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Swedish Royal Family participates in National Day

The Swedish Royal Family took part in various events throughout Sweden for National Day yesterday on 6 June. King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill all took part in the various festivities. The morning began with Prince Carl Philip opening the Royal Palace of…
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Who is Princess Désirée of Sweden?

Princess Désirée of Sweden is the elder sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. She was born on 2 June 1938 at Haga Palace, a royal residence on the outskirts of Stockholm as the third child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of…
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Scandinavian monarchs celebrate Finland's 100th anniversary

On Thursday, Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden participated in the celebrations of Finland’s 100th anniversary as an independent nation in Helsinki, Finland. The Danish and Norwegian guests travelled on their royal yachts, “Norge” and…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf celebrates birthday in Stockholm

On Sunday, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrated his 71st birthday in Stockholm in the traditional way. The flags waved throughout the country, a 21-gun salute was fired from fortresses across Sweden, and the Royal Family participated in a celebration in the courtyard of the Royal Palace in the Swedish capital. Many gathered at the Royal Palace to celebrate the King turning…
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Tearful Crown Princess Victoria visits site of Stockholm terror attack

A tearful Crown Princess Victoria, accompanied by her husband Prince Daniel, visited the site of the terror attack in Stockholm yesterday morning saying, “There is a tremendous sadness.” She brought red roses that she laid down in tribute, and she briefly spoke to the assembled media after standing for a moment of silence at the memorial that has formed to the victims. An emotional…
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