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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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Finding Queen Maud in Oslo

This year, it is 150 years since Norway’s Queen Maud was born. This is marked by Royal Central with several articles where we look at the life of the British princess who married a Danish prince and ended up as a Norwegian queen. In Oslo today, the city that Maud once…
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The lost tiara of Queen Maud

This year, it is 150 years since the Norwegian Queen Maud was born in London. Much has been written about the queen who was elected to be monarch together with her husband as a new Norwegian royal couple in an independent Norway in 1905. When Queen Maud came to Norway, she…
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Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attend football match

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit were present during the women’s football cup final in Norway on Saturday. The final was played in the capital of Oslo at the Telenor Arena and was close match between the archrivals Lillestrøm and Vålerenga. They gave the royals a great game in the fight for the Norwegian championship. “We are all…
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Norway’s Crown Prince Couple possibly involved in Norwegian-Russian spy exchange

Norway’s Crown Prince Couple, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, reportedly could have been involved in an ongoing spy case that has affected Norwegian-Russian relations. This was reported by Norwegian state television NRK on Thursday evening. The case began in December 2017 when the Norwegian spy Frode Berg was arrested in Russia. The FSB, who arrested him, believed he was…
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Slovenia’s State Visit to Norway – Day 2

On Wednesday, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway welcomed the Slovenian president on a state visit to the Kingdom of Norway. On Thursday the visit continued and was concluded. On Wednesday, the royals accompanied the President and his wife…
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Slovenia's State Visit to Norway - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have welcomed the President of Slovenia on a State Visit to Norway. In accordance with Norwegian royal tradition, the visit began with an official welcome ceremony at the Royal Palace. President Borut Pahor was received by Their Majesties King…
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Crown Prince Haakon attends Memorial Day in Oslo

On Sunday Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the annual national memorial day at Akershus fortress. His Royal Highness arrived on Sunday morning at the monuments in the new part of the fortress. Here he laid a wreath at the memorial for fallen soldiers. At the ceremony in the Museum Courtyard at Akershus, Defense Chief Admiral Haakon Bruun-Hansen gave the memorial speech. The President of…
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