A firefighter has died as a result of his injuries after a reported accident while fighting one of a number of forest fires that raged in Norway during the weekend.
Ever wonder where illness or injury abroad may set you back the most? Find out how much expats can expect to pay for various medical procedures in different countries. Hint: prices aren’t all the same.
Oslo this week saw night time temperatures defined by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute as ‘tropical’.
Four cruise ships and thousands of tourists headed to the popular Fjellstua viewpoint in Ålesund on Wednesday, resulting in police being called to help clear the resultant traffic blockage.
Valletta, Malta’s small but mighty capital, still feels like one of the Med’s undiscovered gems. But it won’t stay that way for long. The Local’s commercial editor, Sophie Miskiw, explored this year’s Capital of Culture and can’t wait to go back.
Statoil, grappling with plunging global oil prices, plans to cut between 1,100 and 1,500 jobs, or seven percent of its workforce, by the end of 2016, the Norwegian oil giant said Tuesday.
While there’s a lot of wisdom to the saying ‘it’s the journey, not the destination’, it’s a safe assumption that most people don’t view the flight itself as the highlight. Which is not to say it shouldn't be.
Norway’s national broadcaster NRK on Saturday launched a brand new television series with young adults as its protagonists, echoing the previous hugely successful ‘Skam’.
Can Sweden and Norway serve as a model for the post-Brexit Irish border?
No matter whether you're into hiking, cultural exploration, sports or pure beach relaxation, Podgora is your perfect destination this summer.
German sports fans still moping over their team's shock defeat at the World Cup were cheered up this weekend as Angelique Kerber became the first German to win Wimbledon in 22 years.
British engine maker Rolls-Royce announced Friday it has agreed to sell its troubled commercial marine business to Norwegian industrial group Kongsberg for £500 million (566 million euros).
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.
Former US President Barack Obama is to visit Norway in the autumn, where he will speak at Oslo Business Forum.
Norway’s government wants to tighten rules on social welfare payments to foreign citizens, the country’s finance minister has said.
Southampton have signed Norway forward Mohamed Elyounoussi from Swiss club Basel in a deal worth a reported £16 million ($21 million).
The performance of children from immigrant backgrounds in Norwegian national reading tests has improved, but is still below the overall level.
It's thought that gender equality and being more involved in family life plays a part.
At around the time that World Cup minnows Panama were playing Norway in Oslo this week, thieves were busy rifling their Oslo hotel rooms, police said on Thursday.
How well do you know Easter traditions in Norway? Test your knowledge with our Easter quiz!
Approval has been rejected for the use of the compound edaravone to treat motor neurone disease in Norway.
Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering "invasive" and limited default options despite new EU data protection laws aimed at giving users more control and choice, a Norwegian government study said Wednesday.
The water is just four degrees Celsius, but some surf almost every day in the frigid waves off the coast of Norwegian islands above the Arctic Circle.