Norway

Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit thank Oslo City Mission

Crown Prince Haakon has, over the last few weeks, held several video conferences and video meetings with the authorities and other occupations who are heavily affected by the coronavirus. On Thursday the Crown Prince was joined by his wife Crown Princess Mette Marit for an video-conference with the Church`s City Mission. The corona crisis has led to major changes in the way the Church City…
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Crown Prince Haakon continues to stay busy while hosting video conference with three cleaning workers

Crown Prince Haakon has, over the last few weeks, held several video conferences and video meetings with the authorities and other occupations who are heavily affected by the coronavirus. On Tuesday, the Crown Prince was briefed via video on the working life of three cleaners during the COVID-19 pandemic. His Royal Highness started the conference by saying: “The work you do in hospitals, in…
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Denmark

Prince Christian's confirmation is postponed

In her traditional new year’s speech, Queen Margrethe II announced that Prince Christian, second in line to the Danish throne, would be confirmed in 2020. The Royal Court later confirmed that the Prince was set to be confirmed during the spring of 2020. Now the Royal Court…
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How the Norwegian Royals will mark a very different Easter

The Royal Norwegian Court has confirmed to Norwegian press that the country’s Royal Family will have a different Easter holiday this year, due to the spread of the corona-virus. King Harald and Queen Sonja are in voluntarily isolation at the King’s cabin just outside Oslo city centre. They have been there since returning from their state visit to Jordan one month ago. Here, the royals…
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Coronavirus

The first royal dies of coronavirus

On Thursday, Princess Marie-Thérèse of Bourbon-Parma died in Paris of COVID-19 at the age of 86. Princess Marie-Thérèse of Bourbon-Parma becomes the first royal, albeit from a non-reigning family, to die from the coronavirus pandemic. The news of her death came late on Thursday evening as announced by her brother, Prince Sixte Henri of Bourbon-Parma. Together with a photograph of him and…
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