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Norway's Prime Minister revealed King Harald's secret holiday

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg revealed where King Harald celebrated his 80th birthday. This was first reported yesterday by Norwegian state television NRK. When King Harald on 21 February this year turned 80-years-old, the King was on a private holiday with his family in South Africa. It was, at this point, a well-kept secret where the King was, as the King wanted to celebrate his…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit speaks about her disease

In late November, it became publicly known that Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway suffered from Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. On Tuesday of this week, the Crown Princess was interviewed on the popular radio channel P3 in Norway. Then, she commented on her…
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Norwegian royals attend awarding of Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Norway were all in Oslo yesterday for the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017, which was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The awards ceremony was held in the Central Hall of Oslo City Hall, and the Peace Prize Laureate was presented to ICAN…
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The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In…
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Who is Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway?

On the occasion of Prince Sverre Magnus’s birthday today, 3 December, we take a look back at the young Prince’s life. His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus was born 3 December 2005 in Oslo. When he was born, he was 52 centimetres long and weighed 3.944 grams. The…
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King Harald of Norway discharged from hospital

King Harald of Norway was discharged from hospital on Monday morning. This was confirmed by the royal court at around half past one on Monday afternoon. The announcement was confirmed by the Norwegian Royal Court, stating: “His Majesty the King is in great shape and is this morning discharged from the Oslo National Hospital.” On Sunday it became known that The King was hospitalised…
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King Harald: "The rumors of my death are significantly exaggerated"

“The rumours of my death are significantly exaggerated,” said His Majesty King Harald of Norway in the opening of his speech during the annual gala dinner for parliament representatives and the government at the Norwegian Royal Palace. The King followed up with the statement, “The only one who has passed away here tonight is probably the moose we will be served soon.” The king always tends…
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