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Ill lady self-reporting symptoms online

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...
Norwegian krone currency market fall

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...
Hurtigruten coastal ferry on a cloudy fjord

Coronavirus: Hurtigruten Suspends Coastal Service For One Month

In response to the coronavirus crisis, Hurtigruten takes all but two ships out of service. All voyages are cancelled, with almost 3,000 employees temporarily laid off. The turmoil facing the aviation industry has dominated the travel...
Home quarantine in Norway graphic

Explained: Home Quarantine & Home Isolation in Norway

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Norway, increasing numbers of people are subject to home quarantine or home isolation. But what exactly do those terms mean? The recent introduction of emergency measures by the Norwegian...
King of Norway gives national address on Norwegian TV

Quarantined King of Norway Addresses Nation

As the country's government implements emergency measures, Norway's King took to the airwaves this weekend to reassure the population. His Majesty King Harald V of Norway held an unexpected live television address to the Norwegian population...
A typical Norwegian mountain cabin with a snowy backdrop

“Go Home!” Norway PM Orders Norwegians to Leave Mountain Cabins

Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg has told Norwegians who have fled the cities to their mountain cabins to return home. Emergency regulations will be introduced today that could prevent people travelling to cabins. Erna Solberg has...
Norwegian Max airplane flying to Norway

Norwegian on the Brink: “We Need Help Now”

Following a turbulent couple of years, Norwegian are once again on the brink of failure. Their CEO asks the Norwegian government for cash to stay in the air, “in weeks, not months.” The rapid spread of...