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King Harald sends condolences to Queen Elizabeth II


Photo: Oskar Aanmoen/Royal Central

King Harald of Norway has sent his condolences to Queen Elizabeth II following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh today at the age of 99.

The King of Norway said: “Our thoughts are with Queen Elizabeth and the rest of her family. We also send our condolences to the British people.”

The flag at the Royal Palace in Oslo is now flying at half-mast today and will fly at half-mast on the day of the funeral in tribute.

The Norwegian Royal Family’s website has a tribute to the Duke on their page with several photos of Prince Philip with their family alongside their condolence message.

The Duke of Edinburgh died peacefully today at Windsor Castle. He was due to celebrate his 100th birthday in June.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.