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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...

Words of the year

Språkrådet’s top 10 new Norwegian words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Each year Språkrådet (The Language Council of Norway) and Professor Gisle Andersen of the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communications of the Norwegian...

SFFLA’s cinema cultural exchange

This two-weekend festival brings the top hits of Scandinavia and the Baltics to Los Angeles Special Release SFFLA The 18th Annual Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. (SFFLA) arrives at the Writers Guild Theater, 135 S....

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...

Mjelde joins Chelsea

The Norwegian midfielder leaves Avaldnes IL for a future with the English football club Molly Jones The Norwegian American Starting the New Year off with a bang, Norway’s captain and central midfielder Maren Mjelde...

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...

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Barneblad: 2017

Happy New Year (godt nytt år) 2017! Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway I like January 1st because it gives a new start to a new year. Some people make New Year’s resolutions (nyttårsforsetter). They...