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Norway closes borders and harbours to Russian transport

IT WOULD HAVE BEEN UNTHINKABLE just two months ago, given years of border cooperation between Russia and Norway - but then Russia invaded Ukraine,...

Customs officers may test drunk drivers

The Norwegian government has proposed a new border control measure that would allow customs officers in the border patrol to test motorists suspected of...

Government halts expat deportations

The Norwegian government, under pressure from EU authorities and legal experts, is reversing controversial new rules that have restricted entry of people arriving from...

Norway keeps its borders closed

The Norwegian government is once again following health authorities' advice and keeping its borders closed through the end of February. Dr Bjørn Guldvog, head...

State challenges powerful grocers

Debate has swirled for years over why grocery store prices are so much higher in Norway than most anywhere else. After lots of studies...

Rules tighten for entering Norway

Norway is tightening border control but also loosening the rules for the country's controversial "quarantine hotels." Travelers from abroad won't have to spend their...

Grocers may win border trade battle

Norwegian grocery stores have been thriving during the Corona crisis, after closed borders and Covid-19 restrictions prevented Norwegians from driving over the border to...

Border control remains strict

Traffic over the border to Sweden increased by 18,000 vehicles over the weekend, after Norwegians finally were allowed to drive to the neighbouring region...

Shopping in Sweden can be punished

The Norwegian government went ahead with imposing new regulations on Friday that can crack down hard on Norwegians who drive over the border to...

Scores go defiantly shopping in Sweden

Police and customs agents at Norway's biggest border crossing point say they were surprised and disgusted that so many Norwegians defied government advice and...

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