Norway

King Harald speaks openly about #MeToo and gender equality

It was during the annual solemn parliament dinner, held at the Royal Palace yesterday, that King Harald spoke about both gender equality and the #MeToo movement. His Majesty spoke about the historical high gender equality in Norway, and said: “This year’s dinner is actually historic: Never before have we had women cover the positions of Parliament President, Supreme Court Justice and…
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Serbia

Crown Prince Couple of Serbia in Canada to fight breast cancer

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia attended a charity event in Toronto, Canada, on Saturday. Their Royal Highnesses attended the annual charity event of the Lifeline charity organisation. The charity event was a lunch named “Step to the beat and help us defeat breast cancer” at the Granite Club in Toronto. The dinner had a goal…
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Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja arrive in Shanghai

On Wednesday, King Harald and Queen Sonja left the capital of China after meeting China’s President on Tuesday. King Harald and Queen Sonja took the train from Beijing to Shanghai. The royals took the train to see how Chinese high-speed train technology works. The…
Spain

King Felipe attends the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Spain

On Tuesday, His Majesty King Felipe of Spain attended a ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Spain. After arriving at the ceremony, His Majesty was escorted to the auditorium where he got to see the jubilee short movie about the Fulbright Program. His Majesty the King was accompanied by Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, the Ambassador of…
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Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja's first day in Beijing

After several days in western China, the Norwegian King and Queen arrived in Beijing late Saturday evening. This is another stop on their nine-day state visit to China. Sunday marked the first day of engagements in the east-Asian country. Their Majesties were solemnly greeted by a Chinese guard of honour on their arrival. The honour guard, from China’s giant army, the People’s…
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