Spain

Queen Letizia speaks passionately on need for support for rare diseases

The fight against rare diseases is something that has always been important for Queen Letizia of Spain who has attended a meeting, digitally, at the United Nation to once again shed light on this very important topic. The Queen of Spain gave a digital greeting in which she said: “I will tell you that a WHO resolution would bring the necessary commitment from member countries to share the…
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Norway

New building to open at Queen Sonja's Art Stable

In connection with Queen Sonja’s 80th birthday the Queen Sonja Art Stable was opened in Oslo. Located just beside the Royal Palace the Art Stable has now for many years been an exhibition hall for royal history and modern art. Now a new building is part of the…
Norway

Crown Princess Mette Marit on extended sick leave

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway is on sick leave for two weeks but may need further rest after that. The news was announced by the Norwegian Royal Court on September 13th 2023. The decision comes on the advice of the Crown Princess’ doctor. The Crown Princess is initially on sick leave for two weeks, but this period may be extended. It means that the Crown Princess cannot…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon visits flood-affected areas

Norway has been hit by the worst floods in over 20 years. Last week, King Harald and Queen Sonja visited flood victims in Eastern Norway. Now Crown Prince Haakon has also shown his support for those who have been evacuated and have lost their homes. The visit began…
Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja visited flood-affected eastern Norway

Eastern Norway has been hit by one of the worst floods in over 20 years. King Harald and Queen Sonja have visited the areas that have been affected by floods and the storm “Hans”. King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the flood area in the Drammen region after the King had attended his weekly Council of state where the floodings were also the top priority. The royal couple started…
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Norway

Purchase of Queen Sonja's art under strong criticism

Queen Sonja of Norway has sold more of her own art than ever before but now it’s brought some criticism. Over the summer, the Galleri Ullinsvin in Vågå municipality, owned by local authorities, has exhibited graphics and ceramics made by Queen Sonja. It has…
Norway

Man arrested by Norwegian Royal Guard

A man has been arrested near to the Royal Palace in Oslo. A video circulating on social media shows a confrontation between a man and several guards in front of the palace. In the video, guards seem to try to arrest the man, who resists. The guards eventually follow the man down the Palace square. The video shows an altercation with one of the guards falling to the ground. Another guard…
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