Category: News

Children to eat more fish

A new program from Norway’s Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs aims to improve nutrition and dietary habits with seafood for children.

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Travel starts to open up

The Norwegian government eased entry restrictions for travelers arriving from the UK, EEA, and Schengen countries with low infection rates.

Oslo

Oslo wants to be more colorful

The Oslo city council is developing plans to add more color to the city, hoping the plans will increase overall well-being and mental health.

Grieg villa to be restored

Edvard Grieg’s villa at Troldhaugen in Bergen is undergoing substantial restorations that may cost upwards of NOK 30.5 million.

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Norway axes vaccine

The Norwegian government has removed the AstraZeneca vaccine from its vaccination program due to concerns over rare but serious blood clot side effects.

Yet another quiet May 17 for Norway

For the second year in a row, coronavirus restrictions will be in place for Norway’s national day, keeping the 17th of May a quiet celebration once again.

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Solberg vaccinated

Ahead of a NATO conference in June, Prime Minister Erna Solberg and other government officials have recieved their first doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

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Fishermen against wind farms

As the development of wind farms along Norway’s coastline grows, the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association fears it may disrupt the fishing industry.

Solberg to pay fine

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has been fined for breaking COVID-19 regulations in her planning of a dinner party for her 60th birthday.

PLU

PLU cuts programs

After an extensive budget review, Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Tacoma, Wash. has decided to eliminate its Nordic Studies and Norwegian programs.