Norway

King Harald leaves hospital after week long treatment for an infection

King Harald of Norway has been discharged from hospital after a week of treatment for an infection. The Royal Court made a short announcement on May 15th 2023. It stated that ”His Majesty The King has now been discharged…The King remains on sick leave.” King Harald’s next scheduled engagement is on May 17th 2023. However, the statement said that a decision on whether…
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Crown Prince Haakon steps in for King Harald to welcome Italian President Mattarella on State Visit

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway perfectly stepped in his father’s shoes to host a State Visit from the Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, who arrived in Oslo accompanied by his daughter Laura.  The Italian President, Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani and the rest of the delegation landed on Wednesday, 10 May, and were welcomed, among others, by the Italian Ambassador to Norway and…
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Norway

Crown Prince Haakon comments on his father's health

It was announced on 8 May that King Harald of Norway was hospitalised with an infection. The Royal Court issued an update the following day saying that the King was still in hospital but recovering; however, he would be on sick leave for the rest of the week. As…
Sweden

Queen Silvia takes part in conference for young people with dementia - and shares her personal experience

Queen Silvia of Sweden took part in a conference of Nordic countries centred around dementia.  Her Majesty took part in the last of two days of the conference, which spanned between 8 and 9 May in Stockholm.  The Queen listened to a summary discussion on the topics that the conference touched upon over the two days, before offering a speech, in which she said, in part: “There are many of…
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Luxembourg

New photos released as Prince Charles of Luxembourg turns three

Several new images have been released for Prince Charles of Luxembourg’s third birthday by the Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg. The future monarch is seen in the images with his parents, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie, as well as his newborn baby brother, Prince Francois, who was born on 27 March. © Maison du Grand-Duc / Kary Barthelmey ©…
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