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How other royal engagements have been announced over the years

Now that the dust has settled a bit with the news that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry in May 2018, we take a look back at how some other royal engagements have been announced over the years. Belgium: In September 1999, the Belgian Royal Palace announced that then-Prince Philippe was engaged to fellow Belgian speech therapist Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz. It came as a surprise…
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Norway

The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In…
European RoyalsRomania

King Michael of Romania has died at the age of 96

Romania’s King Michael, who had recently been diagnosed with cancer, has died at the age of 96 in Switzerland. Last year, the former King was admitted to a clinic in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he received constant treatment after being in a severe stare of physical weakness, according to a statement released by His Majesty’s press office. KING MICHAEL I OF ROMANIA BY EMANUEL STOICA VIA…
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Sweden

Princess Madeleine faces criticism for clothing choice

Last Friday, Princess Madeleine joined her family to attend the christening of her godson and nephew Prince Gabriel. Princess Madeleine has been criticised by animal rights activists for her choice of clothing for the baptism. On Friday, Prince Gabriel of Sweden, son of…
Sweden

Prince Gabriel of Sweden's christening photos released

The Swedish Royal Court released the official photos from Prince Gabriel’s christening, which took place on Friday, 1 December at the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The four images, taken by Erika Gerdemark, feature the young royal with his parents, grandparents, aunts and godparents. Erika Gerdemark / Kungahuset.se Erika Gerdemark / Kungahuset.se Erika Gerdemark / Kungahuset.se His…
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Norway

Who is Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway?

On the occasion of Prince Sverre Magnus’s birthday today, 3 December, we take a look back at the young Prince’s life. His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus was born 3 December 2005 in Oslo. When he was born, he was 52 centimetres long and weighed 3.944 grams. The…
Denmark

Princess Marie gives interview to LGBTQ magazine 'Out & About' for World AIDS Day

Yesterday, Danish LGBTQ magazine ‘Out & About’ revealed the cover of their December issue. Princess Marie, as Patron of AIDS-Fondet, gave an interview to the magazine on the occasion of World AIDS Day. About being Patron of AIDS-Fondet, Princess Marie said ‘This is a very important cause. HIV is a virus that has killed millions of people worldwide and still affects many…
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