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Forum: Royal House of Norway 04-14-2008, 01:53 PM
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Posted By norwegianne
Given the longevity and extent of the...

Given the longevity and extent of the celebrations - over several days, security, transport, dinners, and so on - twice, I wouldn't say that the amount comes as any surprise.

One factor is that...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 04-11-2008, 10:22 AM
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Posted By norwegianne
Annual report 2007

The Palace has released the annual report for 2007: https://www.kongehuset.no/c27428/binfil/download.php?tid=71253

It's only in Norwegian, unfortunately, but even if you don't read the language,...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 01-01-2008, 02:27 AM
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Posted By norwegianne
2008: a more calm year for the Norwegian royals

NTB had an article on how 2008 will be a more calm year for the Norwegian royals than 2007 (https://www.aftenposten.no/nyheter/kongelige/article2171501.ece) (with two big birthday celebrations...)
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Forum: Royal House of Norway 11-14-2007, 06:15 PM
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Posted By norwegianne
There are a number of deductions and various...

There are a number of deductions and various calculations that can be done, and the actual income/fortune sum that is given in the field isn't necessarily always accurate. Ie. Princess Astrid also...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 11-09-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 203
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Posted By norwegianne
Norway is one of the world's most expensive...

Norway is one of the world's most expensive countries to live in, but similarly, the wages are also higher. How much tax you pay generally depends on how much you earn - the top tax comes into play...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 11-02-2007, 08:00 PM
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Posted By norwegianne
Now with link of an interview Sonja did in...

Now with link of an interview Sonja did in Norwegian around the time of the wedding to counter the rumours that she didn't like Mette-Marit:
Exhausted by the rumours : "My past under pressure...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 10-26-2007, 11:39 AM
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Posted By norwegianne
Sonja's problem at the time was not connected to...

Sonja's problem at the time was not connected to Mette-Marit's past, but rather the "storm" created by the media on Haakon and Mette-Marit's relationship. She has mentioned in interviews that it...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 10-12-2007, 11:14 AM
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Posted By norwegianne
Publication of taxes in Norway

Every year the Norwegian tax authority makes the taxation records open to the public, online, for a limited length of time. You can search the name - and see how much you paid in taxes, how big your...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 05-02-2007, 05:30 PM
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Posted By norwegianne
(Okay, this is mostly by memory, so apologies for...

(Okay, this is mostly by memory, so apologies for any fuzzy details).

It depends on how far back you go. Queen Sonja is Norwegian back quite a lot of generations. The book, Sonja - Norges...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 02-10-2007, 05:46 PM
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Posted By norwegianne
They don't actually have a surname per se, but...

They don't actually have a surname per se, but they're part of the Schlesvig-Holstein-Sønderborg-Glücksburg "dynasty" in the same way the Danish royal family are.
Forum: Royal House of Norway 05-15-2006, 03:14 AM
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Posted By norwegianne
It's been fairly common in Norway that females...

It's been fairly common in Norway that females take their husband's last name when they marry. (There are also some males who take their wife's last name, in recent years.)

Märtha Louise...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 04-15-2005, 01:56 PM
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Posted By norwegianne
They've never had rights to the throne at all, so...

They've never had rights to the throne at all, so it isn't something they've given up at all.

Well, Princess Ragnhild did speak out against Haakon and Märtha Louise's choice in partners. I don't...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 04-15-2005, 01:20 PM
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Posted By norwegianne
The Norwegian law of succession ends with Leah...

The Norwegian law of succession ends with Leah Isadora. There is no person after her in the line. Neither Princess Astrid or Princess Ragnhild, or their children or grandchildren, have ever been...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 04-15-2005, 07:58 AM
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Posted By norwegianne
Märtha Louise would technically be allowed to be...

Märtha Louise would technically be allowed to be regent should it ever come to that. The only problem currently is that she hasn't given the oath to uphold the constitution, and therefore cannot act...
Forum: Royal House of Norway 04-14-2005, 06:58 AM
Replies: 203
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Posted By norwegianne
Crown Prince Haakon will be back in time for the...

Crown Prince Haakon will be back in time for the state-council on Friday. There only needs to be a regent in the country for those, though if the regent is on official business on those occasions the...
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