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For the press

This section contains official hand out photographs, information regarding accreditation and other special messages primarily of interest to the press and other media. Most messages are deleted after one year. 

Dedicated press telephone: +47 911 73 952
Outside of working hours and on weekends, the press telephone is manned to handle urgent matters only.

For enquiries on e-mail, please use [email protected].
The Palace switchboard is manned 24/7: +47 22 04 87 00. 

07.02.2023 Condolences

Message of condolence from His Majesty King Harald to the people of Syria.

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23.01.2023 The Crown Prince and Crown Princess to visit UK

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit will be in London on an official visit on 1 and 2 March 2023.

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08.11.2022 Princess Märtha Louise to relinquish her official duties

Princess Märtha Louise wishes to differentiate more clearly between her own activities and her relationship to the Royal House of Norway. The Princess has therefore decided, in consultation with His Majesty The King and other close family members, that she will not carry out official duties for the Royal House at the present time.   

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13.09.2022 The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja will attend the state funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London on 19 September 2022 at 1100hrs BST.

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09.09.2022 Visit to the United Kingdom by the Crown Prince and Crown Princess

Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the official visit to the UK by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit planned for next week will not take place.

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08.06.2022 Celebrating The Princess' 18th birthday

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra's 18th birthday is celebrated 16 and 17 June 2022.

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29.10.2018 The Crown Princess’ health

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit has been diagnosed with a chronic pulmonary disease that may at times limit her ability to carry out her official programme.

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