The Duke of Edinburgh
The Royal Family has received the news that His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh has passed away with great sorrow.
“Our thoughts are with Queen Elizabeth and the rest of her family. We also send our condolences to the British people,” said His Majesty King Harald.
His Majesty has decided that a flag will be flown at half-mast from the Palace balcony today and on the day of the funeral.
State visit from Tanzania
Her Excellency the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan, began a state visit to Norway today. Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja are the hosts of the visit, and welcomed the President to Norway in a formal ceremony at the Royal Palace.
Opens Bodø as European Capital of Culture
You invite us all to create rich and beautiful communities - at a time when coming together is more important than ever," said the Queen as she opened Bodø as the European Capital of Culture in 2024.