Serbia

Serbia’s royal family celebrates orthodox Christmas

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia celebrated this year’s Orthodox Christmas at the Royal Palace in Dedinje. They were joined by other family members of the Serbian Royal Family. Besides the members of the Serbian Royal Family, also present were the members of the Crown Council, members of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander’s Foundation…
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Denmark

Burglary at the Danish royal residence of Marselisborg Palace

In the early hours of Friday, a burglary took place at the Danish royal residence of Marselisborg Palace. The break-in at the royal residence was detected by a burglar-alarm which went off at 01.15 am on Friday. The alarm had a direct connection to the local police who mobilised all available crew and went to the palace.   The news was made public on Friday afternoon after police had concluded…
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Norway

Ari Behn's funeral held in Oslo

On Friday, the funeral took place for Ari Behn, the former husband of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, at Oslo Cathedral. Ari Behn died last week after taking his own life on Christmas Day aged 47. Many royals and members of the Behn family attended the funeral which…
Norway

Norway’s Prime Minister praises the Norwegian royals in her New Year’s speech

On the first day of the New Year, it is a tradition that Norway’s Prime Minister gives a New Year’s speech. This happens exactly one day following the speech of His Majesty King Harald. Both the King and the Prime Minister had to change and re-record their speeches following the suicide of Ari Behn, the former husband of Princess Märtha Louise. The Prime Minister highlighted suicide and…
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Norway

Queen Sonja cancels events following Ari Behn's death

According to the official program for Queen Sonja of Norway, the Queen should have opened a new art exhibition on Thursday of this week. The Queen’s participation in the opening has been announced for several weeks. Now, the Royal Court has removed this planned…
Norway

That time Crown Prince Haakon was almost kidnapped

Being kidnapped is perhaps a royal’s biggest nightmare. Fortunately, this has not happened in recent times. Still, many have made plans to kidnap royals, but they have fortunately failed. A rather unknown story of a kidnapping attempt was aimed at the then 26-year-old Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon in 1999. The kidnapping attempt was kept secret for a long time, and we still don’t…
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