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Living luxuriously in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

Known as the “Las Vegas of the Middle East,” the UAE is a tourist-friendly destination Arlene & Thor Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. The next time you’re dreaming of sunnier skies, ignore your tendency toward the...

A summer of Northern Lights

The all-female choir made famous by the music for Disney’s Frozen unveils new album Special Release Decca Records They helped inspire one of the biggest films in box office history, and now the women...

Norway’s gender gap

Though more equal than most countries, pay for Norway’s women has room for improvement M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Norway ranks consistently high in international comparisons of equality between women and men. In education,...

Lagerbäck takes over

Norway’s new head coach loses debut but has everything to gain for Team Norway Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Lars Lagerbäck had a brutal start to his career as head coach for the men’s...

Google Maps error loses tourists

An error in the widely used map system sends hundreds seeking Preikestolen to a quiet village The Local An error in Google Maps has sent hundreds of tourists looking for the famous Preike­stolen cliff...

Leading digitalization: Happiness pays off for Norway

Jennifer Vessels Next Step—Silicon Valley & Oslo, Norway Digitalization—the use of technology to streamline work processes, access information, and improve global productivity—can be considered the “next big paradigm shift,” impacting the way we all...

Comics 5/19

Pondus by Frode Øverli — Why should I be happy about life? I’m 8 feet tall with this weird little head on top! — Yeah, but… — I have no woman… no job… hardly...