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When Did You Last Visit a Flea Market in Norway?

Noor Dawod | Posted 17.06.2016 | 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.

Indonesia and Norway: The Forgotten Relationship

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

While Indonesia's relations with Scandinavian countries have not received sufficient attention, our short visit to Norway recently showed that the ties between the two countries have witnessed a series of quite, yet important, developments in the recent years.

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...

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.

10 Cities You Should Explore Over the Easter Holidays

Nola Chesworth | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nola Chesworth

Easter is a great time to take advantage of the long weekend and go exploring a new city; as Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are Public Holidays in many countries, there are some restrictions on what you can do due to limited opening hours, but this should not deter you.

The Figures Are In: Here Are The Ten Most Expensive Cities In The World To Live In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

And Here Are The Ten LEAST Expensive Cities In The World To Live In... Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city to live in 2014. ...

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...

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,...

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...

Best Cities for Winter Travel

Andrew Matthews | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Get ready nay-sayers, I'm about to list a fairly obvious and predictable bunch of cities for this list of winter travel destinations. There's a great reason for my lack of originality; these cities are extremely well equipped to deal with snowy winter weather and to keep the mind and body warm with great choices for accommodation and things to do. Take your pick...

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...

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.

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 sam...

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.

'Police Failed To Protect Norway From Anders Breivik'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

Mass killer Anders Breivik could have been stopped earlier and the authorities "failed" to protect the 69 young people killed on Utoya Island, accordi...

In Praise of the London-Monsoon

Laxmi Hariharan | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laxmi Hariharan

"I am fed up of this rain." My friend's seventy-year old mother who had just flown in from Norway continued, "summers are normally good in Scandinavia, but this year Oslo is just like London!"

'It Made Me Feel Real Again' Aung San Suu Kyi Accepts Nobel Peace Prize After 20 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted the Nobel peace prize more than 20 years after it was awarded to her. Burma’s opposition leader, who has spent a qu...

WATCH: Do I Not Like That! Will England Do A Taylor In Norway?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Sport

England's trip to face Norway in Oslo on Saturday brings back dark memories of a match synonymous with defeat and turnips. The picture doesn't lie....

Man 'Sets Himself On Fire' Outside Trial Of Norwegian Killer Anders Breivik

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK

A Norwegian man has reportedly set himself on fire outside the trial of mass killer Anders Breivik. According to journalists present at the trial t...

PICTURED: Teenager Clung To Cliff Edge To Escape Norway Killer Anders Breivik

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

An 19-year-old boy has told how he survived Anders Breivik’s wave of killings by clinging to the edge of a cliff. Marius Hoft balanced on the bl...

Breivik Trial: Security Guard Describes 'Terrible Destruction' Of Oslo Bombing

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK

Survivors of the Oslo bombing carried out by right-wing extremist Anders Breivik have given harrowing evidence at his trial. Eight people died and ...

Michael Rundle

Anders Breivik Spared Me - Now I Know Why

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

Adrian Pracon was knee-deep in water off the island of Utoya, in the sights of right-wing extremist Anders Breivik, when he knew he was going to die. ...

Mass Killer Compares His 'Grief' To His Victims' Families

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik has compared his "pain" to that of the families of the 77 people he killed. In his final day of testimony at h...

Man Arrested After 'Threatening Oslo-Style Attack' On Asian Restaurants

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

A man who allegedly threatened to bomb Asian restaurants and carry out an "Oslo-style" attack has been arrested, according to a group which monitors t...

'Normally I'm A Very Nice Person' Breivik Tells Court

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik has left journalists, family members and survivors in tears after telling a courtroom of his deadly rampage in ho...