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New extraordinary Council of State held in Oslo

There was another meeting held yesterday in the form of an extraordinary Council of State in Norway following the political crisis that occurred before Easter. The meeting was announced just a few hours before it was held in the Council of State Hall at the Royal Palace in Oslo. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and His Majesty King Harald were present, along with the entire Norwegian…
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King Harald congratulates China's President

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway has sent his congratulations to Chinas President, Mr Xi Jinping, on the occasion of his re-inauguration as President of China. The congratulations were sent out from the Norwegian Royal Court on Monday. The congratulatory message from King…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 3

The first day of the tour was used for political talks. Yesterday the King and Queen honoured the victims of the dictatorship. The last day of the State Visit was used to focus more on Norwegian-Argentinian business, but also Argentinian culture. The King and Queen have used…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 2

The second day of the state visit focused on the economic ties between Norway and Argentina. Norway had a significant trade delegation with them in which everything from airlines to official Norway was represented. The interests of Norwegian companies in Argentina are mainly related to the maritime sector or the oil and gas industry. However, at the same time, there is also an increasing interest…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have now completed the first day of their state visit to Argentina. The royals arrived in Argentina on Sunday afternoon and spent Monday resting before the state visit began today. The state visit lasts until Thursday. The King and Queen were…
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Happy Birthday King Harald!

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is 81-years-old today. To mark the King’s birthday, a 21-gun salute was fired today at noon from the cannons at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. Many people had turned up to watch the tribute in honour of the King. It is tradition in Norway…
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King Harald could have become King at the age of three

On Wednesday, King Harald of Norway turns 81-years-old. There will be no big celebration like last year, but a private celebration with friends and the closest family. On the occasion of the King of Norway’s birthday, we will look at the not so well known history of His Majesty. King Harald was only a prince and three-years-old when the Germans invaded Norway during World War II. King…
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King Harald opens the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue's new centre

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway opened Monday the Norwegian “Sea Rescue Company’s” new centre at Langgrunn near the town of Horten, south of the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The centre “RS Noatun” is the company’s new school and adventure centre. His Majesty had the honour to cut the red ribbon under the supervision of Horten’s mayor, Are Karlsen, employees and volunteers…
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