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Coronavirus in Norway: The Latest News on the COVID-19 Outbreak

UPDATED 30 MARCH: 32 people have died in Norway and almost 4,500 people are now confirmed to have COVID-19. The government has announced an extension to the emergency measures until Easter. Here's what you need to...
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37: Moving from Portugal to Norway

Life in Norway Show Episode 37: What's it like to leave the sunshine of Portugal for the mild summers and chilly winters of Oslo? How can you find work in Norway as an architect? We answer...
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7 Norwegian TV Shows To Binge-Watch

Stuck for something to do? How about enjoying some of the best TV Norway has to offer? In most cases, you don't even need to understand Norwegian! With more than a billion people around the world...
A house party in Norway

Norwegian Tests Positive for COVID-19 Then Goes To Party

A resident of western Norway has been fined 20,000 kroner after attending a party following a positive coronavirus diagnosis. Norway's Western Police District has issued a fine of 20,000 Norwegian kroner ($1,900) in one of the...
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Norway Is Closed: PM Extends Emergency Coronavirus Measures

UPDATED 24 MARCH: The Norwegian Prime Minister has announced the extension of the country's emergency measures up to and including Easter. The most drastic set of measures ever seen outside of wartime aim to stop the...
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Coronavirus: Norway Urges Online Self-Reporting of Mild Symptoms

24,000 Norwegians registered mild coronavirus-like symptoms within a few hours of a new online reporting tool going live. The health authority wants everyone with respiratory symptoms to register. Norway's health system is being stretched as coronavirus...
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36: Coronavirus Podcast: COVID-19 in Norway

Life in Norway Show Episode 36: In a break from the usual schedule, we update everyone on the latest situation with the coronavirus in Norway. Hi everyone. Today's episode was to be an interview with a...
Giant Norway flag on 17 May parade in Oslo

17 May: Coronavirus Threatens Norway’s National Day Celebrations

With major events and the sporting calendar suspended until the end of April around much of Europe, thoughts now turn to Norway's 17th of May celebrations. Last week, the Norwegian government implemented the most drastic emergency...
Happy man at Trolltunga in Norway

Norway Falls In 2020 Happiness Rankings

Finland once again tops the charts in the World Happiness Report. The five Nordic countries all rank high, but Norway drops to fifth. Let's take a look at the details. So we are in the middle...
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Norwegian Krone Collapses Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The Norwegian krone has suffered its biggest single day collapse against the US Dollar in modern times. Many foreigners living in Norway are even followers of the currency markets. It's in our interests if we still...