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Illustration of the new National Museum in Oslo

Norway’s New National Museum Opening Delayed to 2022

Due to delays in the construction project, the new National Museum in Oslo is delayed again. It will now not open until 2022. Earlier problems had already put back the opening date for Norway's flagship cultural...
Oil money in Norway

Norway Oil Fund Hits All-Time High

Norway’s savings account has hit an all-time high valuation following a stock market rise and depreciation of the krone. This morning, Norway’s oil fund hit a new all-time high value of NOK 10.93 trillion. Written out...
A sunrise over Planet Earth after the US Election result

Norway Wishes U.S. “Welcome Back” After Biden Victory

The Norwegian prime minster and foreign minister have congratulated Joe Biden as president-elect of the United States. Norway's prime minister Erna Solberg was quick to congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their victory in the...
Norway-Britain trade deal truck

Norway Agrees Temporary Post-Brexit Trade Deal with UK

With Britain seemingly racing towards a no-deal Brexit, Norway's government has signed a temporary agreement to secure a continuation of trade. The governments of Norway and the United Kingdom have agreed a post-Brexit free trade deal...
Norway doctor going on strike

Norway Doctors’ Strike: Walkout Starts Monday

Amid rising coronavirus cases in Norway, 23 doctors are to go on strike across five Norwegian cities from Monday. Here's what you need to know about the Norwegian doctors' strike. Following disagreements about working hours, Norway's...
The Norwegian Parliament building in Oslo, Norway

Norway Blames Russia for Parliament Email Hack

The Norwegian government has publicly blamed Russia for the recent email hack on the country's parliament. Russia has reacted with anger. Just over a month ago, email accounts associated with the Norwegian parliament were subject to...
Norway flag on planet earth

Norway to Spend Millions More on Citizenship Processing in 2021

The government of Norway proposes to strengthen the capacity to process applications for Norwegian citizenship by NOK 61.5 million in 2021. According to a press release from the Royal Ministry of Justice, the Norwegian government will strengthen...
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...
The exterior of the Norwegian parliament building in Oslo, Norway

Norway Budget 2021: The Facts & Figures in Norway’s Recovery Budget

It’s that time of the year again. Norway’s government presents its provisional 2021 budget. Here’s what’s in store. The Norwegian government plans to use NOK 313.4 billion ‘oil money' to plug the deficit in the state...
Trondheim bus network

Norway’s Bus Driver Strike Is Over

Buses in much of Norway will return to the roads today from midday. However, limited services and delays should be expected throughout Thursday. An agreement has been reached between employer and trade union representatives, bringing the...