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Norwegian royals attend Presentation of Nobel Peace Prize 2019

On Tuesday, Their Majesties the King and Queen of Norway along with Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in Oslo for the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019. The winner this year was the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. In their statement, the Nobel Peace Prize committee wrote: “The Norwegian Nobel Committee has announced that the Nobel Peace Prize for…
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Glamour reigns at annual Nobel Prize Ceremonies

December 10th is always a date royal watchers have circled on their calendars. It is the date of Alfred Nobel’s death and therefore the date the Nobel Prize ceremonies take place every year. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in a ceremony held in Norway while the…
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Princess Astrid of Norway attends Christmas concert

On Saturday evening, Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner attended the annual Dissimilis’ Christmas Concert at Bærum Culture House just outside the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The Princess is the protector of Dissimilis and always attends their Christmas show. Bærum’s…
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Crown Princess Mette Marit joins King Harald at football match in Oslo

His Majesty King Harald and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit were present at Ullevål Stadium on Sunday during the men’s cup final in football. The final was played between Viking and Haugesund. The two cheered on the football players from the most exclusive part of the VIP stand in Norway’s most famous football arena. Ullevål Stadium has a capacity of 27,000 people…
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Queen Sonja visits New York

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway visited the “Big Apple” this week. Although the Queen had only one official task in town, it is reasonable to believe that the Queen has spent more than one day in the city, probably to do some of the Christmas shopping for this…
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Queen Sonja hands out the Queen Sonja School Award 2019

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway handed out “The Queen Sonja School Award” for 2019 on Monday. This year’s prize went to Stigeråsen school in the southern city of Skien. The Queen was welcomed by Principal Kim Aas, School Inspector Dorthe Naur and Student Council…
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Norway responds to Crown Princess Mette-Marit's meetings with Jeffrey Epstein

Yesterday it emerged that Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway held meetings with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein after his release from prison. According to VG, Norway’s biggest newspaper, Mette-Marit had meetings with Epstein between 2011 and 2013 – years after his conviction for soliciting a minor for prostitution. In a statement, the Crown Princess said: “I would never have had…
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New royal implicated in Jeffrey Epstein scandal

It has emerged that Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway held meetings with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein after his release from prison. According to VG, Norway’s biggest newspaper, Mette-Marit had meetings with Epstein between 2011 and 2013 – years…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Astrid join efforts against landmines

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium met this week in Oslo to continue their fight against the use of landmines. It is 20 years since the Convention prohibiting the production, use, storage and export of anti-personnel mines came into force. On Monday, Crown Prince Haakon spoke at the opening of the fourth oversight conference. Crown…
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