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Norway's Prime Minister revealed King Harald's secret holiday

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg revealed where King Harald celebrated his 80th birthday. This was first reported yesterday by Norwegian state television NRK. When King Harald on 21 February this year turned 80-years-old, the King was on a private holiday with his family in South Africa. It was, at this point, a well-kept secret where the King was, as the King wanted to celebrate his…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit speaks about her disease

In late November, it became publicly known that Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway suffered from Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. On Tuesday of this week, the Crown Princess was interviewed on the popular radio channel P3 in Norway. Then, she commented on her…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit participate in traditional St. Lucia celebration

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway participated today in the traditional celebration of St. Lucia in Norway. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess chose to celebrate the day together with the elderly residents at the nursing home in Lørenskog, located just outside the capital Oslo. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess arrived at the…
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The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In…
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Who is Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway?

On the occasion of Prince Sverre Magnus’s birthday today, 3 December, we take a look back at the young Prince’s life. His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus was born 3 December 2005 in Oslo. When he was born, he was 52 centimetres long and weighed 3.944 grams. The name of the Prince was announced by the King and Crown Prince in the Extraordinary Cabinet meeting with the government at the…
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King Harald of Norway discharged from hospital

King Harald of Norway was discharged from hospital on Monday morning. This was confirmed by the royal court at around half past one on Monday afternoon. The announcement was confirmed by the Norwegian Royal Court, stating: “His Majesty the King is in great shape and is…
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King Harald of Norway admitted to hospital

The Norwegian Royal Court has announced that King Harald was admitted to hospital on Friday. The King is suffering from an infection. On Friday the Norwegian King was hospitalised in the Rikshospitalet in Oslo. The Royal Court said that The King is feeling better and his…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s visit to Ethiopia – Day 3

On Thursday, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit finished a three-day long visit to Ethiopia. They arrived in Ethiopia on Monday to prepare for their trip. On the first day, they attended a number of official events in the nation’s capital and assisted the Norwegian economic delegation who were following the Crown Prince and the Crown Princess on their visit. On the…
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