Sunday, October 15, 2017

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden share their first official portrait as a foursome with sons Prince Alexander and newborn Prince Gabriel on October 10, 2017

The besotted new parents Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden gazing at their younger son Prince Gabriel, as the baby prince looks up at his mother.

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his wife Princess Sofia have released their first official portrait as a family of four with Prince Gabriel, five weeks, and Prince Alexander, 18 months
Princess Sofia looked impeccably elegant in cream jacket and skirt with ruffled details. Young Prince Alexander was perfectly co-ordinated with his dad Prince Carl Philip of Sweden's navy suit in a cosy jumper and jeans, and baby Prince Gabriel wearing a light blue cardigan sweater.


The newest addition to the Swedish royal family pictured a few days after he was born. He was born weighing 7.4 lbs and measuring 49 cm. Prince Gabriel was born on 31 August 2017 at 11:24 at Danderyd Hospital in Danderyd, Sweden. The Prince's full name is Gabriel Carl Walther and substantive title is Duke of Dalarna, his title is Prince Gabriel of Sweden, Duke of Dalarna

First sighting of Princess Sofia since the birth of her son Prince Gabriel! seen with her husband Prince Carl Philip and Prince Alexander made a visit to the Aurora Military Show, 24th September 2017

Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia and Prince Alexander took a walk on Sunday, 24 September 2017, and stopped at “F√∂rsvarsdagen” arranged by the Swedish Armed Forces.

Princess Sofia was the picture of elegance for the portrait in a cream skirt and jacket with ruffled details, while she held her  older son Prince Alexander on her hip, who was wearing a cozy navy jumper and jeans.

Proud father Prince Carl Philip of Sweden cradled his five-week-old son Prince Gabriel of Sweden for one photo, while his wife Princess Sofia of Sweden held Prince Alexander of Sweden on her hip, for their first official portrait as a family of four.

 The first portraits of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden with their sons Prince Alexander on left and Prince Gabriel on right

Prince Carl Philip with his son Prince Gabriel in a new official portrait that  has been released by the Swedish Royal Court on October 9, 2017

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden Attends 'Life Below Water 2017' on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (R) is welcomed by Swedish Environment Minister Karolina Skog (C) and mayor of Malmo Municipality Katrin Stjernfeldt Janmerk (L) to the Life Below Water UN Conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden. The Life Below Water international conference is being held from October 11-13 on local implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development goal 14.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (R-2nd) speaks to young students about one of the marine life basin at the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden speaks to young students at the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden gives a speech at the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (C) taste fish which have been caught, prepared and cooked by young students at the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden taste fish which have been caught, prepared and cooked by young students at the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (L) together with Swedish Environment Minister Karolina Skog (C) and mayor of Malmo Municipality Katrin Stjernfeldt Janmerk (R) look at crabs before putting them into the aquarium as part of inauguration of the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden arrives (R) to the Life Below Water UN Conference where she is met by children on stage on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden arrives (R) to the Life Below Water UN Conference where she is met by children on stage on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden. The Life Below Water international conference is being held from October 11-13 on local implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development goal 14.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (L) together with Swedish Environment Minister Karolina Skog (C) and mayor of Malmo Municipality Katrin Stjernfeldt Janmerk (R) hold crabs before putting them into the aquarium as part of inauguration of the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (L) together with Swedish Environment Minister Karolina Skog (C) and mayor of Malmo Municipality Katrin Stjernfeldt Janmerk (R) hold crabs before putting them into the aquarium as part of inauguration of the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (C) taste fish which have been caught, prepared and cooked by young students at the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (L) speaks to young students about preparing herring for cooking at the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center after she attended the Life Below Water international conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

(R) Crown Princess Victoria arrives to the inauguration of the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden. Before this she attended during the morning the 'Life Below Water conference in Malmo.

Crown Princess Victoria (R) at the pier outside the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center where she met students who study the marine activities in Oeresund on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria (R-3rd) at the pier outside the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center where she met students who study the marine activities in Oeresund on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

(C) Crown Princess Victoria seen at the Life Below Water UN Conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden. The 'Life Below Water purpose is to promote UN's implementation of the Sustainable DevelopmentGoals Advocades for agenda 2030.

Crown Princess Victoria speaks at the inauguration of the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria speaks at the inauguration of the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria (R-4th) at the pier outside the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center where she met students who study the marine activities in Oeresund on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria (C) at the pier outside the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center where she iswelcomed by a student on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

 Crown Princess Victoria (R) speaks to young students about one of the marine life basin at the new Marine Pedagogical Learning Center on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

 Crown Princess Victoria (C) at the pier outside the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center where she met students who study the marine activities in Oeresund on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria arrives to the Life Below Water UN Conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria receives welcome flowers at the Life Below Water UN Conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria waves to children who sings for her and the other participants at the Life Below Water UN Conference on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria (R) arrives to the inauguration of the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Crown Princess Victoria speaks at the inauguration of the Marine Pedagogical Learning Center on October 11, 2017 in Malmo, Sweden.

Prince William, Duke Of Cambridge Attends New Zealand National Commemoration For The Battle Of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belguim.

(R) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge has told descendants of New Zealand soldiers who fought and died at the Battle of Passchendaele that although we may never truly understand the conditions they endured 'we can remember'

(2nd-L) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing his grandmother, and Princess Astrid of Belgium have both paid tribute to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belguim.

(L) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge was warmly greeted by Princess Astrid of Belgium at the event and the pair shared a joke before he addressed the crowds

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium were greeted by the Maori cultural group of the New Zealand Defense Force, whose spiritual calls and chants rang out across the white headstones

The Duke of Cambridge gave a speech at the commemoration, which marks the centenary of 12 October 1917, a date which became known at the 'darkest day' for New Zealand's armed forces

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, lays a wreath at the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met with representatives of the New Zealand Parliament and government at Tyne Cot Cemetery in Flanders, which is run by the War Graves Commission, which has responsibility for the burial space


Prince William, Duke of Cambridge who represented the Queen at the event in Belgium, was joined by the county's Princess Astrid and delivered his speech at Tyne Cot cemetery, near the town of Ypres in Flanders, surrounded by thousands of headstones of Allied servicemen who died in the Great War

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, attends the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen (second left), Princess Astrid of Belgium and guests attend the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium. The Commemoration marks the centenary of the Third Battle of Ypres during World War One, where the New Zealand Division suffered heavy losses.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, attends the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.


Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (C) and Princess Astrid of Belgium (R) attend a commemoration at the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery for the centenary of Passchendaele, the third battle of Ypres on 30th and 31st July 2017, on October 12, 2017 in Passendale, Zonnebeke. New Zealand is commemorating on October 12 the centenary of the World War I Battle of Passchendaele.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, attends the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, lays a wreath at the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Princess Astrid of Belgium attends the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attends the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attends the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge performs a Hongi - a traditional Maori greeting - after arriving in Ypres on October 12, 2017 to commemorate the servicemen who fought and died 100 years ago at the Battle of Passchendaele


The Duke of Cambridge has given a poignant speech in memory of the New Zealand servicemen who bravely gave their lives

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge told those at the commemoration: 'Entire communities were robbed of their young people. No part of New Zealand was untouched by loss' was joined by the county's Princess Astrid of Belgium.
 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium. The Commemoration marks the centenary of the Third Battle of Ypres during World War One, where the New Zealand Division suffered heavy losses.

The Duke of Cambridge arrives accompanied by Princess Astrid of Belgium (right) to attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

 Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Princess Astrid of Belgium attends the New Zealand Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium. The Commemoration marks the centenary of the Third Battle of Ypres during World War One, where the New Zealand Division suffered heavy losses.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

(2nd-L) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, representing Her Majesty The Queen, and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand Memorial Wall to the Missing during the Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

The Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium (right) unveil a commemorative plaque as they attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

The Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrives accompanied by Princess Astrid of Belgium (right) to attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge arrives accompanied by Princess Astrid of Belgium (right) to attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Princess Astrid of Belgium departs after speaking at the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Princess Astrid of Belgium speaks at the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Princess Astrid of Belgium speaks at the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

(2nd-L) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attend the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Astrid of Belgium attends the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.

Princess Astrid of Belgium attends the New Zealand national commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele at Tyne Cot Cemetery on October 12, 2017 in Flanders, Belgium.