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Greener airplanes in Norway

Greener Skies for Norway

From 2020, new aviation regulations should make Norway's skies more environmentally-friendly. Norway's push to go green gathers pace. Not only is the capital city taking measures to turn its busiest district car-free, the government is now...
Oslo is already a very green capital city

Oslo’s Car-Free Future

Oslo's ambitious environmental plans are running into opposition from businesses and drivers. The Norwegian capital is racing towards a car-free city centre by 2019. It’s all part of the long-term plan for the city to be...
Lights on a police car in Norway

Two Teenagers Killed in Trondheim

Two teenagers originally from Afghanistan were killed in Trondheim city centre last night. Norwegian media are reporting the murder of two young asylum seekers and serious injuries to a third in a private Trondheim apartment last...
Growing old in Norway

Norway Best for Elderly Living

New research places Norway top of the Ageing Society Index, which attempts to rank countries based on how they are handling the transition to an ageing population. A team of researchers and policy experts from the...
A Swedish bonfire

Sweden Election: “Yes, the far right made gains, but we’re not falling apart”

Our friends across the border in Sweden are recovering after a very tense election night. The centre-right and the centre-left blocs have effectively secured very similar shares of the vote, but neither have come away with...
Football goal in Norway

Norway Women Qualify for World Cup

A 2-1 victory over the Netherlands in Oslo secured Norway's women a place in the World Cup for the eighth consecutive tournament. The national team take their place at the 2019 tournament, which will be held...
Molecules science NTNU

Computing Power Solves Molecular Mystery

By using a novel combination of two simulation techniques, researchers at NTNU have found a new way to investigate the behaviour of molecules. It’s good news for the chemical industry. Chemical reactions take place around us...
Drug addicts in Norway are the target of new trials

Free Heroin Trials Announced in Norway

Starting in 2020 or 2021, the government is to begin a trial in which 400 serious heroin addicts will be provided with the drug. The controversial move is part of widespread drug reform policy that has...
Amundsen's Maud ship back in Bergen

Welcome Home, Maud!

Almost a century after leaving Norway, Roald Amundsen’s polar exploration vessel ‘Maud’ has returned home. It may never have hit its goal of reaching the North Pole, but the famous ship is rightly considered to be...
Summer in Hammerfest

Norway’s Summer Heatwave

Temperature records have tumbled in the north of Norway this summer, but the impact of the heatwave has been felt far and wide. Wow, what a scorcher! Like much of Europe, Norway has been basking in...