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Wildflowers radiant after the drought

PHOTO FEATURE: Norway's fields of of wildflowers known as blomsterenga have been blossoming even more beautifully than usual this summer. Experts cite last year's drought,...

Farmers ready to reap bumper crops

Norwegian farmers seem to be going from famine to feast this year, with optimal weather conditions yielding what are expected to be record large...

‘Code of Conduct’ for Lofoten tourists

UPDATED: "Welcome to Lofoten," but follow some rules, read signs and brochures now greeting tourists who flock to the scenic archipelago in Northern Norway...

Long-distance swim turned dramatic

Organizers of a long-distance swim over the Oslo Fjord were facing criticism this week, after more than half the participants had to be plucked...

Warnings fly over aggressive seagulls

It's that time of year again, when residents and tourists alike enjoy eating and drinking outdoors when the summer weather is good. Suddenly, however,...

Vintage vessel gets new berth in Bodø

PHOTO FEATURE: After decades of battling the elements outdoors, Norway's  last surviving vessel from a vital part of its maritime history has finally won...

Summer holidays drown in cold rain

Norwegians from north to south were all but drowning in chilly rain or even snow as their traditional month-long summer holidays began this week....

‘Flyskam’ won’t halt summer holidays

School's out, Parliament has closed and Norway's traditional month-long summer holiday period began this week with some welcome sunshine and warmer temperatures. Norwegians' travel...

Summer storm raged over Southern Norway

More than 16,000 bolts of lightning, thunder so loud it made people jump and torrential rain swept over most of Southern Norway on Thursday....

Norway likely to drop standard time

The Norwegian government will more than likely follow the European Union's decision on Tuesday to stop alternating between standard- and daylight savings time. Trade...

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