Norwegian Town Creates Its Own 'Sun'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Tech

A Norwegian town deprived of sunlight because the shadows of surrounding mountains has erected giant mirrors to bathe its residents in glorious rays. ...

Norwegian Man Named As Westgate Mall Suspect

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK

Norwegian man Hassan Abdi Dhuhulow has been named as a suspect behind the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya, last month. The 23-year...

This Professor Just Ruined Yeti Conspiracies For Everyone

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK

What will intrepid fur-clad explorers and their binoculars do now? The mystery of the yeti, according to new DNA evidence, has been solved. Tes...

Norwegian TV Suggests Malala NOT Up For Nobel Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

The Nobel Peace Prize may not be going to Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, but to an international body that monitors...

Malala Expected To Win Nobel But Award Has History Of Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

In Oslo on Friday, the Nobel committee is due to announce this year’s laureates for the Nobel Peace Prize, with Malala Yousufzai the favourite to pi...

Life Under Pinochet

The Huffington Post UK | Marianne Alfsen | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

After the 1973 coup in Chile, Ambassador Frode Nilsen dined with the Pinochet dictatorship’s highest-ranking officers. Behind their backs, he smuggl...

Roaming Scribe: A North Cape Adventure

Lynn Houghton | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

This far North, there will only be two months of summer before the days start to shorten and wind and cold return. In fact, I find it hard to believe the snow only fully melted two weeks ago. In the winter there is three months of total darkness, the Polar Night, when the Northern Lights are most prominent.

Apple Maps Barred From Photographing Oslo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Tech

The Norwegian government has denied Apple a licence to take 3D ariel photography of Oslo. The images are intended for use in the company's Maps app...

WATCH: Norwegian PM Becomes Taxi Driver For The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

Ensure captions are turned on when viewing the video above... Norway's prime minister spent the day working as a taxi driver so he could hear the v...

Workplace Bullying, Abuse and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: It's True, Your Boss Can Give You PTSD

Malory Nye | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Malory Nye

Thankfully, the issue of bullying, abuse and harassment at work has become firmly acknowledged in many respects in recent years. The psychological harm this can cause to someone at work is recognised, but it is still rare that such harm is understood in terms of PTSD.

UAE Must Reform Rape Laws to Stop Victims Being Prosecuted

Rori Donaghy | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Politics
Rori Donaghy

The pardoning of Marte Delelv validates a system that does not protect women and spreads stigmatisation of women who report rape. Authorities should have quashed the conviction, provided reparations for any suffering caused and publicly committed to ensuring protection for victims of sexual violence. By failing to do so the fear must be that there will be many more cases such as this one.

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.