Sweden

King Carl Gustaf heavily criticized for his birthday present to himself

King Carl XVI Gustaf turned 74 years last week and spent the day at Stenhammars castle, where he is in voluntary quarantine with Queen Silvia. However, even though the day was moderately celebrated in a safe environment, the king is now being criticized by Swedish media for the gift he bought for himself in connection with his birthday. The King has paid 1.7 million Swedish crowns for a brand…
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Sweden's royals remember their country's missing queen

Crown Princess Victoria has paid a poignant visit to the grave of a royal relative to lead tributes to a missing Queen of Sweden. On the anniversary of the death of Crown Princess Margaret, her descendants remembered her with an arrangement of the flower she shared her name…
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New photos of the King of Sweden for his 74th birthday

Although he was unable to celebrate the occasion with the public as usual, King Carl Gustaf marked his 74th birthday with a series of new photos released by the royal court. In the photos, taken on 29 April at Stenhammar Palace in Sörmland, the King is dressed in tweed and posing amidst the rolling green countryside that surrounds the property. Queen Silvia joined him for two of the photos…
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Queen Silvia goes online for a royal tradition

A special royal tradition that sees the Swedish Royal Family give their support to children in need has had a very different look this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The annual event, which sees Queen Silvia welcome fundraisers to the Royal Palace in Stockholm…
Sweden

April Sparkle: Sweden's best diamonds

The Swedish ladies have a treasure trove of jewels to select from when deciding on what to wear to formal events. We are taking a look at just a few of their options: Bragança Tiara A favourite of Queen Silvia, she’s been seen in the Bragança Tiara on several occasions including Crown Princess Victoria’s 2010 wedding. It’s one of the largest in the Swedish royal…
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Prince Alexander of Sweden turns four

Sweden’s Prince Alexander is celebrating his fourth birthday today. The Prince is fifth in the line of succession to the Swedish throne. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the young royal will be celebrating with just his parents and younger brother, Prince…
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Princess Sofia trained to help coronavirus patients

Princess Sofia of Sweden has followed a three-day medical training emergency course to relieve the work of health care professionals who treat patients with coronavirus. The Princess is to start working at Sophiahemmet Hospital, of which she is Honorary Chair, soon. Princess Sofia of Sweden has not taken a break during the Easter holidays. The Princess has followed an online emergency course…
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