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'Strip new Somali PM of his Norwegian passport': Progress

'Strip new Somali PM of his Norwegian passport': Progress

Norway's Progress Party wants to strip Somalia’s new Prime Minister of his Norwegian passport.

7 ways to help your child adjust to life abroad

7 ways to help your child adjust to life abroad

Moving abroad can be a big adjustment for anyone - and it's even harder when the move wasn't your choice. So how do you help your children settle in when your family makes the move?

 
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'If you have an open mind, people are all the same'

'If you have an open mind, people are all the same'

John Andersen dropped out of high school to climb mountains. Decades later, the 73-year-old is still travelling the world - and it's been a priceless education.

 
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Norway's human rights appeal over the prison conditions of Anders Breivik – explained

Norway's human rights appeal over the prison conditions of Anders Breivik – explained

A human rights appeal involving the detention of Norwegian mass shooter Anders Behring Breivik began by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on January 10.

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How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

There are many ways to transfer money between countries – how do you choose? For Alicia, after trying several services, the answer was clear.

 
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Stavanger sushi master wins first Michelin star

Stavanger sushi master wins first Michelin star

A restaurant in Stavanger which turns fish from the Norwegian Sea into Nordic edomae sushi has won a Michelin star.

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How US expats can avoid tax trouble in 2017

How US expats can avoid tax trouble in 2017

Don’t let inaction or ignorance about your US tax obligations ruin the New Year.

 
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Cross-border workers in Switzerland rise by a quarter in five years

Cross-border workers in Switzerland rise by a quarter in five years

There are now 318,500 people travelling in from other countries to work in Switzerland.

 

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‘Become who you want to be’: one degree, three countries

‘Become who you want to be’: one degree, three countries

Paris, Madrid, Berlin... For internationally-minded students, it can be tough to choose where to attend university. But at ESCP Europe – one of the top business schools in the world – you don’t have to.

 
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200 evacuated as avalanche hits Arctic Svalbard

200 evacuated as avalanche hits Arctic Svalbard

Over 200 people have been evacuated in Longyearbyen, the capital of Norway’s Arctic Svalbard Archipelago, after an avalanche crashed through the town, demolishing two buildings.

The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

Need to send money to family or friends overseas? Have funds in foreign accounts you need to access in your new home? Sending money abroad may be cheaper and faster than you might think.

 
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Norway and EU lock claws in crabbing dispute

Norway and EU lock claws in crabbing dispute

The EU and Norway are locked in a dispute over their different interpretations of a nearly 100-year-old treaty.

Becoming an expat: where to start

Becoming an expat: where to start

Making the decision to move abroad isn’t something to be taken lightly. There’s plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?

 
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Norwegians told to seek their fortune in Sweden

Norwegians told to seek their fortune in Sweden

Unemployed Norwegians are being urged to head for greener pastures in Sweden.

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In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

If you're going to own a swimming pool in a Nordic nation, you may as well do it with style. Houzz.se editor in chief Sara Norrman takes a look at some of Scandinavia’s most striking pools.

'Offal accident': Animal guts spilt on Norway road

'Offal accident': Animal guts spilt on Norway road

Drivers in the Norwegian town of Sandefjord found themselves in a smelly situation on Thursday after a trailer burst open and dumped animal intestines all over the road.

Four out of five British expats fear Brexit will strip them of rights to live abroad

Four out of five British expats fear Brexit will strip them of rights to live abroad

Most British expatriates in the European Union are chiefly concerned that Brexit will strip them of their rights to live in their adopted country, according to the latest survey published on Wednesday.

World ski champ Johaug suspended 13 months for doping

World ski champ Johaug suspended 13 months for doping

The Norwegian Sports Confederation on Friday suspended cross-country skier Therese Johaug for 13 months after she tested positive for steroids, the ski federation said.

Norway school accused of censoring Christmas songs

Norway school accused of censoring Christmas songs

A primary school in Stavanger has been criticized for not allowing children to sing the hymn ‘Deilig er jorden’ at the school’s Christmas party, but the school’s principle says the media has gotten the story all wrong.

Just days after switch from FM, Norway’s DAB system goes down

Just days after switch from FM, Norway’s DAB system goes down

Broken fibre optics cables caused the DAB system to go down across large parts of Norway on Wednesday night, mere days after the country began its controversial switchover from FM to digital radio.

New location proposed for contentious Utøya memorial

New location proposed for contentious Utøya memorial

The youth wing of Norway’s Labour Party (AUF) and a support group for the families of Utøya victims have proposed moving the controversial ‘Memory Wound' memorial in order to avoid a legal battle.

So, this new Oslo skatepark looks pretty sweet

So, this new Oslo skatepark looks pretty sweet

Norway’s first ever sports hall built exclusively for skaters has opened its doors.

Russian TV: Norway is in the midst of a vegetable crisis. Norway: Uh, no we’re not.

Russian TV: Norway is in the midst of a vegetable crisis. Norway: Uh, no we’re not.

According to Russia’s Channel One, the nation’s largest broadcaster, a vegetable shortage has Norwegians stores limiting the number of veggies customers can buy.

Stolen 'arbeit macht frei' gate returned to Dachau

Stolen 'arbeit macht frei' gate returned to Dachau

An iron gate with the infamous slogan "Arbeit macht frei" ("Work will set you free"), stolen from the former Nazi concentration camp of Dachau in Germany two years ago, was returned to the site on Wednesday.

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Norway prepares for controversial FM radio shutdown

Norway prepares for controversial FM radio shutdown

Norway on Wednesday will become the first country in the world to start shutting down its FM radio network in favour of digital radio, a bold move watched closely by other countries around Europe.