Can CCTV curb drug runs between Sweden and Norway?

Cameras are due to be installed along all road crossings between the two countries after a trial run resulted in treble the amount of drug runs being busted.


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Last chance to vote absentee in the US elections

Election Day in the U.S. is less than a month away, and time is running out for Americans living overseas to vote absentee. Here's what to do before it’s too late.


Nobel peace prize: five key quotes

Nobel peace prize: five key quotes


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Retiring abroad: ensuring your health is covered

Retiring in another country is a common dream amongst those who long for a quieter place to live, a warmer climate, or simply a new, fresh place to spend a peaceful time after many years of hard work.


Americans abroad: get off the fence, stop Trump

If you're an American in Europe, don't let high-minded queasiness stop you using your vote - there's too much at stake, says Laura Shields of Democrats Abroad.

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Gran Canaria: 'So much more than beaches'

Gran Canaria may be best known for its beaches, but it’s got a lot more to offer than sand and surf. The Local spoke with an expert about Gran Canaria’s hidden gem: the countryside.


Norway's acrobatic royals show off horse skills

Norway’s royal grandchildren showed off their acrobatic tricks on Sunday with a display of horseback dance and gymnastics at Oslo’s Telenor Arena.

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Why you should learn to trade (and just how easy it is)

Not interested in working 9-to-5 for the rest of your life? Trading expert Clive Arneil explains how learning to trade can change expats' lives for the better.


‘Scary clown’ craze hits streets of Zurich

Police in Zurich have warned so-called ‘scary clowns’ that they could face charges, following a number of incidents in the city.





Norway nature group calls for limits to tourist hikers

Norway’s leading hiking group has called for limits to the huge number of tourists hiking to Pulpit’s Rock and other attractions.


Barents Sea could hold 'billions of barrels' of undiscovered oil

There may be several billion barrels of undiscovered oil in the Barents Sea, including in areas that lie near the Norwegian-Russian delimitation border, an international oil expert said on Wednesday.