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King and Queen of Sweden send Easter greeting

Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden sent their Easter greetings on Saturday from the village of Storlien, Sweden, on the Royal Court’s Instagram page. A photo of the couple sitting by the fire with their dog, Brandie, in the snow. Their message said, “The royal couple wishes a happy Easter from Storlien.” Storlien, two kilometres from the border…
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Malin Akerman talks about her friend Princess Madeleine and the World Childhood Foundation

Swedish-born actress Malin Akerman has spoken publicly about her close relationship with Princess Madeleine and the Swedish Royal Family saying, “They are so down-to-earth. They are such a lovely family.” The comments came during the World Childhood Foundation USA Thank You Gala in New York this week, where Akerman was in attendance to support her good friend Princess Madeleine and…
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Swedish royal finances and taxes revealed

Recently, the Swedish Royal Family’s tax report was revealed. The Swedish newspaper Expressen was able to take a look at the financial situation of each member of the Swedish Royal Family. Swedes are, in general, very open about their income and financial situation.
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Breaking News: Queen Silvia of Sweden released from hospital

Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden has been released from hospital. In a press release, the Swedish Royal Court said, “The Queen has left Danderyd Hospital and is back home at Drottningholm Palace. The Queen has recovered and is feeling well under the circumstances.” In a text message to Expressen, the Royal Court’s Director of Information and Press Department, Margareta Thorgren…
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A Very Swedish Christmas

Next on our tour of Royal Christmas festivities is Sweden. Like any good celebration, the Swedish Royal Family keeps food in focus. With Queen Silvia’s birthday falling on December 23 her needs and wants are always taken to heart. One of her favourites is Weihnachtsstollen, which is a traditional loaf-shaped fruitcake from Germany soaked in brandy and covered with powdered sugar, served with…
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