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Comparing Coronavirus Response in Norway & the UK

Norway and the UK are near neighbours and important trading partners. But their approaches to tackling the coronavirus outbreak have been starkly different. One British expat living in Norway takes a closer look. Regardless of your...
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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...
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“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...
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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...
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Avinor Closes Nine Airports in Norway

Avinor, the main operator of Norwegian airports, has announced the closure of nine small airports across Norway. The measures come into force from Wednesday, March 18. The travel industry continues to feel the impact of the coronavirus...
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Historic Birken Ski Festival Cancelled

The March event, which includes the iconic Birkebeinerrennet ski marathon, becomes the latest big event to fall victim to the coronavirus. As the number of COVID-19 cases starts to rapidly rise in Norway, the national sport...
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Flights Cancelled as Coronavirus Disrupts Air Travel

With demand for air travel plummeting, Norway’s two biggest airlines have announced a wide range of cancellations for the upcoming months. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced that around 2,000 flights will be cancelled during March as...