Royal Week in Review – May 26, 2012

King Juan CarlosTwo Scandinavian princesses were baptised this week; plus, the long-unwell king of Thailand made headlines by leaving his hospital for a trip outside Bangkok, and the king of Spain (shown in the photo at left) had an awkward conversation with a very, er, indiscreet American governor.

Christening of Princess Athena
Danish princess' name revealed at beautiful family baptism

Christening of Princess Estelle
Sweden's future queen, Princess Estelle, is baptised (sorry, link expired)

King of Thailand's Makes Public Appearance
Ailing king takes rare journey

Diplomatic Blunder of the Week
Gov. Scott talks to King Juan Carlos of Spain about elephant hunt, creates international stir (link expired)

She Doesn't Model, She Just Poses for Money
Monaco royal Charlotte Casiraghi 'too intelligent' to be a model

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Photo of King Juan Carlos of Spain © 2007 by Aleph. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons. Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.5 License)

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