Sweden

Happy Birthday, Princess Madeleine! – 38 facts about the Swedish royal on her birthday

On 10 June 1982, Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden was born. To celebrate her 38th birthday here are 38 facts on the Swedish royal: 1. Madeleine admitted in an interview onSkavlanthat 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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Sweden

Princess Madeleine sends National Day wishes from Florida

Princess Madeleine and her three children, Princesses Leonore and Adrienne and Prince Nicolas, have wished everyone a happy Swedish National Day from their home in Florida. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Madeleine and her family were not able to travel from the United States to Sweden to mark National Day. On Facebook and Instagram, she said: “We wish everyone a nice National…
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Crown Princess Victoria gives virtual tours of the Royal Palace in Stockholm

With National Day in Sweden looking slightly different than normal, Crown Princess Victoria has instead been giving virtual tours of the Royal Palace in Stockholm. Normally, the Royal Palace opens to the public on this day and is free to visit. National Day is held annually on 6 June with the royals attending numerous events throughout Stockholm. A member of the family usually opens the…
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Protests turn violent outside Stockholm Palace

Throughout this week, there have been several days with protests just outside the Royal Palace in Stockholm which have turned violent. Protesters have clashed with the police outside the palace in connection with the demonstration against racism and police violence following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The Stockholm Police Department had allowed the organisers to gather with a…
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