Sweden

A modern take on royal weddings as Prince Carl Philip of Sweden weds Sofia Hellqvist

It was a very modern take on a traditional event. Prince Carl Philip of Sweden married Sofia Hellqvist in a ceremony in Stockholm on June 13th that mixed old with new to produce a royal wedding like no other. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden following their marriage in Stockholm on June 13th 2015 (photo Mattias Edwall and Kungahuset.se) The setting was the Royal Chapel at the Royal…
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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…
SwedenThe Wessexes

Royal guests head to Stockholm for the wedding of the year

Royalty from around Europe will gather in Sweden in June 13th for the Royal Wedding of the year. Kings, queens, princes and princesses will all be present at the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace in Stockholm to see Prince Carl Philip, the only son of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, marry Sofia Hellqvist. Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist The Earl and Countess of Wessex will be present…
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European Royals

Seven things to know about the big Royal Wedding of 2015

Exactly a week from today the Royal Wedding of the Year will take place in Stockholm. The only son of the King and Queen of Sweden, Prince Carl Philip, will marry fiancee of just under a year, Sofia Hellqvist, in a glittering ceremony on June 13th which will be attended by many of Europe’s royals. With seven days to go, here are seven things to know about this year’s big Royal Wedding. The…
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History

Rolls Royce used to sneak Wallis Simpson in and out of Balmoral Castle up for auction

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor on their wedding day in 1937 It was a love story that changed the course of British history and rocked the monarchy. This is perhaps why a car, said to have been used to sneak Wallis Simpson in and out of Balmoral during her relationship with Edward VIII, is expected to fetch a whopping six figure sum when it goes up for auction in just a few weeks time. The…
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