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Dune-like northern lights photograph

Hobby Photographers Discover a New Form of Northern Lights

Finnish researchers and hobby photographers have discovered a new type of northern light. It’s called “The Dunes.” When someone first sees the northern lights, the reaction is typically one of two. They’re either underwhelmed, disappointed by...
Bryggen from the water in Bergen, Norway

Bergen Bans Tourist Buses From Historic Centre

City leaders in Bergen are to prohibit tourist buses from several key streets in the historic centre. The bans will be introduced for the busy summer season. Have you ever been to Bergen during the summer?...
Siv Jensen speaking in Stortinget

Norway Government Loses Majority As Populists Walk Out Over ‘ISIS Bride’ Spat

Norway's right-wing party Frp have walked out of the coalition government leaving Prime Minister Erna Solberg without a majority in Parliament. We take a look at why they left, and what happens now. It has been...
Snowmobile tour on Svalbard, Norway

Norway Authorities to Crack Down on Svalbard Tour Guides

As Svalbard reaches peak tourism, the Norwegian government wants to introduce new regulations for tour guides. This is to ensure only those who have the proper knowledge of the unique environment can work. The tourism industry...
Sunshine over a mountain and fjord in a Norwegian winter

All-Time High January Temperatures Recorded In Norway

You may think you know what a Norwegian winter is like. However, climate change has caused some remarkable weather this January, with record high temperatures and high water levels. January in Norway. Pretty cold, right? Well,...
Ronny Deila Norwegian football manager

Ronny Deila Joins New York City

Norwegian football manager Ronny Delia is to take over as head coach of Major League Soccer (MLS) side New York City. Deila leaves Norwegian Eliteserien club Vålerenga after three years in charge. He will be the...
News in Norway

Norway’s Top News Stories in 2019

How much do you remember about the last 12 months? We take a look back at some of Norway’s biggest news stories. Well here we are at the end of another year. Time flies! There’s been...
Oslo Opera House with Barcode development in the background.

A New Name for Oslo

The Norwegian capital is known around the world as Oslo. But the municipality will soon get an additional name in the Sámi language. Oslo city council wants to give the municipality a new official name. The...
Black Friday shoppers in Norway

Norway Spending Record Smashed on Black Friday

Consumer spending hit new heights in Norway last week as Norwegian shoppers rushed to pick up a Black Friday bargain. Debit and credit cards were used almost 9.3 million times on Friday, according to Norway's payments...
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...