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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway to step in for King Harald during important State Visit

The heir to the throne of Norway will take a leading part in the State Visit to his country by the President of Italy. Crown Prince Haakon has had to step in after his father, King Harald, was admitted to hospital with an infection which will see him remain an inpatient for several more days. The Crown Prince has already assumed the regency of Norway and will now host the State Visit…
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Scandinavian cousins to meet on official visit

Royal cousins will reunite next month when King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway pay an official visit to Queen Margrethe in Denmark. The Danish Royal Court announced the news on Monday, revealing that the two-day visit will occur from 16 to 17 June. The visit is…
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Princess Astrid of Norway looks back at the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth

The Norwegian and British royal families have strong ties to each other. King Harald’s grandmother, Queen Maud of Norway, was the daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom. Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner, is the older sister of the present Norwegian monarch. In connection with the coronation of her cousin, King Charles III, the Princess has given a rare interview that the Norwegian…
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King Harald hospitalised with an infection

King Harald V of Norway has been admitted to the Rikshospitalet in Oslo. The king has been diagnosed with an infection that needs to be treated in hospital and he will remain there for several days. The Royal Court in Oslo says that His Majesty’s condition is…
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King Harald showed support for veterans

King Harald of Norway has honoured Norwegian veterans at an event organised by the Norwegian Veterans’ Association for International Operations (NVIO). The King, who is patron of the organisation, discussed the importance of peer support and the skills veterans acquired during their time in the military. The meeting was attended by around 60 delegates from across Norway. The NVIO…
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King Harald welcomes a special ship home

King Harald of Norway has welcomed a special ship home in Bergen after a successful 20-month journey that visited 37 ports across the globe. The ship “Statsraad Lehmkuhl” has completed its “One Ocean Expedition” tour, covering over 60,000 nautical miles as part of a project of the UN’s ocean decade to create awareness and spread knowledge about the significant…
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