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Turmoil rules at Sami Parliament

Norway's Sami Parliament (Sametinget) is in the midst of high-level political turmoil. The Labour Party politician who took over as president just before Christmas wound...

New Sami president didn’t speak Sami

For the first time ever, the president of the Sami Parliament (Sametinget) in Norway could not and did not deliver the president's annual New Year's Day...

Pipeline protests reach Parliament

SEE THE VIDEO: Protests in Norway against construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline in the US have not subsided. Scores of protesters gathered in...

Eurovision fans can fly the Sami flag

Norwegian fans cheering their ethnic Sami candidate at the Eurovision Song Contest next week will be able to fly the Sami flag along with the...

Sami still battling discrimination

The Easter holidays were typically festive for Norway’s indigenous Sami people, marking a high season for weddings and other traditional celebrations as the days grow...

Reaction mixed to huge windmill plan

Both praise and objections were blowing around Norwegian plans announced on Tuesday to go ahead with what's billed as the largest land-based windmill project...

NRK’s ‘slow TV’ keen to follow reindeer

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK), which sparked international interest with its "slow TV" concept, has a new project in the works. It involves plans to follow hundreds of...

Fur flies over reindeer herds

Reindeer owners in Northern Norway were furious this week that Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) revealed the size of their herds, and revealed that some owners had...

Young boss trains for Riddu Riddu

Karoline Tveitnes Trollvik first got involved with Northern Norway's Riddu Riddu festival as a volunteer at the tender age of 10. Now she's poised to literally run...

Controversial mine gets green light

Mining company Nussir received government approval on Thursday for its controversial copper mine at Kvalsund in Finnmark. Plans to harvest rich mineral veins then...

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