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41st birthday celebrations of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden takes place

Sweden and the Swedish Royal Family celebrated the 41st birthday of Crown Princess Victoria yesterday at Solliden Palace and Borgholm’s sports venue. Each year Victoriadagen (Victoria Day) is observed in Sweden in honour of their future monarch. As is tradition, the day kicked off with the festivities at Solliden Palace. Crown Princess Victoria greeted the assembled crowds and received…
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Spanish, Swedish and Dutch royals attend the Volvo Ocean Race

Royals from three nations gathered in The Hague in the Netherlands to attend the Volvo Ocean Race this past weekend. Swedish Prince Carl Philip, Dutch King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Infanta Elena of Spain and her father, King Juan Carlos of Spain were all present during the events. King Juan Carlos waved off the seven participating teams in October, when the Volvo Ocean Race started in…
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New photo as Prince Nicolas of Sweden turns three

Prince Nicolas of Sweden, the second child and only son of Princess Madeleine and her American-British husband Chris O’Neill, celebrates his third birthday today. Following tradition, a new photo was released this morning by the Royal Court of Sweden. The picture was…
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The royal touch at the World Cup Final

The World Cup is about to get underway in Russia with the England squad now at their training camp with royal backing after the Duke of Cambridge visited them ahead of their departure for the competition. We know there will be no Windsor representation in the VIP stands this time around, but royals and the contest have a long history. Three European monarchs have done the honours and handed over…
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Happy Birthday, Princess Madeleine! - 36 facts about the Swedish royal on her birthday

On 10 June 1982, Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden was born. To celebrate her 36th birthday here are 36 facts on the Swedish royal: 1. Madeleine recently admitted in an interview on Skavlan that she is naturally a shy person, but she is “working on it.” 2. When she and her husband, Chris lived in New York City, they would sometimes speak in German to one another to keep…
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