Sweden

A new prince for Sweden less than 48 hours after the Royal Wedding

It’s a week that the Swedish Royal Family will never forget. Early this afternoon, Princess Madeleine gave birth to a son. His arrival comes less than 48 hours after her brother, Prince Carl Philip, married Sofia Hellqvist in Stockholm. Princess Madeleine and her husband, Chris O’Neill, have welcomed a son just hours after attending the Royal Wedding of her brother, Prince Carl Philip…
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Sweden

Sweden is ready for the Royal Wedding of the year

In just a few hours time, the royal wedding of the year takes place in Stockholm. The only son of the King and Queen of Sweden, Prince Carl Philip, marries Sofia Hellqvist this afternoon. Prince Carl Philip of Sweden marries Sofia Hellqvist later today in Stockholm The ceremony will take place in the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace in the Swedish capital. It will begin around 4.30pm local time…
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The Queen

The Queen marks 200 years of service by the Gurkhas

The Queen, accompanied by other senior members of the Royal Family, has attended a special pageant in London to mark the 200 years of service that the Gurkhas have given to the Crown. The Sultan of Brunei was also present at the event which took place in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. The open air pageant, organized by the Gurkha Welfare Trust, chronicled the two centuries of Gurkha…
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History

The French government intervenes in planned sale of historic royal items

The monarchy in France has been confined to the history books for many years now but that hasn’t stopped the country’s government intervening to stop artefacts linked to its royal past being auctioned and possibly ending up overseas. The French Culture Minister has ensured that three items due to be sold by descendants of the former ruling house of France can’t now go under the hammer…
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