The process of finding work as a newcomer to Norway can be time consuming and lead to a number of dead ends. But don’t be discouraged.
The skills you most need for tomorrow’s job market are changing. This means one more challenge to overcome for anyone living abroad or wishing to move abroad. But some educational institutions excel in helping you to prepare for the future, including one Swedish university, which ranks in the top 50 worldwide among younger universities.
A Christmas advert by Posten, the Norwegian postal service, which depicts Santa in a same-sex relationship, has been branded "fantastic" and "perfect" after going viral.
Whether you’re a family, a couple wanting a romantic break, or a group of friends looking to reunite, Dalarna in central Sweden offers a wealth of winter activities: skiing, snowmobile, ice-skating, hiking. And perhaps a nice sauna to warm you up afterwards! One couple tell The Local why Dalarna is perfect for a revitalising Swedish winter break.
Norway's international residents will be pleased to know they can avoid the extra stress and time used standing in queues by carrying out much of their everyday tasks and Norwegian paperwork online. Here's a list of 16 things you can do online to both avoid the queues, give you more options and even save you money.
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Several industries in Norway are facing a shortfall as fewer Swedes are choosing to cross the border for work.
Autumn is one of the best times to get out into the nature around Oslo. Here are some of the best spots.
Groceries in Norway are among the priciest in Europe, but have you ever wondered why?
The new Covid variant, dubbed Omicron and originally detected in South Africa, poses a "high to very high" risk to Europe, the EU health agency warned on Friday.