Norway

Queen Sonja comments on King Harald's health

There was great interest in Queen Sonja’s visit to Lillehammer on Friday. It was unclear in the morning hours whether the Queen would attend the event as planned following the hospitalisation of King Harald. Finally, the county governor of Innlandet made a statement that the Royal Court confirmed that the visit would continue, without the King present. This was the first time anyone in…
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Norway

King Harald V of Norway taken to hospital

Norway’s monarch, King Harald V, has been rushed to the largest hospital in Norway on Friday morning. Harald, who is 83, was taken to the National Hospital in Oslo by ambulance on Friday morning. It is not known, as yet, what is wrong with the King. The Royal Court has stated that the King is on sick leave and according to protocol, the Crown Prince is put in as regent of Norway. The…
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Denmark

Prince Joachim promoted to Brigadier General

Prince Joachim of Denmark has been promoted to the military rank of Brigadier General. The event happened in a small ceremony in the Royal Danish Embassy in Paris on September 21st 2020. It was Ambassador Michael Starbæk Christensen who presented the Prince with the…
Sweden

Prince Daniel praises the work of Swedish energy giant

Prince Daniel of Sweden has attended a major anniversary for one of Sweden’s largest and most important producers of electricity and research on energy. In a visit on September 21st 2020, the prince helped mark the 120th anniversary of ABB’s operations in Ludvika and the Hitachi ABB Power Grid joint venture ceremony. Hitachi ABB Power Grids is one of the country’s biggest…
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Romania

Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Crown, voted as Romania’s most influential woman

Last week the Romanian Forbes Woman 2020 Gala was supposed to be held in Bucharest. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, the event was cancelled. Nevertheless “Romanian Forbes Woman” announced the winner of this year’s prize as most influential woman. As in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Her Majesty Margareta, the Custodian of the Romanian Crown won the prize for 2020. That is the fifth year in…
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