A belligerent swan in Hordaland known as the “Harbourmaster” which was due to be put down will now be relocated, authorities have said.
She grew up surrounded by water, stumbled into politics, and is now one of the most important political voices in the entire Nordic region. The Local finds out more.
Severe weather caused havoc across Norway on Sunday and Monday, with property and roads damaged and traffic delays in several areas.
In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.
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.
Who says you need to have a programming background to be a part of Berlin’s booming tech startup scene?
The peace movement in Norway has its hands full. We are at a risky and uncertain point in the history of the High North – a dangerous one, even. But there are opportunities and brighter prospects, argues our guest columnist Hedda Langemyr.
Zagreb is trendy destination for summer travellers of all kinds. Read on to find out more about what's on offer. Hint: Make sure you're hungry like a wolf.
Numbers of Norwegian civil weddings are catching up with church ceremonies, according to latest figures.
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.
Not what you expect to find on the banks of a Swiss river...
No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?
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.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
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.
Norway’s Safe Traffic agency says that 6 out of 10 of the country’s cyclists do not wear helmets enough.
Norway’s foreign minister Børge Brende has downplayed opposition leader Jonas Gahr Støre's comparisons of his policies with those of French President Emmanuel Macron.
Shanice van de Sanden's bullet header handed hosts the Netherlands a 1-0 win against Norway in the women's European Championship opener on Sunday.
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.
After over a century without the animal, Switzerland’s osprey population is about to take off again with an influx of Norwegian birds.
Dozens of mountain bikers in a race in Norway have fallen sick most likely due to spray from sheep droppings on their path, Norwegian media reported Wednesday.
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.
Norwegian hepatitis C patients are waiting longer than they should for medical treatment due in part to a monopoly on its supply, according to a report.
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.