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Crown Princess Mary champions gender equality in business at Nordic conference

Crown Princess Mary gave the opening speech at this week’s Womenomics Nordic Business Conference, which aims to discuss and debate women’s impact on the global economy. “For many years, the Nordic countries have fought for gender equality around the world, which makes me, and I’m sure many of you, proud,” Crown Princess Mary said. “And when I speak about gender equality to…
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European Royals

Prince Emanuel of Liechtenstein under investigation over shooting Romania's largest bear

Prince Emanuel of Liechtenstein has shot the largest bear in Europe by a mistake. Investigation is underway after the prince killed Europe’s largest bear during a trophy hunt in Transylvania in March this year. The brown bear, Arthur, was 17 years old and probably the largest of its kind in Europe. Arthur was shot a month after a local farmer complained that a female bear was harassing his…
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Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit visits the Aurora workshop

On Tuesday, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visited the Aurora workshop – a working community of artists with and without disabilities in Bærum. Ceramics, textiles, clothing and paper have been produced at the workshop, despite a pandemic and strict infection…
Denmark

Queen Margrethe begins 2021 sailing season

On Tuesday, Queen Margrethe officially boarded the royal ship Dannebrog in the Port of Copenhagen at the naval base of Nyholm for the start of the 2021 sailing season. Upon arrival at Nyholm, Her Majesty was presented with flowers and was received by the Queen’s personal captain, who is also commander of the royal ship Dannebrog. On the occasion of boarding, there was a 21-gun salute from…
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Norway

New exhibition in The Queen Sonja Art Stable to open this week

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Queen Sonja’s art gallery in the old stables at the Royal Palace in Oslo has been closed for over a year. The Queen has now established a new exhibition that will be shown digitally. Some of Norway’s most beautiful works of art will be exhibited this summer in the Queen Sonja Art Stable, in collaboration with the National Museum. The exhibition “Art…
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