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Man arrested over allegations of threats against Queen Margrethe and King Carl XVI Gustaf

The Danish Police has announced that, earlier this week, they carried out a raid on the house of a Muslim man living in Copenhagen after his wife reported she feared that the man was planning an attack on the Danish or Swedish monarch. Danish Police arrested the 33-year-old man who will remain in custody for ten days so that they can investigate the case. During questioning, the man has…
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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…
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Sweden's king recalls order of chivalry from the man who allegedly sexually harassed Crown Princess Victoria

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden has decided to recall the order of chivalry from Jean-Claude Arnault, it was announced. This is the man who brought the Swedish Academia in its worst ever crisis following the “Me Too”-campaign in Sweden. In April 2018, he was also accused of sexually harassing Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria. Three anonymous witnesses told the Swedish…
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The christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

With the christening of Princess Adrienne of Sweden, the third child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, later this morning, we are taking a look back at the christenings of her grandfather, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.  King Carl XVI Gustaf was born…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf celebrates birthday in Stockholm

On Sunday, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrated his 71st birthday in Stockholm in the traditional way. The flags waved throughout the country, a 21-gun salute was fired from fortresses across Sweden, and the Royal Family participated in a celebration in the…
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70 years since King Carl Gustaf tragically lost his father

Yesterday, it was 70 years ago that King Carl Gustaf of Sweden lost his father in a tragic accident. The tragic accident happened when the King was only nine months old. His father, who was Crown Prince of Sweden and heir to the Swedish throne, died in a plane crash on 26 January 1947. The accident happened at Kastrup Airport outside Copenhagen in Denmark. Crown Prince Gustav Adolf was travelling…
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