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Swedish royals host dinner for Nobel winners

Last evening, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden hosted a dinner for the Nobel Laureates at the Royal Palace of Stockholm alongside Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, and Princess Christina. The traditional black tie dinner is always hosted by the King the day after the Nobel prizes are awarded in Stockholm. The festivities last night began with…
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Princess Madeleine finishes children's book

It was announced last year that Princess Madeleine was authoring a children’s book. The Princess made the announcement in February 2017 in an interview with Sweden’s Expressen, but she stopped short of divulging any specific details about the book. Chief…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf hands out Nobel Prizes

King Carl XVI Gustaf has handed out the Nobel Prizes during a ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. The other members of the Swedish Royal Family were also in attendance. Each year on the 10th of December, King Carl XVI Gustaf hands out the Nobel Prizes, consisting of a…
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Princess Leonore of Sweden dances in The Nutcracker

Known for her vibrant energy, it is not a surprise that Princess Leonore of Sweden is involved in an activity to allow her to move and get out some energy.  On Thursday, her proud mother, Princess Madeleine posted an image of four-year-old Leonore performing ballet in The Nutcracker. Leonore was dressed in a white leotard and tutu and dancing around other young ballerinas.  On her…
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Princess Sofia celebrates 34th birthday with new photo

Happy Birthday to Princess Sofia of Sweden who celebrates her 34th birthday today. To mark the day, the Swedish Royal Court has released a new picture of the Princess. Princess Sofia of Sweden celebrates her 34th birthday today. This morning the Swedish Royal Court…
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King of Sweden sends condolence message to President Trump after California wildfires

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has sent his condolences to President Donald Trump after fires ravaged California. So far, 87 have been killed, and almost 500 are still missing. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, a total area of nearly 400 square miles have been destroyed. His Majesty remarked: “The Queen and I wish to express our most sincere condolences…
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Sweden’s Parliament Speaker previously planned to involve the King in establishing a new government

Yesterday, the Swedish media reported that the Speaker of the Swedish Parliament, the Riksdag, had a secret plan. Speaker of the Riksdag, Andreas Norlén wanted to involve King Carl XVI Gustaf in the current ongoing government crisis. His plan was that the King could appoint a new Prime Minister. Norlén, who represents Östergötland County, is an important member of the Swedish Moderate Party.
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