Royal Week in Review – August 30, 2008

A Royal Wedding Anniversary
40 years of Harald and Sonja (link expired)

Playboy Prince of the Week
Prince Frederik parties hard in nightclub

Princess Mary Controversy of the Week
Furious Mary snubs Danish media

Ghost Teacher of the Week
Queen ‘deserves’ salary although she doesn’t teach

Royal History in the News This Week
Huge statue of Roman ruler found

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Royal Week in Review – August 23, 2008

The World’s Richest Royal, Or Not
Thailand rebuffs Forbes’ claims about king’s wealth (link has expired)

A Controversial Shopping Expedition
Swazi anger at royal wives’ trip

Kiss-and-Tell of the Week
Henshall talks of love for prince

A Lost Throne
Would-be king’s plans went awry (link has expired)

Royal History in the News This Week
King Olav worked for US intelligence (link expired)

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Royal follies #2

Once again, let’s take a peek into the news archives at some memorable news stories from years gone by:

July 2000
Oops, Sorry About That

In a full-page newspaper ad, Prince Ernst August of Hanover apologized for urinating on the Turkish pavilion at the Expo 2000 World’s Fair.

March 2002
Royal Runs Away With Circus, Comes Back…

The never-boring Princess Stephanie of Monaco fell in love with an elephant tamer, moved in with him, and even traveled with his circus. Their relationship reportedly ended after some two years. (sorry – link expired)

September 2003
…And Runs Away With Circus Again

Princess Stephanie was reported to have secretly married a circus acrobat after an alleged affair with a palace gardener. The princess and the acrobat divorced in 2004.

May 2006
Tastes Like Veal

Prince Henrik of Denmark reportedly loves dogs. As pets. And fried.

September 2006
At Least He Didn’t Pee on Anything

This headline speaks for itself:
Drunken Harry smokebombs 21st birthday party (link expired)

As you can see, there’s always something going on in the world of royalty. For the latest news, visit the News page.