European RoyalsNorway

Crown Prince Haakon steps in for King Harald to welcome Italian President Mattarella on State Visit

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway perfectly stepped in his father’s shoes to host a State Visit from the Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, who arrived in Oslo accompanied by his daughter Laura.  The Italian President, Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani and the rest of the delegation landed on Wednesday, 10 May, and were welcomed, among others, by the Italian Ambassador to Norway and…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon comments on his father's health

It was announced on 8 May that King Harald of Norway was hospitalised with an infection. The Royal Court issued an update the following day saying that the King was still in hospital but recovering; however, he would be on sick leave for the rest of the week. As…
Sweden

Queen Silvia takes part in conference for young people with dementia - and shares her personal experience

Queen Silvia of Sweden took part in a conference of Nordic countries centred around dementia.  Her Majesty took part in the last of two days of the conference, which spanned between 8 and 9 May in Stockholm.  The Queen listened to a summary discussion on the topics that the conference touched upon over the two days, before offering a speech, in which she said, in part: “There are many of…
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Luxembourg

New photos released as Prince Charles of Luxembourg turns three

Several new images have been released for Prince Charles of Luxembourg’s third birthday by the Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg. The future monarch is seen in the images with his parents, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie, as well as his newborn baby brother, Prince Francois, who was born on 27 March. © Maison du Grand-Duc / Kary Barthelmey ©…
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Spain

Princess Leonor to begin military training in August

The Princess of Asturias is set to begin her military education in mid-August. Princess Leonor will enter the General Military Academy of Zaragoza on 17 August to start her training in the Spanish Armed Forces. Leonor will join the academy after graduating from the…
Spain

King Felipe hands out law prizes in Madrid's newest rights centre

Without even taking a break after returning from London, where he attended the Coronation of King Charles III, King Felipe of Spain took part in a ceremony during which he awarded the World Peace & Justice Prize and the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Honour Medals on behalf of the World Jurist Association and the World Law Foundation.  His Majesty arrived at the Rule of Law Digital Centre Madrid on…
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