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Crown Prince Haakon visits Human Rights Court in Strasbourg

On Monday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the Human Rights Court in Strasbourg. The reason for the visit was to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Council of Europe. This year also marks 60 years since the European Court of Human Rights was established. Crown Prince Haakon talked to the Court and the Council during his stay where he emphasised…
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Norwegian Royal Family joined by Danish Queen Margrethe at traditional ski jump at Holmenkollen

Members of the Norwegian Royal Family were joined by Queen Margrethe of Denmark yesterday at the traditional ski jump at Holmenkollen. Queen Margrethe is currently on her annual holiday in Norway and decided to visit her Norwegian counterparts for a few winter sports. Her son, Crown Prince Frederik is presently serving as Regent until she returns to Denmark. The royals watched the ski jumps from…
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Crown Prince Haakon's surgery was successful

Yesterday it was announced by the royal court that  Crown Prince Haakon of Norway had to undergo surgery. Now, the Royal Court has confirmed to Norwegian media that the operation was successful. “The surgical procedure has gone fine”, said communication manager at the…
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Crown Prince Haakon to undergo surgery

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is to undergo surgery this morning. The news was announced at 10:15 am Norwegian time in a short press release from the royal court in Oslo. The statement is as follows: “His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will today, on Monday, March 4, 2019, have a minor surgical intervention for exostosis in the ear canal. The surgical procedure takes place at…
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Happy Birthday, King Harald!

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is 82-years-old today. To mark the King’s birthday, a 21-gun salute was fired today at noon from the cannons at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. Many people had turned up to watch the tribute in honour of the King. It is tradition in Norway to…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja to visit Chile

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway have accepted the invitation of the President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, to visit the nation on an official state visit. The visit is planned to run from 26th to 31st March. Last year the royals made a state visit to Argentina – now neighbour Chile will welcome the King and Queen in just a few weeks. The visit marks 100 years of…
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