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Tragedy in Norway as Princess Märtha Louise's former husband Ari Behn takes his own life

Ari Behn, the former husband of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and the father of her three children, has died at the age of 47. The Royal Palace confirmed the news in a statement on Christmas Day, saying Mr Behn took his own life. In a statement this evening, King Harald said: “It is with great sadness that the Queen and I have received the message of Ari Behn’s passing.
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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 public that the King has a viral infection. Crown Prince Haakon commented on his father health when he visited a hospital in…
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The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In Norway, there are several traditions on what to eat for dinner on Christmas Eve. The eastern part of the country eats…
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Norwegian Royal Family reveals Christmas photos

The Norwegian Royal Family revealed their Christmas photos yesterday. They feature King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus. The images were taken by Lise Åserud in the Red Lounge in…
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Queen Sonja visits women's prison in Oslo

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway visited on Thursday the high-security Bredtveit women’s prison and detention facility in Oslo. The prison is one of four prisons in Norway with only female prisoners. During Queen Sonja’s very first visit to Bredtveit, she got to meet the prison’s management, staff and some of the inmates. The visit began with a presentation of the prison and…
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