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Latest Corona-related news in brief:

THE CORONA CRISIS IS NOW MOSTLY OVER in Norway, which currently has fully open borders and no restrictions in place to limit infection. There...

King Harald recovers from Corona

UPDATED: Norway's 85-year-old monarch is among those still testing positive for the Corona virus. The Royal Palace in Oslo reported Tuesday that King Harald...

Covid strikes again on Hurtigruten ship

Norway's Hurtigruten shipping line has suffered what may be its largest Corona virus outbreak ever, on board its so-called "expedition" ship MS Roald Amundsen. It's...

Corona restrictions remain for Svalbard

Even though the Norwegian government lifted most of its Corona-related restrictions on Saturday, some will still apply for Svalbard. That's because the Arctic archipelago controlled...

Infection prevention is now ‘up to us’

The Norwegian government shifted responsibility for Corona infection prevention back over to individual Norwegians on Saturday. Nearly all Corona-related restrictions were removed, with Norwegians...

Norway fumes over leaked health info

The head of Norway's Olympic training organization (Olympiatoppen) is angry and frustrated over how Chinese arrangers of the Winter Olympics in Beijing are handling Norwegian...

Hurtigruten accepts its punitive fine

Norwegian cruise and shipping line Hurtigruten has decided against appealing a million-kroner fine from the police. The fine was issued for Hurtigruten's failure to...

Government lifts most restrictions

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and his government colleagues announced the removal of most all Corona-related restrictions in Norway from Tuesday night. "The pandemic...

Foreign minister didn’t infect king

UPDATED: Norway's Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt ended a tough week of political strife by testing positive for the Corona virus late Thursday afternoon. Just...

Hurtigruten fined in Covid cover-up

Norway's coastal cruise and shipping line Hurtigruten, one of its captains and a ship's doctor have been slapped with fines for violating Corona virus...

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