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A portrait photo of the King of Norway

King of Norway to Undergo Heart Surgery

Two weeks after being admitted to hospital with breathing difficulties, King Harald is to undergo heart valve surgery. In late September, the 83-year-old Harald V of Norway was taken to hospital in Oslo suffering from breathing...
A Norwegian fjord retirement

Things You Must Know Before Moving to Norway

Moving to Norway is a dream for many. But before you pack your bags, there are a lot of things to understand about the country. Moving to any new country can be a shock to the...
A pile of Norwegian newspapers

Norwegian Newspapers: Where to Read News in Norway

A look at how Norwegians consume news today, from national daily papers to online publications aimed at specific audiences. The earliest newspapers in America and Britain grew out of conversations in coffee houses and pubs. They...
Norwegian flag full of a conforming population

The Ten Rules: A Personal Experience of Janteloven

Learning about the Norwegian law of jante through the lens of an independent international author. An excerpt from The Cursed Bus and Other Writings by J Alex West, an author living in Oslo. About the author...
Learn Norwegian letter blocks

The Norwegian Alphabet

The Norwegian alphabet has three extra vowels that English speakers must master. Here's everything you need to know about Norway's 29-letter alphabet. It might be a surprise to some, but the Norwegian alphabet is slightly different...
Norwegian 737-800 airline in the sky on a snowy day

Norwegian Shareholders Vote Yes To Crisis Restructuring Package

The airline Norwegian took a massive step towards survival today with a key vote at a company EGM. Shareholders overwhelmingly voted to dilute their own shareholding in a debt-to-equity restructuring package. According to NRK, shareholders voted...
Norway-Russia border map from above

Russia Flaunts Increased Military Strength on Norway Border

A new mobile surface-to-air missile system adapted for cold temperatures has been unveiled by the Russian Armed Forces. It follows the test of another missile system capable of reaching three Nordic air bases. The Tor-M2DT surface-to-air...
Range of engineer jobs in Norway

Engineering Jobs in Norway

Norway continues to improve its infrastructure. Professional problem-solvers are needed in all engineering disciplines. As Norway begins to push hard into wind power, Norway’s oil and gas industry continues operating along with its substantial hydropower industry....
Viking warriors in the water

Fun Facts About The Vikings

Browse these Viking facts to learn something new about some of history's most famous people. Modern TV shows have shot the popularity of the time off the charts. But how much do you really know about...
Checking credit ratings in Norway

How To Check Your Credit Rating

Personal financial health is an important element of a happy life in Norway. Here's how and why you should stay on top of your credit rating with a free credit report. If you've ever taken a...