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Denmark's main royal residence, Amalienborg Palace, increases terror preparedness

The Danish royal residence of Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen will soon be closed to all car traffic as part of moves to reduce the threat of a terror attack. The Danish news-agency “Ritzau” confirmed the details from Copenhagen City Council and the Danish Royal Court. The move means that cars will no longer be able to drive into Amalienborg Palace square, according to the Royal Court.
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Denmark

Queen Margrethe visits Germany

Queen Margrethe of Denmark is currently on a four-day-long visit to the northern parts of Germany. The Danish monarch is touring the German state of Schleswig-Holstein and the Danish minority in South Schleswig. She is travelling on the Royal yacht Dannebrog which sailed into Flensburg Harbour on Tuesday. Queen Margrethe told the Danish press upon her arrival in Germany: “That so many born…
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Norway

Taking a look at the presents Princess Ingrid Alexandra received for her confirmation

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway was confirmed in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace in Oslo on Saturday. Guests from all over Norway and Europe gathered to celebrate the Princess. And of course, they brought with them presents. Let us take a closer look at what the future Norwegian Queen received on her big day. The gift that has attracted much attention was the gift…
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Norway

Norway's government gives Princess Ingrid Alexandra a nature reserve

Earlier this week Royal Central reported that King Harald and Queen Sonja’s special confirmation gift to Princess Ingrid Alexandra was a Norwegian national costume, also called a “bunad”. The costume is a reconstructed women’s bunad from the 1880s. The Princess has chosen elements for the costume, and Her Majesty the Queen has taken an active part in the project. Today, the Norwegian…
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