Danish queen: Work helps tackling husband’s death
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Queen Margrethe says her husband's death was "a strange experience" but her work helps her tackling the loss of Prince Henrik.
In her first public comments since Henrik died Feb. 13 at age 83, Margrethe says "it's healthy to be busy," adding "things go pretty well."
The 78-year-old popular monarch said Henrik's decision not to be buried next to Margrethe, as is the tradition, "was his decision. I respect that."
Danish royals attend private funeral for Prince Henrik
HELSINKI (AP) — Danish royals and officials on Tuesday attended a private funeral for Denmark's late Prince Henrik, husband of Queen Margrethe, at a Copenhagen chapel.
The queen, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, France's ambassador to Denmark and some 60 other guests were among those at the simple church ceremony at the chapel of the Christiansborg Palace, which houses Parliament, the prime minister's office and is also used for royal ceremonies.
Danes start to bid farewell to late Denmark prince
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Thousands of Danes have bid farewell to Denmark's late Prince Henrik, husband of Queen Margrethe, whose casket is on public display in a downtown Copenhagen chapel until a private funeral next week.
Draped in a Danish flag with his personal coat of arms, the coffin stood on a catafalque surrounded by a guard of honor — eight military officers — inside the chapel of the Christiansborg Palace as people silently walked past Saturday.
Hearse with Denmark prince leaves for Copenhagen chapel
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Draped in a Danish flag bearing the royal coat of arms, the casket of Denmark's Prince Henrik — husband of Queen Margrethe — was taken on a stately procession through the streets of northern Copenhagen Thursday.
Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in line to become Denmark's king, died late Tuesday. He was 83.
Denmark’s ailing Prince Henrik transferred to palace
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Queen Margrethe's husband was transferred Tuesday from a Copenhagen hospital to the family's residence north of the capital, "where he wishes to spend his last moments," the royal palace said
The palace said in a brief statement that the 83-year-old French-born Prince Henrik's condition remains "serious." No further details were given.
Danish prince visits ailing father after leaving Olympics
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik has returned from the Winter Olympics in South Korea to visit his ailing father at a Copenhagen hospital.
The royal household said Saturday that Frederik, the heir to Denmark's throne, was joined by his mother, Queen Margrethe, and his wife during the visit late Friday.
Danish prince leaves Olympics as father’s condition worsens
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik left the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Friday to rush home because the condition of his father — the French-born husband of Queen Margrethe — has "seriously worsened."
Prince Henrik, 83, was hospitalized Jan. 28 for a lung infection with doctors saying they had found a benign tumor in his left lung. Family members visited him Friday at a central Copenhagen hospital.
Benign tumor found in lung of Danish queen’s husband
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Doctors at Copenhagen's university hospital have found a benign tumor in the left lung of Prince Henrik, Danish Queen Margrethe's French-born husband.
The royal palace said Friday the 83-year-old prince, who was hospitalized Sunday, now would be treated for a lung infection before joining the monarch at the Fredensborg Palace, north of Copenhagen.