Oslo ranks fifth in ‘club sandwich index’

Oslo ranks fifth in ‘club sandwich index’

The 2014 "Club Sandwich Index" has revealed that an average Oslo hotel's club sandwiches are the fifth most expensive in the world, setting hungry guests back 150 kroner ($25.44) a pop.

Israeli President hopes for renewed peace talks

Israeli President hopes for renewed peace talks

Israeli President Shimon Peres said on Tuesday that he hoped for a return to talks with Palestinians which were suspended in April.

The Local launches new site in Austria

The Local launches new site in Austria

Home to 8.5 million people, Austria is an oft-overlooked nexus of culture, cake and music. Now, The Local is ready to shine a light on events at the centre of Europe.

Letter ‘returned to sender’ after 39 years

Letter ‘returned to sender’ after 39 years

A Norwegian charity has been left flummoxed after an undelivered letter to a potential donor was returned to it by Norway's postal service an extraordinary 39 years after it was sent out.

Norwegian seized in Romania for child abuse

Norwegian seized in Romania for child abuse

A 59-year-old Norwegian citizen was arrested Saturday in Bucharest, Romania on suspicion of abusing several children and possessing child pornography, Romanian newspapers have reported.

Norwegian actors in race to be next Bond girl

Norwegian actors in race to be next Bond girl

Norwegian actresses Ingrid Bolsø Berdal and Synnøve Macody Lund are both among the Scandinavian women competing to become the next 'Bond girl'.