Sami children singing at the National Day celebrations

Sami National Day: Happy 100!

Today is the Sami National Day, a day celebrated not just in Norway but by Sami people across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Held every year on 6 February, the day marks the anniversary of when...
SAS Scandinavian Airlines jet

Happy Birthday SAS: 70 Years Young

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) celebrates its 70th birthday this year. A few years ago, few people thought the airline would make it to this milestone. In the face of stiff price competition from Norwegian, the historic...
Arctic Sunshine

Weather Records Smashed in July

Weather in Scandinavia is never something that's easy to predict, but July has been a more confusing month than most. Sunshine in the Arctic The Arctic archipelago Svalbard enjoyed its warmest ever month since records began...
Kristiansand

Norway Weekly 175: Solberg warns UK about Brexit, boosts defence

Norway's top stories from the last seven days Here's what you may have missed from Norwegian news over the past week. Top Story: Erna Solberg warns Britons ‘won’t like’ life outside EU Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg...
Old Stavanger

Norway Weekly 174: Positive about Clinton, pilots strike, BP selloff

Norway's top stories from the last seven days Here's what you may have missed from Norwegian news over the past week. Top Story: Clinton nomination positive, says Norway's Finance Minister Siv Jensen has welcomed Hilary Clinton becoming the...
Bidding on a house

NW173: Fossil-fuel cars, zero deforestation, kids returned

Norway Weekly 173: Norway's top stories from the last seven days Here's what you may have missed from Norwegian news over the past week. Top Story: Norway to dump petrol and diesel cars, or are they? Ah, the power...
Trondheim Old City Bridge

NW172: Strike risk, jobless aid, airport to close

Norway Weekly 172: Norway's top stories from the last seven days Here's what you may have missed from Norwegian news over the past week. Top Story: Risk of strike in Norwegian oil Wage negotiations for offshore workers ended in less...
The view of central Bergen from the top of Mount Fløyen

NW171: New Arctic drilling, emissions rise, united Scandinavia?

Norway Weekly 171: Norway's top stories from the last seven days Good morning everyone. Whether it was your first one here in Norway or your fiftieth, I hope you had a great Syttende mai. As always, here's...
17 Mai

NW170: Security Alert, Ad Ban in Trondheim, New Low for Oil

Norway Weekly 170: Norway's top stories from the last seven days Good morning everyone, and I hope you are able to join in the 17th May celebrations, wherever you are in the world. Here's what you may...
Norway Weekly 169

NW169: Wreckage Missing, Assisted Return, Tax Cuts, Early Summer

Norway Weekly 169: Norway's top stories from the last seven days Hey everyone, have you got Eurovision fever yet? Agente's Icebreaker carries the country's hopes into Thursday's semi-final. Meanwhile, here's what's been happening over the past week. Top Story: Wreckage...