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Luxembourg's heir makes a special promise in the presence of a king

Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg has become head of his country’s Scout movement, following in the footsteps of his beloved grandfather, Jean, who died earlier this year. And Guillaume took his promise in the presence of the Honourary Chairman of the World Scout Foundation, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. The Swedish monarch joined around 3000 Scouts from across Luxembourg as…
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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 King and Queen were welcomed by representatives from Lessebo Municipality and Lessebo Paper. The royal couple had a guided…
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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 and one of his godfathers. He was known for negotiating the release of tens of thousands of prisoners at German concentration…
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Swedish Royal Family attends Opening of Parliament

On 10 September, the Swedish Royal Family attended the annual Opening of Parliament in Stockholm. Only Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill were absent as they stayed in Florida where they currently live. Traditionally, the Royal Family wears black and white outfits to honour the black and white court dresses that the ladies used to wear to the opening session. The family first attended a…
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