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King Harald to remain in hospital for 'several days'

The King of Norway is being treated in hospital for an infection. Harald V will remain at Oslo University Hospital for ”several days” while he receives intravenous antibiotics for the condition. His condition is described as stable. King Harald, who is 85, was taken to hospital on August 4th 2022 after becoming ill with a fever that required further investigation. Doctors…
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King Harald of Norway admitted to hospital

King Harald V is in a stable condition in hospital after developing a fever. In a brief statement, the Royal Court said: ”His Majesty the King was today admitted to Oslo University Hospital for the investigation of fever. His condition is stable.” No…
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Scandinavian monarchs console each other over gun violence

The Scandinavian monarchs have sadly needed to continue sending condolences to each other as more tragedy rocks their countries, this time with King Harald and King Carl XVI Gustaf sending condolences to Queen Margrethe. Following a shooting in Copenhagen on July 3 2022, the Scandinavian monarchs sent condolences to the Danish queen after three people were shot and killed at a shopping…
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The love of King Harald and Queen Sonja

As Norway prepared to celebrate the 80th birthdays of Their Majesties the King and Queen in 2017, I thought the story of King Harald and Queen Sonja’s relationship was worth sharing with our readers. Now, on the Queen’s 85th birthday, we revisit one of the most…
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Who is Queen Sonja of Norway?

Today, 4 July, is Queen Sonja of Norway’s 85th birthday. On this occasion, we look back at the Queen’s life and some of her achievements as Queen of Norway. Sonja Haraldsen was born as the youngest daughter of clothing merchant Karl August Haraldsen and his wife…
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Queen Margrethe and King Carl XVI Gustaf send condolences as Norway faces a tragic shooting

Queen Margrethe of Denmark and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden have both surrounded King Harald of Norway with love after the tragic shooting that took the lives of two people in Oslo. The two monarchs both sent condolences letters, which were published on all social media accounts, as well as the respective websites. In a short note signed by hand by the Queen, Margrethe called…
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