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Edinburgh International Book Festival

Date:  10 August 2014 – 16 August 2014 Dea Brøvig – The Last Boat Home Edinburgh International Book Festival welcomes four Norwegian names this year – and not just any names. Karl Ove Knausgaard will share his thoughts about walking in the footsteps of Proust. Additionally, the festival sees talks by Tore Renberg, who will be launching his new neo-noir ...Full Article

Average Norwegian could live to 100: report

The average Norwegian could live to nearly a hundred years old by the end of the century, according to the latest projections by Statistics Norway. According to the higher ...Full Article

Oslo Imam attacked – seriously injured

The Imam of Norway’s largest mosque, in central Oslo, has been attacked and seriously injured by a masked man outside his home late Monday evening.  The attacker reportedly used a ...Full Article

Woman in Norway Chose to Remove Breasts, Uterus and Ovaries Due to Fear of Cancer

Louise Skak, a Danish woman living in Norway, chose to remove her breasts, uterus and ovaries to lower probability of getting cancer in future. According to Aftenpsoten’s report, Louise ...Full Article

New Stills for Miss Julie Directed by Norwegian Director Liv Ullmann

The film is adapted from the famous Swedish play writer, August Stringberg’s magnum opus, performed on stage as early as in 1988. Miss Juile, broken up by her fiance, ...Full Article

Immigrants and Norwegians climb Norway’s highest mountain in integration project

More than 6,000 people from different nations have completed the hike up to Norway’s highest mountain, Galdhøpiggen in the integration project Til Topps (“To the top”) over the past several years. “We ...Full Article

95 percent of Norwegian strawberries are sprayed

Norwegian strawberries are sweet, good and popular, but also sprayed with a wide range of pesticides. A new report from Bioforsk shows that 95 percent of Norwegian strawberries are ...Full Article

Norwegian Deila appointed Celtic coach

Norwegian Ronny Deila has been appointed manager of Scottish champions Celtic on a 12-month rolling contract, the club announced on Friday. The 38-year-old former defender takes over from Neil ...Full Article

Disney-movie brings more Americans to Norway

Disney’s animated film Frost, which was inspired by Norway, has led to an explosion in American tourism to Norway. In the period of January to March the traffic of American tourists ...Full Article

Norway’s football team lose 4:0 to France

Norway’s national football team endured a 4:0 thrashing from France in Paris on Tuesday, in the latest of a string of humiliating defeats the team has seen since new ...Full Article
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