Norway

King Harald of Norway is ill - Crown Prince Haakon appointed regent

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is ill. The Royal Court has informed the public that for the duration of the King’s sickness, Crown Prince Haakon will be appointed as temporary regent of Norway. The Royal Court informs the public that His Majesty has a viral infection. The severity of the disease is unknown. Previous assumptions were that the King was abroad, however, this is not…
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Slovenia's State Visit to Norway - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have welcomed the President of Slovenia on a State Visit to Norway. In accordance with Norwegian royal tradition, the visit began with an official welcome ceremony at the Royal Palace. President Borut Pahor was received by Their Majesties King…
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King Harald met Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov

King Harald of Norway met Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, this Friday in the northern Norwegian city of Kirkenes. The meeting took place only a few days after Russia claimed that Norway is gearing up for a conflict with Russia and relations between the two nations are tense. The last time the two met was in 2014. The Russian foreign minister also met with the Norwegian prime…
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King Harald highlights Sami language and culture

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is currently on a two-day long visit to Norway’s most northern county, Finnmark. The first day of the visit went to the Sami areas of the county to highlight their language and culture. King Harald started the visit at Karasjok Primary…
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King Harald attends football match at Old Trafford

On Sunday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway was on a private visit to the United Kingdom. His Majesty was in the city of Manchester where he attended the Manchester United and Liverpool football match at Old Trafford. He was a guest of honour at Manchester United…
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Queen Sonja cancels major appearance because of continuing illness

Queen Sonja of Norway has had to cancel a new appearance because of ill health. On Thursday night, Her Majesty should have been back at work for the first time after she had to cancel her duties on Tuesday last week because she had an infection in the upper respiratory tract. However, she was forced to miss the event as she is still unwell. Together with His Majesty the King, Crown Prince…
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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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