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King Harald prepares for governmental crisis due to road toll

His Majesty King Harald of Norway may need to accept the resignation of the Norwegian government and ask the leader of the opposition to form a new government sometime the next few weeks. This happens only a few weeks before Norway has its regional elections. The reason behind the new governmental crisis in Norway is due to a road toll. After several cities in Norway increased their road tolls…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja continue their county tour

This week, King Harald and Queen Sonja are visiting western parts of their kingdom. This is the first time the queen has taken part in engagements after she had to cancel her participation during the State Visit from South Korea last week due to an infection in her leg. On Tuesday, the king and queen visited the two municipalities, Jondal and Odda. Five municipalities in Hordaland are to be…
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Queen Sonja back at work following foot infection

Yesterday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway was back at work following the news last week that she had an infection in the leg. Together with her husband, His Majesty the King, they started their county tour to Hordaland in the western part of Norway. It was on Tuesday of…
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State visit to Norway from South Korea – Day 2

On Tuesday June 11th 2019, the president of South Korea started his two-day long state visit to Norway. On June 13th, the visit in Oslo was concluded in the morning before the royals and the president-couple travelled on to Bergen to visit western Norway. The day was started with a meeting between president Moon Jae-in and Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The two state leaders talked for 40…
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State visit to Norway from South Korea - Day 1

A two-day state visit from South Korea to the Kingdom of Norway got underway on Wednesday. President Moon Jae-in and Ms Kim Jung–sook were met by Crown Prince Haakon at Oslo’s Grand Hotel. Together they departed for the Royal Palace where, following the short drive…
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King Harald hands out the Abel Prize 2019

His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated in the award ceremony for the prestigious Abel Prize on Tuesday. The Abel Prize 2019 was awarded to Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck for her recent breakthrough in geometric partial differential equations, gauging theory and integrable…
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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 Royal Family has a central role in celebrating Norway and all that is Norwegian. This is a day where the celebrations begin…
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