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King Harald V of Norway to celebrate 25 years on the throne

King Harald V of Norway is approaching a major anniversary in his Kingship. On 17 January 2016 he will mark 25 years on the throne. We take a look at his life so far! King Harald V was born on 21 February 1937 as the third child and only son of Olav V of Norway and Princess Märtha of Sweden. His godparents were Haakon VII of Norway, Queen Maud of Norway, Prince Carl of Sweden, Princess Ingeborg…
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A Very Norwegian Christmas

Continuing our series looking at how royal families from across Europe celebrate Christmas, today we will be looking at Norway and their festive traditions. In Norway, Christmas time means family time, and that is no different for the Norwegian royal family. King Harald…

Queen Sonja of Norway assists girls after boating accident

This past Monday evening, at her family’s long-time summer holiday home on the island of Tjøme, Norway’s Queen Sonja welcomed a few unexpected visitors to the royal compound. T Queen Sonja has had a summer home on the island of Tjøme for years and loves to…