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Tag: World War II

Oslo’s Christmas tree gift ridiculed again

The large Christmas tree that the City of Oslo chopped down in a local forest and sent as its annual gift to London clearly...

NRK’s Emmy set off more debate

Loved abroad but criticized at home in Norway, state broadcaster NRK's TV series Atlantic Crossing's international Emmy award last week has been ridiculed just like the...

Norway honoured its wartime veterans

Canons roared at noon and both the king and prime minister were on hand Thursday to honour Norwegian veterans from World War II. Norway's...

‘Atlantic Crossing’ crossed the Atlantic

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) has confirmed that its dramatization of Crown Princess Martha's role during World War II is "mostly fiction." The NRK series Atlantic...

Author apologizes, but defends book

Marte Michelet, whose latest book on Norway's Holocaust infuriated descendants of wartime heroes, apologized during the weekend for mistakes that have been corrected in...

Norway confronted by own Holocaust

NEWS ANALYSIS: Four recent books and a new film have brought Norwegians face-to-face with one of the darkest chapters in their own history: contributing...

Broadcast council cross with ‘Atlantic Crossing’

Norway's national broadcasting council unleashed some harsh criticism on Wednesday against NRK's series about the late Crown Princess Märtha's war years in the US....

Storm rages over ‘Atlantic Crossing’

An estimated 1 million Norwegians settled down in front of their televisions Sunday evening to watch the latest episode of "Atlantic Crossing," state broadcaster...

Christmas tree on its way to London

Oslo's mayor and the British ambassador to Norway ceremoniously helped chop down a large Norwegian spruce tree on the outskirts of the capital this...

Corona closed the Liberation jubilee

The 75th anniversary of Norway's Liberation Day on Friday was supposed to be a major public celebration, where war veterans would be honoured as...

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