Norway

That time Crown Prince Haakon was almost kidnapped

Being kidnapped is perhaps a royal’s biggest nightmare. Fortunately, this has not happened in recent times. Still, many have made plans to kidnap royals, but they have fortunately failed. A rather unknown story of a kidnapping attempt was aimed at the then 26-year-old Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon in 1999. The kidnapping attempt was kept secret for a long time, and we still don’t…
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Taking a look at “Kongsseteren” – The Norwegian Royals Christmas home

Every year, the Norwegian King and Queen celebrate Christmas at the grand royal lodge called “Kongsseteren” in the expensive neighbourhood of Holmenkollen in Oslo. Let us take a look at this magnificent royal property. “Kongsseteren”, formerly called The Kings Villa, is a property and timber lodge which is under the Norwegian Royal Family’s private ownership. The property is…
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Crown Prince Haakon to visit Kenya and Mozambique

The Norwegian Royal Court could this week announce that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will visit Kenya and Mozambique in February of next year. The Crown Prince is preparing to visit Kenya and Mozambique from 10 to 13 February 2020. Minister of Development Dag-Inge…
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Crown Prince Haakon comments on his father's health

It became known on Thursday afternoon that His Majesty King Harald of Norway is ill. The Royal Court informed the public that as long as the King is sick, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will be appointed as temporary regent of Norway. The Royal Court informed the…
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King Harald of Norway is ill - Crown Prince Haakon appointed regent

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is ill. The Royal Court has informed the public that for the duration of the King’s sickness, Crown Prince Haakon will be appointed as temporary regent of Norway. The Royal Court informs the public that His Majesty has a viral infection. The severity of the disease is unknown. Previous assumptions were that the King was abroad, however, this is not…
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The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United…
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Princess Märtha Louise to celebrate Christmas with her ex-husband

The daughter and older child of Norway’s monarch, Princess Märtha Louise, has had some busy months. Since she announced her relationship with the controversial American Shaman Durek Veret, she has been in the spotlight of all newspapers and magazines in Norway and the world. Now, Christmas is here, and hopefully, things are going to be a bit quieter for all of them. Ari Behn, the former…
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