Norway’s government has decided to designate an area in the Lofoten archipelago a national park, despite local residents voting against it.
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.
A survey has found that an increased number of Norwegians have become positive towards taking in refugees in need of protection, but a majority think integration is not working well enough.
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A four-metre tall sculpture made entirely of recycled plastic litter has been causing a bit of a stir in Oslo in recent days.
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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?
A French delegation of Communist party members, including a senator, was arrested in Turkey on Sunday while trying to observe parliamentary and presidential polls there, the party announced.
Young Norwegians are so spoilt that most no longer consider jobs in cafés or restaurants now staffed largely by Swedes, the head of Norway’s national business lobby group has complained.
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.
Stretching from the Swedish to the Norwegian coast, St Olavsleden is a hiking route and pilgrimage following in the footsteps of a Norwegian king.
Norway’s government wants to tighten rules on social welfare payments to foreign citizens, the country’s finance minister has said.
A 30-year-old Swedish woman has died attempting a Base jump off Norway’s 800m Katthammaren precipice.
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.
The Church of Norway on Tuesday encouraged its members to ‘pray for rain’, so unusually dry has the weather been in recent weeks.
Inside a giant igloo in a snowy Norwegian village, the sound of a horn rings out, warming the mood of a freezing audience, huddled together in -24 Celsius.
Approval has been rejected for the use of the compound edaravone to treat motor neurone disease in Norway.
Moscow on Thursday criticised Norway's plans to ask Washington to double the number of US troops stationed in the Scandinavian country and deploy them nearer the border with Russia.
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.