Tagged: North Norway

North Norway against EU

Only 14 percent of north Norway is in favor of joining the EU, poll finds The Local The poll, conducted by InFact on behalf of national broadcaster NRK and Avisa Nord­land, shows that 74...

Army creates building boom in northern Norway

The Norwegian Armed Forces have spent over 350 million EUR on new installations and quarters in Troms county in course of the last nine years, reports the Barents Observer Since 2000, 3 billion NOK...

Norwegian contractor secures Hong Kong contract

Leonhard Nilsen & Sønner AS (LNS) has secured a contract worth NOK 2.1 billion to build sewage tunnels on the Hong Kong island, in a joint venture with Leighton Asia (Leighton). The contract is with...

Around the North Pole in one summer

A group of three Norwegians will this summer try to sail around the North Pole in one summer. If they complete the trip, they will be the first ever to do so. As global...