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Norwegian money. A hundred krone note from Norway

Income Tax in Norway 2020

Find out how much tax you can expect to pay from your salary this year in Norway. If there’s one topic that always kick-starts a debate here on Life in Norway and on all our social...
A celebration of gay rights in Norway

LGBT Equality: Gay Rights in Norway

According to recent surveys, Norway is one of the world's best countries to be LGBTQ+. We take a look at the history of gay rights in Norway and what barriers remain in place. Recent research by...
Online shopping

Norway Import Duty Changes for 2020

If you regularly order goods from online stores outside Norway, you'll soon be paying more for the privilege. Read on to discover the changes. You don't need to be living in Norway for long to discover...
News in Norway

Norway’s Top News Stories in 2019

How much do you remember about the last 12 months? We take a look back at some of Norway’s biggest news stories. Well here we are at the end of another year. Time flies! There’s been...
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Events in Oslo: What’s on in 2020

What's on in Oslo: The biggest festivals and events taking place in the Norwegian capital throughout 2020. Planning a trip to Norway in 2020? If you're starting or ending your trip in the capital, then why...
Oslo Opera House with Barcode development in the background.

A New Name for Oslo

The Norwegian capital is known around the world as Oslo. But the municipality will soon get an additional name in the Sámi language. Oslo city council wants to give the municipality a new official name. The...
Telenor 5G network infrastructure in Norway

Huawei Loses Out to Ericsson for Telenor 5G Network

The Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has lost out in the race to supply Norway’s 5G infrastructure for the second time. Just a few months ago, Telia dropped Huawei in favor of Ericsson when choosing the supplier...
Snow-covered Norway spruce in Oslo forest

Norway Spruce: A Classic Norwegian Christmas Tree

The Norway spruce is a large, fast-growing evergreen coniferous tree found throughout the forests of southern and eastern Norway. I'm sure you saw the recent negative media coverage of the Norwegian tree gifted to London. The...
Johan Sverdrup oil field at sunset

Johan Sverdrup Oil Field: Norway’s New ATM

This one megaproject in the North Sea is keeping the Norwegian oil industry going. We take a close look at the Johan Sverdrup oil field. Norway’s oil and gas industry has been through some tough times...
Norwegian Max airplane flying to Norway

The Tail-Fin Heroes Of Norwegian Air

We take a closer look at some of the famous faces that adorn the fleet of Norwegian Air jets flying around the world. A Norwegian plane is hard to miss in the skies. Its distinctive red...