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 with the entire Norwegian government. His Majesty the King has now officially, in consultation with his son, approved that Prime…
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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…
European Royals

Crown Prince Leka: "Kosovo and Albania should be united under a monarchy"

In an interview with the Albanian newspaper Diell, Crown Prince Leka II says that he thinks, the best solution for Kosovo and Albania would be to unite under a re-established Albanian monarchy. The Crown Prince points out that ever since the royal family returned from their life in exile, their task has been to take down barriers between the Albanians and promote the unification of the Albanian…
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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…
DenmarkOther

Prince Nikolai starts his two-year military education

Prince Nikolai of Denmark started his two-year education in the Royal Danish Army’s Sergeant School on Thursday. The Prince was enrolled in the school following the strict admission test that is required to enter the military program. He was among 145 new students that passed this very physical test and can now start his military career During his first day of military school, the Prince was…
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Sweden

Swedish police raid two locations following the theft of royal regalia

The Swedish police confirmed on Wednesday morning that they raided two locations following the royal regalia theft that occurred Tuesday evening. Two different areas in the towns of Tynnelsö and Morraröfjärden were targeted. The raids happened late Tuesday evening after the police received several tips from the public. There is now a substantial police presence with boats and helicopters being…
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