Category: News

Oslo stops 4th of July car show

Classic car exhibit in Frogner Park not green enough for municipality Alexander Vestrum NTB Translated by Andy Meyer For years, there has been an exhibition of American classic cars during the celebration of the...

A new government

Progress Party is out, opening a slew of minority government appointments The Local Prime Minister Erna Solberg presented her new government and ministers at Slotts­plassen in Oslo on Jan. 24, meaning Norway now has...

Indian-Norwegian women excel

One in every five women in Norway with Indian heritage becomes a doctor The Local Norwegian women with Indian heritage are currently smashing the  national average to become doctors. One in every five women...

Ferries to go electric in Oslo by 2021

Five newly built electric boats will serve routes in the Oslofjord NTB Translated by Andy Meyer The Norwegian American Beginning in 2021, Ruter’s boat service in the inner Oslofjord will be outfitted by the...

AURORA shines

Norwegian singing sensation nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Song NTB Translated by Andy Meyer The Norwegian American The song, “Into the Unknown” from Frozen 2, featuring Bergen-based  artist Aurora Aksnes, known simply...

Ari Behn

Norway mourns author Ari Behn

Former spouse of Princess Märtha Louise dies at 47 The Local Norwegian author Ari Behn, who was previously married to the country’s Princess Märtha Louise, died on Christmas Day,  aged 47, his manager told Agence...

King Harald

King calls for compassion

King Harald says “hope belongs to all of us” in 2019 New Year’s Eve speech Translated by Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American New Year’s Eve is an evening filled with hope and expectations....

Svalbard archipelago

Ships pose threat to Svalbard

Large ships may be banned in the protected areas of natural wilderness Brian Kerr Norway Today In order to preserve the natural wilderness of Svalbard, the government will regulate traffic and is now considering...

Donald Duck

Norway celebrates jul

Which of these Norwegian Christmas traditions is the strangest? The Local UNUSUAL NEWS: Experience jul in Norway through the eyes of an uninitiated Brit: A Norwegian Christmas is a lot more than gingerbread, gløgg,...