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Oslo City Hall`s beautiful royal portraits

Oslo City Hall stands out in many ways from other city halls. It is best known for hosting the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony every December 10 with the entire Norwegian Royal Family present. Construction was completed in 1950. But an unknown side of the building is that it also has a banquet-hall that houses four beautiful royal portraits. Let us take a look at them. When entering the banquet-hall…
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King Harald on his health: ''better and better''

On Tuesday, His Majesty presented the National Association for Public Health Research Prizes for 2020. Ulrik Wisløff received the National Association for Public Health’s Heart Research Award today. This year’s winners of the Dementia Research Award was Anders…
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King Harald orders declassification of secret spy documents

King Harald of Norway has ordered the declassification of secret spy documents. This was made public by the Norwegian government last Sunday and reported by Norwegian media. This is very rare and has only happened a few times in recent history. It was during the weekly Council of State at the Royal Palace in Oslo on January 10 2020 that graded documents from the Norwegian secret services was…
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King Harald approves changes to the Norwegian government

On Friday, an ordinary Council of State was held in Oslo following the exit of the Progress Party from the Norwegian government. This happened only one day after it became clear that King Harald has been declared healthy after being sick for the past two weeks. Crown Prince Haakon has been regent for the past 14 days and has carried out the first two councils of the year on behalf of his…
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16 facts about Princess Ingrid Alexandra on her 16th birthday

Today, Tuesday 21 January, Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway turns 16-years-old. To celebrate the occasion, we have compiled 16 facts about the Princess which you might not have known before: Following Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s birth, Germany’s leader had to go out and ask German magazines to stop spreading various rumours about the Princess and her origins.The Princess was going to…
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