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Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Frederik opened unique Museum-building in Norway

Queen Sonja has opened the new museum building “The Twist” outside Oslo with Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark also present during the opening. Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Frederik got a tour with investor Christen Sveaas of the new building which is located at the Kistefos Museum. The reason why also Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark was present was that the architect behind the unique…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit talks about her difficult childhood in new book

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit revealed on Tuesday her brand new book together with the author, Geir Gulliksen. The new book from the Crown Princess is the anthology “Homeland and other stories” published by Aschehoug publishing house. The book reveals, among other things, that Mette-Marit shaved off all her hair in year three in high school, and that her family just…
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Norwegian mosque apologises to Crown Prince Haakon after three women refused handshake

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited the Al-Noor Islamic Centre last week to show support after the 10 August shooting attack on the mosque. Many people noticed that three women did not accept the Crown Prince’s outstretched hand as he attempted to greet them. The Bærum mosque shooting, or the Al-Noor Islamic Centre shooting, was an attack that occurred on 10 August 2019 at…
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King Harald on water pollution: "This is one of the most serious things we can experience"

Last time the small town of Askøy was visited by royals was in 1611. On Thursday, King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the people at Askøy for a very special reason. To conclude the county tour of Hordaland the royals visited Askøy and the people here who have faced serious problems over the past month. Two weeks ago, Askøy municipality was hit by water pollution that has affected more than…
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