On June 6, 2013, Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway arrived in Åfjord in the county of Sør-Trøndelag for a one-day visit.
On June 6, 2013, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip, and Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine and her fiancé, Mr. Christopher O’Neill, celebrated National Day at Skasen.
Earlier in the day, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel along with Princess Estelle inaugurated the “…exhibition, Open Palace, at the royal palace in Stockholm.”
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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrived in Wadebridge, Cornwall this afternoon to attend the opening of the 2013 Royal Cornwall Agricultural Show. After the opening, the princess, as president, attended the “…annual general meeting Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth…” according to the British royal court.
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On June 6, 2013, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived in Worcestershire for a one-day visit. This morning the heir to the British throne, as Colonel-in-Chief of the Mercian Regiment, presented “…new colours to all four Battalions of the Regiment…” during a ceremony held at the Sixways Stadium.
Afterward, The Prince of Wales toured the Yamazaki Mazak factory where he met with staff and apprentices. During his visit, the prince “…was given a demonstration of a Yamazaki Mazak machine tool making parts for an artificial leg. The prince also unveiled a plaque commemorating his visit.”
Soon, the prince was off to visit the legendary Morgan Motor Company in Malvern, Worcestershire. Whilst there The Prince of Wales took a test drive around the grounds of the company and met with staff.
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On June 6, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Monasterio de San Salvador de Leyre in Navarra, Spain, to preside over the 2013 Premio Príncipe de Viana de la Cultura. The recipient of the prize was Mr. Daniel Innerarity, a Spanish writer and philosopher. The prize of 25,000 Euros is financed by the Cultural Department of the Government of Navarra.
Afterward, Their Royal Highnesses visited the Olloki, a neighborhood in Navarra, to tour the new facilities of the pharmaceutical firm, Cinfa.
Per a Buckingham Palace spokesman:
“The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to the London Clinic for an exploratory operation following abdominal investigations. The Duke of Edinburgh is expected to remain in the London Clinic for two weeks.”
The 91-year-old duke was admitted to the hospital after attending today’s garden party. According to BBC journalist, Mr. Peter Hunt, The Duke of Edinburgh “…was driven to the London Clinic in a car and walked in unaided. His impending surgery isn’t thought to be related to his recent bladder problems or blocked coronary artery.”
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London this afternoon to met with “…groups of In-Pensioners and staff…” as well as tour the Margaret Thatcher Infirmary. Afterward, the duchess attended the annual Founder’s Day Parade at the hospital.
If you are interested in learning more about Royal Hospital Chelsea please visit their official website here.