Gloomy Norwegian Town To Install Giant 'Artificial Sun'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

Norway may have lush fjords, epic glaciers and incredible mountains but there is one significant thing one town lacks for months every year - sunlight...

Planet Appetite: Under the Midnight Sun in Northern Norway

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

I'm told to prepare for the worst and pack for serious weather but am greeted by a warm sunny day when I arrive in Bodø. It's just north of the Arctic circle but you'd never know - lush forest, summer flowers and majestic landscapes of mountain and water surprise you at every turn.

The Coffee Loving Vikings of Oslo

Gareth Johnson | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Johnson

Out in the residential area of Grünerløkka you can find the store of Tim Wendelboe. Wendelboe won the world barista championships a few years ago and clearly sets the standard for coffee in Oslo. Wendelboe's small shop is mainly dedicated to the roasting of beans, but you can get take-away coffee or perch at one of the few seats on offer.

PICTURES: Secret World War II Room Discovered In Attic In Norway

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK

Norwegian students have posted images of a secret "World War II" bolthole online. The discovery was made when housemates removed a secret door in ...

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons The Shallows, Shy and the Fight, Olos, Highasakite and Steaming Heathen

Kat Jackman | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

As always, we've put together a selection of the finest artists we've been checking out on Emerging Icons this week. There's five tunes for you to have a listen to and if you like what you hear, you can get them put on a personal playlist for you to access whenever you like.

10 Of The Best Hiking Routes Across Europe

Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Maybe you enjoy the thrill of great heights, perhaps it’s the spectacular views, or even the challenge of an arduous hike? Whatever the reason for ...

Peacepainting - What the World Needs to Learn From Children

Rima Amin | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK
Rima Amin

Peacepainting is an organisation that exists to remind the adult world what it means to think like a child. Using the same format, same frames and s...

Live the High Life During the 'Low' Season: Spectacular Spring Destinations | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The best reason for travelling during spring has got to be its natural beauty. As Mother Nature bursts onto the scene once more, parks overflow with blooming flowers, baby animals frolic and play, and otherwise unassuming landscapes are set ablaze with colour.

Bieber Fever Reaches Unsettling Heights

Victoria Uwonkunda | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Uwonkunda

Five schools have decided, upon receiving requests from almost 100 girls, to reschedule midterms a week ahead so these girls won't miss out on the Bieber concerts, which would have been held the same week as the schools' tests!

Little Big Adventure - The Adventure Begins...

John Carlon | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
John Carlon

FRESH on the scene and raring to go - Little Big Adventure are five musicians from Oslo and Bergen who are setting out to show the Norwegian scene just what they can do.

Scandanavia's New Slow-Burning Drama

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

Brits have got the hots for slow-burning Scandinavian drama, from The Killing, to Borgen, to The Bridge, but the latest hot offering from Norwegian st...

Spice Up Spring: Enjoy Holidays With A Difference | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With each sunny - but snow-laden - morning we greet, we know that Spring will soon be rolling round. If you're lucky enough to have that long weekend to yourself, why not treat your friends or family to an Easter break?

Aurora Borealis Pictured Above Lofoten Islands In Norway (PHOTOS)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

Europe's Arctic wilderness is already hosting its own Christmas lights - as this dazzling display demonstrates. Amateur photographer Miles Morgan,...

Is the Nobel Peace Prize Exploding?

Curt Rice | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Politics
Curt Rice

Every year on 10 December, Norway awards the Nobel Peace Prize. This date marks the anniversary of the death of Alfred Nobel, who endowed the Nobel Prizes in his will. Nobel was able to leave such a large endowment because of the riches generated by his many inventions, the most famous of which is dynamite.

9 Of The Best Winter Holidays

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The temperature has plummeted this week and put HuffPost UK Lifestyle in the mood for log fires, squashy sofas and big glasses of red wine. But if...

Which Countries Have The Most Expensive Booze?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Health experts, politicians, drink manufacturers and campaigners disagree wildly over minimum alcohol prices. Does it make a different to public healt...

WATCH: Horrifying Moment Anders Breivik Sets Off Oslo Car Bomb

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK

This dramatic video shows the full destructive force of the car bomb set off by Anders Breivik that killed eight people last year in Oslo. Two hour...

Spoof Charity Video Urges Africans To Donate Radiators To Freezing Norwegians

Radi-Aid | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

A bold new charity campaign is urging Africans to unite and donate their radiators to Norwegians dying of frostbite. Radi-Aid features a slick Liv...

Colombian Peace Talks - The Differences Were Plain to See But the Common Desire for Peace Was Clear

James O'Keefe | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Politics
James O'Keefe

This was a group of people in anticipation of a new era for their country. I felt simultaneously honoured to bear witness but also a little like a gatecrasher at an intimate family celebration. I wish this family well because peace is an inalienable right too.

WATCH: Epic Somersault Base Jump Fail

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

Not content with simply partaking in the incredibly risky sport of base jumping, Norwegian dare-devil, Richard Henriksen decided to add a little 'swin...

The Nobel Peace Prize Committee Likes to Stir Up Trouble, but the EU has Done Well

Denis MacShane | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

To read the torrent of abuse pouring on the heads of the worthy Norwegians who judge the EU to be a force for peace in the world is quite hilarious but sadly monochrome on Twitter. Like the best of Colonel Blimps they splutter with purple rage and fury at the thought of their hated, loathed EU being lauded this way.

Sam Parker

How A Quiet Norwegian Town Became The Home Of Global Graffiti Art (PICTURES) | Sam Parker | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home

On first reflection, street art from the mean streets of LA or London and a sleepy port town in Norway doesn't sound like a match made in heaven. B...

Norway! No Gym? But I'll be Off Track!

Sabi Phagura | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

So everything has been running smoothly over the past 5 weeks in my body sculpting quest. I've been to the gym at regular times, my eating has been tweaked over the weeks as I learn more about the importance of nutrition, and I felt like I was really getting somewhere.

The Absurdity of Blaming Breivik on Jo Nesbø

Richard Orange | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK
Richard Orange

Anyone whose spent any time on Oslo's grand neo-classical streets, will find the claim that Norwegian muezzins are sounding the death-knell of European civilisation fairly absurd. Even after the rapid immigration of recent years, less than 4% of Norway's population have their origin in Muslim countries.

Travel Eye: Winding Through the Fjords of Beautiful Norway

Karen Edwards | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

They say a picture tells a thousand words and that's completely true of all 600 of my pictures I've managed to take while in Western Norway for a long weekend. The area is so pretty that even the most amateur of photographer (me) could come back with great snaps; it's not hard to capture Norway's beauty because it's plainly there for everyone to see.