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The Danish king and his Australian-born wife visit Norway and Europe’s oldest monarch

May. 14, 2024 07:32 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Europe’s oldest monarch, King Harald V of Norway, on Tuesday welcomed Denmark’s King Frederik and his Australian-born wife, Queen Mary, on their second official visit abroad after the Danish monarch’s mother abdicated this year. The 87-year-old...

Norway’s King Harald, Europe’s oldest monarch, is back at work after pacemaker implants

Apr. 22, 2024 06:32 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Europe’s oldest monarch, King Harald V of Norway, returned to work Monday after a long sick leave following two surgeries to implant pacemakers, as the royal household said he would scale back his official activities from now on. The first scheduled...

Europe’s oldest monarch, Norway's King Harald is discharged from hospital after getting a pacemaker

Mar. 14, 2024 07:23 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Europe’s oldest monarch, King Harald V of Norway, has been discharged from the Oslo hospital where he received a permanent pacemaker earlier this week, the palace said Thursday. The 87-year-old monarch “is doing well” and is on sick leave until...

Europe's oldest monarch, the ailing King Harald V of Norway, gets a permanent pacemaker

Mar. 12, 2024 11:27 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Europe’s oldest monarch, King Harald V of Norway, received a permanent pacemaker on Tuesday, the palace said, adding that the monarch will remain in the hospital for a few days. The 87-year-old underwent the procedure at Oslo's university hospital,...

Europe's oldest monarch who fell ill on vacation will get a pacemaker, Norway's palace says

Mar. 06, 2024 08:09 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The infection that sent Europe's oldest monarch, King Harald V of Norway, to a hospital while traveling in Malaysia is under control and the implantation of a permanent pacemaker likely can take place early next week, the royal palace said Wednesday. ...

Norwegian King Harald V's health is improving but he'll need a permanent pacemaker, palace says

Mar. 04, 2024 10:05 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — King Harald V of Norway is improving but will need a permanent pacemaker after falling ill during a trip to Malaysia, the palace said Monday, as the 87-year-old monarch was transferred to an Oslo university hospital for medical tests. Harald returned to...

Scandinavian Airlines medevac plane lands in Malaysian island where Norwegian king is hospitalized

Mar. 01, 2024 04:35 AM EST

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (AP) — A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane arrived on Friday in Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi, where the Norwegian king is in hospital and being treated for an infection. King Harald V, Europe's oldest monarch at 87, was hospitalized...