Norway

King Harald approves new Justice Minister following the arrest of former minister’s partner

In an ordinary council of state this morning at the Royal Palace in Oslo, King Harald of Norway approved a new temporary minister of justice. The appointment took place following the arrest of the partner of the incumbent justice minister. The Minister of Justice, Tor Mikkel Wara, has not formally resigned but has been granted a leave of absence for an indefinite time. The King has accepted the…
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Spain

The remains of Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, could soon be moved

The remains of Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia and Anjou could soon be moved to the Pantheon of the Princes at El Escorial. The body of the Infante, son of King Alfonso XIII and a great uncle of King Felipe VI of Spain, has rested at El Escorial since 1985 but recent announcements seem to indicate that it could soon be transferred to the Pantheon, the final resting place of princes, princesses and…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon's surgery was successful

Yesterday it was announced by the royal court that  Crown Prince Haakon of Norway had to undergo surgery. Now, the Royal Court has confirmed to Norwegian media that the operation was successful. “The surgical procedure has gone fine”, said communication manager at the…
InterviewsSerbia

EXCLUSIVE: Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia talks charity work in interview with Royal Central

EXCLUSIVE On Thursday of last week, Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia held a gala dinner in London to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Crown Princess Katherine’s charity organisation, Lifeline. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander was gracious enough to take the time from the celebration to talk to Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent, Oskar…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon to undergo surgery

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is to undergo surgery this morning. The news was announced at 10:15 am Norwegian time in a short press release from the royal court in Oslo. The statement is as follows: “His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will today, on…
Spain

King Felipe’s nephew involved in anti-government protest in Madrid

Spanish media report that the 20-year-old nephew of the Spanish King, Felipe de Marichalar y Borbón, has been in involved in the ongoing protest against the Spanish government in Madrid. Don Felipe de Marichalar y Borbón is the elder child and only son of Infanta Elena of Spain and Don Jaime de Marichalar. Felipe is fourth in the line of succession to the Spanish throne, after his mother. Don…
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