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Crown Princess Mette Marit brings her "literature train" to Germany

Early in May, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway hosted the “literature metro” together with her husband, the Crown Prince. Because of her health, Her Royal Highness has this year, chosen to switch out her annual “literature train” to a more urban “literature metro”. Instead of using some of Norway’s long and remote train lines to promote literature to young people, she used the…
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Norway’s Royal Family celebrates National Day

On Friday, Norway celebrated National Day – a day when Norway celebrates its constitution, which, just behind the constitution to the United States, is the oldest in the world still in use. The day was celebrated from early morning until late in the evening, and the…
Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit hosts “literature metro” in Oslo

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit hosted the “literature metro” together with her husband, the Crown Prince. Because of her health, Her Royal Highness has this year, chosen to switch out her annual “literature train” to a more urban “literature metro”. Instead of using some of Norway’s long and remote train lines to promote…
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How many days did the Scandinavian and Spanish royal families work in 2018?

At the end of each year, we can study and comment on the work of the British Royal Family. The UFO No More team decided to look at the work of the Scandinavian royal families which is something that is not always done. Before going into the numbers, a little disclaimer. These numbers represent the days worked by each member of the royal families based on their official calendar. Of course, there…
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European royals attend the state funeral of Kofi Annan

On Thursday, several royals and head of states attended the state funeral for Kofi Annan in Accra, Ghana. Kofi Annan was the Secretary-General of the United Nations, holding the position from January 1997 to December 2006. Kofi Annan and the UN received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 “for their work for a better organised and more peaceful world”. He died on 18th August in Switzerland…
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