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178 people in Norway’s media industry experienced sexual harassment: report

178 people in Norway’s media industry experienced sexual harassment: report

An investigation into sexual harassment in Norway’s media industry has revealed that 178 people said they have experienced sexual harassment within the last six months.

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VIDEO: What do expats do with their pets when they travel?

VIDEO: What do expats do with their pets when they travel?

Anyone who owns a pet or loves to travel needs to see this.

 
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Norway may have new government by January, four months after election

Norway may have new government by January, four months after election

Leaders of the conservative parties in Norway will begin negotiations over the makeup of the new coalition government on January 2nd, according to a report.

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Norway's ice skating season is here

Norway's ice skating season is here

Winter in Norway is most commonly associated with snow and skiing, yet more and more people are discovering the joys of ice skating. Want to give it a go? The Local's travel editor Marie Peyre has some advice.

Ebenezer Scrooge: 'Why I hate Swedish Christmas'

Ebenezer Scrooge: 'Why I hate Swedish Christmas'

Five quick questions with Ebenezer Scrooge, who’s in Stockholm performing in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol until 31st December.

 
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Britain wants 'new, deep and special' partnership with Norway: ambassador

Britain wants 'new, deep and special' partnership with Norway: ambassador

The UK will take several steps to maintain a strong post-Brexit relationship with Norway, writes British Ambassador to Norway Sarah Gillett.

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An interior design lover's guide to southern Sweden

An interior design lover's guide to southern Sweden

Sweden is a treasure-trove of inspiration for design lovers. The whole country really is one big Pinterest board.

 
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Miniature of Norway’s Sinnataggen sells for 1.6 million kroner

Miniature of Norway’s Sinnataggen sells for 1.6 million kroner

An original Gustav Vigeland miniature of the famous Sinnataggen (Spitfire or Angry Boy) sculpture was auctioned in Oslo on Monday.

The Swedish university where students tackle real-world problems

The Swedish university where students tackle real-world problems

Ranked among the world’s best young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Linköping University (LiU) uses innovative learning techniques that prepare its students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

 
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Europe

AC Milan faces UEFA financial fair-play penalties

AC Milan faces UEFA financial fair-play penalties

AC Milan face penalties from UEFA after European football's governing body said on Friday it had failed to strike a deal with the Italian club over its spending.

 

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The secret to booking the ultimate Swedish ski vacation

The secret to booking the ultimate Swedish ski vacation

Just because there’s no snow on the ground doesn’t mean it’s too early to start planning a ski trip in Sweden this winter.

 
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Statoil, partners to spend 49 billion kroner on new Arctic oil field

Statoil, partners to spend 49 billion kroner on new Arctic oil field

Norwegian oil giant Statoil and its partners plan to invest 49 billion kroner (nearly 5 billion euros) to develop the Arctic Johan Castberg oil field, a cost cut in half compared to initial forecasts.

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Statoil fuel pump staff fear lay-offs

Statoil fuel pump staff fear lay-offs

Admninistrative staff at Statoil Fuel & Retail, which manages the distribution of fuel to consumers, fear that the new Canadian owners will ship their jobs off to Latvia.

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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 targeted by Anonymous over whaling

Norway targeted by Anonymous over whaling

Hacker group Anonymous has reportedly targeted several Norwegian institutions in protest against the country’s whaling industry.

Women take top three spots in Norway government

Women take top three spots in Norway government

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Friday announced a cabinet reshuffle putting women in "the top three spots" of government.

Norway’s Telemark Winter Olympics hopefuls reveal bid plan

Norway’s Telemark Winter Olympics hopefuls reveal bid plan

Plans to bring the Winter Olympics to Norway’s Telemark county were revealed in full at an official announcement on Tuesday.

Norway universities criticised for overuse of English

Norway universities criticised for overuse of English

The Language Council of Norway says it is concerned about the amount of English used in courses at Norwegian universities and colleges.

Inbreeding in Scandinavian wolves is worse than we thought

Inbreeding in Scandinavian wolves is worse than we thought

Everyone knew that the tiny population of wolves in Norway and Sweden was inbred. Using precise genetic techniques, researchers can now describe the severity of the problem.

Wanted: Norwegians willing to have sex on TV

Wanted: Norwegians willing to have sex on TV

National broadcaster NRK’s P3 channel will be debuting a show in November aimed at giving teenagers a healthier relationship with their own bodies and sexual desires.

Best places to photograph autumn colours in Oslo

Best places to photograph autumn colours in Oslo

Autumn has arrived in all its glory, and Oslo is ablaze with vibrant colours. But where should photographers go to snap the most dramatic foliage? Our travel editor Marie Peyre has some advice.

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).

Anti-nuclear group sounds warning at Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway

Anti-nuclear group sounds warning at Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway

The winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on Sunday warned mankind's destruction is just one "impulsive tantrum away".

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How Norway’s government is failing Nynorsk

How Norway’s government is failing Nynorsk

The Norwegian government is falling well short of the Norwegian Language Council’s requirements for the use of Nynorsk, the lesser-used of the Nordic country’s two national languages.