Norway

Dear Hadia Tajik, Leader Of The Justice Commitee

Sturla Haugsgjerd | Posted 10.10.2016 | UK
Sturla Haugsgjerd

Hadia Tajik, the Vice President of the largest political party in Norway, was challenged on national radio by Health Minister Bent Høie; would she still punish drug users? Her reaction; being evasive, making a point of being against legalization and saying young people using illegal drugs at a party to 'act cool' should expect to be met with punitive sanctions.

Yes We Love (This Country)

Sturla Haugsgjerd | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK
Sturla Haugsgjerd

Well, Mr Høie, today is the day I on behalf of over 10.000 of my fellow addicts in Norway finally can and will identify you as a minister of health, also for us, not only working to benefit the health of people with cancer, diabetes and heart diseases. Today we can take in over us the fact that you, as the most powerful health politician, finally, as I did with you in New York, sees us, both as human beings with resources that society can benefit from.

Freak Lighting Strike Kills 300 Reindeer 'In One Moment'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK

Warning: Some readers may find the images in this story distressing. More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by a “freak” lightning strike in...

Norwegian Man Dramatically Rescued After Getting Stuck In Public Toilet

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK

A 20-year-old in Norway has spoken of his relief after being rescued from a public toilet he had spent an hour stuck in. Cato Berntsen Larsen jumped ...

Corbyn Looking At Universal Basic Income Plan

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Politics

Labour is looking at a radical plan to give every Briton a ‘universal basic income’, Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed. In an interview with HuffPost UK...

Police Have Revealed The Nationalities Of The Russell Square Suspect And Victims

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK

The “random” knife attack in central London on Wednesday night, which left one woman dead and five people injured, was not motivated by terrorism,...

When Did You Last Visit a Flea Market in Norway?

Noor Dawod | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Noor Dawod

Flea and secondhand markets are no longer only places for buying antiques. They also attract environmentally conscious, modern people and indirectly help nature by recycling used items. Take a look at the 5 best places for shopping sustainably this season in Oslo.

A Norwegian Mother Began Drawing the Funny Side of Parenting, and Landed a Book Deal

Harry Oram | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Parents
Harry Oram

I love feel-good stories like this, and it all started 16 months ago when Jade started drawing these cartoons as a way of finding the funny side of the trials and tribulations of raising her son, Abel.

Cause Of The Norway Helicopter Crash That Killed 13 People Revealed

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK

The Norway helicopter crash that killed 13 people, including a British oil worker, was caused by technical failure and not human error, according to i...

All UK Super Puma Helicopter Flights Grounded After Fatal Norway Crash

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.04.2016 | UK

All UK commercial passenger flights using the Airbus EC225LP helicopter have been grounded by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) following a fatal cra...

Flights Grounded As Helicopter 'Totally Destroyed' In Freak Accident

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK

All commercial passenger flights by UK operators using the helicopter model involved in a fatal crash in Norway have been grounded. A Briton has died ...

Anders Breivik Victim Explains Why The Man Who Tried To Murder Him Deserves His Human Rights

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

A survivor of Anders Breivik's massacre on the island of Utøya has defended a legal decision that the mass murderer's human rights were being violate...

Indonesia and Norway: The Forgotten Relationship

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

While Indonesia's relations with Scandinavian countries have not received sufficient attention, our short visit to Norway recently showed that the ties between the two countries have witnessed a series of quite, yet important, developments in the recent years.

This Paraglider Just 'Danced with Aurora'

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech

Acro-paraglider Horacio Llorens has finally filled a lifetime ambition of 'dancing with Aurora' and the results were spectacular. Llorens is one o...

Dear Daddy Is a Wake-up Call to the Good Guys - The Struggle for Gender Equality and a Life Free From Violence Needs All of Us

Paul-André Wilton | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK
Paul-André Wilton

When a charity video starts to go viral you know something is up. As part of its contribution to the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence...

Don't Blame the Abundance of Oil

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Kamiar Mohaddes [2005] is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow in Economics at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He did a PhD in Economics, supported ...

How Not Cutting Trees Has Become One of the World's Most Successful Climate Efforts

Samantha J Smith | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK
Samantha J Smith

We are only a few weeks away from the COP21 climate summit in Paris. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), 11 per cent of global carbon emissions come from deforestation. That is about the same amount as the emissions from all the world's cars. Efforts to stop deforestation are more important than ever.

Cameron Is Using Norway to Make the Out Campaigns Look Risky

Jonathan Lindsell | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Politics
Jonathan Lindsell

Cameron appears to be positioning himself firmly on the In side of the EU referendum without saying so explicitly. Not only this, but he is using his prominence as head of government to try to outmanoeuvre the main Out players.

Northern Lights - Six Must Read Tips Before Booking Your Trip

Charo Merida | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Charo Merida

It's about that time of the year again... Pretty much from now and until the end of March, these are the months of the year where we can get to enjoy the Northern Lights in some parts of the earth.

Eurosceptics Had Better Go Back to the Drawing Board, Because the 'Norway Model' is a Sinking Ship

Nash Riggins | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Politics
Nash Riggins

David Cameron is fairly clear about many things. For example, he hates The Human Rights Act. He loves dropping bombs on Syria. More importantly, he's...

Why International Students Should Not Come to Norway

Curt Rice | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK
Curt Rice

The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education recently organized an event about the value of international students. My presentatio...

Refugees Could Be Sent To Remote Arctic Island With Polar Bears

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK

Refugees in Norway could be sent far north to an island archipelago in the Arctic Circle where people are outnumbered by polar bears. The country's...

Louise Ridley

Utoya Island Massacre Survivor Explains Why She's Back And Still Wants To 'Change The World'

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 08.08.2015 | UK

Four years ago, Emilie Bersaas was hiding under a bed while a man obsessed with right-wing ideology coldly massacred 69 of her friends and colleagues,...

There's A Giant Penis Walking Around Norway Ejaculating Glitter

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

On Thursday, Public Health England released statistics showing a five per cent increase in STIs in London's 16 to 24 year olds. Norway has a simila...

Norway Will Be The First Country To Turn Off FM Radio

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Tech

Starting on 11 January 2017, Norway will become the first country to stop using FM radio. In a rollout that'll take a little under 12 months the count...