Tagged: UK

Norway Slow TV invades the UK

The Foreigner spoke with a Briton who is documenting the TV phenomenon Michael Sandelson The Foreigner “I made a documentary about NRK’s series of Slow TV programs in connection with my trips to Norway...

Maria Mena to the UK

One of Norway’s most successful pop artists, Maria Mena, will finally make her debut in the UK this spring. At 23 years old Norwegian singer Maria Mena, already has a wealth of experience, awards...

Joint statement on Sudan

Saturday 9 January 2010 marks the fifth anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement for Sudan. The agreement put an end to the longest civil war in African history. Now, one year ahead of the...

Statoil awarded wind contract for Dogger Bank

The Crown Estate has announced that the Forewind consortium, comprising Statoil, Statkraft, SSE and RWE npower has been named as the successful bidder for the largest zone in the third license round (Round 3)...

Helly Hansen opens its first flagship store in Oslo

Norwegian clothing company Helly Hansen (HH) opened a brand new concept store on Karl Johans gate in Oslo on Oct. 16. The totally renovated store gives customers a unique interactive experience with a variety...

North Sea cable could bring Norway’s energy to UK

NGIL, a National Grid subsidiary, and Statnett have signed a contract to explore the prospects of a power connection between Norway and Great Britain, possibly together with an offshore grid in the North Sea....

StatoilHydro’s CEO meets UK energy minister in London

Chief executive Helge Lund and UK minister for energy and climate change Ed Miliband met in London on Tuesday September 15, to discuss issues relating to StatoilHydro’s business in Britain. Miliband underlined UK’s good...

King Harald gets yacht membership in UK

King Harald V has been given honorary membership to a British yacht club. The KIng of Norway accepted an invitation from Dr. Nicholas Jedynakiewicz – the former commodore of the Royal Mersey Yacht Club...