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Mosjøen in Norway

Europe Heatwave: All-Time Temperature Record Equalled In Norway

A weather station in northern Norway recorded a temperature of 35.6C this weekend. It’s the hottest Norwegian day in 49 years. A weather station in Laksfors, near Mosjøen in Nordland county, recorded a temperature of 35.6C on...
Sunshine in Bergen, Norway

33.3C: All-Time Temperature Record Smashed In Bergen

Bergen residents enjoyed and/or endured an all-time record temperature today, as the record-breaking European heatwave spreads across much of Norway. Norway's second city is known for its year-round rainfall. With rain recorded on more than 230...
Bjørn Kjos Norwegian CEO

Bjørn Kjos Steps Down as Norwegian CEO

One of the aviation industry's biggest ever disrupters has finally stepped aside at the age of 72. Whats's next for Norwegian? It is without doubt the end of an era as Bjørn Kjos stands aside as...
Asylum seekers in Norway

Asylum Applications Lowest in 22 Years

Continuing a trend in recent years, asylum applications to Norway fell to a new low in the first half of 2019. But skilled labour immigration continues to increase. The centre-right coalition government's tightening of immigration policy...
Radiation detected in Norway

Norway Detects Big Radiation Leak From Russian Sub

Norwegian authorities have detected radiation 800,000 times higher than normal near the location of a Russian submarine that sank in the Norwegian Sea thirty years ago. Norway's Institute of Marine Research has discovered high levels of...
SpaceX will launch Norwegian satellites

SpaceX To Launch Norway’s Arctic Broadband Satellites

Space Norway is establishing a new satellite broadband operation for the Arctic. Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch the satellites into orbit. The state-owned enterprise Space Norway will use the two new satellites to provide broadband access...
Oslo T-Bane network

Fornebu Line: Financing Agreed for T-Bane Extension

Financing for the new Majorstuen-Fornebu light rail extension is now in place, meaning the long-awaited line is a step closer. The long-awaited plans to extend the Oslo T-Bane metro network to Fornebu reached a new milestone...
H&M in Norway

H&M’s Green Marketing Questioned by Consumer Authority In Norway

The Norwegian Consumer Authority has come down hard on Scandinavian budget fashion powerhouse Hennes & Mauritz (H&M). The authority says that the brand’s use of the term “Conscious” to indicate the clothes are sustainable and environmentally...
Vardø in Finnmark, Norway

Vardø: Climate Change Hits Norway’s Last Polar Town

The temperature in Vardø, Norway’s easternmost town, is rising. This means mainland Norway will soon have no towns remaining with an official polar climate. Svalbard has hit the headlines in recent years as one of the...
Sommarøy island in northern Norway

This Norwegian Island Wants to Get Rid of Time

The sun doesn’t set for 69 days over Norway’s Sommarøy. Locals now want to do away with ‘unnecessary’ time during that period. Sommarøy locals want to go “time-free” for the summer by introducing more flexible school...