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INTERVIEW: We 'took a political turn' over dual citizenship

INTERVIEW: We 'took a political turn' over dual citizenship

NGO Norwegians Worldwide, which serves to promote Norwegian culture, values and society, as well as the rights of foreign-based Norwegians, celebrates its 110th birthday next week.

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The Nordic way: 'We must trust each other’

The Nordic way: 'We must trust each other’

She grew up surrounded by water, stumbled into politics, and is now one of the most important political voices in the entire Nordic region. The Local finds out more.

 
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Controversial Utøya memorial to be rethought

Controversial Utøya memorial to be rethought

Norway's government said Wednesday that a controversial memorial for the victims of Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 terrorist attack would be rethought, in order to avoid an embarrassing lawsuit by local residents.

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Take control of your future: get a Rich Dad Education

Take control of your future: get a Rich Dad Education

Increased cash flow. Financial freedom. Sound good to you? Maybe you need a Rich Dad Education.

 
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Off the beaten track in Finnskogen, Eastern Norway

Off the beaten track in Finnskogen, Eastern Norway

A unique history, vast forests and a wide array of activities make little-known Finnskogen a destination of choice for nature lovers, says our travel editor Marie Peyre.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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OPINION: Why good relations between Norway and Russia are necessary – and achievable

OPINION: Why good relations between Norway and Russia are necessary – and achievable

The peace movement in Norway has its hands full. We are at a risky and uncertain point in the history of the High North – a dangerous one, even. But there are opportunities and brighter prospects, argues our guest columnist Hedda Langemyr.

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'Malmö is a paradise for creative people'

'Malmö is a paradise for creative people'

Designer Susana Nakatani's career has taken her on a trek from Spain to France, Switzerland, Morocco, and Germany – to name just a few places.

But then she discovered Malmö – and she's here to stay. Susana tells The Local about her favourite places – and what makes the city perfect for a designer.

 
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Norway to digitise Nigerian literature

Norway to digitise Nigerian literature

Norway's national library says it will digitise literature from Nigeria after a seemingly unprecedented agreement which organisers hope will lead to an "African digital library".

What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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Immigration minister Støjberg accused of lying in fiery parliament hearing

Immigration minister Støjberg accused of lying in fiery parliament hearing

Denmark’s immigration minister Inger Støjberg will likely face a third parliamentary grilling over her controversial asylum couple directive.

 

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Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.

 
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EU (and EEA) roaming charges finally come to an end: What you need to know

EU (and EEA) roaming charges finally come to an end: What you need to know

Those pricey EU mobile phone roaming charges that frequently led to a ruined holiday are finally being scrapped from Thursday. That also means the end of roaming charges for EEA member Norway. Here's what you need to know about the change.

The end of an era? Norway no longer the promised land for young Swedes

The end of an era? Norway no longer the promised land for young Swedes

Recruitment agencies in Oslo estimate a 60 percent decline in Swedes working in the Norwegian capital.

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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.

Arson suspected in Oslo school fire: police

Arson suspected in Oslo school fire: police

Several youths were arrested and questioned after a gymnastics hall and administration building at the Toppåsen School in the Oslo district of Holmlia burned to the ground.

Norway’s Progress Party strides forward in latest polls

Norway’s Progress Party strides forward in latest polls

The nationalist Progress Party has seen a significant increase in support, according to recent polls.

Youngest Norwegian to summit Everest reaches peak

Youngest Norwegian to summit Everest reaches peak

Mountaineer Torkjel Hurtig became the youngest Norwegian ever to reach the top of the world’s highest mountain when he summited Everest Tuesday.

Oslo appoints first 'daycare bullying ombudsman'

Oslo appoints first 'daycare bullying ombudsman'

Oslo Municipality has appointed a permanent official to fight bullying in the Norwegian capital’s schools from daycare age upwards – the first appointment of its kind in the country.

Woolly mammoth spotted in Norwegian traffic

Woolly mammoth spotted in Norwegian traffic

Motorists on Norway’s E6 highway were greeted by a rare sight Monday as a reconstruction of a woolly mammoth appeared to be hightailing it north.

Thousands of Norwegians asked to report their cycling routes

Thousands of Norwegians asked to report their cycling routes

The many routes taken by cyclists through town are set to be mapped in nine different parts of Norway in the hope of improving cycling infrastructure.

Meet the locals: An interview with Tomasz Furmanek

Meet the locals: An interview with Tomasz Furmanek

His kayaking pictures have gone viral, and inspired many to go paddling in Norway. Our travel editor Marie Peyre interviewed Bergen resident and Norway enthusiast Tomasz Furmanek to talk kayak, photography and of course travel.

'More Norwegians than ever' take medication

'More Norwegians than ever' take medication

Over 70 percent of Norwegians took some form of medication in 2016, according to statistics – a higher proportion than ever before.

'An earthquake': How Norway reacted to UK election

'An earthquake': How Norway reacted to UK election

Norwegian politicians and commentators foresee an increasingly difficult Brexit after Britain’s governing Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in last night’s general election.

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Norway hiring 'joy spreaders' to make life a breeze for elderly

Norway hiring 'joy spreaders' to make life a breeze for elderly

Young people who want to join in fun summer activities in Norway can find work as spreaders of joy.