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Norwegian 'private city' claims 100 future residents

Norwegian 'private city' claims 100 future residents

The founders of an anarcho-capitalist 'private city' established in Southern Norway claim to have already sold plots to 108 people from 28 countries.

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The key to making the most of your assignment abroad

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VIDEO: See ice shatter into crystals on Norwegian lake

VIDEO: See ice shatter into crystals on Norwegian lake

The late onset of spring in Norway has brought one advantage at least. A campsite owner caught this stunning video of ice crystals melting in the idyllic Oldevatnet lake.

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Dubrovnik Riviera: Take a break in the jewel of Croatia

Dubrovnik Riviera: Take a break in the jewel of Croatia

Don't be fooled into thinking Dubrovnik itself is all this virtually untouched Riviera has to offer.

 
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SAS cancels Scandinavian flights to Germany over airport strikes

SAS cancels Scandinavian flights to Germany over airport strikes

Airline SAS cancelled flights from Scandinavia to Munich and Frankfurt on Tuesday due to strikes by airport staff in Germany.

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Meet the Norwegian who's scored more Champions League goals than Ronaldo

Meet the Norwegian who's scored more Champions League goals than Ronaldo

Football superstars Ada Hegerberg and Liv Cooke are fronting a new UEFA campaign that encourages young girls to kick off careers in ‘the beautiful game’.

 
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Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Can Sweden and Norway serve as a model for the post-Brexit Irish border?

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Norway surprises with launch of 'new Skam' series

Norway surprises with launch of 'new Skam' series

Norway’s national broadcaster NRK on Saturday launched a brand new television series with young adults as its protagonists, echoing the previous hugely successful ‘Skam’.

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US congress gives Macron three-minute ovation

US congress gives Macron three-minute ovation

French President Emmanuel Macron received a warm, three-minute standing ovation from US lawmakers on Wednesday.

 

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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.

Norway to reduce supermarket plastic packaging by 400 tonnes

Norway to reduce supermarket plastic packaging by 400 tonnes

Norwegian supermarkets are becoming more friendly to the environment, with fruit and vegetable sections potentially reducing plastic use by 400 tonnes this year.

Norway’s PM Solberg hits out at Trump 'protectionism' in speech

Norway’s PM Solberg hits out at Trump 'protectionism' in speech

Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg says she is concerned by the current trend of protectionism in the light of tariffs on metal imports implemented by Donald Trump and retaliatory measures by China.

Norwegian Winter Olympics superstar Marit Bjørgen to retire

Norwegian Winter Olympics superstar Marit Bjørgen to retire

Norway's legendary biathlete Marit Bjørgen, who won a record eighth gold medal at the Winter Olympics in February, on Friday said she would call it quits at the age of 38.

Children from minority backgrounds improved in Norwegian reading tests: agency

Children from minority backgrounds improved in Norwegian reading tests: agency

The performance of children from immigrant backgrounds in Norwegian national reading tests has improved, but is still below the overall level.

Norway presents proposal on full-face veil ban

Norway presents proposal on full-face veil ban

Three ministers from the Norwegian government presented on Friday a proposal to ban face-covering garments at schools, daycares and other educational institutions.

Norwegian registers record year with 33 million passengers

Norwegian registers record year with 33 million passengers

Low-cost airline Norwegian continued its aggressive expansion throughout 2017 with more passengers than ever before.

Scandinavian researchers are developing an edible TBE vaccine

Scandinavian researchers are developing an edible TBE vaccine

Scandinavian researchers are working on an edible vaccine against tick-borne encephalitis (TBE).

35,000 Nato soldiers to conduct exercises in Norway

35,000 Nato soldiers to conduct exercises in Norway

A large-scale presence of Nato forces will be felt in Norway when the military alliance conducts major exercises in the country later this year.

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Braving Norway's cold: Surfing above the Arctic Circle

Braving Norway's cold: Surfing above the Arctic Circle

The water is just four degrees Celsius, but some surf almost every day in the frigid waves off the coast of Norwegian islands above the Arctic Circle.