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Norway: Norway’s Royal Family reveals plans for Easter

NordenBladet – Norway begins its Easter holiday on Friday while the country is in the third wave of the pandemic, and everyone is living under strict infection control measures. However, people are allowed to travel to private holiday homes; this

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Norway: Princess Märtha Louise marks World Down Syndrome Day with powerful message

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has marked World Down Syndrome Day with a message underlining how important every member of society is. In a heartfelt greeting, the Princess spoke of the vital role the awareness day can make by reminding

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Norway: King Harald leads mourners at funeral of Erling Lortentzen at Asker church

NordenBladet – The funeral of Erling Lorentzen has taken place at Asker church outside Oslo. Erling Lorentzen was the husband of Princess Ragnhild, the son-in-law of King Olav and the brother-in-law of King Harald. The Norwegian Royal Family was among

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Norway: Queen Sonja opens art exhibition

NordenBladet – Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway has attended the digital opening of an exhibition with painter Anna Ancher at Lillehammer Art Museum. The exhibition “Anna Ancher – Skagen’s inner and outer space” is the largest collection of art

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Norway: Crown Princess Mette-Marit launches digital literature-train

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has launched this year’s literature-train in a story on Instagram that was published earlier this week. This year’s literature-train will run as a digital event that will take place through four conservations with

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Norway: Oslo Airport trials new electric powered aircraft de-icing truck

NordenBladet – Oslo Airport has welcomed a new electrically operated de-icing unit, the Vestergaard Elephant e-BETA, for the final few weeks of winter. In a first of its kind trial in Europe, the airport believes that the Menzies Aviation operated

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Norway: The Norwegian Data Protection Authority fines Grindr $11.7m for illegally sharing user information

NordenBladet — The Norwegian Data Protection Authority has fined the dating app Grindr 100 million Norwegian Krone ($11.7m) for illegally sharing personal information with advertisers, a recent investigation has revealed. Due to the highly personal nature of the information shared,

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Norway: Crown Prince Haakon meets Norwegian sailors keeping essential goods moving

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has met four Norwegian sailors on board ships around the world in a digital chat to show his support for their ongoing work. His Royal Highness wanted to thank the many Norwegian sailors

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Norway: The royal funeral that united a nation in grief

NordenBladet – This year marks the 30 years since King Olav V died and his son took over as Norway’s new king. The official announcement of King Olav’s death, on January 17 1991, was given by the King in Extraordinary

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Norway steps up efforts to combat non-communicable diseases in low-income countries

NordenBladet — Norway will contribute an additional USD 133 million to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in low-income countries from 2020 to 2024. “Non-communicable diseases are the leading killers of our time. As is so often the case, the

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