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Denmark's new king and queen to visit Scandinavian monarchies on 1st foreign state tour

Feb. 09, 2024 09:07 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's new King Frederik X who was proclaimed king on Jan. 14, and his Australian-born wife Queen Mary will travel to Sweden and Norway in May on their first foreign state tour, the palace said Friday. Danish monarchs traditionally traveled to another...

Norway’s aging king, Harald V, is on sick leave because of a respiratory infection

Jan. 31, 2024 05:32 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway’s aging king, Harald V, is on sick leave until Feb. 2 because of a respiratory infection, the Norwegian palace said in a brief statement Wednesday. The 86-year-old monarch, who has repeatedly said he has no plans to abdicate unlike his second...