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King Harald returns to work after sick leave

King Harald of Norway has been on sick leave for almost two weeks, but on February 10th 2022, he returned to work. The Norwegian monarch received three new ambassadors in a solemn audience at the Royal Palace in Oslo. The ambassadors from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bakir Sadović, from Australia, Kerin Ann Ayyalaraju and from Rwanda, Diane Gashumba, handed over their credentials to King Harald, and…
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Norway's Crown Prince Haakon undertakes daring stunt

It is not every day a Crown Prince jumps from a bridge. Nevertheless, this is what Crown Prince Haakon of Norway did this week. The Norwegian Crown Prince jumped from a bridge when he visited Øygarden in western Norway on 9 February. It was on the occasion of a visit…
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Crown Prince Haakon reveals details about Princess Ingrid Alexandra's possible military service

Crown Prince Haakon has revealed some details about his daughter, Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s, possible military career. In connection with his visit to the National Logistics Operations Centre at Sessvollmoen Camp on 7 February, the Crown Prince confirmed that Ingrid Alexandra had not yet completed the initial military surveys conducted by all Norwegian 18-year-olds. His Royal…
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King Harald set to return to work after sick leave

King Harald of Norway has been on sick leave for almost two weeks, but will be back at work within days. The Norwegian Royal Court has just confirmed that the king will attend an audience later this week. Sven Gjeruldsen, communications manager for the Norwegian Royal…
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Crown Prince Haakon visits military camp before major international military exercise

Crown Prince Haakon, the acting Regent, visited the Armed Forces and the National Logistics Operations Centre, also known as NLOGS, at Sessvollmoen camp north of Oslo on 7 February. During the visit, Crown Prince Haakon was introduced to what NLOGS contributes to the Armed Forces ahead of an extensive winter exercise next month called the “Cold Response.” Upon arrival at…
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King Harald's sick leave extended for second time

King Harald of Norway’s sick leave has been extended for a second time. The decision was announced late on February 6th 2022. It means that Crown Prince Haakon will take over the king’s duties between February 7th and 9th 2022 as acting regent of the Kingdom of…
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Crown Prince Haakon marks Norway's Year of Volunteering with snowy visit

Every year, volunteers work 800,000 hours for the Norwegian Tourist Association. In his New Year’s speech in December, King Harald was able to declare this year, 2022, the year of volunteers work. On February 2 2022., Crown Prince Haakon visited volunteers from the Norwegian Tourist Association in Maridalen, in the forests outside the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Crown Prince Haakon is the…
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