Crown Princess Mette Marit is suffering from Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

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Norwegian News Agency accidentally reports death of King Harald

Norwegian News Agency accidentally reports death of King Harald

Yesterday, the Norwegian News Agency (NTB) accidentally reported in Norway that His Majesty King Harald was dead. The Norwegian News Agency is a Norwegian press agency and wire service that serves most of the largest Norwegian media outlets. The unfinished text was sent to NTB subscribers at 12 pm Norwegian time; the news agency sent out a new message retracting the previous message only minutes…

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King Harald attends opening of King Harald World Gym for Life Challenge

King Harald attends opening of King Harald World Gym for Life Challenge

Yesterday, His Majesty King Harald of Norway attended the official opening of the King Harald World Gym for Life Challenge, a tournament in the King’s name. When His Majesty arrived, he was greeted by the County Governor of Vestfold, Kristi Gilbert President of Norway’s Gymnastics and Turnal Association, and President Stig Nilssen in the Organisation Committee for King Harald’s World Gym for Life…

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Queen Sonja’s has grand birthday celebration

Queen Sonja’s has grand birthday celebration

On Tuesday, Queen Sonja of Norway turned 80-years-old. This was celebrated all day at different locations throughout Norway. The biggest celebration took place at the Royal Palace in Oslo. The festivities started at noon. At the same time as 21-gun salute, a royal salute was fired from Akershus Fortress, and an entirely new statue was unveiled in the Palace Park. The statue was a gift from the…

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The President of Brazil confuses King Harald of Norway for the King of Sweden

The President of Brazil confuses King Harald of Norway for the King of Sweden

The President of Brazil, Michael Temer, visited Norway on Friday to strengthen economic and diplomatic ties between Brazil and Norway. During his visit, Temer spoke with Norway’s prime minister and the leadership of the Norwegian parliament. After a meeting with Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg, the journey went on to the Royal Palace. There, the President was welcomed by His Majesty King…

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War movie about the Norwegian Royal Family nominated for 12 awards

War movie about the Norwegian Royal Family nominated for 12 awards

The Norwegian film The Kings Choice, which is about the Norwegian Royal Family during the first three days of the German invasion in 1940, has had great success. The film has been well received not only in Norway but throughout the world. The dramatic war movie has now been nominated for 12 prizes at the prestigious Norwegian Amanda Prize on Wednesday. The film is nominated in, among others, the…

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Scandinavian monarchs send condolences to Portugal after devastating fires

Scandinavian monarchs send condolences to Portugal after devastating fires

After devastating forest fires have hit Portugal, Their Majesties King Harald V of Norway and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden sent their condolences to the President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. King Harald told President Rebelo de Sousa: “Your Excellency, I was deeply saddened to hear the news about the devastating wildfires that have been ravaging central Portugal the last few days,…

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