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Cloudx

New solutions from Cloudx Services

The Norwegian company offers independent Skype for Business cloud service with telephony Rasmus Falck Oslo In early 2013, CEO Jon Sjølie was frustrated by the fact that system integrators and telecom operators were ignoring...

Symbol of immigration: Statue of Liberty

On shitholes* and immigration

On the Edge: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American As is I’m sure old news by the time you’re reading this, the...

Bodø pier

Northern Norway’s second city

What to do and see on your visit to Bodø Vanessa Brune Stavanger, Norway Bodø is a city with only 50,000 inhabitants in northern Norway, situated 60 miles from the Lofoten Islands and over...

Heidi Weng

Dueling women ski to victory in Italy

Norwegian Heidi Weng wins second Tour de Ski, Østberg second; Sundby second among men Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Heidi Weng celebrated her second consecutive Tour de Ski cross-country victory Jan. 7. The duel with...

Norwegian cabinet

New governing coalition agreed

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg presented her new cabinet with Progress and Liberal parties The Local Norway’s rightwing coalition was confirmed on Jan. 14, more than four months after September’s general elections. Prime Minister...

Hjalmar Norwegian Comic

Comics 01/26

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Hola! Put some Salsa on, amigo! — No! — Everything okay?   Lunch by Børge Lund — Remember that any form of criticism is forbidden while we brainstorm! — Why...

Minnehaha Avenue illustration

Where is Minnehaha Avenue, anyway?

Fiction by Barbara Schlichting Inga tried to hurry her husband, which was no easy feat. They were expected to be on time. After all, Norwegians were never late. That’s the crux of the matter....

Norwegian prune porridge

Old school Norwegian prune porridge

Notes of a food detective Daytona Strong Taste of Norway I can’t help but feel like a detective or a historian when I go digging into traditional Scandinavian recipes, trying to find clues to...

Emily C. Skaftun

State of the newspaper

A message from Editor-in-chief Emily C. Skaftun Join the conversation! Another year, another set of unexpected wins and losses for this paper. We started the year embarking on our second Indiegogo campaign. The first...

Team Asker sports training

Training through experimentation

Closing the gap Maks Zechel Faster Skier There is something about passion that drives people to push boundaries like nothing else. For many Canadians, this passion lies in hockey. No matter your gender or...