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Norway took off for long Easter

Norwegians took off for their annual five-day-long Easter holidays over the weekend. It's the first Easter without Corona restrictions in three years, and high avalanche...

Royals headed for the hills

King Harald and Queen Sonja are among the hundreds of thousands of Norwegians who've traveled to higher elevations to spend the Easter holidays in...

Skiers flocked to mountain ‘hytter’

Clear and sunny weather and an abundance of snow resulted in some huge increases in the number of overnight stays last week at the...

Storms freeze Finnmark

All mountain roads and many other highways were closed in Norway's northernmost county of Finnmark on Thursday, because of heavy snow and avalanche danger....

Mountain cabins hit by illness

DNT, the Norwegian mountain trekking association, was in emergency mode on Monday after at least 30 people who've been skiing from one DNT cabin...

Avalanche warnings posted nationwide

Huge amounts of snow in the mountains and suddenly shifting temperatures have prompted state officials to post avalanche warnings all over the country. With...

‘Half of Norway’ off on Easter holiday

Lots of snow in the mountains was promising skiers one of the best Easter holidays in years. Traffic was expected to be heavy for...

‘The Gathering’ set new attendance record

Nearly 7,000 young computer enthusiasts packed the iconic Vikingskipet hall in Hamar during the Easter holidays to attend the 25th anniversary of "The Gathering." It remains...

‘God påske’ weekend to all our readers

Norway's annual "Easter Exodus" is underway, with new figures showing that nearly half the country's entire population planned to take time off for a spring vacation...

Sunny Easter weather due to change

The blue skies, sunshine and warm temperatures that have hovered over much of southern Norway during the start of the Easter holidays are due...

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