Tagged: King Harald V

Portrait of King Harald

Long lives the king

Norwegian news agency accidentally reports death of King Harald, who remains alive and well The Local Norway’s Royal Palace has confirmed King Harald V is in “fine form” after news agency NTB erroneously released...

How to greet a king

If you are lucky enough to be in the presence of His Majesty, keep these tips in mind Shelby Gilje Seattle, Wash. If you are among the fortunate 900 persons who have received invitations...

White House Notebook: Short stay miffs Norwegians

OSLO — President Barack Obama’s decision to break with tradition and not follow the lead of past Nobel Peace Prize winners bewildered some Norwegians. Others thought he was being impolite. Obama had quite a...

Obama cancels lunch with Norway’s king

The leader of Norway’s right-wing Progress Party said U.S. President Barack Obama‘s decision to cancel lunch with King Harald is wrong, and poll results agree. Results of an InFact poll indicated 44 percent of...

White formally accredited U.S. Ambassador to Norway

On Thursday, Nov. 5, U.S. Ambassador Barry B. White presented his credentials to Norway’s Head of State, King Harald V, and was thereby formally accredited as U.S. Ambassador to Norway, writes the US Embassy...

Norway’s royal couple to visit South Africa

Norway’s royal couple to tour Green Point stadium as part of SA visit “I think it will be absolutely fabulous,” said King Harald V of Norway, with regard to the 2010 FIFA World Cup,...

King of Norway invites Obama to stay at Royal Palace

Norway’s King Harald V has invited US President Barack Obama to stay at the Royal Palace when he visits Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December. Prize winners usually stay at Oslo’s...

Norway’s PM: An excellent team for safe governance

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today presented a number of changes in the Government. Seven ministers have been given new fields of responsibility while six new ministers have been appointed. ”I am proud of...

Nobel glory awaits handful of top scientists

Next week a select few will get a $1.4 million phone call from Scandinavia. Others will learn that they once again were passed over by the Nobel Prize judges, writes AP. Starting Monday Oct....