Norway

Princess Märtha Louise to cease using title in business

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has agreed to stop using the title of Princess in her business activities, the Norwegian Royal Household has announced. The Princess came to this decision after consulting with her family. Princess Märtha Louise will continue to use her title when she is representing the King and in private. In a business setting, she will use her name, Märtha…
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Remembering King Olav V of Norway

Today it is exactly 26 years since His Majesty King Olav V of Norway died. King Olav was born as Prince of Denmark, and his parents were King Haakon VII and Queen Maud, who was the daughter of Edward VII of Britain. Olav was born on 2 July 1903 and baptised Alexander Edward…
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King of Norway's diversity speech goes viral

A passionate five-minute address given by King Harald V of Norway to 1,500 guests during a royal garden party in the park of the Royal Palace in Oslo has gone viral. A spokeswoman from the palace, Marianna Hagen, said the palace received a huge number of requests for an official English translation of the speech. The original video received almost 80,000 likes and has been viewed over 3 million…
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Queen Sonja of Norway speaks about devastating miscarriage 46 years ago

Queen Sonja of Norway has spoken of the devastating miscarriage of her first child 46 years ago in an upcoming TV documentary celebrating the 25-year reign of King Harald V. The miscarriage happened when then Crown Princess Sonja was 32-years-old. It was the night of 2 July 1970, following birthday celebrations on board the royal yacht for her father-in-law, King Olav V. They had only just shared…
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