Norway

Loneliness: An Epidemic Of Our Time

Karen Dolva | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Dolva

At No Isolation, we're taking steps every day to solve this problem. Heartbreakingly, people are often embarrassed to admit that they're lonely and so will continue to suffer in silence. Tackling loneliness begins by simply opening up this important conversation; making sure that society is aware of this on-going and critical issue, and encouraging those who are struggling in solitude to seek help.

Facebook Anti-Immigration Group Mistakes Empty Bus Seats For Burkha-Clad ‘Terrorists’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

A Norwegian anti-immigration group is being roundly mocked after some members apparently mistook empty bus seats for burkha-clad women. The image spar...

Why Electric Cars Will Soon Be The Most Popular Vehicle

Phillip Othen | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Tech

For what seems like a long time now, electric vehicles (EVs) have been on the cusp of going mainstream – in fact it was three decades ago that major...

A 'Doomsday Library' Has Opened In Norway To Protect The World's Most Precious Books

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Tech

A ‘Doomsday Library’ to protect the world’s most precious books from Armageddon has opened in Svalbard in Norway. Nestled deep in the Arctic per...

Norway Is Planning On Building A Giant Tunnel For Cruise Ships

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Tech

Norway’s Stad Penninsula might be achingly beautiful but it’s also incredibly dangerous for ships to pass around. To find a solution the Norwegian...

You Can Only Comment On This News Site After Proving You've Understood The Story

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Tech

Comments sections on websites are designed to be a place for healthy debate, yet so often they can become dumping grounds for hate speech and abuse. N...

Another Country Has Stuck Two Fingers Up To Trump's Global Gag Order

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Norway is the latest country to pledge to help cover shortfalls left by Donald Trump’s global gag order. Surrounded by men in the Oval Office, the b...

British Tourists Hospitalised After Speedboat Hits Water Fountain In Norway

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK
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A number of British tourists are in hospital after being thrown into the icy seas off Norway when their speedboat hit a water fountain near the town o...

How Norway Is Leading The Way In Making The Planet Greener

Phillip Othen | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Tech

From being a UNESCO World Heritage Site to boasting the razor sharp peaks of the Lofoten Islands and emerald green fjords, it is easy to see why Norwa...

Zen And The Northern Lights

Peter Reilly | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Peter Reilly

Fast forward one year, to Tromsø, Northern Norway. Stepping out of our apartment, we happened to look up. There it was, the aurora, but this time much brighter. Excited, we rushed over to a clearing in the nearby forest, and stopped and watched as the sky erupted into a beautiful cascade of rapidly dancing green and pink lights, illuminating the city beneath it.

In A Historic Move Ireland Has Voted To Stop Investing In All Fossil Fuels

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Tech

Ireland has voted to cease all government funding for fossil fuels, a decision that if approved will make it the first of its kind in the world. 90 to...

Norway Will Switch Off Its FM Radio Forever This Week

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Tech

Residents of northern Norway will be greeted with silence if they switch on their FM radios tomorrow morning (11 January). The Scandinavian nation is ...

Rudolph Is Actually Helping To Slow Down Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Tech

Rudolph isn’t just useful for pulling a sleigh and destroying your roof tiles, it seems the real Christmas miracle is that reindeers are protecting ...

Do We Feel Shame?

Mikhail Yakovlev | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Mikhail Yakovlev

The importance of NRK's progressive production values should not be underestimated too. When Media in most countries is dominated by connections and unhealthy levels of competition, NRK gave "real people" the chance to act. There is none of the usual cosmetic gloss of American TV with perfect looking people living superficially perfect lives.

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 18.06.2017 | 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 25.05.2017 | 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 ...