Category: Nyheter

a headshot of Gro Harlem Brundtland

Gro Harlem Brundtland hedret

The University of Tromsø awarded an honorary doctorate to Gro Harlem Brundtland, humanitarian and Norway’s first female prime minister.

the Norwegian royal family waves from the balcony of the Royal Palace in Oslo

Kongefamilien hilser fra slottet

The royal family, keeping tradition, greeted the Norwegian people from the palace balcony on May 17, despite rainy weather and restricted crowds.

La Scala

Norsk debut på La Scala

Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen was featured at the May 10 reopening of famed Milan operahouse La Scala, in her first performance there.

Smøla wind farm

Avgift for vindkraft

Hoping to ensure that some of the value created by new wind-power facilities stays local, the government is recommending a modest fee-per-kW.

Kongeskipet Norge

Kongen åpner sommersesongen

King Harald V opened the summer sailing season by inspecting Kongeskipet Norge before its annual coastal voyages—a tradition since 1948.


Hvalross i Hammerfest

Since before Easter, tourists have been coming to Hammerfest hoping to catch sight of the region’s new local celebrity: a rare visiting walrus.


Hærverk i Oslo

Gustav Vigeland’s famous sculpture “Sinnataggen” (“The Angry Boy”) has been removed from Frogner Park for repairs after it was vandalized.