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‘Perfect’ weather for the 17th of May

The sun was shining or at least peeking out from Kirkenes in the north to Kristiansand in the south for Norway's Constitution Day celebrations...

Security to be high on 17th of May

Norwegian police in small towns as well as the country's cities will be armed, many for the first time, when Norway celebrates its Constitution...

Resurgent economy fueled celebrations

HAUGESUND: Residents of this windy West Coast city turned out by the thousands to celebrate Norway's national day on Thursday. Towering in the background...

Rowing is part of patriotic tradition

HAUGESUND: 17th of May celebrations can include some unique local traditions around Norway. In the West Coast city of Haugesund, not far from the...

‘Gratulerer med dagen!’

This wreath in the colors of Norway's flag was among the many that would be placed on monuments to notable Norwegians and the graves...

17th of May loomed without NRK’s news

Norwegians were facing their most festive and important day of the year on Thursday without any photos, videos, interviews or documentation by state broadcaster...

Potholes threaten marching bands

Norway's long and cold winter this year has left streets all over the country full of potholes and asphalt that's buckled up. The situation...

Sweden hails Norway in rare broadcast

Relations between Norway and Sweden are officially excellent, but privately many Swedes and Norwegians have badgered and belittled each other for years. Most of the incessant ridicule is...

Police resorted to creative anti-terror methods

Police in Oslo and other Norwegian cities literally cordoned off major streets that were being used for the country's 17th of May parades on...

Celebrations warm the Svalbard chill

PHOTO FEATURE: While Norway's royal family waved as usual to the 17th of May parade in Oslo, hardy residents of Norway's main settlement on Svalbard braved...

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