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Spectacular start to autumn holidays

PHOTO FEATURE: Norwegians all over the country are off this week on the annual autumn holidays known as "høstferie," when many schools close and...

Money ran out for mushroom control, over protests

There's a long tradition in Norway for heading into the forests at the end of the summer and early autumn to "sanke sopp," or pick...

No hunt allowed for Østmarka wolf

For the second time in as many weeks, county officials in Oslo and Akershus have rejected an application to hunt down a wolf in...

Wolves accused of slaying 18 sheep

The wolf pack that has settled in Oslo's eastern forest area known as Østmarka was being blamed for the deaths this weekend of at...

Wolf hunt launched in Oslo-area forest

The hills and forests north of Oslo called Nordmarka are a popular recreational area for local residents and home to grazing livestock in the summer. Now...

Oslo may get its own national park

Norway's capital is surrounded by a fjord on one side and hilly forests on the other.  Efforts are rising to protect some of the latter...

Late winter hit Holmenkoll March

Around 5,000 skiers took part in the annual Holmenkoll March ski race in Oslo over the weekend, but that's a big decline from last year. Organizers...

Oslo wolf goes missing

One of the wolves that seemed to have established themselves in Oslo's eastern forest known as Østmarka has gone missing and is feared dead....

‘Marka’ promoted to tourists

A winter sports center in the hills above Oslo, along with some local women preparing food products from the area, will be launching the Norwegian...

‘White Christmas’ all over Norway

After one of the warmest autumns on record, most Norwegians taking off for holidays this week and next can expect a "White Christmas" after all. State meteorologists...

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