Norway

Queen Sonja cancels events following Ari Behn's death

According to the official program for Queen Sonja of Norway, the Queen should have opened a new art exhibition on Thursday of this week. The Queen’s participation in the opening has been announced for several weeks. Now, the Royal Court has removed this planned exhibition opening from the Queen’s calendar. The Queen, therefore, will not attend the opening because of the death of her…
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That time Crown Prince Haakon was almost kidnapped

Being kidnapped is perhaps a royal’s biggest nightmare. Fortunately, this has not happened in recent times. Still, many have made plans to kidnap royals, but they have fortunately failed. A rather unknown story of a kidnapping attempt was aimed at the then 26-year-old…
Norway

Norway's Royal Family thanks public for the support after Ari Behn's suicide

The suicide of Princess Märtha Louise’s former husband, Ari Behn, was as a huge shock to the entire Norwegian population. Nearly all liked Ari Behn very well, and he had a special place in the heart of the Norwegian people. The family was open from the beginning about this being a suicide. Something that has increased the focus on mental health in Norway in recent days. Now, Ari…
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Taking a look at “Kongsseteren” – The Norwegian Royals Christmas home

Every year, the Norwegian King and Queen celebrate Christmas at the grand royal lodge called “Kongsseteren” in the expensive neighbourhood of Holmenkollen in Oslo. Let us take a look at this magnificent royal property. “Kongsseteren”, formerly called The Kings Villa, is a property and timber lodge which is under the Norwegian Royal Family’s private ownership. The property is…
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Crown Prince Haakon to visit Kenya and Mozambique

The Norwegian Royal Court could this week announce that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will visit Kenya and Mozambique in February of next year. The Crown Prince is preparing to visit Kenya and Mozambique from 10 to 13 February 2020. Minister of Development Dag-Inge…
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Crown Prince Haakon comments on his father's health

It became known on Thursday afternoon that His Majesty King Harald of Norway is ill. The Royal Court informed the public that as long as the King is sick, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will be appointed as temporary regent of Norway. The Royal Court informed the…
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King Harald of Norway is ill - Crown Prince Haakon appointed regent

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is ill. The Royal Court has informed the public that for the duration of the King’s sickness, Crown Prince Haakon will be appointed as temporary regent of Norway. The Royal Court informs the public that His Majesty has a viral infection. The severity of the disease is unknown. Previous assumptions were that the King was abroad, however, this is not…
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