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In pictures: Norwegian royal tour

Queen Elizabeth greets King Harald and Queen Sonja

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway arrived in the UK on Tuesday for a three-day visit to mark 100 years of their country's independence from Sweden.

The Norwegian royal family's yacht

The Norwegian royal family sailed up the Thames on the royal yacht Norge, owned by the king and manned by the Royal Norwegian Navy.

The king and queen of Norway meet Tony and Cherie Blair

A visit to Downing Street involved greeting Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie.

The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Norway

Crown Prince Haakon and his heavily pregnant wife, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, are accompanying the king and queen.

The king of Norway, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen

The king of Norway, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen viewed Norwegian items from the Royal Collection.

Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess of Cornwall attended a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on the first night of the royal visit.

The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles

The occasion marked the first time the Duchess of Cornwall had worn a royal tiara. Her dress was designed by Robinson Valentine, the makers of her wedding dress.




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