NGO Norwegians Worldwide, which serves to promote Norwegian culture, values and society, as well as the rights of foreign-based Norwegians, celebrates its 110th birthday next week.
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.
Norway's government said Wednesday that a controversial memorial for the victims of Anders Behring Breivik's 2011 terrorist attack would be rethought, in order to avoid an embarrassing lawsuit by local residents.
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A unique history, vast forests and a wide array of activities make little-known Finnskogen a destination of choice for nature lovers, says our travel editor Marie Peyre.
In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.
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.
Designer Susana Nakatani's career has taken her on a trek from Spain to France, Switzerland, Morocco, and Germany – to name just a few places.
But then she discovered Malmö – and she's here to stay. Susana tells The Local about her favourite places – and what makes the city perfect for a designer.
Norway's national library says it will digitise literature from Nigeria after a seemingly unprecedented agreement which organisers hope will lead to an "African digital library".
No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?
Denmark’s immigration minister Inger Støjberg will likely face a third parliamentary grilling over her controversial asylum couple directive.
Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.
Those pricey EU mobile phone roaming charges that frequently led to a ruined holiday are finally being scrapped from Thursday. That also means the end of roaming charges for EEA member Norway. Here's what you need to know about the change.
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.
Several youths were arrested and questioned after a gymnastics hall and administration building at the Toppåsen School in the Oslo district of Holmlia burned to the ground.
The nationalist Progress Party has seen a significant increase in support, according to recent polls.
Mountaineer Torkjel Hurtig became the youngest Norwegian ever to reach the top of the world’s highest mountain when he summited Everest Tuesday.
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.
Motorists on Norway’s E6 highway were greeted by a rare sight Monday as a reconstruction of a woolly mammoth appeared to be hightailing it north.
The many routes taken by cyclists through town are set to be mapped in nine different parts of Norway in the hope of improving cycling infrastructure.
His kayaking pictures have gone viral, and inspired many to go paddling in Norway. Our travel editor Marie Peyre interviewed Bergen resident and Norway enthusiast Tomasz Furmanek to talk kayak, photography and of course travel.
Over 70 percent of Norwegians took some form of medication in 2016, according to statistics – a higher proportion than ever before.
Norwegian politicians and commentators foresee an increasingly difficult Brexit after Britain’s governing Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in last night’s general election.
Young people who want to join in fun summer activities in Norway can find work as spreaders of joy.