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Massive turnout on the 17th of May

This was the scene in Oslo on Tuesday, when hundreds of thousands of Norwegians turned out for their first "proper" Constitution Day celebrations on...

17th of May stages a ‘non-political’ comeback after Corona

After two years of Corona cancellations, millions of Norwegians were ready to celebrate their cherished Constitution Day on the 17th of May again. Record...

Norway’s ‘russ’ on the loose

NEWS ANALYSIS: As if the Russians weren't enough to worry about: Fear and loathing have also been running high this spring over Norway's graduating...

Thousands hailed solidarity

Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians turned out all over the country on Sunday to hail freedom, democracy and solidarity at workers' traditional May 1st...

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...

New Year speeches stressed solidarity

All three of the New Year speeches delivered by the monarch, the prime minister and the president of the Sami Parliament (Sametinget) during the...

Critics promote fireworks ban

New Year's Eve fireworks were once again being accused this year of terrifying animals and causing injuries, with more than 40 organizations in Norway...

High electricity bills didn’t hurt shopping

Norwegian merchants could report another record holiday shopping season, even after (or perhaps because of) another year of Corona restrictions. Sales were up 15...

Royals sent out a holiday greeting

King Harald and Queen Sonja were breaking with tradition like most others this Christmas, by not spending the holidays at their timber lodge in...

Oslo’s Christmas tree gift wins a nod

Not everyone is griping about the large Christmas tree that the City of Oslo sent to London. Our report about complaints over its appearance...

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