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Norway To Treat A Lady

by | 9th, November 2005

‘EVER so often something really awesome happens to Hello!. As it hangs onto the gates at Buckingham Palace like a royalist gibbon, it hears a noise.

Hello! and goodbye

“Make way. Make way for the King and Queen of Norway,” comes the cry. Hello! is well placed. Avoiding being crushed by the wheels of the golden coach bringing the Norwegian King, and his wife to the palace and dodging the horseman’s whip, Hello! whips out its notebook and instamatic and gets to work.

First up, it spots Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and his pregnant wife Princess Mette-Marit. And some other chap in a Navy uniform who looks uncannily like Princess Anne.

And that’s just the start of three days packed with royal fun designed to mark Norway’s independence from Sweden a century ago.

And for Queen Elizabeth to catch up with things Norwegian and Royal with her second-cousin the King.

But what were they talking about. Hello! attends a press conference in order to find out. When it was Hello!’s chance to ask the questions, to get to the heart of the matter, it didn’t miss a beat. How did it feel to be back in England. No pulled punches. No pussy-footing. The real story.

“We’ve been looking forward to this visit for long time,” says the 68-year-old monarch. “It seems like we have come home, with a family we know so well.”

It’s nothing less than a scoop. And excited by it’s early success, Hello! wants to find out how well Mette-Marit coped with the flight from snowy Oslo. “It was fantastic.” And the pregnancy? “I’m doing fine, thank you.”

And with that, the interview ended. Hello! had its story, and the royals had a banquet to get to…’

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