A new survey has shown that older Norwegians are very satisfied with their lives, especially the wealthy. Younger people are less happy.
2020 was the warmest year in Norway since temperatures have been recorded, with more than 25% precipitation then normal. (på norsk)
With 89,000 doses delivered to Norway the first week of January, over 4,036 Norwegians received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination. (på norsk)
After a heroic rescue effort, the search for survivors after a landslide in Gjerdrum municipality outside of Oslo was ended on Jan. 5. (på norsk)
The Norwegian Language Council, Språkrådet, has selected the Norwegian word koronaen as word of the year for 2020.
The Nobel Peace Prize—nobels fredsprisen—was presented to David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme, in a corona-adapted ceremony in Oslo.
NRK has rolled out its “Christmas menu” of programming, an annual “julekalender” of shows and episodes couting down to Christmas.
Despite less risk than EU neighbors, Norweigan ski areas (skibakker) could be closed this season due to the risks of spreading coronavirus.
After tightening COVID restrictions, including closing alcohol service, major Norwegian cities have seen an increase in unemployment filings.
The Norwegian Nurses Organization has warned that there may be a critical shortage of intensive care nurses should a serious outbreak arise.