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Snus company sues Norwegian state over packaging

Snus company sues Norwegian state over packaging

Snus producer Swedish Match is taking the Norwegian state to court as it seeks an injunction to delay neutral packaging.

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Love Swedish design? You have to visit Skåne

Love Swedish design? You have to visit Skåne

Skåne is packed full of creative things to do. Check out this list before you plan your trip.

 
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Feeling the call of the wild: Langedrag Nature Park

Feeling the call of the wild: Langedrag Nature Park

Love animals? Then a trip to Langedrag Nature Park in Buskerud is a must, says our travel editor Marie Peyre. A magical stay for visitors of all ages.

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US students - get your master’s for free at a top Swedish university

US students - get your master’s for free at a top Swedish university

Think getting a master’s degree from a top university will cost you a fortune? Think again.

 
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SAS pilot strike action called off as last-minute agreement reached

SAS pilot strike action called off as last-minute agreement reached

Some flight departures on Thursday remain affected by the now called-off pilots' industrial action.

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Volunteering abroad ‘really changed my mind’ about the world

Volunteering abroad ‘really changed my mind’ about the world

Want to go on a real adventure and help a disadvantaged community at the same time? You can, and here's how...

 
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Opinion: The fakers' little lies are eating our brains

Opinion: The fakers' little lies are eating our brains

As fake news sites lose their power, real news organizations risk being hijacked by the spread of little lies, writes The Local's co-founder James Savage.

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The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad -- and back at home

The easiest way to drive in style while living abroad -- and back at home

Moving abroad? Nothing helps you feel at home faster than having a new luxury car to zip around in. And it's easier to get one than you think.

 
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Netflix wins rights to make film of Norway’s Utøya terror attacks

Netflix wins rights to make film of Norway’s Utøya terror attacks

A film about the July 22nd terror attacks carried out by right wing extremist Anders Breivik in Oslo and on the island of Utøya will be produced by streaming giant Netflix.

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Italian Air Force pilot dies after plane crashes into sea at airshow

Italian Air Force pilot dies after plane crashes into sea at airshow

A 36-year-old Italian Air Force pilot died on Sunday when his plane crashed into the sea during an air show.

 

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Norway wealth fund hits 'milestone' $1 trillion value

Norway wealth fund hits 'milestone' $1 trillion value

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world, on Tuesday reached the value of $1 trillion dollars for the first time, the Norwegian central bank, which manages the fund, said.

The end of an era? Norway no longer the promised land for young Swedes

The end of an era? Norway no longer the promised land for young Swedes

Recruitment agencies in Oslo estimate a 60 percent decline in Swedes working in the Norwegian capital.

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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.

Norwegian F16 almost shot three people during exercise: report

Norwegian F16 almost shot three people during exercise: report

Three people were a hair’s breadth from being hit by gunfire from an F16 jet during an exercise at the Norwegian Air Force firing range over the Tarva archipelago.

Bittersweet election victory for Norway PM Solberg

Bittersweet election victory for Norway PM Solberg

After clinching a narrow victory in Norway's legislative elections, Prime Minister Erna Solberg will start out with a fragile second mandate, given her weaker majority and less conciliatory allies.

Norway suffer heaviest defeat for 45 years in World Cup qualifying

Norway suffer heaviest defeat for 45 years in World Cup qualifying

Germany routed Norway 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Monday in the heaviest defeat suffered by the Norwegian national team since the 1970s.

Norway universities criticised for overuse of English

Norway universities criticised for overuse of English

The Language Council of Norway says it is concerned about the amount of English used in courses at Norwegian universities and colleges.

Norway electronics retailer to sell solar panels in stores

Norway electronics retailer to sell solar panels in stores

Solar panel units for the roofs of Norwegian homes are to be sold in-store for the first time by electronics retailer Elkjøp.

Meeting between Swedish and Norwegian ministers scrapped following 'no-go zone' claims

Meeting between Swedish and Norwegian ministers scrapped following 'no-go zone' claims

Sweden's Migration Minister cancelled a meeting with her Norwegian counterpart at the last minute after judging that the trip was part of campaigning for Norway's forthcoming election.

Charges filed over vandalism of Norway’s ‘Troll's Penis’ rock

Charges filed over vandalism of Norway’s ‘Troll's Penis’ rock

At least one person has been charged with vandalism for lopping off Norway’s “troll penis” rock last month.

Norway’s Conservatives make promises on healthcare in election build-up

Norway’s Conservatives make promises on healthcare in election build-up

Minster for Health Bent Høie of Norway’s governing Høyre (Conservative) party has promised broadened healthcare options should the party continue to govern after the upcoming general election.

On New York visit, Norway PM Solberg speaks about menstruation

On New York visit, Norway PM Solberg speaks about menstruation

Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg spoke about menstruation at an anti-poverty event in New York City on Monday.

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Norway hiring 'joy spreaders' to make life a breeze for elderly

Norway hiring 'joy spreaders' to make life a breeze for elderly

Young people who want to join in fun summer activities in Norway can find work as spreaders of joy.