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Digital celebrations for May 1st holiday

Norway's Labour Day holiday on the 1st of May is normally celebrated with lots of breakfast parties and big parades in cities and towns...

Storms stranded holiday motorists

Sudden and severe snowstorms in the mountains of southern Norway were still causing problems on Tuesday as tens of thousands of people tried to...

Pastors question Easter priorities

The Corona crisis has once again cancelled church services during the Easter holidays and now some pastors in the Norwegian Church are questioning the...

King offers more encouragement

A casually dressed King Harald V sent some royal encouragement and sympathy to Norwegians struggling with the ongoing Corona crisis on Friday. Hundreds of...

Surrounding areas join Oslo shutdown

All 51 municipalities in Norway's large Viken county that surrounds Oslo are now subject to most of the same strict anti-infection measures that already...

Corona haunts winter holidays

Norwegian schools are closed for winter holidays both this week and next in varying parts of the country, but health officials warn that no...

Holiday shoppers defied Corona

There are few signs that the Corona crisis put a freeze on holiday shopping, with sales brisk at most retail stores and soaring at...

New Year speeches help unify, console

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway’s monarch isn’t the only one holding a traditional New Year speech aimed at boosting national pride and unity. The prime minister...

King offers hope and some consolation

It was probably one of the most direct and news-related royal holiday addresses ever: King Harald V used his annual speech to the nation...

Holiday sunshine before ‘jul deluge’

PHOTO FEATURE: Frosty weather and low December sunshine splashed briefly over southern Norway on the Christmas Day holiday, before being washed away by heavy...

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