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Australian monarchists told to brace for the death of the Queen

The Australian Monarchist League has told its members to prepare for the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. This was circulated in a note sent out to the members of the monarchist organization entitled “how our lives will change.” It was the leader of The Australian Monarchist League, Philip Benwell, who stood behind the message that was sent out to the members this week. In the…
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Norway

King Harald's New Year speech

New Year’s Eve is the evening many people associate with a good dinner and fireworks. For the last 71 years His Majesty The King’s Speech has also been a tradition for the Norwegian people, first on radio, now on TV. See the entire speech in the bottom of the…
Norway

60 royal guests to Norway in 2017

The Norwegian Royal Family goes from one jubilee-year to another year of anniversaries. Both King Harald and Queen Sonja celebrates their eightieth birthday in 2017. King Harald celebrates his birthday on 21 February, while Queen Sonja 4th of July. In the recent days, it has…
Japan

Empress Michiko of Japan is ill

Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan is ill. This was announced in an official statement from the Imperial Household Agency yesterday, on Monday, 12 December. Empress Michiko, age 82, was diagnosed with acute bronchitis last Friday after suffering a slight fever and cough. The Empress has cancelled a planned appearance at a karate event. On Sunday according to the official statement, she…
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Norway

King Harald owns stocks with a value of £18

His Majesty King Harald of Norway owns stocks with a value of £18. It is the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet (English: The Daily Magazine) that can report this today. Dagbladet is one the few magazines that has a negative attitude towards the royal house in Norway. They have…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon reveals touching story about why he wants to fight poverty

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway concludes today a three-day long visit to New York. His Royal Highness visited New York to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This is an organisation that the Crown Prince supports, and he has since 2003 been the organisation’s goodwill-ambassador. The UNDP has been fighting poverty worldwide the last 50 years. On…
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Denmark

Queen Margrethe attends military parade

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark presented today The Queen`s Watch at a military parade on Barracks of the Danish Royal Guard in central Copenhagen. The Queen`s Watch is an award handed out each year by Queen Margrethe of Denmark. The award is given to a soldier who…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon attends award ceremony

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the presentation of the award for “Role Model of the Year”. This occurs just a few days after the Crown Prince has returned from a four-day long official visit to Canada together with Crown Princess Mette-Marit. The prize was awarded at the Norwegian Nobel Center and was presented by Solveig Horne, Minister for Children…
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