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Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Chris O'Neill

After a broken engagement a few years earlier, Princess Madeleine of Sweden finally found the love of her life after fleeing to New York City to heal her broken heart. There, through mutual friends, she met American-British financier Christopher “Chris” O’Neill. They appeared for the first time in public together in January 2011 and the relationship might have stayed quiet for…
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Sweden

A look at Sweden's national costume worn by the ladies of the Royal Family

On 6 June each year, Sweden celebrates its National Day. First celebrated in 1916, it was then made a public holiday in 2004. The Swedish Royal Family always makes sure to publicly celebrate the holiday, and all of the women in the family wear the Sverigedräkten.  Embed from Getty Images Sverigedräkten are the folk dresses that Swedish women wear for National Day. Designed by Marta Palme…
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Taking a look at Villa Solbacken

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden’s home, Villa Solbacken, is a beautiful estate located along the outskirts of the KungligaDjurgården (“Royal Game Park”) in Stockholm.Djurgården has been owned the Swedish Royal Family since the…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Desiree of Sweden

It was a royal wedding with a recycled gown worn by a woman who gave up her royal status for love. When Princess Desiree of Sweden got married, she left her HRH status at the altar to be with the man she loved. Royal Wedding Rewind heads back to June 1964 for the wedding of Desiree and Baron Niclas Silfvershiold. The princess was the second of the four sisters of Carl Gustaf of Sweden to marry…
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Sweden

Queen Silvia of Sweden opens a webinar on doping and public health

Earlier this week, Queen Silvia of Sweden took part in a virtual roundtable discussion on the issue of doping and announced a new anti-doping and public health professorship. Also present at the seminar was Professor Arne Ljungqvist, one of the biggest names in Sweden’s fight against the doping phenomenon and one of the founders of WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, which supervises…
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