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A look at Scandinavia's royal Olympians

With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony tomorrow, let’s take a look at the Scandinavian royals and their connection to the Olympics. Although there haven’t been that many Scandinavian royal competitors, these families are very closely intertwined with the Olympics. Sweden There haven’t been any Swedish Royal Family members who’ve competed in the Olympics, but King Carl XVI…
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BREAKING NEWS: Prince Henrik admitted to hospital

His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Denmark Queen Margrethe II, is admitted to the hospital. This is confirmed by the Royal Court in a press release that was sent out Sunday evening. The statement said: “His Royal Highness Prince Henrik has been…
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Princess Marie hosts children in her home to teach them about food waste

Today, Princess Marie hosted ten children from Helsingor School in her home of Klampenborg to teach them about food waste. Together with Selina Juul, the founder of Stop Spild Af Mad, and TV chef Timm Vladimir, Princess Marie established a menu with simple products to show and teach them about the fight against food waste. These children are future consumers, and Princess Marie wanted to tell them…
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Denmark's Princess Elisabeth: "It's not easy to grow old"

Princess Elisabeth of Demark, first cousin of Queen Margrethe, recently gave an interview to Billed Bladet about her life. “It’s not easy to grow old,” said Princess Elisabeth. “For me, the worse is not that the health fails. The worst thing is missed by my dear and…
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Algeria's government surprised Queen Margrethe

Last year, Queen Margrethe of Denmark visited the African nation of Ghana. The official visit, which lasted for several days, had a special start that surprised both the Queen and the entire Danish delegation who were on their way to the former Danish colony. The visit to…
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Princess Marie meets the World Resources Institute's board in Washington D.C

Yesterday, Princess Marie was in Washington D.C to meet the World Resources Institute’s board to talk about Denmark’s fight against food waste. While in Washington D.C, Princess Marie met WRI’s President and CEO Andrew Steeler as well as the senior leadership, along with the Minister of Food and Environment Esben Lunde Larsen and the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Danish Embassy…
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Danish royals attend first New Year's reception

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, alongside Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie hosted New Year’s celebrations at their home, Amalienborg on the 1st of January. Queen Margrethe II hosted the party. She was not joined by her…
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Crown Princess Mary talks about the work of the Mary Foundation in new interview

In a new interview with Australian Women’s Weekly, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark talks about the work of her namesake foundation, The Mary Foundation, which celebrated its tenth anniversary earlier this year. About the first ten years of the organisation, Her Royal Highness said, “The last ten years have been a rewarding and challenging journey.” She continued by adding…
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