Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf releases statement on the crisis in the Swedish Academy

The King of Sweden, His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, is the highest patron of the Swedish Academy. As the institution is now experiencing one of its worst crisis in history, the King has involved himself in trying to help out. The crisis started in November of last year when the French-Swedish photographer and theatre director Jean-Claude Arnault was accused of sexual assault and harassment by several…
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Spain

Spain's King Juan Carlos returns home after surgery

King Juan Carlos of Spain has returned home from hospital after having surgery on his right knee last week. As he left the private Sanitas La Moraleja University Clinic yesterday, he was in good spirits and joked to the media, “I will not be able to run 100 metres…
European RoyalsNorway

Crown Prince Haakon to visit mining industry in Vestfold

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will travel to the county of Vestfold next Tuesday, 17 April, to visit member companies of Norsk Bergindustri. The Crown Prince’s visit to the Norwegian mineral industry association is in recognition of the groups 10th anniversary, which they are marking this year. Norsk Bergindustri is the primary industry association for the entire Norwegian…
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The Netherlands

Who is Princess Ariane of the Netherlands?

Princess Ariane was born on 10th April 2007 as the third daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The day following her birth, King Willem-Alexander was pictured holding her in his arms. The next month she was briefly admitted to hospital for a viral lung infection, and the Royal Family were touched by the over thirty thousand cards they received from well-wishers.
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Denmark

Crown Princess Mary opens WHO Conference

Yesterday, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has opened the World Health Organisation’s “Global Dialogue on Partnership for Sustainable Financing of Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) Prevention and Control” in central Copenhagen. Crown Princess Mary was welcomed…
Serbia

Crown Princess Katherine makes Easter visit to children’s hospitals

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia spent the day visiting children’s hospitals on Sunday to mark the  Easter holiday by the Julian calendar. This is a yearly tradition for Crown Princess Katherine where she visits sick children and gives them a selection of Easter treats, including cuddly toys, toy cars and sweets. Photo: Royal Palace Belgrade The Serbian Crown Princess was…
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