Norway's King Harald suffers infection, will stay in hospital

FILE PHOTO: Norway's King Harald gives the New Year's speech at the Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's King Harald has suffered an infection and will remain in the hospital for the next few days while undergoing treatment with antibiotics, the royal household said in a statement on Friday.

The 85-year-old monarch was hospitalised on Thursday, suffering from a fever.

His condition remains stable, the palace said.

(Reporting by Terje Solsvik; Editing by Mark Porter)