EXPLAINED: What you need to know about buying alcohol in Norway
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about buying alcohol in Norway

Buying alcohol in Norway is expensive but what about the strict rules around purchasing it? Here's what you should know about the system that controls the sale of beer, wine, and spirits.

Norway to lift ban on serving alcohol after parliament forces government’s hand

Norway to lift ban on serving alcohol after parliament forces government’s hand

Down the drain: Why Norway’s ban on alcohol sales is so controversial

Down the drain: Why Norway’s ban on alcohol sales is so controversial

Poland blocks hand sanitiser shipments destined for Norway

Poland blocks hand sanitiser shipments destined for Norway

Why more and more Norwegians are drinking alcohol-free beer

Why more and more Norwegians are drinking alcohol-free beer

Norwegian pension giant cuts out alcohol, gambling and pornography

Norwegian pension giant cuts out alcohol, gambling and pornography

Fylleangst: Norwegian drinking culture’s special term

Fylleangst: Norwegian drinking culture’s special term

Swedish border town braces itself for Norwegian invasion

Swedish border town braces itself for Norwegian invasion

Every tenth 12-year-old boy in Norway drinks

Every tenth 12-year-old boy in Norway drinks

‘Alcohol-free Christmas’ aids integration: expert

‘Alcohol-free Christmas’ aids integration: expert

Norwegian whisky lover jailed for flight threat

Norwegian whisky lover jailed for flight threat

Pilot, crew fail breathalyser test

Pilot, crew fail breathalyser test

Norwegian anti-booze ad goes viral

Norwegian anti-booze ad goes viral

Bartenders more likely to serve drunk women

Bartenders more likely to serve drunk women

Could coronavirus crisis make alcohol cheaper in Norway?

Could coronavirus crisis make alcohol cheaper in Norway?

Norwegians among rich world’s slimmest: OECD

Norwegians among rich world’s slimmest: OECD

Vinmonopolet sees first sales drop in 17 years

Vinmonopolet sees first sales drop in 17 years

Tax-free booze damages environment: Greens

Tax-free booze damages environment: Greens

Liquor monopoly wants tax-free licence

Liquor monopoly wants tax-free licence

Drunk man ‘too drunk’ for drunk tank

Drunk man ‘too drunk’ for drunk tank

Notorious booze baron nabbed at border

Notorious booze baron nabbed at border

Naked key hunt lands groom-to-be in jail

Naked key hunt lands groom-to-be in jail

Teen boozing doesn’t trigger alcoholism: study

Teen boozing doesn’t trigger alcoholism: study

Polish smuggler nears Norway beer record

Polish smuggler nears Norway beer record

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Norway-bound booze vans stopped in Sweden

Norwegians sceptical as alcohol ads draw near

Norwegians sceptical as alcohol ads draw near

Norway rape victims ‘often near unconscious’

Norway rape victims ‘often near unconscious’