Sweden

Sweden’s Princess Madeleine gets rid of her New York apartment

Princess Madeleine of Sweden can cross New York City off her list of residences, as she sold her Upper East Side apartment last week. Princess Madeleine purchased the apartment in 2013, the same year she married her husband, British-American businessman Christopher O’Neill. The Princess moved to New York in 2010, where she began working for her mother, Queen Silvia’s World Childhood Foundation…
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Prince Daniel does the Mannequin Challenge

The Mannequin challenge is taking over the internet. The challenge, which involves a group of people who stop in the middle of a movement, while a camera sweeps through the room. Prince Daniel of Sweden had now joined the trend. Last Wednesday afternoon during a meeting with…
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Prince Daniel gives exclusive interview

Prince Daniel (P: Bengt Nyman via Wiki Commons) Prince Daniel has given a rare and exclusive interview to the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. The Prince invited the journalist to his home Haga Palace, or Haga Slott, near Stockholm. Daniel gave an interview to talk about health, family life and the non-profit organisation GEN-PEP that he founded with Crown Princess Victoria. Prince Daniel mainly…
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Some Swedish lawmakers want to abolish the monarchy

Swedish media, Expressen and Nyheter 24, have reported that several top Swedish lawmakers want to abolish the monarchy and turn the castles into museums. Politicians from the Centre Party, Social Democrats, Left Party, Green Party, and Liberal Party have filed a joint motion in the Swedish Parliament, the Riksdag. The reason given by the members of these parties is that they want Sweden to be a…
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Autumn greetings from Swedish Royal Kids

For a long time now, the Swedish Royal Family has accustomed us to sweet moments shared on social media. Often we are presented with new official photos, but also very spontaneous and unexpected pictures of the newest members of the family. Recently with the arrival of the…
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In the beginning: The Bernadotte dynasty

In this edition of “In the beginning”, we focuson the Bernadotte dynasty which currently rules over Sweden. The Bernadotte’s first began ruling over the Kingdom of Sweden in 1818 with King Karl XIV Johan (also called King Charles XIV John), who was also the…
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Princess Madeleine opens up about passion for protecting children

Princess Madeleine of Sweden spoke toPeople Magazineabout her passion for protecting children, especially since she is now a mother of two. While in New York City last week for meetings with the United Nations, the Swedish royalattended panel discussions on the rights of children. TheSustainable Development Goals regarding ending sexual violence against children were a…
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