Norway

Norwegian mosque apologises to Crown Prince Haakon after three women refused handshake

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited the Al-Noor Islamic Centre last week to show support after the 10 August shooting attack on the mosque. Many people noticed that three women did not accept the Crown Prince’s outstretched hand as he attempted to greet them. The Bærum mosque shooting, or the Al-Noor Islamic Centre shooting, was an attack that occurred on 10 August 2019 at…
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Spain

El País accidentally announces the death of King Juan Carlos

Spain’s leading newspaper,El País, published the obituary of King Juan Carlos online albeit incredibly prematurely. In actual fact, the former King of Spain is alive and well and is recovering in hospital from major cardiac surgery. El País announced the King’s death 3:30pm due to “complications” during the heart operation which resulted in the 81-year-old having a…
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Norway

Royal Wedding Rewind: the Crown Prince and Princess of Norway

It was the first big royal wedding of the 21st century bringing kings, queens, princes and princesses together for a very modern monarchical marriage. The relationship between Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Mette-Marit Tjessme Hoiby had been under scrutiny from the moment it became public knowledge. But by the time they took their vows, in front of the ruling houses of Europe, their romance had…
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Spain

King Juan Carlos of Spain undergoes triple heart bypass

Doctors treating the former monarch of Spain, Juan Carlos I, say the major cardiac surgery he underwent this weekend has been a success. Juan Carlos had a triple bypass on Saturday at a private clinic in Madrid. King Felipe VI and his mother, Queen Sofia, arrived at the…
Sweden

Prince Carl Philip and his design business release new home collection for Stelton

Bernadotte & Kylberg, the design duo run by Prince Carl Philip and his friend Oscar Kylberg, have launched a new homeware collection for Scandanavian brand Stelton. The Prince has always had a creative eye, as an alumnus of Rhode Island School of Design and Forsberg’s, a Stockholm advertising, graphic design and copywriting school. In 2012 he put this talent to use, partnering with…
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