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The latest news and pictures of Prince Haakon of Norway. Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway is the heir to the throne of Norway and the son of the current King, Harald V.

Haakon married Princess Mette-Marit on 25 August 2001 in Oslo. They have two children together.

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Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Haakon holiday with Bill Gates

Prince Haakon and his wife Princess Mette-Marit of Norway welcomed Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his family in Kristiansand, the south of Norway, on Thursday. Accompanied by his wife Melinda and three...

Tender moments as Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit celebrate 40th birthdays with family photos

This summer there will be big celebrations in Norway's royal household, as both Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit celebrate their 40th birthdays. On 20th July, the handsome heir will...

Princess Mette-Marit takes to Twitter to show off cute new puppies

Princess Mette-Marit of Norway took to her Twitter account on Saturday to announce that the family's pet dog Milly had given birth to puppies. "And then they were five," Tweeted Mette-Marit...

Scandanavian royals head Princess Madeleine's wedding guest list

The official guest list has finally been announced for Princess Madeleine's highly anticipated wedding to Chris O'Neill on Saturday. Out in force to support their fellow Scandanavian royal are Prince...

Scandinavian royals confirm attendance at Dutch inauguration as full guest list is revealed

On Tuesday, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands will make her abdication official and hand the reins of the Dutch monarchy to her son Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, who will become king and convert his glamorous...

Norwegian royals Haakon and Mette-Marit enjoy family fun on the ski slopes

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and his wife Mette-Marit treated their family to some fun in the snow this weekend. Haakon, 39, was seen pushing the couple's two children Ingrid Alexandra, 9, and Sverre...

Princess Mette-Marit keeps her son warm at ski festival

It's a touching scene as Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit wraps her young son Sverre Magnus, seven, up in a big hug to protect him from the biting cold. Crown Prince Haakon's wife, 39, enjoyed...

Europe's royal heirs gather in The Netherlands

Europe's royal heirs have posed for a rare photograph together. The charming image shows the blue-blooded group dressed in casual clothes, standing outside Het Oude Loo, a former hunting lodge in the...

Mary and Maxima will join their friend Victoria in celebrating her baby's christening

The last time they gathered in such numbers in Sweden was for Crown Princess Victoria's lavish wedding to Daniel Westling. Now, Europe's young royal set have once again descended on the Scandinavian...

Excitement as young European royals begin school

The first day of school is a big occasion in every child's life and it normally comes with tears and tantrums. Even for parents, the experience can be difficult and nerve-racking. But...

Smile back on Princess Mette-Marit's face following Norway tragedy

Judging by Princess Mette-Marit's expression it seems the royal has put behind her a very tough month. The Norwegian princess was smiling and looking happy during a visit with her husband,...

Scandinavian royals come together to honour Norwegian attack victims

It was an emotional weekend of remembrance in Norway as the country came together to honour the 77 people who died in a murderous rampage exactly a month ago. At a moving ceremony, celebrated in Oslo...

Cute new family snaps show birthday girl Princess Ingrid's love of animals

In honour of Princess Ingrid Alexandra's seventh birthday, royal fans got the chance for a glimpse into the family's recent private trip to India. And if the intimate family snaps are anything to go...

Mid-life crisis? No thanks: the princes enjoying their best years

Like good whisky, there is a generation of European princes who seem to be getting even better as they mature. Now entering their middle years, these royals are as fit as in their 20s – but are...

Norway's future queen raring to go on her first day at local state school

There were no tears or even a hint of anxiety at the school gates. In fact, six-year-old Princess Ingrid of Norway was positively skipping with delight as she arrived for her first day at school. Her...

Norway's Princess Mette-Marit goes sledging with young asylum seekers

There may have been snow outside, but it was definitely spring in the heart of Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit on Sunday. The kind-hearted wife of Prince Haakon took time away from her own...

Haakon and Mette-Marit launch official Norwegian royal YouTube channel

Many of Europe's royal families are reaching out through social networking sites, and Norway's Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit are no exception. The royal couple already have Facebook...



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