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Norway sixth least corrupt

Norway is among the least corrupt according to a comparison of 176 countries The Local Norway was ranked sixth in this year’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI), released by anti-corruption campaign group Transparency International on...

No end to Norway’s Oscar drought

Kongens Nei got a “nei” from the Oscar committee The Local Hopes that Norway would claim its first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film were dashed when The King’s Choice / Kongens nei...

Flight crews changed over Trump’s travel EO

SAS has adjusted staffing on US-bound flights to comply with the nation’s entry ban The Local Scandinavian airline SAS has had to adjust its staffing on U.S.-bound flights in order to comply with U.S....

Oslo to test e-buses

Six new electric buses will be used in Oslo’s mass transit traffic starting this November M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On January 11, Ruter, the Oslo Public Transport Authority, presented its plan for zero-emission...

Breivik’s rights case explained

A human rights appeal involving Norwegian mass shooter Anders Behring Breivik faces the European Court of Human Rights William Henderson The Local Breivik, who killed 77 people in attacks in Oslo and Utøya in...

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...