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Norway says Breivik treated 'humanely and respectfully'

Norway says Breivik treated 'humanely and respectfully'

State made its closing arguments in its appeals case against having violated the mass murderer's human rights.

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Gudrun Rógvadóttir: 'We're Nordic, and that's a huge advantage'

Gudrun Rógvadóttir: 'We're Nordic, and that's a huge advantage'

Ever heard of Faroese wool? Gudrun Rógvadóttir tells The Local about life on the Faroe Islands, tradition, and how a unique jumper epitomizes the Nordic-but-not nature of this isolated society.

 
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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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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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5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

5 reasons UK expats should get healthcare help from home

Navigating the health care system in another country can be tough, and even when it all works out, sometimes you just miss the comfort of the system back home. But there's a solution.

 
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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.

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Davos: Xi Jinping warns against Trump's protectionism

Davos: Xi Jinping warns against Trump's protectionism

Speaking at the World Economic Forum, China's President Xi Jinping warned against scapegoating globalization for the world's ills or retreating behind protectionist walls.

 

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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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Norwegian set a new passenger record in 2016

Norwegian set a new passenger record in 2016

Nearly 30 million travellers used the budget carrier last year.

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‘Beer war’ brewing in Northern Norway

‘Beer war’ brewing in Northern Norway

A fight is brewing over space on the beer shelves of supermarket Rema 1000 in the northern part of Norway.

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