With just under a month to go until Norway’s general election, the opposition Labour Party has seen its worst opinion poll results for four years, throwing the result into doubt.
Gothenburg is Sweden’s hidden design gem, with some of the best shopping available – plus dozens of hip cafés, restaurants, and bars. Local creative Ali Davoodi shares his insider tips for how to get the most out of a visit.
Female managers and executives in Norway are paid significantly less than male colleagues, according to a report by industry representative organisation Lederne.
Whether you are travelling to Bergen for the very first time, or have visited before - Norway's second largest city has something to enchant and surprise everyone. By our travel editor Marie Peyre.
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As fake news sites lose their power, real news organizations risk being hijacked by the spread of little lies, writes The Local's co-founder James Savage.
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.
Denmark will join over 60 countries in a global music event in support of the international refugee crisis.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
Norway tech firm Kongsberg Maritime has signed up with French offshore services company Bourbon and Automated Ships Ltd. (ASL) of Britain in a scheme to build the world’s first fully-automated supply ship.
Recruitment agencies in Oslo estimate a 60 percent decline in Swedes working in the Norwegian capital.
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.
Police have seized a knife in connection with investigations into the murder of a woman who was found dead in a car in the Eidsvoll district on Tuesday.
Norway’s finance minister and leader of the nationalist Progress Party Siv Jensen has defended immigration minister Sylvi Listhaug over controversial comments criticising the leader of another party.
2013 runners-up Norway were edged out 1-0 by neighbours in Group A on Monday, leaving them bottom of Group A without a goal or a point after the final round of matches.
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.
Polar bears on the Norwegian Arctic Svalbard archipelago have eaten large numbers of eggs laid by eider and geese on parts of the islands, according to a report.
The presence of the Sámi people is not well recognised in any of the countries where Sámis live. Yet more and more Sámis are moving into cities and blending their traditions with an urban lifestyle. While doing this, protecting their culture is a common important notion.
Been to Øya, Slottsparken and Bergenfest? Good. Now why not try one of these more unusual festivals? From inflatable boats and rollerskiing to insects and real life mermaids, our travel editor Marie Peyre has something for every taste.
Norwegian organisations and political party youth wings want free medical contraception to be available to people under the age of 16, bringing them into line with current provisions for 16-20 year-olds.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee said Thursday that China bears a "heavy responsibility" for the "premature" death of 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.
Young people who want to join in fun summer activities in Norway can find work as spreaders of joy.