meet Donald Trump

Many were very surprised when US President Donald Trump cancelled his state visit to Denmark earlier this week, and a lot thought this was a huge insult to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe. A little less known story is that the President only retaliated with the same behaviour as the Queen did in the early 1990s. Then, it was Margrethe who cancelled a meeting with then businessman Trump because she did…
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Denmark

Queen Margrethe opens up about her father's death in new interview

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has talked about her father’s death in a new interview with the Danish magazine ALT. The Queen was only 31-years-old when the flags were hung at half-mast across the Kingdom of Denmark after her father, King Frederick IX, died on January 12, 1972. In the interview, Her Majesty spoke of the dramatic time, saying: “Dad became ill with…
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Features

King Harald prepares for governmental crisis due to road toll

His Majesty King Harald of Norway may need to accept the resignation of the Norwegian government and ask the leader of the opposition to form a new government sometime the next few weeks. This happens only a few weeks before Norway has its regional elections. The reason behind the new governmental crisis in Norway is due to a road toll. After several cities in Norway increased their road tolls…
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European Royals

Brandenburg's government wants to end Hohenzollern's claim for compensation

In July, Royal Central reported that the heirs of Kaiser Wilhelm II had launched their bid to reclaim art and palaces from the German state. Last week, the left-wing coalition, that governs in the German state of Brandenburg refused to pay any financial compensation to the Hohenzollerns because of their financial collaboration with the Nazi party. “They have been expropriated; they have no…
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