Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja leave for state visit to Chile

King Harald and Queen Sonja left Norway today. They are on their way to carry out a state visit to Chile. Crown Prince Haakon is, therefore, the acting regent of Norway until the King’s return. Although King Harald and Queen Sonja have already left Norway, they will not start their state visit to Chile until next week. The reason is to have a few days to relax before their hectic programme…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon to visit Tonga, Fiji and Samoa

On Wednesday afternoon, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway would visit the nations of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa. The visit will be carried out from 5 April to 11 April of this year. On his tour to the Pacific nations, His…
European Royals

Pretender of Georgian throne sued by former wife

The pretender to the Georgian throne, Prince David Bagrationi Mukhrani, has been sued by his former wife according to various media outlets, among them Aurasianet.org. The lawsuit is described as another part of the internal fight for power in the Georgian Royal Family. This is because two families are claiming the right to the title of King of Georgia. In 2009, Prince David Bagration married…
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Norway

Queen Sonja celebrates International Women's Day with Empowerment Breakfast

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway celebrated International Women’s Day in Oslo together with women from minority groups. The Queen attended a late breakfast in Oslo with the women. The so-called “Empowerment-breakfast” focussed on challenges faced by the women. During the breakfast, the women entertained the Queen. A song by Tseng Wei Ting was performed and Fakhra Salimi, head of the…
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European Royals

The Archduchess of Austria is to marry Belgian racing driver

The Archduchess of Austria and Royal Princess of Hungary, Bohemia and Croatia, Eleonore von Habsburg, is to marry the Belgian racing driver Jérôme d’Ambrosio. The news has been reported by various Austrian and monarchist media, but the plans have not currently been confirmed by the Austrian royal court or any member of the imperial Austrian family. There is, therefore, no date set for the…
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