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Royal Wedding Rewind: the Crown Prince and Princess of Norway

It was the first big royal wedding of the 21st century bringing kings, queens, princes and princesses together for a very modern monarchical marriage. The relationship between Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Mette-Marit Tjessme Hoiby had been under scrutiny from the moment it became public knowledge. But by the time they took their vows, in front of the ruling houses of Europe, their romance had…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra enjoys the first day at her new school in Oslo

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway attended her very first day at her new school on Monday. The Royal Court told the press that the Princess and future queen would start the 10th grade at Uranienborg School in Oslo. This news was first reported by Royal Central in May. From 2014 to 2019, the Princess has been enrolled at Oslo International School in Bekkestua. Prior to this, from 2010 to 2014…
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The royals who have ruled Greenland

At least we now know what’s likely to form dinner conversation when Queen Margrethe of Denmark hosts President Donald Trump on a State Visit at the start of September. It’s been reported that the US leader has explored the possibility of buying Greenland which is ruled…
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Royal Relations: How Elizabeth II is linked to Harald V of Norway

In a new summer series, Royal Central looks at the relationship between Queen Elizabeth and the other monarchs of Europe. This time we look at the relationship between the British Queen and the King of Norway. There have always been close links between the Norwegian and British royal houses, all the way back to the Viking era when Norwegian kings also ruled over parts of what is today Britain.
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Princess Märtha Louise to cease using title in business

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has agreed to stop using the title of Princess in her business activities, the Norwegian Royal Household has announced. The Princess came to this decision after consulting with her family. Princess Märtha Louise will continue to use her…
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Princess Märtha Louise reveals some "not very princess-like" trivia about her

Princess Märtha Louiseof Norwaytook to Instagram this week to talk about redefining what it means to be a princess. She frequently shares tidbits about her life on her official Instagram account, @princessmarthalouise, and Thursday the princess shared a fun fact about herself in a new post. “Some unknown trivia about me: I drive trucks. I know it’s not very princess like…
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