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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 embark on Vietnam adventure

Princess Mette-Marit and her husband Prince Haakon of Norway have jetted off to Vietnam to enjoy their first official visit in the East Asian country. The Norwegian princess was elegant in a cream embroidered...

Norway's Prince Charming Sverre Magnus celebrates eighth birthday

Norway sunny's little Prince Sverre-Magnus, who is the son of Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Haakon, celebrates his eighth birthday on 3 December. It's clear that the baby of the royal bunch...

Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit surrounded by separation rumours

The marriage of Norway's Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit has been the focus of separation rumours. Stories and comments that speak of "growing distance" between the couple have...

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander remember Prince Friso at memorial ceremony

Queen Maxima, King Willem-Alexander and other members of the Dutch royal family gathered to remember Prince Johan Friso at a memorial ceremony on Saturday. Prince Friso's widow Mabel and...

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...

Prince Haakon of Norway celebrates his 40th birthday with festival themed party

Prince Haakon of Norway has been celebrating his 40th birthday in style. The prince, who turned 40 on Saturday, arrived at Skaugum Palace by parachute before enjoying a two-day festival themed party...

Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Haakon to host lavish 40th birthday party

Princess Mette-Marit and her husband Prince Haakon of Norway are preparing to celebrate their 40th birthdays in style. The royal couple, who will both turn 40 this summer, have decided to mark the special...

A family portrait of the Norwegian royals with their adorable new pups

The Norwegian royals have released the latest of their family albums featuring their pet Milly Kakao and her nine adorable puppies. Clearly huge animal lovers, Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, husband...

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...