Category: News

Self-driving cars OK

Norway is working on legislation that would be a green light for self-driving vehicles The Local The Norwegian government is working on legislation that would allow the general public to test self-driving vehicles on...

Norway bids FM goodbye

The country’s phaseout of FM radio has begun Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Norway will no longer broadcast on VHF frequencies by the end of this year, with Nordland County first out this week. This...

Norway’s huge church change

The Church of Norway is no longer an agency of the state, but a confusing relationship remains in place The Local On January 1, the Church of Norway and the Norwegian government formally divorced...

Norway teen literacy

Boys are catching up to girls in English proficiency, but not yet in Norwegian M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Reading and writing are the first two of the three Rs, the basic skills of...

Norway’s turn at the Oscars?

The King’s Choice / Kongens nei is shortlisted for the best foreign-language film The Local The Norwegian film The King’s Choice / Kongens nei is one of nine movies to make the short list...

Relations with China to normalize

Norway and China patch up their six-year quarrel over Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Prize Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Staff During a visit to Beijing on Dec. 19, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende...

Brende briefs Brexit Britain

Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende tells British politicians what being part of a single market means Michael Sandelson & Charlotte Bryan The Foreigner Børge Brende met with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson...

US approval for NAI

Norwegian Air’s Irish subsidiary is at long last approved to operate in the US The Local After three years of battles with both labor unions and its competitors, Norwegian Air Shuttle has received final...

Norway’s Skam gets US remake

An American version of the wildly popular series Skam (Shame) will go into production in 2017, broadcaster NRK reported The Local The program, which follows the lives of teenagers in Oslo, is Norway’s biggest...

Viking King’s church found

Archaeologists find remains they believe to be the resting place of Saint Olav II Charlotte Bryan & Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Klemenskirken in Sør-Trøndelag County’s Trondheim originates from the Middle Ages. It is believed...