Prince Gabriel of Sweden 1st Birthday

Prince Gabriel celebrates his 1st birthday on 31 August 2018, with a gorgeous new photo to mark this big milestone. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia's second son, Prince Gabriel Carl Walther, Duke of Dalarna, was born on 31 August 2017. He has an older brother, Prince Alexander, who was born in 2016. Prince Gabriel…

Queen Elizabeth’s Message For Australians Following The Recent Droughts

A message from Her Majesty The Queen to the people of Australia following the recent droughts. Prince Philip and I have been deeply saddened to hear of one of the worst Australian droughts in living memory. I know Australia as a land where extremes of weather, floods and droughts are taken in their stride, and…

Princess Estelle Starts School

Proud parents Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel accompanied their daughter, Estelle, for her first day of school in Stockholm on Tuesday, 21 August 2018. After a photo opportunity, older students welcomed Princess Estelle and her new classmates to the school. Princess Estelle joins the förskoleklass (pre-school) at the exclusive Campus Manilla’s (Manillaskolan) primary school…

Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O’Neill USA Move

The Swedish Royal Court announced Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O’Neill are planning to move their family to Florida later this year, in autumn. The couple’s three children are still pre-schoolers so it was considered a good time to move. Mr O’Neill has worked in the United States but will continue his business in Europe.…

Princess Christina retires at 75

Sweden’s Princess Christina is retiring from official duties, following 45 years of service, on her 75th birthday on Friday, 3 August 2018. The youngest daughter of Sweden’s Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Princess Christina Louise Helena was born on 3 August 1943 at Haga Palace, Solna, outside…

17th Century Swedish Crown Jewels Stolen

Thieves stole priceless Swedish crown jewels from Strängnäs Cathedral, west of Stockholm, on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. They took two crowns and a royal orb (riksapple) before making a quick getaway in a small motorboat moored just below the church. The two crowns were the 17th Century funeral regalia of Karl IX who reigned from…