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ICYMI: Norwegian royals share images from trip to Lofoten

Last week, the Norwegian Royal Family shared several images from their trip to Lofoten where they ended their summer holiday. King Harald and Queen Sonja invited their son, Crown Prince Haakon; his wife, Crown Princess Mette-Marit; and their two children, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus, to join them on the royal yacht for a family trip to end their summer trip around…
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Crown Prince Haakon to hike Refugee Route

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will walk parts of the Norwegian Refugee Route to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Norway following the German occupation. His Royal Highness will walk parts of the Refugee Route from Oslo to the Swedish border from 26 to…
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King Harald contributes to a new book about himself

A new special book about King Harald will be published this autumn, and the King of Norway himself contributed much to the upcoming book. Former newspaper-editor Harald Stanghelle is the author of the book, and beforehand, he had not thought that the King would want to be involved in the project. In 2018 publisher Erling Kagge asked Harald Stanghelle if he would write a book based on…
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European royals in the British line of succession: Norway's Royal Family

The British Royal Family has a vast line of succession with over 5000 monarchs in waiting, but the line also has links to European monarchies. King George II, who was King from 1727 to 1760, has links to many of those who are now heads of Europe’s royal families because King George II’s children and grandchildren married royals from all over the continent. The children of Queen…
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Oslo's Royal Palace to be closed this summer

Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Royal Palace in Oslo will not be open for guided tours this summer. In a statement, representatives from the palace apologised and said that they hoped to welcome people back in the summer of 2021. The Royal Palace in Oslo…
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The Norwegian Royal Family's summer plans revealed

The Norwegian Royal Family has revealed its plans for the summer. A spokesperson for the Royal Court told the state run Norwegian TV channel, NRK, that the family will spend their holidays in Norway because of the coronavirus pandemic. King Harald and Queen Sonja will be at their country house on Mågerø, while Crown Prince Haakon and his family will be vacationing in the southern part of the…
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