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Published on 31st May, 2017 at 15:20
by Michael Sandelson.
Last Updated on 9th October 2017 at 10:27.

 

Denmark refugee legislation criticised +

Family reunification rules, social welfare levels, and racist hate speech prevalence are worthy of censure, according to the latest ECRI report.

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Published on 23rd May, 2017 at 21:14
by Charlotte Bryan and Michael Sandelson.

London Sinfonietta performs contemporary Norwegian music +

London Sinfonietta, St John's Smiths Sq. Norwegian composers Eivind Buene and Rolf Wallin will have works premiered by the ensemble.

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Published on 23rd May, 2017 at 00:40
by Charlotte Bryan.
Last Updated on 23rd May 2017 at 12:05.

 

Europe visual arts and freedom of expression seminar in Oslo +

Vasif Kortun The Norwegian capital’s National Museum and the Oslo Freedom Forum will hold the ‘Take Liberty’ event at the National Gallery.

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Published on 16th May, 2017 at 12:28
by Charlotte Bryan.

Sweden minority language education unsatisfactory +

The Council of Europe Three key areas need improving despite efforts to promote efforts to promote the five national minority languages, the Council of Europe says.

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Published on 15th May, 2017 at 12:02
by Sarah Bostock.

 

Norway royals mark their 80 birthdays +

Official 80th Birthday celebrations The two-day celebration kicked off on Tuesday, with guests arriving from all over Europe.

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Published on 11th May, 2017 at 09:50
by Sarah Bostock.

Norway man finds medieval coin from London +

The rear side of the coin The roughly 700-year-old silver coin was discovered on Lathari Beach in Northern Norway’s Alta municipality.

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Published on 9th May, 2017 at 22:56
by Charlotte Bryan.
Last Updated on 11th May 2017 at 10:06.

 

Norway and EU talk Brexit +

Erna Solberg met with President of the European Council in Brussels. They discussed Brexit talks, energy and climate, foreign policy issues, the Paris agreement and a pro-trade agenda.

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Published on 8th May, 2017 at 23:06
by Sarah Bostock.

NATO talks unity, thanks Norway +

NATO SG Jens Stoltenberg Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the Alliance’s headquarters.

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Published on 5th May, 2017 at 22:45
by Sarah Bostock.

 

Norway man taxed for dog’s house +

Norwegian property tax rules mean that the dog owner has to pay two kroner a year.

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Published on 26th April, 2017 at 18:30
by Charlotte Bryan.

PISA 2015: Anxiety and bullying prevalent in schools +

Pencil and pen collection Students say they feel anxiety over school work and tests. Bullying is also a major issue for most schools, a new OECD report shows.

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Published on 21st April, 2017 at 00:41
by Charlotte Bryan and Michael Sandelson.

 

Eastertime Norway is unpredictable

An idyllic view VIDEO: Spring is a time of year associated with daffodils and warmer, longer days. That does not mean that the weather always does what is expected.

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Published on 19th April, 2017 at 10:32
by Michael Sandelson.

Teenage Norway alleged terror suspect held for two weeks +

The indicted 17-year-old Russian citizen has asked to be released following police’s discovery of an explosive-type device at the weekend.

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Published on 11th April, 2017 at 01:18
by Sarah Bostock and Charlotte Bryan.
Last Updated on 11th April 2017 at 15:32.

 

New Norway flight routes +

Oslo Gardermoen Airport runway Summer 2017 sees additional services to three countries.

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Published on 3rd April, 2017 at 11:38
by Sarah Bostock.

Brexit sparks Norway export concern +

Cod Britain’s formal announcement of exiting the EU impacts Norway’s fish revenues negatively.

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Published on 30th March, 2017 at 13:41
by Sarah Bostock.

 

Building Norway’s longest undersea tunnel likely +

Illustration of the proposed Rogfast tunnel Politicians continue their push for ferry-free travel in western Norway. They plan to submit their proposal to parliament before Easter.

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Published on 29th March, 2017 at 12:57
by Charlotte Bryan.

Arctic Svalbard preserves Latin America records +

Mine 3, Longyearbyen An abandoned coal mine in Norway’s Longyearbyen will now serve to protect important documents from hackers, war, and natural disasters.

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Published on 28th March, 2017 at 15:38
by Sarah Bostock.

 

Norway-led apps aid children fleeing war +

EduApp4Syria screenshots The Norwegian government and others are behind two game-based learning apps for children and young people without access to education.

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Published on 23rd March, 2017 at 14:47
by Sarah Bostock.

Norway’s Abel Prize to Yves Meyer

Yves Meyer The Norwegian Academy for Science and Letters awards the French mathematician the Prize for his work on wavelets.

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Published on 22nd March, 2017 at 13:18
by Charlotte Bryan and Michael Sandelson.

 

Norway tops global happiness index +

Norwegian flag over Bergen The Scandinavian country climbs to the top of the table despite the oil price downturn. It also consistently retains its position among the top ten.

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Published on 20th March, 2017 at 23:27
by Charlotte Bryan.

Contemporary art congress to Oslo, Tromsø +

View of Reine, Lofoten Archipelago Norway’s Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) and arts research project OSLO PILOT will host the 2017 International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art event for the first time in…

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Published on 16th March, 2017 at 18:41
by Charlotte Bryan.

 

British philosopher wins Norway’s Holberg Prize 2017 +

Baroness Sylvia O’Neill of Bengarve Baroness Onora O’Neill received the prestigious Norwegian award for her influential work towards shedding light on the intellectual challenges of our time.

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Published on 14th March, 2017 at 22:36
by Charlotte Bryan.

Turøy helicopter crash investigators find vital part +

The 2nd stage planet gear carrier As the investigation into the Eurocopter Super Puma tragedy continues, Norwegian divers discover a key piece of the aircraft’s gear mechanism.

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Published on 9th March, 2017 at 10:40
by Michael Sandelson.

 

Norway government announces Brexit evaluation +

Monica Mæland meets Lord Price Norwegian officials continue work examining the impact of Britain’s EU departure.

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Published on 8th March, 2017 at 10:18
by Michael Sandelson.

Slovenia tourists lead Norway hotel stay increase +

Bryggen by night, Bergen Visitors from the EU country accounted for a year-on-year rise of 84.9 per cent, industry figures show. Bergen and Oslo showed increases, Stavanger a decline.

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Published on 6th March, 2017 at 14:12
by Michael Sandelson.

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