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Norway salmon farms ravaged by algae bloom

Norway salmon farms ravaged by algae bloom

Millions of farmed salmon have died in northern Norway due to an algae bloom that the authorities are struggling to bring under control, the Norwegian Fisheries Directorate has said.

Six things to know before taking out a loan in Norway

Six things to know before taking out a loan in Norway

Finding a loan can be time-consuming. Finding the right loan for you while living in Norway is even more difficult, especially with multiple banks competing for your interest.

 
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Norway clears way for Euronext takeover of Oslo Stock Exchange

Norway clears way for Euronext takeover of Oslo Stock Exchange

Norway's government on Monday cleared the way for European operator Euronext to take over the Oslo Stock Exchange by giving the green light to both it and its US rival Nasdaq.

As easy as ABC: Tips for a child-friendly move abroad

As easy as ABC: Tips for a child-friendly move abroad

Starting a new life abroad is daunting at any age. And for children, who might not have a say in the big move, there is lots of excitement and anxiety about the new place they will soon call home.

 
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SAS rejects compensation claims as pilot strike rolls on

SAS rejects compensation claims as pilot strike rolls on

With an additional 64,000 passengers expected to be hit by the ongoing SAS pilots' strike on Sunday, the Scandinavian airline has said it will reject all traveller compensation claims.

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‘If you have an accident, no-one is coming for you’

‘If you have an accident, no-one is coming for you’

Your profession may take you to risky destinations but it’s your job to make sure you’re protected.

 
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Utøya film makes shortlist for Norway's Oscar entry

Utøya film makes shortlist for Norway's Oscar entry

U – July 22, this year’s film about Anders Breivik’s 2011 massacre, is one of three contenders to be put forward for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Irish border after Brexit? How Sweden-Norway keep things smooth

Can Sweden and Norway serve as a model for the post-Brexit Irish border?

These are the cleanest beaches in France to visit in 2019

These are the cleanest beaches in France to visit in 2019

A map of France's cleanest beaches in 2019 has been released, showing you which part of the French coastline or lake you'll be safest to take a dip during the summer.

 

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Telenor and Axiata in talks to merge Asian businesses

Telenor and Axiata in talks to merge Asian businesses

Norwegian telecom giant Telenor is plotting a potential merger of its Asian operations with Malaysia's Axiata.

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.

SAS reaches deal with pilots' union to end week-long strike

SAS reaches deal with pilots' union to end week-long strike

SAS planes were flying again on Friday morning, but delays and some cancellations were still expected throughout the day.

'Time to think about the 5 million in limbo': UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

'Time to think about the 5 million in limbo': UK parliament votes to delay Brexit

Lawmakers in London voted to delay Brexit on Thursday evening, marking the end of three days of fraught debates in which PM Theresa May's deal was rejected as was a no-deal Brexit.

PROFILE: Norway's 'complete competitor' Aksel Lund Svindal

PROFILE: Norway's 'complete competitor' Aksel Lund Svindal

Norwegian colossus Aksel Lund Svindal will go down in the annals of alpine skiing as one of the very best after claiming world silver in his farewell downhill race on Saturday.

Children from minority backgrounds improved in Norwegian reading tests: agency

Children from minority backgrounds improved in Norwegian reading tests: agency

The performance of children from immigrant backgrounds in Norwegian national reading tests has improved, but is still below the overall level.

Norway's Nobel team discovers why time drags or flies

Norway's Nobel team discovers why time drags or flies

A Nobel-winning Norwegian team has discovered a network of brain cells which may hold the key to our subjective experience of time...and they did it using chocolate.

Could this EU Green Card save freedom of movement for Britons in Europe?

Could this EU Green Card save freedom of movement for Britons in Europe?

Could the EU be convinced to issue a Green Card to Brits who exercised their treaty rights before Brexit?

SAS cancels 25 flights and more expected to follow

SAS cancels 25 flights and more expected to follow

Scandinavian airline SAS cancelled 25 more flights at the weekend, and suggested a further 40 departures could bite the dust in the coming week.

Norwegian hepatitis C patients wait for treatment due to medicine monopoly: report

Norwegian hepatitis C patients wait for treatment due to medicine monopoly: report

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.

 'Spy or runaway?': 'Russian' whale sparks wild theories in Norway

'Spy or runaway?': 'Russian' whale sparks wild theories in Norway

A spy, a far away visitor or a fugitive on the run? A mysterious Beluga whale, caught wearing a suspicious harness, has ignited the imaginations of Norwegians who have yet to receive answers.

Braving Norway's cold: Surfing above the Arctic Circle

Braving Norway's cold: Surfing above the Arctic Circle

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.