Norway

King Harald V of Norway taken to hospital

Norway’s monarch, King Harald V, has been rushed to the largest hospital in Norway on Friday morning. Harald, who is 83, was taken to the National Hospital in Oslo by ambulance on Friday morning. It is not known, as yet, what is wrong with the King. The Royal Court has stated that the King is on sick leave and according to protocol, the Crown Prince is put in as regent of Norway. The…
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Norway’s Crown Prince and Princess visit Florø and Stavanger

With events on Wednesday and Thursday this week, Crown Prince Haakon has concluded his tour of southern Norway to learn more about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected Norway.The Crown Prince’s goal is to learn more about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected various Norwegian industries and the Norwegian people. Last week the journey started in Østfold, when the Crown Prince…
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Crown Princess Mette Marit's son pursues new career as a motorcycle mechanic

In the past few years, it has been known that Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s eldest son, Marius Borg Høiby, has tried his hand at several different jobs. He was once editor of Tempus Magazine, a position he lost as a result of the magazine closing down. In December 2018, it was announced that he had been appointed to a new job in a property company, a role he was to hold for only a couple…
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Crown Prince Haakon visits coronavirus test station

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway started an important tour on Tuesday this week, which will see him travel around large parts of Norway to observe how the coronavirus pandemic has affected Norway. The journey is partly done on board the royal yacht “KS Norge”. The…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon celebrated Rygge Church’s 900th anniversary

Crown Prince Haakon has celebrated Rygge Church’s 900 years anniversary. During the visit to the church, the Crown Prince saw the portal that dates the church to the year 1120. Rygge church is thus the Norway`s oldest church that is still in use. The current altarpiece in Rygge church came into place in 1740. Between 1786 and 1867 the church was privately owned by local wealthy farmers. The…
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