Queen Margrethe of Denmark waves after visiting the tomb of her father, Frederick IX, at Roskilde Cathedral on Friday. Photo: AFP
Queen Margrethe of Denmark waves after visiting the tomb of her father, Frederick IX, at Roskilde Cathedral on Friday. Photo: AFP
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In shadow of coronavirus pandemic, Denmark’s Queen Margrethe marks 50 years on throne

  • Some of the golden jubilee festivities were postponed to September, while Covid-19 forced some guests – including the monarch’s younger sister – to stay away
  • Delayed events include Margrethe being cheered by thousands from the balcony of the Amalienborg Palace, a carriage ride through the capital and a banquet

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Queen Margrethe of Denmark waves after visiting the tomb of her father, Frederick IX, at Roskilde Cathedral on Friday. Photo: AFP
Queen Margrethe of Denmark waves after visiting the tomb of her father, Frederick IX, at Roskilde Cathedral on Friday. Photo: AFP
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