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Swedish Royal Family "very happy" about new prince

The Swedish Royal Family is “very happy” with the news of their new family member. The third son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia was born yesterday morning at 11.19 am at Danderyd Hospital weighing 3220 grams and 49 centimetres. The Information Manager at the Royal Court, Margareta Thorgen, told Expressen that the Royal Family has been informed of the birth and are…
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Why Sweden's newest royal was born without an HRH

The newest member of the Swedish Royal Family was born today at Danderyd Hospital to Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia. The little prince is the first grandchild of King Carl XVI Gustaf to be born without the style of Royal Highness. While both of his brothers…
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Crown Princess Victoria welcomes international figure skaters to Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria recorded a welcome message ahead of the World Figure Skating Championships, which take place from 22-28 March in Stockholm. The Crown Princess, who has recently recovered from COVID-19, welcomed the competitors, who will be competing throughout the weekend at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. “I am so proud that our beautiful capital gets to host the World…
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Queen Silvia opens Sweden Against Drugs conference

Queen Silvia opened the Sweden Against Drugs virtual conference on Tuesday, telling attendees that every young person “has the right to a safe upbringing without abuse” as industries across the country work to prevent youth drug abuse. The Queen appeared via video…
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Queen Silvia performs first solo event after her fall at Drottningholm Palace

Queen Silvia of Sweden has inaugurated the Allergy Lift conference with a digital speech. This was the first event that the Queen performed on her own since an accident at Drottningholm Palace, where she fell and broke a bone in her arm. The digital conference Allergilyftet is organised by the Asthma and Allergy Association, of which the Queen is the patron. The Queen opened the conference, on…
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Sweden's Princess Birgitta returns to Spain

Since the beginning of the pandemic last year, Princess Birgitta has stayed in Sweden. Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Hohenzollern, the second oldest sister of the Swedish monarch King Carl XVI Gustaf, was prevented from going home to Spain. In an interview with the Swedish…
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Editorial picks: Our predictions for the names of Sweden's newest royal baby

While we are counting down until the newest royal baby in Sweden is born, the editors and staff at Royal Central thought it would be fun to have a guessing game on the baby’s name. The new baby will be the third child for Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia and is due at the end of this month/beginning of April. Brittani Barger, Deputy Editor I’m convinced that this baby is a…
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