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King Harald approves surprising change in the Norwegian government

King Harald of Norway, together with his son Crown Prince Haakon, approved a surprising change in the Norwegian government on Friday morning. No changes were expected in the government and the change was to bring back a former minister who in 2018 was forced to resign. The Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, asked the king to approve former minister and current parliament member Sylvi Listhaug as new…
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King Harald visits Marker and Skiptvet

King Harald of Norway visited the two municipalities of Skiptvedt and Marker in Østfold County, in the southeast of the country on Tuesday. The King began his visit to Skiptvedt at the local kindergarten at the village of Lindormen. Here the king was welcomed by several…
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Queen Sonja's Sami art exhibition receives new works of art

It was in February that Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway opened a brand new exhibition in Queen Sonja Art Stable in Oslo. On Friday, another art piece was added to the ongoing show, and Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen was invited to the preview. It is the Sami artist Máret Ánne Sara’s art piece “Spirals of the Pile” which is the newest piece to go on…
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See the Easter greetings sent by the royals

As many are celebrating Easter today, European royals have sent Easter greetings to mark the occasion. Later today, Her Majesty The Queen will celebrate the holiday alongside members of the British Royal Family at St George’s Chapel. Let’s take a look at other Easter messages and celebrations across Europe. Princess Madeleine of Sweden was one of the first to share an Easter message…
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Crown Prince Haakon must undergo surgery again

In early March, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that Crown Prince Haakon had to undergo surgery. The heir to the throne was admitted to hospital for one day for an operation on an exostosis in the ear canal. This week, the Crown Prince Haakon announced himself to the…
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Crown Prince Haakon concludes Pacific tour in Samoa

On Thursday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway concluded his week-long tour to the Pacific region in Samoa. The very last day started with a political meeting with His Highness Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II and Samoa’s First Lady, then with Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi. Norway and Samoa have collaborated closely on climate change at the UN, and…
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