Norway

Crown Prince Haakon: “We must protect the ocean”

In light rain, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon opened Tuesday the Nor-Fishing 2018 fair in Trondheim. “Fortunately, we have a tent,” said a happy Crown Prince to the press when he arrived. The Nor-Fishing fair has, since 1960, been an important national and international meeting place for the fisheries industry. Today, it is one of the most significant fisheries technology exhibitions…
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Sweden

Swedish Crown Princess Couple visit Estonia

Yesterday, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden visited Estonia together with her husband, Prince Daniel. During their daylong visit, the royals were accompanied by Estonia’s President Kersti Kaljulaid. The occasion of the trip is to pay respect to the country’s…
Sweden

The King and Queen of Sweden attend a seminar on King Karl Johan

On Thursday afternoon, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden attended a seminar at Ørebro Castle in Sweden in connection with the 200th anniversary of King Karl Johan’s ascension to the throne. This year marks 200 years since Karl Johan became King of Sweden and Norway, and founded the Royal House of Bernadotte which is still on the throne in Sweden. The…
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Norway

Extraordinary Council of State held in Oslo

An extraordinary Council of State was held today in Norway following the political crisis that has occurred. The meeting was announced just a few hours before it was held in the Council of State Hall at the Royal Palace in Oslo. His Majesty King Harald was present, along…
Norway

Norwegian royals visit Svalbard

The summer holiday for the Norwegian Royal Family is now almost over. Last week King Harald, Queen Sonja and Princess Astrid attended the funeral of former minister for foreign affairs Thorvald Stoltenberg. Following the funeral, large parts of the Norwegian Royal Family went on a week-long holiday on the Norwegian royal yacht “KS Norge”. At the end of their royal cruise, Their Majesties The…
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Sweden

Who was King Karl IX of Sweden?

A not so well known Swedish monarch got international attention last Tuesday when two crowns and one orb from the Swedish royal regalia was stolen from Strängnäs Cathedral. The crown and the orb were the funeral regalia to King Karl IX and his wife, Queen Kristina. So, who…
Sweden

New findings in the pursuit of the stolen Swedish crown jewels

New findings have been made by the Swedish police in the pursuit of the stolen royal regalia. According to a source that has spoken to the Swedish newspaper Expressen, the police is undergoing an intensive search in the coastal area of Roslagen. Police spokesperson Kristian Agneklev cannot confirm or deny that the stolen objects have been found but told the paper: “We have had a good…
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