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Coronavirus in Norway: The Latest News on the COVID-19 Outbreak

UPDATED 6 APRIL: The number of hospitalised coronavirus patients in Norway is stable, leading the government to say they “have control” of the outbreak. However, emergency measures are likely to continue well beyond Easter. Here's what...
Emergency services tackling a car fire in Oslo, Norway

Video: Multiple Car Fires in Oslo Overnight

Emergency services in Oslo responded to multiple car fires in the Norwegian capital city last night. One eye-witness reports from the scene of one the incidents. Oslo Police Department were called out to two fires on...
An unemployed person slumped on steps in Oslo, Norway

Norway Job-Seeker Rate Surges to 10.7%

The latest figures from Nav show that more than 400,000 people are registered as a job-seeker in Norway. It's the highest level since World War II. Norway's latest unemployment figures make grim reading. The Norwegian Labour...
Oslo Gay Pride Festival

Oslo Pride Announces Virtual Festival for 2020

The coronavirus crisis has claimed another major event in Norway. However, Oslo Pride organisers have announced they will instead run a series of digital exhibitions and campaigns this summer. Each summer, hundreds of thousands of people...
Norway is closed

Norway Is Closed: PM Extends Emergency Coronavirus Measures

UPDATED 24 MARCH: The Norwegian Prime Minister has announced the extension of the country's emergency measures up to and including Easter. The most drastic set of measures ever seen outside of wartime aim to stop the...
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...
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...
Participants in Norway's Birken Ski Marathon

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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Norway MP’s Choose Sanders Over Trump

When asked which candidate they would prefer to win the next U.S. presidential election, Norway's lawmakers overwhelmingly selected Bernie Sanders. Donald Trump did not perform well. Left-leaning Bernie Sanders is the Norwegian Parliament's preferred candidate to...