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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia share special photos to mark their fifth wedding anniversary

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia celebrate their 5th wedding anniversary with a behind the scenes glimpse of their special day. To mark the occasion the Duke and Duchess of Värmland shared some exclusive images from the day they exchanged vows. On June 13th 2015, Sweden witnessed the union of King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s only son, Prince Carl Philip and his Swedish…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit reveals her new hobby

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has revealed some new hobbies she’s taken up since the coronavirus pandemic took hold. The Norwegian Crown Princess did so in two posts on her Instagram. On Sunday, the Crown Princess revealed her first new pastime. In the form…

June's Jewels: Spain's Best Pearls

Asturias Fleur-de-Lys Tiara Embed from Getty Images Queen Letizia is reported to have received this tiara as a fifth anniversary present from her husband, King Felipe, but didn’t wear it in public until 2015 when she chose it for Queen Margrethe II’s 75th birthday celebrations. The main piece, a diamond fleur-de-lys, is detachable and was worn as a brooch on several occasions, though…
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A royal gun and the inquiry into the murder of Sweden’s Prime Minister

Swedish police have named the man they believe killed Olof Palme, the country’s Prime Minister, who was assassinated in 1986. Mr Palme, who served twice as Premier of Sweden, was shot on February 28th 1986. Swedish police now believe long time suspect Stig Folke Wilhelm Engström, also known as The Skandia Man, was responsible for the murder of the country’s Prime Minister. Stig…
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King Harald back at work at the Royal Palace

King Harald of Norway is back at work at the Royal Palace in Oslo. He has given an audience in honour to this year’s recipients of the awards handed out by the Royal Guard. The two awards “The Royal Guards watch” and “Brigadier Leif Schanche’s honour-award” were handed over in the presence of the King. The commander of the Royal Guard, Colonel Lieutenant Vegard Flom…
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