Sweden

Crown Princess Couple of Sweden visit RFSL

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden visited the RFSL (Riksförbundet for the rights of homosexuals, bisexuals, transgender people, queer and intersex persons) on Wednesday to learn more about the work it does and activities it has for LGBTQ people. The organisation works to allow LGBTQ people to have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else in society. Sara…
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Norway

King Harald of Norway discharged from hospital

His Majesty King Harald of Norway has been discharged from hospital after a week of treatment. The Royal Court in Oslo announced on Wednesday morning that the king, who is 82, has now returned home. Crown Prince Haakon will remain as regent of Norway for another week. A…
Sweden

Princess Christina of Sweden's son to divorce

The eldest son of Princess Christina of Sweden and the nephew and godson of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Gustaf Magnuson has separated from his model wife, Vicky Andrén, with whom he shares one child, a daughter, after six years of marriage. The couple announced to Swedish…
Norway

Ari Behn's parents reveal details of their son's last days and death

This week has seen more details shared about the death of Ari Behn, Princess Martha’s former husband who took his life on Christmas Day. On Monday, the Norwegian Royal Family issued the following statement: “The royal family thanks everyone, both at home and abroad, who have sent them happy Christmas and New Year greetings. A special thank you to the ones that have sent condolences and…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon: "My father is on the road to recovery"

In connection with Crown Prince Haakon’s visit to the refugee aid headquarters in Oslo, it was announced on short notice that the Crown Prince would meet the press. The Crown Prince met a huge press corps at 3 P.M. local time. The Crown Prince said: “I thank you for your thoughtfulness. The king is in recovery, we expect him to be home from the hospital during this week. After the…
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FeaturesNorway

Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Astrid and Johan Martin Ferner

When the leading princess of a royal court marries, it’s usually a grand affair with tiaras, sparkle and endless celebrations. But when Astrid, then the de facto first lady of Norway, said her ‘I dos’ in 1961, it was a low key affair that changed the rules of royal romance. Her marriage to Johan Martin Ferner was controversial but the fact that it took place at all signalled a…
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