Crown Prince Frederik acts as Regent, royal wedding update, abdication news, royalty attend the Winter Olympics and why the name ‘John’ is not an option for a royal baby.

Crown Prince Regent

Crown Prince Frederik will act as Regent during his mother Queen Margrethe’s absence whilst she takes a two-week holiday, following the death and funeral of her husband Prince Henrik.

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway (left) and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark in 2017. Photo: Kongehuset ©

Find out in this week’s show who else is acting Regent at the moment.

Royal Wedding Update

Kensington Palace has issued a statement regarding Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle’s forthcoming wedding in May at Windsor.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photo: Facebook/The Royal Family

Who else made the guest list? Listen to our podcast above to find out …

Japan Abdication News

The Japanese Government have set the date for Emperor Akihito’s abdication.

Emperor Akihito in 2014

Meanwhile, Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Makaso will celebrate their Silver Wedding Anniversary later this year.

2018 Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang

King Carl XVI Gustaf arrived in South Korea to cheer on the Swedish athletes at the Winter Olympic Games.

On Wednesday, 21 February 2018, King Carl XVI Gustaf watched the men’s ski cross competition together with ski cross skiers Sandra Näslund and Lisa Andersson. Photo: Kungahuset.se

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima congratulated the Dutch athletes who competed at PyeongChang.

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Photo: Facebook/Het Koninklijk Huis

No John?

Why William and Kate won’t consider the name ‘John’ if the forthcoming royal baby is a boy?

King John by an unknown artist.

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