Norway

Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have now completed the first day of their state visit to Argentina. The royals arrived in Argentina on Sunday afternoon and spent Monday resting before the state visit began today. The state visit lasts until Thursday. The King and Queen were welcomed in a grand ceremony at the Argentinian Presidential Palace when they arrived. After the official arrival, the King and…
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Norway

Happy Birthday King Harald!

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is 81-years-old today. To mark the King’s birthday, a 21-gun salute was fired today at noon from the cannons at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. Many people had turned up to watch the tribute in honour of the King. It is tradition in Norway…
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King Harald could have become King at the age of three

On Wednesday, King Harald of Norway turns 81-years-old. There will be no big celebration like last year, but a private celebration with friends and the closest family. On the occasion of the King of Norway’s birthday, we will look at the not so well known history of His Majesty. King Harald was only a prince and three-years-old when the Germans invaded Norway during World War II. King…
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Denmark

Flags in Denmark fly at half-mast following the death of Queen Margrethe's husband

Following the news of Prince Henrik’s death late last night, officials in Denmark have begun to mark his death. On Wednesday morning, the Danish Defence and the Danish Royal Lifeguard began to mark the sombre occasion. At 8:37 am local time, the first flags went up and then were taken down again so they stood at half-mast. The first flag ceremony took place at Holmen Naval Base in…
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Serbia

Who is Hereditary Prince Peter of Serbia?

His Royal Highness the Hereditary Prince of Serbia, Peter, was born 5 February 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is the son of the pretender to the Serbian throne, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander. His mother is Princess Maria da Gloria of Orléans-Braganza. Together with his father, the Crown Prince, and his step-mother, Crown Princess Katherine he travelled to Serbia after…
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