Norway

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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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Oslo - Day 2

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today have completed their visit to the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The visit to Norway occurred after the Duke and Duchess spent two days in Stockholm. The British royals arrived yesterday morning at Oslo Airport where they were received by Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. On the first day of their visit, the royals, among other things, had the…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon takes 14th birthday photos of daughter Princess Ingrid Alexandra

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway is celebrating her 14th birthday today, and in celebration, the Royal Court of Norway released two new pictures of the teenage princess late last evening. Photo: HRH Crown Prince Haakon The images were taken by her proud father, Crown Prince Haakon outside their home at the Skaugum estate this month. The Princess is pictured in deep snow in…
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How much did the Scandinavian royal families work in 2017?

At the end of each year, we can study and comment on the work of the British Royal Family. The UFO No More team decided to look at the work of the Scandinavian royal families which is something that is not always done. Before going into the numbers, a little disclaimer. These numbers represent the days worked by each member of the royal families based on their official calendar. Of course, there…
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