Nordic welcome chillier as numbers snowball

Nordic welcome chillier as numbers snowball

Asylum seekers flowing to Scandinavia are finding chillier welcomes as their numbers surge and far-right parties increasingly assert their influence on immigration policy, analysts say.

‘It’s not art: it’s a house’

‘It’s not art: it’s a house’

The dilapidated wooden house that appeared last month on the square outside Norway's parliament has delighted Oslo residents and visitors alike. Is it art? "No", says Marianne Heske, the conceptual artist behind it. "It's just a house"

Norway launches ‘anti-refugee’ Facebook page

Norway launches ‘anti-refugee’ Facebook page

Norway's government has taken its campaign to scare away potential asylum seekers onto Facebook, launching a new page, 'Stricter Asylum regulations in Norway', on Friday.