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King Harald met Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov

King Harald of Norway met Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, this Friday in the northern Norwegian city of Kirkenes. The meeting took place only a few days after Russia claimed that Norway is gearing up for a conflict with Russia and relations between the two nations are tense. The last time the two met was in 2014. The Russian foreign minister also met with the Norwegian prime…
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King Harald highlights Sami language and culture

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is currently on a two-day long visit to Norway’s most northern county, Finnmark. The first day of the visit went to the Sami areas of the county to highlight their language and culture. King Harald started the visit at Karasjok Primary…
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King Harald attends football match at Old Trafford

On Sunday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway was on a private visit to the United Kingdom. His Majesty was in the city of Manchester where he attended the Manchester United and Liverpool football match at Old Trafford. He was a guest of honour at Manchester United…
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Healthy Queen Sonja back at work for charity event

There has been a lot of attention on Her Majesty Queen Sonja in recent weeks. It all began about two weeks ago when the Queen had to cancel her performance at an art opening because she had fallen ill. A short time later, it was confirmed that the Queen had an infection in the upper respiratory tract. The Queen also had to cancel her participation last week at the very important and traditional…
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Queen Sonja cancels major appearance because of continuing illness

Queen Sonja of Norway has had to cancel a new appearance because of ill health. On Thursday night, Her Majesty should have been back at work for the first time after she had to cancel her duties on Tuesday last week because she had an infection in the upper respiratory tract. However, she was forced to miss the event as she is still unwell. Together with His Majesty the King, Crown Prince…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit opens Frankfurt Book Fair

Crown Princess Mette-Marit opened the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany on Wednesday alongside her husband, Crown Prince Haakon. The couple had been on a literature train with Norwegian authors travelling from Berlin to Cologne and on to Frankfurt where the world’s…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Crown Prince Haakon open exhibit and visit Norwegian bookstore in Germany

Crown Princess Mette-Marit has begun her trip to Germany to promote Norwegian literature alongside her husband, Crown Prince Haakon. She arrived in Düsseldorf on 11 October where she attended the opening of an exhibit. Crown Prince Haakon opened the “Edvard Munch gesehen von Karl Ove Knausgård” exhibit which will be on display until 1 March 2020 in the German museum…
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