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Queen Elizabeth and King Harald celebrated the The Anglo-Norse Society

Today was a historic day as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth joined forces with the King of Norway in London – the day after they all celebrated the 70th birthday of the Prince of Wales. The King and Queen were gathered to mark the centenary of the Anglo-Norse Society. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and King Harald V of Norway are joint patrons, and the Norwegian ambassador is the…
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Queen Sonja hands out namesake Print Award in London

On Thursday evening, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway handed out the Queen Sonja Print Award 2018 to Emma Nishimura in the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The artist Emma Nishimura was born in 1982 and lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Her work includes both traditional…
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King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon participate in the NATO exercise Trident Juncture

His Majesty King Harald and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited the Trident Juncture 2018 military exercise. The royals visited the area around Røros, an area in Norway with mountains and plains. On arrival, the King and Crown Prince received a broad introduction to the military exercise Trident Juncture, the largest NATO exercise in Norway since the 1980s and the Cold War. Following…
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Norwegian Royal Family celebrate King Karl Johan with a series of lectures at Royal Palace

This year marks 200 years since Karl Johan became King of Norway and Sweden. This has been celebrated with significant events in both nations, now separated from each other, each having its own royal house. Although, both King Harald of Norway and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden descended from King Karl Johan. One of the very last events in celebrating Karl Johan is now taking place in November in…
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Norwegian politicians and doctors thank the Crown Princess for openness regarding her illness

Norwegian politicians and celebrities have flocked to the media to express their sympathies to the Crown Princess and thank her for her openness about her illness. It was announced on Wednesday that the Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit, has been diagnosed with chronic pulmonary fibrosis. Prime Minister Erna Solberg also released a statement regarding the Crown Princess’s illness. Now…
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