A nine second video of rubber ducks* apparently screaming with excruciating pain, made in Norway, has gone viral, reaching 7.8 million views on Youtube.
An Israeli court has put nuclear whistle-blower Mordechai Vanunu under house arrest for a week, after he gave a TV interview in which he said he wanted the chance to live with his wife in Norway.
Norway's official tourist information site has removed pictures of people posing dangerously on the rock formation Trolltunga after an Australian student's fatal fall from the cliff last Saturday.
The 48-year-old Norwegian held for ransom by the terror group Islamic State was a former right-wing extremist who had become obsessed with the goal of creating a 'greater Syria', according to Norway media.
As excitement builds ahead of the Rugby World Cup in England, The Local looks at the how expats and rugby enthusiasts from abroad have helped Scandinavians embrace the rough and tumble sport.