Tagged: Michael Sandelson

Traffic woes in Oslo

Oslo congestion is the worst in Scandinavia Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Dutch sat nav company TomTom’s Traffic Index 2016 lists Oslo as having had 24 traffic hotspots last year. Journeys took 38 minutes extra...

Kaci Kullmann Five succumbs to cancer

The Nobel committee leader’s funeral was held at Lommedalen Church on February 27 Michael Sandelson & Charlotte Bryan The Foreigner Karin Cecilie “Kaci” Kullmann Five, the first female leader of Norway’s Conservative Party (H)...

Norway bids FM goodbye

The country’s phaseout of FM radio has begun Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Norway will no longer broadcast on VHF frequencies by the end of this year, with Nordland County first out this week. This...

Brende briefs Brexit Britain

Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende tells British politicians what being part of a single market means Michael Sandelson & Charlotte Bryan The Foreigner Børge Brende met with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson...

Viking King’s church found

Archaeologists find remains they believe to be the resting place of Saint Olav II Charlotte Bryan & Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Klemenskirken in Sør-Trøndelag County’s Trondheim originates from the Middle Ages. It is believed...

What will President Trump do?

Norway and the world enter unchartered waters with US politics Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Several of the world’s leaders congratulated the GOP’s Donald Trump on his victory on November 9. Among them were Erna...

US Marines to Norway

Norway’s government welcomes the troops, but not all politicians and peace organizations are enamored by the plan Michael Sandelson & Sarah Bostock The Foreigner The some 330-strong U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) contingent will be...

Johaug suspended over doping

Anti-Doping Norway says the skier “cannot be said to have acted without guilt” Charlotte Bryan & Michael Sandelson The Foreigner Anti-Doping Norway has suspended Norwegian cross-country skier Therese Johaug for two months. The matter...

Prize “tribute” to Colombian people’s hope

President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for his attempts to broker peace in his nation Charlotte Bryan & Michael Sandelson The Foreigner “The award should also be seen as...