Sweden

The loss of HRH: what Sweden's royal changes mean for five princes and princesses

The Swedish Royal Court has added further details to the announcement made on Monday that five of the grandchildren of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia are to lose their royal status. The Deputy Marshal of the Realm, Fredrik Wersäll, gave a press conference soon after the news was made public. He confirmed that the two sons of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia and the three children…
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Queen Silvia on Childhood celebrating its 20th anniversary: "It feels nice"

Queen Silvia has given an exclusive interview to Expressen, a Swedish newspaper, about the World Childhood Foundation that she founded 20 years ago. “Then,” Queen Silvia says, “it was very difficult to talk about these issues… No one wanted to listen and no one wanted to see these children who were so vulnerable. And also not see what happens to the internet and the dangers of the…
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Sweden

King and Queen of Sweden visit Lessebo

The King and Queen of Sweden visited the factory of “Handpappersbruket” in the small city of Lessebo to participate in the celebration of the paper factory’s 300th anniversary. The visit started when the royals arrived at the manor house in Lessebo. There, the…
Sweden

Swedish Crown Princess Couple celebrates Alingsås 400th anniversary

Yesterday, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel went to their duchy of Västergötland to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the city of Alingsås. King Gustav II Adolf issued city rights to Alingsåsin 1619. The Crown Princess Couple first toured the Kom Loss Fair which focuses on increased accessibility in increasing the opportunity for people to take part in leisure activities…
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King and Queen of Sweden open Folke Bernadotte Bridge

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden opened the Folke Bernadotte Bridge yesterday in Stockholm. The pedestrian bridge crosses the Djurgårdsbrunnsviken and connects Museum Park and Rosendal Palace. Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg was a cousin to the King…
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Princess Madeleine reveals she was having contractions during brother's wedding

In a new interview with Swedish magazine Mama, Princess Madeleine revealed that she was having contractions during her brother, Prince Carl Philip’s June 2015 wedding to Sofia Hellqvist (now Princess Sofia). Two days later, her son, Prince Nicolas was born. The Princess said she was having contractions all day and was three centimetres dilated all while wearing a tiara and gown to watch…
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