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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit serve breakfast to the poor

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway participated Monday morning in a voluntary distribution of breakfast to the poor in Oslo. Long before the Crown Prince and Crown Princess came to hand out food, more than 100 had got in line to get a free meal. This is an offer, which is established by the Norwegian Church. The offer is called…
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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…
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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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New book about King Haakon reveals unknown coup plans

For the Norwegian people, it is widely known that one can be grateful to King Haakon VII of Norway that the resistance against the German occupation was as extensive as it was during the Second World War. King Haakon refused to appoint the German friendly Vidkun Quisling…
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Crown Prince Haakon embroiled in scandal

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is embroiled in a scandal in Norway. Allegedly, he rented out five flats that had been deemed unsafe to live in on his official estate, Skaugum. According to The Sunday Times, the heir to the Norwegian throne was ordered to remove petrol that…
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King Harald V of Norway stumbles during the opening of Parliament

King Harald V of Norway formally opened Norway’s 161st session of Parliament this afternoon in Oslo. The day began with His Majesty being driven in his 1966 Lincoln Continental convertible with Queen Sonja through downtown Oslo before arriving at the Storting building, where the Storting Norwegian Parliament is housed. This is the only day of the year where the King, Parliament, Supreme…
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King of Norway's diversity speech goes viral

A passionate five-minute address given by King Harald V of Norway to 1,500 guests during a royal garden party in the park of the Royal Palace in Oslo has gone viral. A spokeswoman from the palace, Marianna Hagen, said the palace received a huge number of requests for an…
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Princess Märtha Louise of Norway speaks about divorce

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has spoken publicly for the first time since announcing her divorce from her husband of fourteen years, Ari Behn, on the website of Soulspring, which she co-founded with business partner Elisabeth Norden. She said: “I have the…
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King Harald of Norway in Canada to participate in sailing World Championships

The Norwegian Royal Court announced today that His Majesty, King Harald is in Toronto, Canada, for the sailing World Championships. They begin mid-August. His Majesty will participate in the North American Championship from 12 to 14 August to get used to the conditions in Toronto. The Royal Court said that the crew of seven have sailed with one another for a number of years, with the most recent…
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