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Crown Prince Haakon comments his father’s medical leave

It was announced yesterday by the Norwegian Royal Court that King Harald is on medical leave, due to pain in his foot. Crown Prince Haakon commented on this when he met the Norwegian press during the last day of his Baltic trip.Since the medical leave was announced, it has also been announced that His Majesty will only be away from his work the rest of this week. King Harald is, therefore…
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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Estonia

The Crown Prince Couple of Norway has continued their Baltic tour from Latvia on Monday to Lithuania on Tuesday. Wednesday was kicked off in Lithuania before the Crown Prince and Crown Princess went on to the last of the Baltic nations, Estonia where they spent the day and…
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Crown Prince Haakon to take on regency as King Harald is on medical leave

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is on medical leave from today due to pain in the foot. During this time, Crown Prince Haakon will act as regent. This was announced by the royal court at Oslo Palace Wednesday afternoon. It is uncertain how long the King will be unable to work. Those who have seen King Harald can confirm that the King has always walked a bit strange. This is due to a…
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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Lithuania

This week, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit perform a four-day journey to the Baltic nations to celebrate their 100 years as independent states after they declared themselves independent from Russia in 1918. Yesterday, the Crown Prince and Crown Princess…
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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Latvia

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway started their four-day visit to the three Baltic States today. As announced earlier this year by the Norwegian Royal Court, Their Royal Highnesses are travelling to the Baltic states to participate in the nations’ celebrations of their 100 year anniversary of independence from Russia. The first…
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King Harald visits Gjesdal and Bjerkreim

King Harald of Norway has a personal goal to visit all the municipalities in Norway. Yesterday, His Majesty visited two towns that he has never been to on an official visit. This happened the day after he handed out a cancer research award in memory of his father, King…
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Queen Sonja's art aboard Norwegian polar research and cruise ships

On Sunday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja was present on the Norwegian ship MS Roald Amundsen in New York. There, she could announce her collaboration between her art foundation QSPA and the Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten. The Queen’s QSPA will have the responsibility for the decoration of the new ship, MS Roald Amundsen. “The unique partnership we are gathered here today to celebrate is…
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