Celebrities

Rihanna ‘hard to please’, Norway’s Stargate reveal

Norwegian producer duo Stargate has opened up for the first time about what it’s like to work with Rihanna, the R&B singer behind hits like “Diamonds” and “Only Girl (In the World)”. The duo — Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen — told Vibe magazine that working with the Bajan superstar and been “the greatest experience of our lives.” ...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

Norway tops heroin overdose ranking

A higher proportion of people die from drug overdoses in Norway than in any other country in Europe except Estonia, according to the latest report released by the EU ...Full Article

Headhunters star could be next Bond girl: report

Norwegian actress Synnøve Macody Lund is one of eight women competing to become the next ‘Bond girl’, Norway’s Dagbladet newspaper has reported. According to the paper, the 38-year-old Headhunters ...Full Article

Bridge star Ofterbro to lead National Day TV

Jakob Oftebro, who played menacing green activist Mads in The Bridge, the hit Danish TV series, has been chosen to host the national television coverage of Norway’s Constitution Day ...Full Article

INTERVIEW: From Utøya to Eurovision

The Local talks to Mohamed ‘Mo’ Farah Abdi, the Utøya survivor and X Factor star, about the song he hopes to take to the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen. ...Full Article

Carlsen: Norway’s chess superstar

As a prodigal genius and fashion model, newly-crowned world chess champion Magnus Carlsen has already lit up the game and has now added the world crown to his list ...Full Article