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Dual citizenship still a few years away

Norway's conservative coalition government has decided to send a proposal to Parliament that would finally allow dual citizenship on a formal basis. It still...

Record number became Norwegian citizens

A total of 21,600 people obtained Norwegian citizenship last year, setting a new record by a wide margin. The number of officially new Norwegians...

Listhaug quits after losing confidence

UPDATED: She'd lost the confidence of a majority in Parliament and would have been held responsible for the collapse of Norway's conservative coalition government....

Somalian leader to probe ‘Koran schools’

Prime Minister Erna Solberg met with her Somalian counterpart at the World Economic Summit in Davos this week, and he promised her that he...

Ban looms on marriage between cousins

Both ends of the political spectrum in Norway seem to agree on a proposal to prohibit marriage between what Norwegians call søskenbarn, the children...

Listhaug sets off more controversy

Sylvi Listhaug, Norway's government minister in charge of immigration and integration, set off more debate this week after releasing the results of a study...

Government reacts to Koran school abuse

Reports that several Somalian-Norwegian children have been sent by their families to strict Koran schools back in Somalia, where they suffered physical abuse, have...

Norway set to allow dual citizenship

After years of denial, the Norwegian government finally appears ready to allow dual citizenship in Norway. A proposal cleared for hearing this autumn looks...

Culture shock continues over babies left in the cold

As temperatures fall and winter looms, foreign parents in Norway are once again experiencing culture shock over a Norwegian tradition that literally leaves babies...

Thousands excluded from Election Day

It was pouring rain in Oslo and many other Norwegian cities on Election Day Monday. That was at least some consolation, perhaps, for the thousands...

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