Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC
Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia
I am deeply saddened by the news of the terrible floods which have ravaged your country, resulting in the tragic loss of so many lives and causing such widespread damage.
Please receive my sincere condolences and my deepest sympathies to those bereaved and others afflicted by this disaster.
The most important room in the world
“The most important room in the world” was a gift to the United Nations from Norway in 1952. On Friday evening, Her Majesty The Queen introduced the digital exhibition on the design of the UN Security Council Chamber.
Homecoming, 7 June 1945
Today marks 75 years since the day King Haakon returned home after World War II. Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians welcomed the King and the family of the Crown Prince as they came ashore.