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Norwegian politician nominates 'people of Hong Kong' for Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian politician nominates 'people of Hong Kong' for Nobel Peace Prize

A politician in Norway has nominated the "people of Hong Kong" for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, in a move which risks drawing China's ire.

What’s the reality of expat life in Europe today?

What's the reality of expat life in Europe today?

Many of Europe's 33 million international residents have hit something of a jackpot - at least if recent research is anything to go by.

 
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Why Norway is warning drivers about 'egg-shaped' bends

Why Norway is warning drivers about 'egg-shaped' bends

The risk of certain types of accidents on long, fast bends is greater compared to other types of road, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has concluded following a study.

Three meaningful travel stories to inspire your next trip

Three meaningful travel stories to inspire your next trip

It is possible to go off the beaten track – and steer clear of the charter trap – without having to stray too far.

 
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Norway’s six most romantic hotels

Norway's six most romantic hotels

From a night spent amid nature to an indulgent waterfront stay in the capital, Norway offers romantic getaways to suit all moods. The Local contributor David NIkel has found six of the best.

The unexpected side effect of moving abroad

The unexpected side effect of moving abroad

Moving overseas changes you in many ways but perhaps most surprising is the way it affects your relationship with your home country.

 
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Can Sweden’s world-famous innovation mindset be taught?

Can Sweden's world-famous innovation mindset be taught?

Has this university in southern Sweden found the recipe for innovation?

 
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Who's going to win the Nobel Prize? Here are the top favourites

Who's going to win the Nobel Prize? Here are the top favourites

An unusual 2019 Nobel season kicks off today with much speculation about possible contenders for the six prestigious awards.

REMINDER: What the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement means for British citizens in Denmark

REMINDER: What the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement means for British citizens in Denmark

With increasing talk that London and Brussels might reach a new deal that would see Britain leave the EU at the end of October or after another extension, it's time for a reminder of what exactly the Withdrawal Agreement means for British residents in Denmark.

 

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In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

If you're going to own a swimming pool in a Nordic nation, you may as well do it with style. Houzz.se editor in chief Sara Norrman takes a look at some of Scandinavia's most striking pools.

How to talk about the Nobel Prize and sound like you know your stuff

How to talk about the Nobel Prize and sound like you know your stuff

Why is there no maths prize and is it true Alfred Nobel dabbled in poetry? Five facts about the Nobel Prizes to break out at parties.

Norwegian mediators tackle political crisis in Venezuela

Norwegian mediators tackle political crisis in Venezuela

Norwegian mediators are trying to help negotiate talks between the government and opposition to end Venezuela's political crisis.

The Norwegian wonderkid who could be about to introduce himself to English football

The Norwegian wonderkid who could be about to introduce himself to English football

Salzburg's red-hot teenage striker Erling Braut Haaland will have the chance to measure himself against Liverpool's dazzling collection of attackers on Wednesday, if he is fit to play.

Could this EU Green Card save freedom of movement for Britons in Europe?

Could this EU Green Card save freedom of movement for Britons in Europe?

Could the EU be convinced to issue a Green Card to Brits who exercised their treaty rights before Brexit?

Buses cause chaos at popular Norway tourist spot

Buses cause chaos at popular Norway tourist spot

Four cruise ships and thousands of tourists headed to the popular Fjellstua viewpoint in Ålesund on Wednesday, resulting in police being called to help clear the resultant traffic blockage.