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Weak sales surprised and disappointed

Norway's state statistics bureau SSB has confirmed that holiday sales were much weaker than analysts had expected. SSB's figures follow sales reports from various...

Sveaas treated elderly to wine

Norwegian financier and investor Christen Sveaas once again shared some of his wealth during the Christmas holiday season, donating wine to 11 nursing homes...

Holiday shopping set new record

A consumer study done shortly before the Christmas holiday shopping season began found that many Norwegians had no specific gift wishes. More than NOK...

Lottery millions bring Christmas cheer

A Norwegian man received an unexpected gift when his lucky numbers came up in Viking Lotto's Christmas Day draw. The man from Buskerud county,...

Christmas storm disrupted holidays

UPDATED: Traveling home for Christmas was no easy task anywhere in Norway this year, after another major storm swept over most of the country...

Royals gathered before Christmas

King Harald and Queen Sonja gathered their son's family at the Royal Palace in Oslo for some traditional posing for Christmas photos last week....

New major storm warnings posted

Southern Norway was bracing for yet another major storm that state meteorologists warned would extend through the Christmas holidays, with high winds, blizzards in...

Vandals ruined Christmas tree sales

Somebody ravaged two Christmas tree sales lots in and around Drammen during the night, cutting off the tops of at least 500 trees and...

Another new job for Norway’s premier

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has assumed a lot of new duties since taking office last month. This week she debuted as a timber worker,...

Christmas shopping set new record

It seems to happen every year: Christmas shoppers in Norway broke new spending records again during the run-up to the holidays and also set...

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