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Norwegian Royal Court changes their guidelines following #MeToo campaign

The Norwegian Royal Court has introduced new ethical guidelines for its employees following the #MeToo campaign. The new ethical guidelines give zero tolerance for sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination among the staff of the Norwegian royal household. This was announced by the Royal Court in their annual report which was published by the Court yesterday. The Court had started to rework…
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New extraordinary Council of State held in Oslo

There was another meeting held yesterday in the form of an extraordinary Council of State in Norway following the political crisis that occurred before Easter. The meeting was announced just a few hours before it was held in the Council of State Hall at the Royal Palace in…
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King Harald congratulates China's President

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway has sent his congratulations to Chinas President, Mr Xi Jinping, on the occasion of his re-inauguration as President of China. The congratulations were sent out from the Norwegian Royal Court on Monday. The congratulatory message from King Harald is as follows: HE Mr Xi Jinping President of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing Your Excellency, On the…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 3

The first day of the tour was used for political talks. Yesterday the King and Queen honoured the victims of the dictatorship. The last day of the State Visit was used to focus more on Norwegian-Argentinian business, but also Argentinian culture. The King and Queen have used this day to focus on the Norwegian airline Norwegian Air Shuttle which is heavily involved in the Argentine market. To mark…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 2

The second day of the state visit focused on the economic ties between Norway and Argentina. Norway had a significant trade delegation with them in which everything from airlines to official Norway was represented. The interests of Norwegian companies in Argentina are mainly…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have now completed the first day of their state visit to Argentina. The royals arrived in Argentina on Sunday afternoon and spent Monday resting before the state visit began today. The state visit lasts until Thursday. The King and Queen were…
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Happy Birthday King Harald!

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is 81-years-old today. To mark the King’s birthday, a 21-gun salute was fired today at noon from the cannons at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. Many people had turned up to watch the tribute in honour of the King. It is tradition in Norway to have a gun salute from 11 fortresses in Norway for the birthdays of King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon and…
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