Tag: Danish royal family

  • Ecco headquarters vandalized to mark the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    On Thursday evening, Ecco’s headquarters in T√łnder in southern Denmark was vandalized ahead of Friday’s anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. A stone plinth near the headquarters was draped in the colors of the Ukrainian flag. Under the cloak, a series of large ‘Z’s’ – the symbol of the Russian army during the invasion – […]

  • Sports Round-Up: The royal family will not travel to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup

    Sports Round-Up: The royal family will not travel to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup

    There will not be a member of the Danish royal family in Qatar for the World Cup in 2022. The royal family has decided to follow the line of the acting government. This means that Denmark will not be officially represented during the competition. The royal family was completely free to make its own choice, […]

  • Danish News Round-Up: Covid-19 costs quadrupled in 2021

    Danish News Round-Up: Covid-19 costs quadrupled in 2021

    The Corona bill is on the table, and it is huge, according to data just published by Statistics Denmark. In 2021, expenditure on COVID-19 totaled DKK 20.1 billion – almost a tenth of the DKK 270.8 billion spent on the health care system in Denmark, which in itself has increased by DKK 25.5 billion. That’s […]

  • Duchess of Cambridge in Copenhagen today!

    Duchess of Cambridge in Copenhagen today!

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, arrived yesterday on a two-day working visit. She hosts Crown Princess Mary. Prior to a private lunch arranged by Mary at Amalienborg today, she will be received by Queen Margrethe II. She has already visited a shelter where she learned about the Mary Foundation’s work with children. Last year, the British […]

  • OVERVIEW: The Royal House has been hit by corona cancellations

    OVERVIEW: The Royal House has been hit by corona cancellations

    This is far from the first time that the pandemic has strained for a royal event. Here is an overview of how coronavirus has affected the Danish royal family in the past year. * March 12, 2020: The Royal House cancels the celebration of Queen Margrethe’s 80th birthday on April 16 and other events related […]

  • Everyday heroes must be depicted on Danish stamps

    Everyday heroes must be depicted on Danish stamps

    Five citizens in Denmark now have the chance to be depicted in a place that has so far been reserved for the Danish royal family when it comes to personal portraits. In the autumn, PostNord will publish a new edition of stamps that will bear images of one ordinary citizen from each of the country’s […]