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The Laws of Succession in...Norway

King Harald of Norway has comfortably reigned for 31 years and his succession is shored up by his son Crown Prince Haakon and granddaughter Princess Ingrid Alexandra. The succession to the Norwegian throne is set out in the country’s constitution, in Article 6, which stipulates that only children born in lawful wedlock and only those born in the direct line of descent from the last reigning…
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Innovation in the spotlight for the Crown Prince and Princess of Norway

Innovation and forward-looking entrepreneurship are something that strongly engages the Norwegian Crown Prince and Princess. Both Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit attended the opening of Oslo Innovation Week on September 26th 2022. The opening took place in beautiful surroundings of Oslo City Hall, where more than 450 participants attended the opening ceremony for this…
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The Monarch who just gave Britain a new King Charles

Much is known about the life of the new King Charles III, but few know the story behind why he received his first name. The answer is that His Majesty is named after Queen Elizabeth’s favourite uncle, a Norwegian king. The Norwegian and British royal families have very close ties. In 1896, Princess Maud of Wales married Prince Carl of Denmark. In 1905, this couple became King and Queen of…
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Crown Prince Haakon learns more about food waste

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has for many years had climate change and environmental issues as a major focus of his work. This week, the Norwegian Crown Prince paid an official visit to two places in Vestfold in Norway, which put climate issues high on the agenda. His…
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Queen Sonja to award Queen Margrethe with a prestigious language prize

Queen Margrethe of Denmark is awarded the Nordic Association’s language prize for her effort to strengthen the Scandinavian language community and she will receive the accolade from her good friend, Queen Sonja of Norway. The prize will be presented in a ceremony in Oslo later in September. Preparations are now being made for a large-scale celebration of the language award…
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