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The teenagers who will one day assume the throne

There are five teenagers in Europe who will one day assume the throne in their countries. Let’s take a look at the future monarchs. Princess Elisabeth of Belgium: Also known as the Duchess of Brabant (the title of the heir to the Belgian throne), Elisabeth will come of age on 25 October. Elisabeth, as the eldest of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde’s four children, is first in…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit launches digital literature-train

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has launched this year’s literature-train in a story on Instagram that was published earlier this week. This year’s literature-train will run as a digital event that will take place through four conservations with some of the Crown Princess’ favourite authors. Her Royal Highness published the following message: “Hi, dear all. On Thursday…
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Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit opens up about her feelings of not being good enough

Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway participated two weeks ago in a podcast for the Norwegian state TV-channel NRK. This podcast was the first solo event that the Crown Princess participated in, in almost a year. On Saturday, the podcast was published, and the Crown Princess talks about many different things. Among other things, she talks openly about her feelings about shame, which at times have…
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Crown Prince Haakon meets young people struggling with dyslexia and dyscalculia

On Wednesday, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway digitally met with four young people with learning disabilities to learn about the challenges they face. About five percent of people have dyslexia, and just as many have dyscalculia and other specific language difficulties. In the meeting, His Royal Highness said: “It’s not about intelligence at all. It is a disability. If we can manage to…
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