Denmark

Princess Benedikte starts latest regency in Denmark by following long standing royal tradition

While several members of the Danish royal family are in Sweden to celebrate King Carl XVI Gustaf’s jubilee, it is Princess Benedikte who is regent. And the princess, sister of Queen Margrethe, has been carrying out some important engagements. One of the things the princess has done is to receive schoolchildren from the East Greenland town of Tasiilaq as well as schoolchildren from…
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Norway

Crown Princess Mette Marit on extended sick leave

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway is on sick leave for two weeks but may need further rest after that. The news was announced by the Norwegian Royal Court on September 13th 2023. The decision comes on the advice of the Crown Princess’ doctor. The Crown…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon visits flood-affected areas

Norway has been hit by the worst floods in over 20 years. Last week, King Harald and Queen Sonja visited flood victims in Eastern Norway. Now Crown Prince Haakon has also shown his support for those who have been evacuated and have lost their homes. The visit began meeting evacuees at the Klækken hotel. They were eating in the dining room when the Crown Prince arrived. Klækken is located…
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Norway

Purchase of Queen Sonja's art under strong criticism

Queen Sonja of Norway has sold more of her own art than ever before but now it’s brought some criticism. Over the summer, the Galleri Ullinsvin in Vågå municipality, owned by local authorities, has exhibited graphics and ceramics made by Queen Sonja. It has recently become known that this has been one of Queen Sonja’s most profitable exhibitions and Her Majesty has never sold…
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Norway

Man arrested by Norwegian Royal Guard

A man has been arrested near to the Royal Palace in Oslo. A video circulating on social media shows a confrontation between a man and several guards in front of the palace. In the video, guards seem to try to arrest the man, who resists. The guards eventually…
Denmark

Queen Margrethe reveals holiday plans abroad

Queen Margrethe of Denmark has unveiled her holiday plans abroad. The Queen has had a hectic few months undergoing back surgery a few months ago and the subsequent recovery. At the moment, the Danish monarch is at Gråsten Palace, which she usually resides at in the summer. Recent photos have also shown that she has had royal guests, including her sister Princess Benedikte. The Danish Royal…
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