Latest Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Stories

2009-02-24 08:27:45

Rumors are swirling that Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria is expected to soon announce her engagement to gym owner Daniel Westling, The Local said. The 35-year-old personal trainer and the 31-year-old princess met in 2002. The engagement announcement is expected to be made after Victoria's father, King Carl XVI Gustaf, meets with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, in keeping with the Swedish constitution that mandates the government must approve of a royal marriage. The idea of a wedding,...

2008-12-22 19:41:49

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. There won't be any grand birthday party. We are going to meet in the evening with the family and Princess Christina (the sister of Sweden's king Carl XVI Gustaf) and her family, Queen Silvia told the Swedish news agency TT. Asked if she plans to slow down now that she has reached the traditional age of retirement, the royal replied: "I don't know...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.