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The three-year wait behind Norwegian photographer’s incredible award-winning eagle shot

The three-year wait behind Norwegian photographer's incredible award-winning eagle shot

International photography award Wildlife Photographer of the Year has recognized Norwegian nature photographer Audun Rikardsen for his incredible shot of an eagle flying over the mountains.

Can Sweden’s world-famous innovation mindset be taught?

Can Sweden's world-famous innovation mindset be taught?

Has this university in southern Sweden found the recipe for innovation?

 
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Why Norway’s krone keeps getting weaker

Why Norway's krone keeps getting weaker

The exchange rate of the Norwegian krone is becoming weaker, in a trend experts predict will continue.

What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?

What's the reality of expat life in Europe today?

Many of Europe's 33 million international residents have hit something of a jackpot - at least if recent research is anything to go by.

 
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Norway’s six most romantic hotels

Norway's six most romantic hotels

From a night spent amid nature to an indulgent waterfront stay in the capital, Norway offers romantic getaways to suit all moods. The Local contributor David NIkel has found six of the best.

Three stories of life-changing travel: Israel, Honduras and Rome

Three stories of life-changing travel: Israel, Honduras and Rome

A single trip has the power to change your perspective - or even your life - for good.

 
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The unexpected side effect of moving abroad

The unexpected side effect of moving abroad

Moving overseas changes you in many ways but perhaps most surprising is the way it affects your relationship with your home country.

 
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Who's going to win the Nobel Prize? Here are the top favourites

Who's going to win the Nobel Prize? Here are the top favourites

An unusual 2019 Nobel season kicks off today with much speculation about possible contenders for the six prestigious awards.

IN PICS: 'Freedom marchers' from across Catalonia converge on Barcelona

IN PICS: 'Freedom marchers' from across Catalonia converge on Barcelona

Barcelona came to a stand still on Friday as tens of thousands of "freedom marchers" converged on Barcelona for a mass show of dissent over the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders.

 

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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.

How to talk about the Nobel Prize and sound like you know your stuff

How to talk about the Nobel Prize and sound like you know your stuff

Why is there no maths prize and is it true Alfred Nobel dabbled in poetry? Five facts about the Nobel Prizes to break out at parties.

Norwegian mediators tackle political crisis in Venezuela

Norwegian mediators tackle political crisis in Venezuela

Norwegian mediators are trying to help negotiate talks between the government and opposition to end Venezuela's political crisis.

Ramos sets Spain caps record but Norwegians spoil party

Ramos sets Spain caps record but Norwegians spoil party

Sergio Ramos broke the Spanish international appearances record in Oslo on Saturday as he won his 168th cap in a 1-1 draw against Norway.

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?

Buses cause chaos at popular Norway tourist spot

Buses cause chaos at popular Norway tourist spot

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.