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Crown Prince Haakon comments his father’s medical leave

It was announced yesterday by the Norwegian Royal Court that King Harald is on medical leave, due to pain in his foot. Crown Prince Haakon commented on this when he met the Norwegian press during the last day of his Baltic trip.Since the medical leave was announced, it has also been announced that His Majesty will only be away from his work the rest of this week. King Harald is, therefore…
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King Harald visits Gjesdal and Bjerkreim

King Harald of Norway has a personal goal to visit all the municipalities in Norway. Yesterday, His Majesty visited two towns that he has never been to on an official visit. This happened the day after he handed out a cancer research award in memory of his father, King…
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King Harald handed out King Olav Vs Cancer Research Prize 2018

Today His Majesty King Harald V of Norway handed out the prestigious King Olav Vs Cancer Research Prize for 2018. The award ceremony was in the atrium of Oslo University in downtown Oslo. King Harald handed out the prize dedicated in memory of his father on behalf of the Cancer Society in Oslo. Guest arrived at the ceremony from 12:30 today, and all guest had come by 12:45. His Majesty was the…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja to visit Nordland

The Norwegian royal court confirmed yesterday in a press release that this year’s annual county-tour will go to Nordland-county which is in the north of Norway. Their Majesty The King and Queen will visit Nordland from 12 to 14 June. The visit will include a visit in the…
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New extraordinary Council of State held in Oslo

There was another meeting held yesterday in the form of an extraordinary Council of State in Norway following the political crisis that occurred before Easter. The meeting was announced just a few hours before it was held in the Council of State Hall at the Royal Palace in…
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King Harald congratulates China's President

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway has sent his congratulations to Chinas President, Mr Xi Jinping, on the occasion of his re-inauguration as President of China. The congratulations were sent out from the Norwegian Royal Court on Monday. The congratulatory message from King Harald is as follows: HE Mr Xi Jinping President of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing Your Excellency, On the…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 3

The first day of the tour was used for political talks. Yesterday the King and Queen honoured the victims of the dictatorship. The last day of the State Visit was used to focus more on Norwegian-Argentinian business, but also Argentinian culture. The King and Queen have used…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 2

The second day of the state visit focused on the economic ties between Norway and Argentina. Norway had a significant trade delegation with them in which everything from airlines to official Norway was represented. The interests of Norwegian companies in Argentina are mainly…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have now completed the first day of their state visit to Argentina. The royals arrived in Argentina on Sunday afternoon and spent Monday resting before the state visit began today. The state visit lasts until Thursday. The King and Queen were welcomed in a grand ceremony at the Argentinian Presidential Palace when they arrived. After the official arrival, the King and…
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