Norway

Crown Prince Haakon celebrates 50 years of business relations with Qatar

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended on Monday a ceremony in the Qatari capital of Doha to celebrate 50 years of business cooperation between Norway and Qatar. The Crown Prince was accompanied by Norway’s Minister of Commerce, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen. The Crown Prince and Minister of Industry also met representatives of the authorities in Qatar. Among the many prominent…
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Monaco

Ninety Years of Grace: a star is born

As we continue our series celebrating what would have been Princess Grace’s 90th birthday, we take a look at her Hollywood career as she became a star. Grace’s first acting role came on Broadway where she had a part in Strindberg’s The Father while…
DenmarkFeatures

Princess Marie 'is really all-in for the cause' says cookbook author in interview

Last week, Princess Marie attended the official launch event of the “Food with Respect” cookbook in Copenhagen. Princess Marie took part in the book by writing the foreword and sharing four of her own recipes but a new interview with the author of the cookbook and founder of the Stop Wasting Food Movement, Selina Juul reveals that the Princess was heavily involved in the creation…
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FeaturesMonaco

The first American Princess of Monaco

American by birth, hugely popular and credited with helping turn Monaco from a forgotten principality into a European hotspot – but this isn’t the story of Grace Kelly. Almost seven decades before her famous marriage to Prince Rainier III, another US born…
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Princesses of Monaco: Ippolita Trivulzio

Ippolita Trivulzio holds the distinction of being the first woman to hold the title of Princess of Monaco. Today, we are continuing our series by taking a look at the first princess consort in Monaco. Ippolita Trivulzio was born in 1600 in Palazzo Trivulzio, Duchy of Milan (what is today Italy), as the only daughter and younger child of Carlo Emanuele Teodoro Trivulzio, Count of Melzo and…
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Denmark

Crown Prince Couple of Denmark to visit Poland

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark are set to visit Poland on 25 November as part of the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Denmark and Poland. Polish President Andrzej Duda invited the…
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Norway’s Crown Prince Couple possibly involved in Norwegian-Russian spy exchange

Norway’s Crown Prince Couple, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, reportedly could have been involved in an ongoing spy case that has affected Norwegian-Russian relations. This was reported by Norwegian state television NRK on Thursday evening. The case began in December 2017 when the Norwegian spy Frode Berg was arrested in Russia. The FSB, who arrested him, believed he was…
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