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Swedish Royal Family has secret room at Stockholm train station

While walking through Stockholm Central Station, you would not notice that there is a secret room where the Swedish Royal Family and their close friends and family are able to wait in private before boarding their train. The room, accessible through a side entrance, has been dubbed one of Sweden’s most secret rooms. It does not get as much use as it used to, as the Royal Family rarely now…
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Crown Princess Victoria and her children accept Christmas trees

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and her five-year-old daughter, Princess Estelle and one-year-old son, Prince Oscar accepted the several Christmas trees from the Royal College of Forestry’s student union yesterday morning at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. This is a ceremony that takes place each year. Prince Oscar was seen shaking hands with some of the students and posed later with his…
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Princess Madeleine faces criticism for clothing choice

Last Friday, Princess Madeleine joined her family to attend the christening of her godson and nephew Prince Gabriel. Princess Madeleine has been criticised by animal rights activists for her choice of clothing for the baptism. On Friday, Prince Gabriel of Sweden, son of…
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King of Sweden says he would have liked to have been a farmer

In a new interview with Swedish publication Aftonbladet, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf, has revealed that he would have loved to become a farmer if he had not been born to be king of Sweden. A dedicated lover of the great outdoors, the king spoke of his particular fondness for the forests around Stenhammar Castle, outside Flen, which has been leased by the royal household from the state. He…
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Sweden's Prince Gabriel christened

At noon local time in Sweden, His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel, the second son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, was christened into the Church of Sweden in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The christening was airedlive on SVT and will remain on…
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Prince Gabriel of Sweden's godparents announced

The Swedish Royal Court has announced Prince Gabriel’s godparents ahead of his christening tomorrow in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. As expected, his paternal aunt, Princess Madeleine and maternal aunt, Sara Hellqvist were on the list. The other godparents selected by Gabriel’s parents, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, were Oscar Kylberg, Carolina Pihls and Thomas de…
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