Author: The Local

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Munch - Skrik

Munch saw himself as mad

Using new technology, Norway’s National Museum has finally solved the mystery of a hidden inscription on Edvard Munch’s “The Scream.”

military aircraft

US shows military muscle

The United States is deploying long-range B-1 bombers to Norway’s Ørland air base to train in the strategically important High North.


Norway tightens its borders

Norway has closed its borders to almost all non-residents in an attempt to prevent the spread of new COVID-19 variants in the country.

Erna Solberg

New recovery plan

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has announced the government’s new COVID-19 relief spending plan, which focuses on the travel and events industries.

Erna Solberg

Norway eases up on restrictions

Prime Minister Erna Solberg set new measures for easing COVID-19 restrictions in Norway. The new measures were put in place on January 20.

landslide Gjerdrum

Landslide hits Norwegian village

Ask, a village in the municipality of Gjerdrum near Oslo, was hit by a landslide on Dec. 30. Three people still have not been found.