Norway

Sami people protest at royal Council of State over rights

Norwegian Sami people have taken their protests against illegal wind turbines to the country’s Royal Family. It is rare for protests to be held at the Royal Palace in Oslo but the demonstrators took their campaign to its gates as Crown Prince Haakon a regular meeting with the country’s government there. In the past weeks, the protesters have blocked Norwegian government…
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London visit by Crown Prince and Princess of Norway starts with literature celebration

The Crown Prince and Princess of Norway have begun a visit to the United Kingdom to promote relations between Norway and the UK. The couple stuck to their respective interests on the first day: literature and green initiatives. Crown Prince Haakon began the day at a joint Norwegian-British business conference to talk about cooperation between companies in green industries, including…
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Norway's King Harald receives poignant birthday gift

King Harald of Norway marked his birthday this week on 21 February. To celebrate the occasion, the King was gifted a very special present from all the workers at the Royal Court. In March 2022, while touring the exhibit “The King’s Cars,” King Harald…
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Why we didn't see the King of Norway on his birthday

King Harald of Norway, one of the longest-reigning monarchs in the world, turned 86-years-old on 21 February 2023. The King, who has been on the throne for over 30 years, is known for his role as a creator of unity and a unifying force in Norway. His birthday was celebrated throughout the country and many wished him well on his day. To mark the occasion, a 21-gun-salute will be fired at noon…
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Princess Märtha Louise speaks of royal comeback and blames the press for ex-husband's death

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has given a controversial interview to Swedish television in which she talks about the death of her ex-husband, and plans for a royal comeback. In a major interview with to show ‘Min sanning’ which translates as ‘My truth’, the Princess opens up on hopes that she can make a “comeback” and represent the royal house again. In November last…
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