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Old 08-13-2012, 09:49 AM
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The Danish Royal Yacht Dannebrog departed West India Dock, London today, August 13 and Prince Joachim, Princess Marie and Prince Henrik waved goodbye
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Felipe and Letizia with the spanish marathon runners, photo from Casa del Rey.
http://www.casareal.es/noticias/imag...12_maraton.jpg
Queen Sofía met three synchronized swimmers the day she visited the Olympic Village, photo from Casa del Rey.
http://www.casareal.es/noticias/imag...villa.jpg'

Felipe and Letizia gallery in Paris Match
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Albert and Letizia
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Albert, Frederik and the spanish royals
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:35 AM
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I read that the IOC always have a wrap up day after each Olympics, this would be the reason for Frederik being in London an extra day.
Okay thanks for the information

I'm sure he is looking forward to finally seeing Vincent and Josephine tomorrow.
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:55 PM
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From the basketball final
Frederik chatting with Letizia and Felipe
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Felipe is hilarious when he cheers for his team
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Felipe and Letizia
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On Friday the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia congratulated the gold medalists Fredrik Lööf and Max Salminen and bronze medalist Rasmus Myrgren at a reception at the residence.
http://blog.swedenabroad.se/uk/files...63-460x345.jpg
Later on in the evening the King and Queen attended the handball semifinal between Sweden and Hungary. It was quite a game and at times nerve-wracking.
On Saturday the King and Queen visited the Olympic Village and had lunch with the Swedish handball players. It was a perfect opportunity to wish them all the best for today’s final against France.
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Old 08-13-2012, 01:59 PM
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Okay thanks for the information

I'm sure he is looking forward to finally seeing Vincent and Josephine tomorrow.
To be precise, the IOC last meeting was on Sunday morning and lasted I think until about 11:30am. My impression is that Prince Frederik left by plane for Copenhagen Sunday afternoon. I assume that today he has a day "off" (from Regency duties, too) in order to be with his family since today is the first day of school.
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Old 08-13-2012, 02:25 PM
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No pic of the Swedish royal couple (King Carl Gustaf, queen Silvia) by closing ceremony?
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Old 08-13-2012, 07:18 PM
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She could´ve been asked, but neither QMII nor King Frederik IX has asked in the past, so I doubt that they´ll aske her now. QMII didn´t even ask her when there was wedding in Sweden

If you ask med, then IMO it has something to do with the changing of Grundloven in 1953 and the family problems it caused...
Yeah, it definitely seems as though there are hurt feelings involved still Too bad for Joachim and Marie that they missed out on (most of) the Olympics though.
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To be precise, the IOC last meeting was on Sunday morning and lasted I think until about 11:30am. My impression is that Prince Frederik left by plane for Copenhagen Sunday afternoon. I assume that today he has a day "off" (from Regency duties, too) in order to be with his family since today is the first day of school.
If Frederik flew back to Denmark Sunday afternoon, he would have been regent from Sunday, wouldn't he? If he was in the country, there would have been no need for Princess Benedikte to be rigsforstander until yesterday.
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Old 08-14-2012, 02:12 AM
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frederik is regent today
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Old 08-14-2012, 02:51 AM
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If Frederik flew back to Denmark Sunday afternoon, he would have been regent from Sunday, wouldn't he? If he was in the country, there would have been no need for Princess Benedikte to be rigsforstander until yesterday.
Correct. The Crown Prince automatically becomes Regent, when the Monarch is out of the country and the Crown Prince is in the country. (The Monarch and Regent can't say: "I'm taking a break". Unless they are unable to function). Only if the Monarch and the Crown Prince are both away is a Rigsforstander appointed.
So presumably Frederik was somewhere else.

My initial thought is that Frederik was onboard Dannebrog, she should be back about now.
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Looks like they were all having a fun time!
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Let's continue the picture post with some selected HQs from the Olympics.

Frederik first, here running merrily with the Olympic torch.
http://www.bt.dk/sites/default/files...m-f-ol2012.jpg
http://www.bt.dk/sites/default/files...ske-fakkel.jpg
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He also ran in 1984.
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Mary and Frederik cheering, and in dispair.
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The children were there as well.
http://www.bt.dk/sites/default/files...ll-swe-den.jpg

And while in London Mary was praised for her style in Vanity Fair.
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Old 08-16-2012, 05:42 AM
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:18 AM
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Looks like they were all having a fun time!
I love the interaction between Letizia and Marie, and the kiss Letizia planted on Frederick's cheek. Looking how much at ease they all are with each other, the laughs and interaction, I think they have a closer private relationship that we (the general public) know nothing about.

I love all the pictures but this one is just so cute....

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I love the interaction between Letizia and Marie, and the kiss Letizia planted on Frederick's cheek. Looking how much at ease they all are with each other, the laughs and interaction, I think they have a closer private relationship that we (the general public) know nothing about.

I love all the pictures but this one is just so cute....

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Indeed that was the very impression I got,pity we don't see the Borbóns interact with their royal counterparts too often!
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Indeed that was the very impression I got,pity we don't see the Borbóns interact with their royal counterparts too often!
I don't think is a pity. I think royals guard their private relationships as much as we all do.
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This is hilarious (and good on them).....

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