December 10, 2014

Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 2014

Today the annual Nobel Prize Award Ceremony took place in Stockholm. Sofia Hellqvist attended the first time this evening.

It's a boy and a girl! - Twins for Monaco

Princess Charlène has given birth today to a boy and a girl! According to rumours she went into labour in the evening of December 9th. 
The girl arrived at 17:04 and the boy at 17:06. The Court has already announced the names: Gabriella Thérèse Marie and Jacques Honoré Ranier.

Official announcement:

It is with immense joy that TT.SS.HH the Prince and Princess of Monaco have the great pleasure to announce the birth of Their children named: 

- Gabriella, Thérèse, Marie (born at 17h04)
- Jacques, Honoré, Rainier (born at 17h06)

The births took place on 10th December 2014 at the Maternity of the Princess Grace Hospital Monaco. 
The Princess and the Children are doing well. 

The Prince Jacques, Honoré, Rainier is the Crown Prince. In accordance with the historic custom established by the treaty of Péronne (1641), He shall receive the title of Marquis of Baux (in Provence). 
The Princess Gabriella, Thérèse, Marie, second child in the line of succession, shall receive the title of Countess of Carladès (in Auvergne).

In Monaco the male born is always first in line of succession, so although Gabriella arrived first, she will only be second in line.

October 20, 2014

William and Catherine's baby is due in April!

Duchess Catherine seems to be over her 12-weeks-mark, so the Royal Court announced more details on her condition and the due date.

Official press release:

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2015. 

 The Duchess of Cambridge continues to be affected by Hyperemisis Gravidarum, but her condition is steadily improving.

It is possible that Catherine is going to attend her next official engagement on October 21st.

At the end of last week, pictures of Kate and William have been published after leaving her doctor's office for the 12-weeks-scans.

October 15, 2014

Lunch at Royal Palace

The Swedish Royal Family hosted a lunch at the Royal Palace for the former government.

Oh and by the way, I'm pretty sure there will be a special announcement published by the end of this or next week ;)

October 14, 2014

Cabinet meeting at Royal Palace

King Carl Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria attended a cabinet meeting at the Royal Palace.

September 30, 2014

Latest engagements of Victoria

I've been pretty busy the last time, so I give you kind of a little overview of Crown Princess Victoria's engagements.

Sports Day at Haga Park + Harvest Day

Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Princess Estelle have been pictured attending Sports Day at Haga Park and a couple of days later an event to celebrate Harvest Day.