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Old 03-31-2012, 09:40 PM
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very Nice Pics , Princess Madleleine Looks Beautiful Casual and nice , Thank you All for posting
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Old 03-31-2012, 09:45 PM
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Princess Madeline looks nice fir this event.
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:51 PM
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I'm glad to see that she and WCF staff members visited these great organizations in my home town. Every year the company I work for does a day of volunteering (globally) and these organizations are some of the places that we help at. All do such incredible work with kids...I'm glad she was able to see it in person.
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Royal reporter Johan T Lindwall (who has followed the royal family for 15 years) said to finnish Iltasanomat about Madeleine submitting a notification of 'moving abroad' to tax authorities and moving to the States: "This is not happy news for the royal family. She is a swedish princess after all, and now it´s her choice to move away from Sweden."
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:06 AM
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Princess Madeleine moved to NYC some time ago, and the thing that might be "not happy news" indeed would be if she did not notify the tax authorities about it...
I'm beginning to run out of patience for this petty tendency to criticize the woman in an exaggerated manner for each and everything she does or does not do.
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Old 04-01-2012, 06:12 AM
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Nice to read about Princess Madeleine's visit to Texas for Childhood Foundation. It's not very often we get to know about her work there. This trip she made last week.

https://www.childhood-usa.org/news/2...ildrens-needs/
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Old 04-01-2012, 07:00 AM
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How many godchildren does Madeleine have until now?
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Princess Madeleine moved to NYC some time ago, and the thing that might be "not happy news" indeed would be if she did not notify the tax authorities about it...
I'm beginning to run out of patience for this petty tendency to criticize the woman in an exaggerated manner for each and everything she does or does not do.
I absolutely agree.
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Nice to read about Princess Madeleine's visit to Texas for Childhood Foundation. It's not very often we get to know about her work there. This trip she made last week.

https://www.childhood-usa.org/news/2...ildrens-needs/
According to the article there are 6,000 reported cases of child abuse in Dallas county every year. The population in the county is 2,5 million.
That should put the magnitude of the problem worldwide that Childhood foundation is working on.

I applaud Princess Madeleine for having the desire to work with the issues of abused children. It takes special people to daily be surrounded by stories, programs and the actual victims of abuse. It leaves one totally drained when no matter how much one works it seems as if there are just more and more victims to reach.

Princess Madeleine through her work does more good in any one single day than most royal do in their lifetime. In the end cutting ribbons in the latest Prada seems rather meaningless.
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Old 04-01-2012, 01:51 PM
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I think that Madeleine will become the next leader of the World Childhood Foundation after Queen Silvia won't be able to continue her work at the Foundation.
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:50 PM
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How many godchildren does Madeleine have until now?
I don't think she has none.
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:13 PM
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How many godchildren does Madeleine have until now?
I remember pictures from few years ago of Madeleine and CP who attended at the baptism of child someone from their family (I think from paternal site but I'm not sure). It was told that both were godparents. But I forget details.
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:21 PM
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I remember pictures from few years ago of Madeleine and CP who attended at the baptism of child someone from their family (I think from paternal site but I'm not sure). It was told that both were godparents. But I forget details.
Thanks for that, I never knew that.I hope she is one of the godparents for Estelle!
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:27 PM
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I remember pictures from few years ago of Madeleine and CP who attended at the baptism of child someone from their family (I think from paternal site but I'm not sure). It was told that both were godparents. But I forget details.
I think that she is godmother to one of Prince Pavlos and Marie Chantel's children.
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:11 AM
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Iltalehti has put together the articles in Expressen and Aftonbladet about Madeleine´s permanent move to the United States.
Now it is official: Madeleine has left Sweden
Last week Madeleine told in an interview that she has informed the tax authorities about her move to USA. This predicts a permanent change, although Madeleine tells the other.
According to Aftonbladet, the visa Madeleine has doesn´t allow her to get any salary from her work in USA. Her charitable work at the Childhood Foundation is accepted, but she can´t have any salary from it. The visa Madeleine has is similar to those the other members of the royal family and the diplomats have.
- The difference is that Madeleine doesn´t get salary from the state of Sweden of her work, tells Alex Calissendorf, a lawyer working for the king.
The princess has during the last year been widely criticized about that she is spending the taxpayers' money to a luxurious life in USA. To correct this the court gave a press release some time ago and told that while living abroad Madeleine can´t have any part of the royal apanage.
According to Aftonbladet the status of her visa means practically that Madeleine is living with the king's money (I think the articles mean the private money). And in addition to this her livelihood is probably taken care of by businessman Chris O'Neill.
Madeleine is rarely seen in Sweden and it took almost a week for her to arrive to see her niece. The poll made almost at the same time showed that the people have a very low trust on Madeleine, only a third of the Swedes trust on Madeleine, who is seen as a lazy person.
The princess has promised to arrive to the baptism of Estelle, but in the future she will be seen even less in Sweden. According to Expressen the work in Childhood will remain as Madeleine's main job, but she is also wished to do the same kind of work as diplomats do for Sweden in USA.
- She is a good ambassador for Sweden and the Chamber of Commerce. Her participation and support means a lot, says the President of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Renée Lundholm.
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Iltalehti has put together the articles in Expressen and Aftonbladet about Madeleine´s permanent move to the United States.
Now it is official: Madeleine has left Sweden
Last week Madeleine told in an interview that she has informed the tax authorities about her move to USA. This predicts a permanent change, although Madeleine tells the other.
According to Aftonbladet, the visa Madeleine has doesn´t allow her to get any salary from her work in USA. Her charitable work at the Childhood Foundation is accepted, but she can´t have any salary from it. The visa Madeleine has is similar to those the other members of the royal family and the diplomats have.
- The difference is that Madeleine doesn´t get salary from the state of Sweden of her work, tells Alex Calissendorf, a lawyer working for the king.
The princess has during the last year been widely criticized about that she is spending the taxpayers' money to a luxurious life in USA. To correct this the court gave a press release some time ago and told that while living abroad Madeleine can´t have any part of the royal apanage.
According to Aftonbladet the status of her visa means practically that Madeleine is living with the king's money (I think the articles mean the private money). And in addition to this her livelihood is probably taken care of by businessman Chris O'Neill.
Madeleine is rarely seen in Sweden and it took almost a week for her to arrive to see her niece. The poll made almost at the same time showed that the people have a very low trust on Madeleine, only a third of the Swedes trust on Madeleine, who is seen as a lazy person.
The princess has promised to arrive to the baptism of Estelle, but in the future she will be seen even less in Sweden. According to Expressen the work in Childhood will remain as Madeleine's main job, but she is also wished to do the same kind of work as diplomats do for Sweden in USA.
- She is a good ambassador for Sweden and the Chamber of Commerce. Her participation and support means a lot, says the President of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Renée Lundholm.
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What kind of visa does Madeleine have?
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:14 AM
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I don't want to be hard with Madeleine , I don't believe that she left her country only for work with childhood but because of her new love interest , but how can she trust another man after her story with Jonas , what will happen if her new love story turn down is she gonna left New York ? her position and power come only from her family and the Swedish people
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What kind of visa does Madeleine have?
probably a diplomatic one
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:37 PM
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Madeleine is the youngest child of the king and fourth in line to the throne now that Victoria and Daniel have their little princess. It's very unlikely that Madeleine will inherit the throne, so she has found useful occupation elsewhere. I can understand why people are upset if she is going to living outside of Sweden. But on the other hand, she's found a way to escape the hassles that Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie have in the UK. I'm sure that if Beatrice found a job in New York working for a charity, it would be a relief for the PR people at Buckingham Palace.

And the United States is very strict about having the proper visa before you can legally work for income. Madeleine probably had some type of diplomatic visa that they give to embassy workers, and that visa type does not allow her to conduct business. Plus, her higher profile means that she can't afford to make a bad move.
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