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A guard for the Norwegian Royal Family fired shot inside palace

The Norwegian police had an accident at the Royal Palace in Oslo. A royal lifeguard fired a shot in the wall inside of the Royal Palace. This happened 30 April this year but was not revealed until it was published Sunday afternoon in the Norwegian media. One of the Norwegian Royal Family’s bodyguards was practising drawing his weapon when he, by accident, fired his gun. “We can now confirm…
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Who is Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway?

Today we take a look at Norway’s future queen consort. Her Royal Highness was born on 19 August 1973 inKristiansand,Norway. She has one older sister and two older brothers. Her parents divorced when she was young, and both would eventually remarry. As a…
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The President of Brazil confuses King Harald of Norway for the King of Sweden

The President of Brazil, Michael Temer, visited Norway on Friday to strengthen economic and diplomatic ties between Brazil and Norway. During his visit, Temer spoke with Norway’s prime minister and the leadership of the Norwegian parliament. After a meeting with Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the journey went on to the Royal Palace. There, the President was welcomed by His…
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Scandinavian monarchs celebrate Finland's 100th anniversary

On Thursday, Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden participated in the celebrations of Finland’s 100th anniversary as an independent nation in Helsinki, Finland. The Danish and Norwegian guests travelled on their royal yachts, “Norge” and…
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King Harald starts the season for The Norwegian Royal Yacht

Thursday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway announced the season opening for the Norwegian Royal Yacht “DS Norge”. This happened unusually early this year. It is not common for the King to order the royal yacht to be ready for use until the end of May. The reason why this season starts extra early is that the Royal Yacht will be used in this year’s celebration of the…
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