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King Harald marked the day of liberation

On Tuesday, His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated in the events in memory of the Liberation Day and the National Veterans Day at Akershus fortress in Oslo. Every year, 8 May is a day where Norway honours all veterans, from World War II and up to today’s international operations while they mark the liberation from the German occupation in 1945. The Norwegian Royal Family has long…
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King Harald back at work following medical leave

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is today back at work as monarch of Norway again after he had to take a few days of medical leave last week as a result of pain in the foot. Even though His Majesty is back to work today, he has no official duties before…
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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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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Estonia

The Crown Prince Couple of Norway has continued their Baltic tour from Latvia on Monday to Lithuania on Tuesday. Wednesday was kicked off in Lithuania before the Crown Prince and Crown Princess went on to the last of the Baltic nations, Estonia where they spent the day and…
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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Lithuania

This week, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit perform a four-day journey to the Baltic nations to celebrate their 100 years as independent states after they declared themselves independent from Russia in 1918. Yesterday, the Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited Latvia. Today they have travelled to neighbouring Lithuania where they will spend the day before going to Estonia…
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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Latvia

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway started their four-day visit to the three Baltic States today. As announced earlier this year by the Norwegian Royal Court, Their Royal Highnesses are travelling to the Baltic…
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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 Olav. Yesterday the journey went to Gjesdal and Bjerkreim, in western Norway. The visit started in Gjesdal, and when the King…
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