Norway

King Harald comments on his daughter's new boyfriend during ship inspection

On Tuesday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald announced the season-opening of the Norwegian Royal Yacht “DS Norge”. Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen was among the journalists present. The Norwegian press took the opportunity to ask some questions about Princess Märtha Louise’s new boyfriend. In short, the King said he thought it was nice that his daughter…
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King Harald marks Liberation Day in Oslo

His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated in the events commemorating the Liberation Day and the National Defence 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…
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King Harald approves surprising change in the Norwegian government

King Harald of Norway, together with his son Crown Prince Haakon, approved a surprising change in the Norwegian government on Friday morning. No changes were expected in the government and the change was to bring back a former minister who in 2018 was forced to resign. The Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, asked the king to approve former minister and current parliament member Sylvi Listhaug as new…
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King Harald visits Marker and Skiptvet

King Harald of Norway visited the two municipalities of Skiptvedt and Marker in Østfold County, in the southeast of the country on Tuesday. The King began his visit to Skiptvedt at the local kindergarten at the village of Lindormen. Here the king was welcomed by several…
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Queen Sonja's Sami art exhibition receives new works of art

It was in February that Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway opened a brand new exhibition in Queen Sonja Art Stable in Oslo. On Friday, another art piece was added to the ongoing show, and Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen was invited to the preview. It is the Sami artist Máret Ánne Sara’s art piece “Spirals of the Pile” which is the newest piece to go on…
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Crown Prince Haakon must undergo surgery again

In early March, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that Crown Prince Haakon had to undergo surgery. The heir to the throne was admitted to hospital for one day for an operation on an exostosis in the ear canal. This week, the Crown Prince Haakon announced himself to the Norwegian News Agency NTB that he will most likely undergo the same surgery again, now on his other ear. The Crown Prince…
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