Sweden's Princess Madeleine gives birth to a daughter

Sweden's Princess Madeleine gives birth to a daughter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Sweden's Princess Madeleine has given birth to a daughter in New York, the Royal Court in Stockholm, Sweden, announced Friday.
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden hosts pre-wedding dinner in Stockholm

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden hosts pre-wedding dinner in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 7 (UPI) -- Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her fiance made a brief appearance on a Stockholm hotel balcony Friday, the day before their wedding.

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Sweden's Princess Lilian, a former model, dead at 97

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 11 (UPI) -- Princess Lilian of Sweden, a Welsh miner's daughter who was born and raised in Wales, died at her Stockholm home, Villa Solbacken, officials said. She was 97.

Youths convicted in elite school hazing

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Five young men were convicted in a Swedish court Friday of hazing a student at an elite boarding school, officials said.
Swedes want royalty, but not current one

Swedes want royalty, but not current one

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Most Swedes say they are satisfied with the country's monarchy, but want ruling King Carl XVI Gustaf to step down in favor of his daughter, a poll indicates.
Leaders speak out on Christmas

Leaders speak out on Christmas

Spanish King Juan Carlos addressed the country's recession during his annual Christmas speech, saying austerity measures should not compromise social rights.
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Swedish princess to wed June 8

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Sweden's royal family said a June 8 date had been set for the wedding of Princess Madeleine to American banker Chris O'Neill.

Swedish king clarifies view on Larsson

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 7 (UPI) -- The king of Sweden denied he thought the late Stieg Larsson's best-selling crime novels set in Scandinavia were dreadful.

Rep: Swedish royals don't Tweet

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 7 (UPI) -- The Swedish Royal Court says a recent spate of Twitter postings about the royal family are fake.
Swedish Queen not planning to retire at 65

Swedish Queen not planning to retire at 65

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Sweden's Queen Silvia says she isn't planning a big official bash to mark her 65th birthday Tuesday, nor is she planning to retire any time soon.

Princess Madeleine's 25th b-day bash

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 11 (UPI) -- A party was held at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden, to celebrate Princess Madeleine's 25th birthday. Princess Madeleine is the youngest of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia's three children, The Local reported Monday.

Led Zeppelin, Valery Gergiev honored

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 23 (UPI) -- British rock icons Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor Valery Gergiev have been presented Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize.

Swedish king unloads 'un-green' stock

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has sold his stock in a company that has been blamed for logging in the Amazon rain forest.
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Carl XVI Gustaf

Carl XVI Gustaf (Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) has been King of Sweden (Swedish: 'Sveriges Konung') since 15 September 1973. He is the only son of the late Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He ascended to the throne upon the death of his grandfather, King Gustav VI Adolf.

Carl Gustaf was born at Haga Palace ("Haga Slott") ("Kungliga Hovförsamlingen"), Solna, Uppland. He was christened at the Royal Chapel on 7 June 1946 by the Archbishop of Uppsala, Erling Eidem, and was given the title of Duke of Jämtland.

His godparents were The Crown Prince of Denmark, The Crown Princess of Denmark, The Crown Prince of Norway, Princess Juliana of the Netherlands, King Gustaf V of Sweden, Prince Friedrich Josias of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, The Crown Prince of Sweden, The Crown Princess of Sweden, Count Folke Bernadotte af Wisborg and Countess Maria Bernadotte af Wisborg.

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