Norway

Crown Prince Haakon to hike Refugee Route

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will walk parts of the Norwegian Refugee Route to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Norway following the German occupation. His Royal Highness will walk parts of the Refugee Route from Oslo to the Swedish border from 26 to 28 August. The trip aims to shed light on the history of the liberation. The Refugee Route is a route about ten miles long…
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Norway

King Harald contributes to a new book about himself

A new special book about King Harald will be published this autumn, and the King of Norway himself contributed much to the upcoming book. Former newspaper-editor Harald Stanghelle is the author of the book, and beforehand, he had not thought that the King would want to be…
Spain

Catalonia's parliament passes non binding bill condemning Spain's monarchy

On Friday last week, Catalonia’s regional parliament in Barcelona passed a motion condemning the monarchy in the wake of Spain’s former king Juan Carlos going in exile. The bill will have no practical significance and is to be regarded mostly as a political move in the struggle for Catalan independence. The passing of the bill takes place at the same time as polling’s show that…
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Sweden

Prince Carl Philip opens photo exhibition

The summer is in full swing but the Swedish Royal Family is getting back to work. This week, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden attended the digital opening of the nature photo exhibition “Royal National City Park – 25 Years”. The exhibition, with 28 curated…
Sweden

Inside the last will and testament of a groundbreaking princess

The details of the last will of the late Princess Lilian of Sweden are once again being debated by the country’s press. And the details show that siblings Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine were treated very differently by their aunt when it came to inheritance. Princess Lilian died in 2013, at the age of 97, in her home, Villa Solbacken on Djurgården in…
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Serbia

Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia launches new online education project

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia and her foundation launched a brand new and free online education project with support from LINKgroup which provides ITAcademy courses to children without parental care. Thanks to Her Royal Highness young people aged 11 to 22 can attend different one-month online courses using the unique LINK Distance Learning system, in various fields such…
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