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Spanish sailors increase pressure against Norway

Long Hope Association

OSLO/VALENCIA (EXTENDED ARTICLE): Long Hope Association representatives tell The Foreigner they shall be showing their dissatisfaction about Norway’s sluggishness on the tax issue.

Published on 27th November, 2014 at 13:06 under news by Michael Sandelson.

Cecilia Brækhus (2011)

Norway boxing ban may be out for the count

Medical professionals oppose the government and boxing associations about the sport.

Published on 27th November, 2014 at 06:44 under news by Molly Jones.

Extreme Eeyore

Eeyorway: A popular country for A.A. Milne’s literary character

Norway is the only country I know of where it can get darker after it has got dark.

Published on 26th November, 2014 at 18:57 under columns by Michael Sandelson.Last Updated on 26th November 2014 at 19:28.

Coal mining

Norwegian Oil Fund’s dirty investments continue

The Sovereign Wealth Fund’s stakes in the coal industry are higher than previously acknowledged. These holdings amount to NOK 82.2bn in the coal sector, a study conducted by a handful of environmental organisations reveals.

Published on 26th November, 2014 at 12:00 under news by Susanne Tunge Østhus.Last Updated on 26th November 2014 at 13:02.

Radiumhospitalet, Oslo

Norwegian company tests cancer vaccines

Norway’s oldest man, 107-year-old Carl Falck, is growing a mustache to support cancer research.

Published on 26th November, 2014 at 07:01 under columns by Rasmus Falck.

Two of the four gringos

Taco trucks in Norway’s capital: A foreign food affair

Friday night tacos have been an institution in Norway since the 1990s. Foreigners are now taking Norwegians on at their own juego (game).

Published on 25th November, 2014 at 12:44 under entertainment by Emily Williams.

 

Norway and UK airlines commence codeshare deal

Passengers walking towards aircraft
Norwegian airline Widerøe and Britain’s Eastern Airways enter an agreement for widened oil and gas sector and tourism passenger traffic.

Published on 24th November, 2014 at 11:14 under news
by Sarah Bostock.Last Updated on 24th November 2014 at 11:50.

Norwegian youth sets sporting bar high

16-year-old Sedrik Engebø Ullebø is attracting all kinds of attention in the Norwegian sports community.

Published on 24th November, 2014 at 07:08 under news
by Molly Jones.

 

The North Sea rescued from the backwaters of history +

Book cover 'The Edge of the World'
BOOK REVIEW: The ancient Romans believed that civilization ended at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea, where it meets the Atlantic. If historian and…

Published on 23rd November, 2014 at 07:36 under entertainment
by M. Michael Brady.

Language Council director calls for better Norwegian business lingo +

Norwegian-English dictionary
“English at work and Norwegian round the family dinner table. If we want to avoid such a future, we must act now to coin new terminology in Norwegian.”

Published on 22nd November, 2014 at 12:29 under columns
by M. Michael Brady.

 

Telenor should sever VimpelCom involvement - analysts

Financial analysts say the best option for Telenor is to cut all ties with the troublesome company as the investigation deepens.

Published on 21st November, 2014 at 15:03 under news
by Susanne Tunge Østhus.

“It’s crucial we increase knowledge of Russia,” Stoltenberg senior says

Thorvald Stoltenberg
Political relations between the Nordic Countries and Russia may be chilly at the moment, but that does not prevent intensive course cooperation across borders…

Published on 21st November, 2014 at 14:08 under news
by Tove Andersson.Last Updated on 21st November 2014 at 14:19.

 

Transport industry continues CO2 push

Earth
Several other transport companies announce their greenhouse gas emissions-busting moves.

Published on 21st November, 2014 at 12:07 under news
by Sarah Bostock.Last Updated on 21st November 2014 at 12:38.

Norwegian crime writers

Book cover
BOOK REVIEW: According to well-known critic Barry Forshaw, Thomas Enger is currently one of the four most interesting Norwegian crime writers. He belongs in…

Published on 21st November, 2014 at 07:06 under entertainment
by Christine Foster Meloni.

 

The Norwegian Hymn Book—minute for minute

Picture of the app
Tune in to NRK’s (nrk.no) 60-hour live broadcast of the Norwegian Hymn Book minute for minute starting at 11:45 a.m. Norwegian time, November 28.

Published on 20th November, 2014 at 07:18 under entertainment
by Heidi Håvan Grosch.

Parliamentarians adopt wrong constitution

The Norwegian Parliament, Oslo
One four-year term can be a long time in politics. A recent parliamentary gaffe regarding Norway’s revised constitution has given Norwegian MPs long faces.

Published on 19th November, 2014 at 06:44 under news
by Michael Sandelson.

 

Norwegian centenarian musician celebrated

Leif Solberg
Composer and organist Leif Solberg turned 100 today, with a special concert held in his honour.

Published on 18th November, 2014 at 21:36 under news
by Manisha Choudhari.Last Updated on 19th November 2014 at 15:31.

Norway’s Telenor involved in Uzbekistan corruption case

Telecommunications provider Vimpelcom paid the daughter of the country’s head of state for licences, reports say.

Published on 18th November, 2014 at 13:33 under news
by Susanne Tunge Østhus.Last Updated on 21st November 2014 at 15:08.

 

New Norway-UK air route opens

One of Bergen Air Transport's aircraft
West Norway-based Bergen Air Transport commences services between Bergen Flesland and Sumburgh Airport on the Shetland Islands.

Published on 18th November, 2014 at 10:28 under news
by Michael Sandelson.Last Updated on 18th November 2014 at 11:00.

Internet for everyone

Telenor Fornebu (illustration photo)
Norway's Telenor Digital is one of the world’s major providers of mobile and internet services.

Published on 18th November, 2014 at 06:36 under news
by Rasmus Falck.

 

Syria video filmmakers “really happy with reaction”

The fake video posted to YouTube showing the boy rescuing the young girl has been watched over five million times. "It created a debate,” director says.

Published on 17th November, 2014 at 09:44 under news
by Sarah Bostock.Last Updated on 17th November 2014 at 10:03.

North Sea divers display dignity, aplomb

Divers and families listening to speeches
STAVANGER: The Norwegian government’s unveiling of a plaque dedicated to the pioneer divers and surviving relatives was a sombre and dignified affair.

Published on 17th November, 2014 at 06:41 under news
by Michael Sandelson.Last Updated on 17th November 2014 at 10:10.

 

Exploring Dublin’s Viking history

"Samuel Beckett" bridge
The Irish city with Viking roots.

Published on 16th November, 2014 at 12:56 under entertainment
by Thor A. Larsen.Last Updated on 16th November 2014 at 13:16.

Rethinking handwriting demise

Handwriting is regarded to be one of the most significant products of the human mind. It triggered non-verbal communication between people and initiated the…

Published on 15th November, 2014 at 08:18 under columns
by M. Michael Brady.

 

Spanish Embassy meets Norway government over sailors' rights

Norwegian Ministry of Finance
Officials from both countries hold meetings in Oslo regarding tax and pensions.

Published on 14th November, 2014 at 14:52 under news
by Michael Sandelson.Last Updated on 14th November 2014 at 17:10.

Why I don’t hunt

Dead moose on a wall
OPINION: I find hunting abhorrent.

Published on 14th November, 2014 at 13:12 under columns
by Jan Trygve Utkilen.

 

‘Berserk’ captain loses appeal

Norway’s Jarle Andhøy ordered to pay 45,000 kroner or serve 50 days in jail for illegal Antarctica entry in 2012.

Published on 14th November, 2014 at 09:24 under news
by Sarah Bostock.Last Updated on 14th November 2014 at 09:35.

Norway WWII book author reprehended

Nådeløse Nordmenn book cover
Over 1,000 Norwegians worked for the Gestapo under the Second World War in some capacity, a new controversial book reveals.

Published on 13th November, 2014 at 13:49 under news
by Susanne Tunge Østhus and Michael Sandelson.

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