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Omicron stirs up new uncertainties

The value of Norway's currency, the krone, was falling once again this week in a new sign of economic uncertainty tied to the Omicron...

Unemployment rate falls again

More signs have emerged that Norway's economy has recovered quickly after the worst of the Corona pandemic. Unemployment numbers for August show the jobless...

Long-term jobless ‘alarmingly high’

Closed restaurants and empty streets have added to the November gloom, and sent Norway's numbers of "long-term unemployed" up nearly 72 percent so far...

Color Line lays off 400 more

The Norwegian cruise-ferry company Color Line has confirmed that it's laying off another 400 workers on board its two vessels sailing between Oslo and...

Color Line cuts hundreds of jobs

There probably won't be so many cars or passengers rolling off Color Line ferries in the months ahead. The Norwegian shipping line that runs...

Unemployment falls but job fears loom

The latest numbers from state welfare agency NAV show 83,000 fewer job seekers in June than in May, and Norway's official unemployment rate fell...

Economy picks up, krone strengthens

Norway is once again being branded as fundamentally different from the rest of the world, as it emerges from the Corona darkness. While its...

NAV struggles to pay out benefits

Government officials were confident that they'd be able to quickly set up a new system to pay full unemployment benefits to thousands of newly...

Expat workers most vulnerable in crisis

Expatriates in Norway who come from countries outside the European Economic Area have the most to fear during the Corona crisis if they're suddenly...

Unemployment hits new post-war high

Norway's state welfare agency NAV was clobbered again on Monday with 20,400 more applications for unemployment benefits. They've now soared to a stunning 243,000...

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