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Norwegian drone technology

Drones Catching Drones

NTNU has developed a new method for catching drones that fly at high speed. The method can be used on ships, oil platforms and other places where fixed-wing drones aren’t able to land. Most of the...
Christening of the Viking Sky cruise ship in Tromsø, Norway

How Did It Happen? Norway Begins Viking Sky Investigation

The Viking Sky made it to shore after a remarkable rescue operation that captivated the world. Now, it's time to ask questions. Following the daring rescue of nearly 500 passengers from the stranded Viking Sky and...
Viking Sky cruise ship rescue operation

Astonishing Videos from the Viking Sky

Footage taken by passengers and shared on social media shows the horrifying conditions on the stranded cruise ship and during the rescue. The incredible story of a cruise liner stranded in the ocean during high winds...
North sea oil rig

Norway Fund Dumps Oil Exploration Stocks

Oil helped Norway build up a massive one trillion dollar investment fund. Now the fund is dumping oil stocks. The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, which manages one trillion dollars of Norway’s assets largely generated from...
Football World Cup fans

Nordics Plan Bid for 2027 Women’s World Cup

The Nordic nations are considering a joint bid to host the 2027 Women's World Cup. The six Nordic football federations – Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands – met earlier this month to...
Angry Norwegian Vigeland Park

Brexit: A Norwegian View

Could Norway’s relationship with EU be the answer for a post-Brexit Britain? The UK parliament’s rejection of the government’s Brexit deal has put the idea of a “Norway-plus” model back on the table as a possible...
Stortinget, the Norwegian Parliament, in Oslo

Government Expands, Achieves Majority

Norway's centre-right government now has a majority as the Christian Democrats join the coalition. After long negotiations, the Christian Democrats (Kristelig Folkeparti, KrF) are to join the current Norwegian coalition government. Not everyone is pleased, most...
Ole Gunnar Solskjær

Solskjær to Manage Manchester United

European Cup winner Ole Gunnar Solskjær is to take temporary charge of one of the world's biggest football clubs. “A great day for Norwegian football”, tweeted Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg on the news that one...
Hålogalandsbrua in northern Norway

Hålogaland Bridge Opens

A new landmark suspension bridge in northern Norway has opened to the public. Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg cut the ribbon on the Hålogaland Bridge, a new suspension bridge that cuts the travel time from Narvik...
The warehouses lining the river in Trondheim, Norway

Short-Term Rental Crackdown in Norway

New government legislation could restrict the growth of short-term rental platforms like AirBnB in Norway. Considering real estate investment in Norway? Take note! As seen in many popular European destinations, the government is considering new legislation...