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Christmas tree on its way to London

Oslo's mayor and the British ambassador to Norway ceremoniously helped chop down a large Norwegian spruce tree on the outskirts of the capital this...

Norwegians hit the road

Instead of flying off on their summer holidays this year, nearly 80 percent of all Norwegians will be driving around Norway instead. A new...

Holiday restrictions spur ‘boat bonanza’

Another sign of Norway's fundamentally stong economy has sailed into local headlines lately: Norwegians are buying boats like never before. Sales of both new...

Video: Earlier cheers on the 17th of May

SEE THE VIDEO: Country, colours, ceremony and cheer - that's what Norway's Constitution Day celebrations on the 17th of May are usually all about....

A ‘different’ May 17th remained festive

SEE THE PHOTOS: This year's celebration of Norway's annual Constitution Day holiday on the 17th of May will go down in history for its...

Royals went on display after all

After weeks of announcements that the royal family wouldn't be waving to the masses as usual on the 17th of May, King Harald V and...

Secrets swirled around the 17th

UPDATED: Norway's most important holiday of the year was heading into the history books as Norwegians prepared for their strangest 17th of May ever....

Corona closed the Liberation jubilee

The 75th anniversary of Norway's Liberation Day on Friday was supposed to be a major public celebration, where war veterans would be honoured as...

May 1st appeals marched online

Norwegians were celebrating the equivalent of one of their strangest but arguably most creative May 1st Labour Day holidays ever on Friday. With traditional...

Storm slams into Lofoten

Another powerful late-winter storm was causing all kinds of trouble in Nordland County and especially Vesterålen and the Lofoten archipelago on Wednesday, where strong...

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