Images have been released showing the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, which was reported last week to have been damaged by climate change, from space.
A career in the culinary world is a pipe dream for many. But for those with the passion and determination to make it a reality, Ferrandi Paris is a clear choice.
Norway and Portugal have signed an agreement for the use of 900 million Norwegian kroner (96 million euros) in EEA funds in Portugal, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
Zagreb is a favourite summer getaway for sun-and-fun loving Norwegians. But they're not alone. Here are 8 great summer events that will have you booking a ticket!
Celebrating Norway's national day in Norway is a truly unique experience. Follow our travel editor Marie Peyre's advice to make the most of the day.
Sweden ranks among the best countries in the world in terms of gender equality. An exception is the tech industry, which still heavily dominated by men. One coding programme in Gothenburg and Stockholm is looking to change that statistic, one dedicated, passionate, hardworking woman at a time.
Is Norway - a country rich on profit from its oil industry - really doing its bit for the environment? The Local columnist Lina Brammertz argues that the Scandinavian nation is less green than it would have you believe.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s...kind of both.
You don’t have to be an architect or a tree-hugger to be dazzled by this new generation of wooden buildings.
They inspired one of the biggest films in box office history, and now the women of Cantus – the Norwegian choir who sang the opening track to Disney’s animated hit 'Frozen' – are releasing their first album.
Europe’s tech industry is booming, giving rise to a range of programming ‘bootcamps’ that offer tech literacy more quickly and affordably than traditional degree programs. The Local finds out more.
The city of Aarhus will refund parking tickets worth 341,000 kroner ($51,000) after a clerical error, the city’s municipality has announced.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
Norwegian recorded significant losses in the first part of 2017, even though more and more passengers are flying with the low-cost Scandinavian airline.
Scandinavian design, famous for its simplicity and quirky elegance, is taking the world by storm - we explore the capital to find out more.
Recruitment agencies in Oslo estimate a 60 percent decline in Swedes working in the Norwegian capital.
You may think Switzerland is all about winter holidays. But it’s also a summer paradise with the power to transform your career thanks to outstanding programmes from Swiss Education Group.
Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde is one of Sweden's most interesting young entrepreneurs, working hard to combat social exclusion through innovation. But it hasn't been an easy journey.
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.
No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?
A British-Norwegian dual citizen who was serving a life sentence for murder and espionage in a Congolose prison was released and returned to Norway on Wednesday, authorities said.
How has global demand for the most sought-after designers changed in last decade? A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends.
Norwegian immigration minister Sylvi Listhaug had a strong response to a Facebook commentator who said she wore a cross necklace for political gain, calling it a “shameful” attack.
Norwegian politicians have distanced themselves from a potential new Winter Olympic bid after 1994 host Lillehammer raised the issue this week.
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.
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.
Observant readers in Norway may have noticed a celebratory atmosphere today. Here are some of our favourite photos of Norway's big day.
These unusual, larger-than-life attractions double up as fun selfie spots, says our travel editor Marie Peyre.
Over 70 percent of Norwegians took some form of medication in 2016, according to statistics – a higher proportion than ever before.
Norway’s opposition parties have asked in parliament that the government confirm whether it voted for Saudi Arabia’s inclusion in a UN women’s rights commission.
Young people who want to join in fun summer activities in Norway can find work as spreaders of joy.