Don't Blame the Abundance of Oil

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 25.11.2015 | 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, supporte...

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

Samantha J Smith | Posted 16.11.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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 02.11.2015 | 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 28.10.2015 | 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 28.10.2015 | 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' | 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...

It's Raining Earthworms In Norway

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK

There were Biblical scenes in southern Norway this week after a spate of bad weather saw thousands of earthworms deposited from the skies. Biologi...

6 Breathtaking Cruise Routes To Try In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Here are six reasons to try out a cruise holiday this year on board P&O's new cruise liner, the Britannia... 1. Visit Russia without a visa ...

Adventure 78° North in Spitsbergen

Kerry Christiani | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Christiani

Named after its characteristic pointed peaks, Spitsbergen is riven with fjords, covered in two thirds ice and buckled with mountains bare of vegetation. Beyond the main settlement of Longyearbyen lie epic landscapes and wildlife ripe for the discovery.

Norwegian Muslims Have Condemned Anti-Semitism In The Most Beautiful Way

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK

Norwegian Muslims were amongst hundreds of people who formed a 'ring of peace' around a synagogue in the country's capital, Oslo. Over 1,000 people...

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Nine: Oslo

Kai Humphries | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

We shot beverages of high alcohol content in Norway from vessels the size of an average household vase. After several of these refreshments we challenged some of our newly acquired Scandinavian acquaintances to a friendly game of their national sport, Shuffle-Board.

'Wormhole' Opens Above Norway

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA's photo of the day has to be one of the best we've seen in recent months showing what looks like a 'wormhole' opening over the Norwegian islands ...

The End of Winter Olympics

Eirik Bergesen | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Sport
Eirik Bergesen

Norway said no to being the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) trophy wife. Which means the Winter Olympics is left with what is quickly becoming its dictatorship default. Only by learning from the Oslo Olympic process, can the Games be rescued

Good Heavens Above: The Best Northern Lights Holidays for 2014/2015

William Gray | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Gray

After all the recent hype over the northern lights, NASA announced back in June 2014 that the sun's polarity had finally flipped and we were beyond the peak of the current Solar Maximum - a period of supercharged solar activity that usually occurs every 11 years and serves as a catalyst for spectacular northern lights displays.

Urban Art's Northern Star

Jo Brooks | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jo Brooks

I'm really looking forward to a few of this year's Urban Interventions, most of which I'm sworn to secrecy about. John Fekner being part of Stavanger's cityscape is an ambition I've had for some time so I'm really pleased with that one. Otherwise I think the Nuart Plus series with Juxtapoz, Brooklyn Street Art and the rest of the gang is going to be something special.

'F***ing B***ocks' - Hodgson Loses It With England Critics

The Huffington Post UK & PA | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Sport

Roy Hodgson claims his critics are talking "fucking bollocks" if they think England are destined for failure under his rule. England 1-0 Norway: Ca...

'Heaven Help Us': What The Papers Have To Say About England

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Sport

So 40,181 wasn't a bad crowd after all, considering the dross that was on show at Wembley last night. England beat Norway courtesy of a Wayne Rooney p...

Milner And Rooney Compete For The Worst Pass Ever Award

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Sport

There was a time in the summer when Arsenal and Liverpool were keen on James Milner. He is coveted no more, though, and the unashamed artisan was at h...

Rooney's Spot On But Doubts Remain About England Captain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Sport

New captain Wayne Rooney spared Roy Hodgson from more embarrassment as a record-low crowd watched England sneak past Norway in a stultifying Wembley f...

Chess Tournament In Norway Ends With Two Players Dead

AP | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK

A major international chess tournament in northern Norway ended on a grim note, with one player dying in the middle of a game and another found dead i...

The Non-Specific Details of the Norwegian Threat

Bjørn Ihler | Posted 25.09.2014 | 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...