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Scandinavia Today / Norway


New rules means Norwegian dogs must has identity or passport

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 pets.

Norwegian industry should slow the Swedish worker immigration

Monday, 04 March 2013
The sour 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.

Heightening Terror threat to Norway has persistent since last year

Monday, 18 February 2013
Terrorist 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.

Large cache of beer and cigarette seized from 11 Polish smugglers on their way to Norway

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 arrested.

Big "tax Evasion" in Norway among many companies.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Six out of ten companies operating in Norway pay no taxes, according to figures from the Norwegian Tax authority.

Two Norwegians caught in the Algerian saga released last night - on their way home right now

Saturday, 19 January 2013
Two Norwegian, 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.

Norwegian PM wants to bring home safely Norwegians caught up in the hostage Drama in Algeria

Thursday, 17 January 2013
The Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg reacted in a press conference in relation to the hostage takers in Alergia in a press conference later on Wednesday.
He said: "the situation is serious and difficult to grasp."

Norwegians still have millions in old bank notes stored somewhere though central bank has rejected accepting new exchanges.

Sunday, 06 January 2013
Norwegian 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.

Norway to study the driver of far right feelings in Europe and create an intelligent command centre of far right study in the Europe

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.

Children write letters to mass murderer, Breivik is disturbing to Norwegian authorities

Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Norwegian mass 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.

Norwegian mountain region of Bergen desperately seeking to fill 32,000 positions

Sunday, 25 November 2012
In Sweden, 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.

Norway's wealth fund, the oil fund grows in value

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.

How scores of people became Norwegian citizens without knowing

Sunday, 09 September 2012
A computer glitch in Norway  in the 1990 led to 58,000 foreigners to become incorrectly awarded Norwegian citizens.

In Norway do as Norwegians!? "Speak only our language or you loose your job!"

Tuesday, 04 September 2012
Cultural 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 workers?

How expensive is Prisoner  Anders Behring Breivik? - He'll cost as much as 15 prisoners a year with his current sentence

Friday, 24 August 2012
Anders Behring 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.

Norwegian mass Murderer, Breivik, found healthy - sentenced to 21 years prison

Friday, 24 August 2012
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.

Norwegian police found several million of  stolen money in the forest

Thursday, 23 August 2012
Norwegian police have found a huge money haul in a Norwegian forest, described as "Unusual Event" in south-eastern Norway.

Business strategy; How a very rich wheel chair beggar turned out to be fit  and very rich

Thursday, 12 July 2012

A man who looked wheel chair bound begging for money was actually fit, could walk, and had already Nkr10 000 in his pocket.

Alaarm as a loose Norwegian, trained in a Yemeni terrorist training camp on the loose to strike in Europe

Monday, 25 June 2012
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.

35 000 public sector workers strike in Norway

Thursday, 24 May 2012
25 000 municipal employees and 10 000 civil servants in Norway are on strike today after mediation broke down.

That bread protest can topple the Government of Norway?

Wednesday, 16 May 2012
The disagreement between the Norwegian farmers and government in the ongoing negotiations on agriculture could scupper the red-green government.

2500 Norwegians evicted from their homes last year

Thursday, 03 May 2012
Unpaid rent 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.