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King Harald celebrated the 100th of Lions Club International

His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated today in the 100th anniversary of the Lions Club International. King Harald is Lions Norway’s royal patron. In this regard, the King attended an event in Oslo, which was a collaboration between Lions Norway and the organisation “Young in Norway.” His Majesty met several children with different personal backgrounds. Together, with…
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Prime Minister of Norway accused of showing disrespect toward the King

“Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, [showed] lack respect for His Majesty the King and his elected Assembly,” said the former President of the Stortinget (the Norwegian national assembly), Dag Terje Andersen to the Norwegian media on Monday morning. Andersen believes that Prime Minister Solberg has gone behind the King’s back by publishing major political decisions before…
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King Harald's birthday celebrations - without the King

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is 80 years old today. The King himself is on vacation with the entire Norwegian Royal Family. Nevertheless, there are several standard events marking a Norwegian King’s birthday, despite the fact that the King is not even in the country. Today at noon a 21 gun salute fired from the cannons at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. Many people had turned up to watch the…
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80% of Norwegians support the monarchy

Eight out of ten Norwegians approve of keeping the monarchy as a form of government, and the greatest support King Harald and his family has comes from the younger Norwegian population. This emerges from a major survey conducted by Norway’s state TV channel NRK. The…
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King Harald: "I will not abdicate"

His Majesty King Harald of Norway celebrates his 80th birthday next week. For the occasion, His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen granted an interview to NTB (Norwegian News Agency) where they talked about what it is like being monarchs when they get older. The…
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Norwegian drug lord helped to solve the theft of King Harald's priceless antiques

Norway’s biggest drug trial in history is now in the Norwegian courts. The main defendant in the case, Gjermund Cappelen, has pleaded guilty in importing several tonnes of hashish to Norway and claims he has had help to this by the police officer Eric Jensen. During the trial, many unknown stories have been revealed – including new information on the theft of a number of royal antiques…
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