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First day of school for Danish royal twins

Last week, their first cousin, Princess Athena had her turn in the spotlight during a photo call at her home alongside her parents, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, ahead of her first day of school. Today, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine posed for the photographers outside of Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg ahead of their first day. Crown Princess Mary confirmed to the media…
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Crown Prince Frederik says he regrets the decision made by his father, Prince Henrik

Crown Prince Frederik has said that he regrets the decisions his father, Prince Henrik, has made. Speaking to the Danish press on Thursday, the Crown Prince said: “I only have to say that I’m really sorry for my father’s decision in a lot of areas. More can not be said about this case at present.” The Danish Royal Court controversially announced last week that the…
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Prince Henrik: "I am tired of the debate about my funeral"

Prince Henrik of Denmark has broken the silence and is now speaking to the press about his decision not to be buried with his wife, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. On Thursday of last week, the Danish Royal Court confirmed that Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, did not wish to be buried in Roskilde Cathedral – creating a lot of attention and anger throughout the…
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Danish people do not support Prince Henrik's announcement

When the Royal Danish House announced late last week that Prince Henrik did not wish to be buried next to his wife, Queen Margrethe, he drew global condemnation, and a poll of Danish television viewers echoed this sentiment. According to TV2, 54 percent of respondents were…
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Prince Henrik of Denmark - an embarrassment to constitutional monarchy

Charlie Proctor offers his opinion on why Prince Henrik of Denmark needs to stop behaving so petulantly when it comes to his title. Prince Henrik of Denmark has made the headlines yet again after the Danish Royal Court announced on Thursday that he refuses to be buried alongside his wife, Queen Margrethe, over nothing more than a case of sour grapes. The 83-year-old Prince is not happy that he is…
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