New bridge to unite old and new

A bold new pedestrian bridge over the vast expanse of railroad tracks at Oslo’s Central Station opened over the weekend, to literally bridge the gap between one of the capital’s oldest and poorest neighborhoods with one of its newest and most affluent. Real unification may take some time. On the one side, north of the […]

As muslim tensions rise, researchers probe ‘morality police’

A professor at the University of Oslo has suggested that more information is needed as to who, exactly, makes up the so-called Muslim ‘morality police’ that harasses fellow Muslims and others on the streets of Oslo’s Grønland district, and may be behind a rise in radical Islamic views in Norway. She won immediate support from […]