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Scandinavia Today / Norway
Wednesday, 01 May 2013
New rules from
May 1, in Norway means that anyone who wants to travel with their dog,
cat or ferret between Norway and Sweden must have a passport for these
Monday, 04 March 2013
feelings between the Norwegian and Swedish immigrant workers had now
become real. The leader of the Norwegian business organisation, NHO has
called on Sweden to take responsibility and create jobs for its youths
rather that solving their failed job creation policy by stuffing the
Norwegian jobs market.
Monday, 18 February 2013
threat to Norway has increased since last year and has persisted since
then. The current threats are now being blamed on extreme Islamists and
they have been determined to be most serious threat.
Sunday, 03 February 2013
A large cache
of contraband goods were seized by the Norwegian custom officials in a
joint force with the police in which some 11 Polish smugglers were
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Six out of ten companies operating in Norway pay no taxes, according to figures from the Norwegian Tax authority.
Saturday, 19 January 2013
Statoil workers caught in the Algerian hostage saga are safe and
are on their way home to Norway, Statoil's CEO Helge Lund said at a
press conference Saturday morning. But there are reports also that six
Norwegians are still not accounted for.
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg reacted in a press conference in
relation to the hostage takers in Alergia in a press conference later
He said: "the situation is serious and difficult to grasp."
Sunday, 06 January 2013
banknotes worth an equivalent to Skr638 million is reported to still
being kept somewhere unredeemed or unswapped to newer notes after they
were taken out of service at the end of last year.
Thursday, 27 December 2012
As the threat from right wing extremists organisations continue to grow amidst the depressing economic outlook of Europe,
after having felt the direct hit from it wants to set a research
project to study and monitor the extreme right-wing movements in Europe.
Tuesday, 18 December 2012
murderer, Anders Behring Breivik has been receiving letter letters from
children and adolescents. This is another aspect of the case and the
effects of the events that led to hundred of dead at the island of
Utoya in Norway that is beginning to worry officials.
Sunday, 25 November 2012
unemployment is a way of life but over the border, in Norway, there is
the desperate need to fill vacancies. In the Mountains region of
western Norway, Bergen there is the need for 32,000 workers.
Sunday, 04 November 2012
The value of
the Norwegian wealth fund, the oil fund improved and had a returns
of 4.7 percent in the third quarter of this year. This is
equivalent to Nkr167 billion, or Nkr33 400 per Norwegian.
glitch in Norway in the 1990 led to 58,000 foreigners to become
incorrectly awarded Norwegian citizens.
diversity is a growing point of irritation among people and employers
such that without proper management and strategy, there would be not
proper approach to solve them. In today's globalised economy must
countries be so rigid in stamping their national identity on immigrant
Breivik has been the most expensive remand prisoner in Norway ever. Now
that he has been sentenced to at least 21 years, he will continue to
cost the Norwegian tax payers millions every single year.
After 10 weeks
of trial, today, the verdict against mass murderer, Anders Behring
Breivik in being dished out. As such just as the first trial day in
April, the world's eyes are now directed towards Oslo.
police have found a huge money haul in a Norwegian forest, described as
"Unusual Event" in south-eastern Norway.
Thursday, 12 July
A man who looked
wheel chair bound begging for money was actually fit, could walk, and
had already Nkr10 000 in his pocket.
Monday, 25 June
A Norwegian man
in his 30s reported to have received terrorist training from al-Qaeda
camp in Yemen and is ready to attack a target in the West, in reported
to be on the loose.
municipal employees and 10 000 civil servants in Norway are on strike
today after mediation broke down.
disagreement between the Norwegian farmers and government in the
ongoing negotiations on agriculture could scupper the red-green
means that more Norwegians are thrown to the streets last year a new
report say stressing that 2,500 people were evicted from the Norwegian
houses and apartments last year.