Norway

The Non-Specific Details of the Norwegian Threat

Bjørn Ihler | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Politics
Bjørn Ihler

The Norwegian Police Security Service have announced that they had received credible threats of terrorism against Norway within the next few days. The Security Service were very non-specific when sharing this information with the general public...

Ordinary Places That Conceal Hidden Riches

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Nature is full of mysteries. A hidden cove here; a unique rock formation there. A curiously pink lake; a cave that glows in the dark. The richness and diversity of nature is what prompts us to seek out these concealed places and one-of-a-kind wonders.

A Slice of Norway

Jorn Tomter | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK
Jorn Tomter

Today it is 200 years since Norway's constitution law was signed on the 17 May 1814. At the time it was considered to be one of the most liberal democratic constitutions and today it is the third oldest constitution law in the world...

Norwegian Army Using Virtual Reality To Build 'Transparent Tanks'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

The Norwegian Army has announced it is testing virtual reality systems to create 'transparent' tanks. The idea is to give drivers fully immersive v...

The Incredible Moment A Skydiver Was Almost Hit By Falling Meteorite

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Tech

A Norwegian skydiver has captured the unbelievable moment he was almost hit by a falling meteorite. Anders Helstrup recorded the falling rock as he...

If Norway Is a 'Human Rights Superpower', It Must Act on Peru

David Hill | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK
David Hill

It sounds good, doesn't it, a Council on Ethics established by a Finance Ministry to investigate if companies violate ethical guidelines and, if the answer is yes, to recommend the government divests?

Teenager Gets McDonald's Receipt Tattooed On Arm. As You Do.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Norwegian teenager is seemingly proud of having a McDonald's receipt tattooed on his forearm, after being "a little too active with the ladies". ...

Men And Women Soldiers Share Dorm Rooms With Surprising Results

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK

The Norwegian army has created unisex dorms for soldiers, with female soldiers reporting they experienced a drop in sexual harassment as a result. ...

Anders Breivik Told Having An Old Playstation In Prison Does Not Count As 'Torture'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

Police in Norway have rejected a lengthy complaint from Anders Breivik, who said that his treatment in jail – including the quality of his video gam...

We Need a Parliament and Constitution for the Whole Country, Not SNP and UKIP Delusion

David Miles | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
David Miles

Apart from 2014 being the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, the year Glasgow hosts the Commonwealth Games, and that Scotland plays host to the Ryder Cup, the vote on Scottish independence is also being held 100 years after the outbreak of the First World War.

What Would You Do If You Saw A Little Boy Shivering Outside Without A Coat?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

What would you do if you saw a little boy sat at a bus stop shivering without a coat? That was the scene set up by a hidden camera experiment in Oslo,...

'I'm A Dwarf & I Forgot My Driving Licence': Yes, THAT 10-Year-Old Joyrider Has Struck Again

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK

Hey, remember the ingenious 10-year-old who claimed he was simply a dwarf who had forgotten his driving licence after being rumbled taking his parents...

Congo Court Finds Briton Guilty of Killing Friend

Simon J Clark | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK
Simon J Clark

A joint British-Norwegian citizen was found guilty of killing his friend and cellmate in the Democratic Republic of Congo even though there was expert evidence to suggest he was innocent.

Anders Breivik: 'Give Me Better Video Games Or I'll Go On Hunger Strike'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

Anders Breivik, the Norwegian right-wing extremist who systematically slaughtered 77 people, has said that unless he is given better video games in ja...

'I'm A Dwarf & I Forgot My Driving Licence': Says Joyriding 10-Year-Old

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

A ten-year-old Norwegian boy who took his baby sister for a joyride, claimed he was a dwarf who had forgotten his driving licence after ploughing his ...

WATCH: Whale Versus Kayaker

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

A Norwegian kayaker has had a near miss after he collided with a humpback whale. Berthold Hinrichs was kayaking in waters near Senja Island in nor...

Britain Neglecting Citizen in Unfair Congo Murder Trial, Lawyer Says

Simon J Clark | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Simon J Clark

The UK government is neglecting a British former soldier who is losing an unfair murder trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the suicide of his cellmate and friend, his lawyer said.

Whale Meat 'On Sale At European Food Fair'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A dish of smoked minke whale with blueberry jam is being sold at a major European food and agricultural fair, campaigners have said. Whale and Dol...

'Don't Be Like Norway, Stay In EU', Says PM

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Norway's Prime Minister has insisted to Eurosceptics that Britain should not follow her country's example of staying out of the EU, but maintaining tr...

Everyone In Norway Is Now A Millionaire

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Everyone in Norway is now a krone millionaire thanks to their sovereign wealth fund soaring on the back of high oil prices. According to Norway's c...

Are 100-Year Prison Sentences Really the Answer?

Megan Hughes | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Hughes

Last Thursday, David Cameron came out in favour of a "life means life" approach to prison sentences. This seems to be the latest in a stream of exercises in vote poaching, and yet another of the Prime Minister's populist attempts at pandering to widespread right-wing sympathies.

Storm Ivar Batters Christmas Shoppers In Norway (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK

Christmas shoppers were virtually blown off their feet in Norway last week as Storm Ivar tore through the region. Footage of residents in Aalesund...

Daring Cyclist Pedals Backwards Down Mountain At 50mph (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Sport

Norwegian daredevil Eskil Ronningsbakken has released a terrifying video of himself racing down one of Norway's steepest mountain roads backwards on a...

Could Norway's Boring TV Be Your Next Audiovisual Addiction?

The Conversation UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
The Conversation UK

In 2009 the state broadcasting company NRK celebrated the centenary of one of the engineering wonders of the world, the East-West railway from Oslo to Bergen, in a characteristically Norwegian fashion. The famous journey was filmed and broadcasted not framed in grandeur or excitement, but in real time, slowly chugging, warts and all, over six hours, from beginning to end.

Is This A Bit Much For Your Local Shop?

Huffington Post UK/CEN | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

There's getting into the Halloween spirit and then there's this. A Norwegian cut-price discount store has been forced to apologise to children and ...