The survivors of Norway’s 2011 terrorist attack on the island of Utøya are more likely to suffer from migraines as a consequence of their trauma, research has shown.
Anyone who owns a pet or loves to travel needs to see this.
A Norwegian Christmas is a lot more than gingerbread, gløgg and tasteful decor.
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.
Five quick questions with Ebenezer Scrooge, who’s in Stockholm performing in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol until 31st December.
The UK will take several steps to maintain a strong post-Brexit relationship with Norway, writes British Ambassador to Norway Sarah Gillett.
Sweden is a treasure-trove of inspiration for design lovers. The whole country really is one big Pinterest board.
An original Gustav Vigeland miniature of the famous Sinnataggen (Spitfire or Angry Boy) sculpture was auctioned in Oslo on Monday.
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.
Oh, I do like to be beside the Tiber.
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.
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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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.
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.
Hacker group Anonymous has reportedly targeted several Norwegian institutions in protest against the country’s whaling industry.
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Friday announced a cabinet reshuffle putting women in "the top three spots" of government.
Plans to bring the Winter Olympics to Norway’s Telemark county were revealed in full at an official announcement on Tuesday.
The Language Council of Norway says it is concerned about the amount of English used in courses at Norwegian universities and colleges.
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.
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.
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 working on an edible vaccine against tick-borne encephalitis (TBE).
Nato has taken 'disciplinary action' against an individual over an incident in which Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country's modern founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk were portrayed as enemies, the alliance's secretary general has said.
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.