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Sandra Vaka at Kunsthall Stavanger

Sandra Vaka at Kunsthall Stavanger

Artist: Sandra Vaka Venue: Kunsthall Stavanger Exhibition Title: Suge Curated By: Kristina Ketola Bore Date: October 10 — December 8, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press
Slinningsbålet: The Battle For The Biggest Bonfire In The World

Slinningsbålet: The Battle For The Biggest Bonfire In The World

To see the world’s biggest bonfire you’ll have to visit Alesund, Norway, where wood pallets are stacked over 40 meters...
Nobel Peace Laureate Says Social Media Sows Hate in Ethiopia

Nobel Peace Laureate Says Social Media Sows Hate in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed warned against the “gospel of revenge and retribution” as he accepted the Nobel Prize in Oslo.
Nobel peace prize winner Abiy Ahmed embroiled in media row

Nobel peace prize winner Abiy Ahmed embroiled in media row

Officials say winner’s refusal to face public questioning is ‘highly problematic’Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia, has come under pressure to appear before the media in Oslo this week when
TED wants to become the global hub for the climate change crisis

TED wants to become the global hub for the climate change crisis

"We have to break out of our usual silos and work in imaginative ways."
‘A Present From Norway and It’s Dead’: Christmas Tree Unites London in Dismay

‘A Present From Norway and It’s Dead’: Christmas Tree Unites London in Dismay

“It looks like a Christmas tree losing hair,” one Londoner said of the fir in Trafalgar Square. It did not put everyone in the holiday spirit.
‘A Present From Norway and It’s Dead’: Christmas Tree Unites London in Dismay

‘A Present From Norway and It’s Dead’: Christmas Tree Unites London in Dismay

“It looks like a Christmas tree losing hair,” one Londoner said of the fir in Trafalgar Square. It did not put everyone in the holiday spirit.
Muslim Men Beat Christian Street Preacher in Norway

Muslim Men Beat Christian Street Preacher in Norway

A gang of four Muslim men attacked a Christian street preacher in Norway, kicking him in the face and threatening to kill him if he did not convert to Islam.
Six More EU Countries Join 'Barter' System to Evade U.S. Sanctions on Iran

Six More EU Countries Join 'Barter' System to Evade U.S. Sanctions on Iran

(AFP) -- Paris, London and Berlin on Saturday welcomed six new European countries to the INSTEX barter mechanism, which is designed to circumvent US sanctions against trade with Iran by avoiding use
How a Wholesome Childhood Diet Led Norway’s Top Chef to Specialize in ‘Trash Food’

How a Wholesome Childhood Diet Led Norway’s Top Chef to Specialize in ‘Trash Food’

At Bula, Reneé Fagerhøi uses local and regional ingredients to create dishes that celebrate flavor and fun.
Norwegian sugar tax sends sweet-lovers over border to Sweden

Norwegian sugar tax sends sweet-lovers over border to Sweden

Consumption has fallen to record lows, but candy superstores in the neighbouring country are booming as the levy rises againIt seems unfair to call it a sweet shop. In the shopping centre north of
Google Pay expands internationally and supports 62 new banks

Google Pay expands internationally and supports 62 new banks

Google Pay already supports a plethora of credit cards from a multitude of banks all over the world, but there are still many institutions left that don't work with Google's payment system. It's great

A Quiet Place to Fish, With a 6-Bedroom Lodge as a Bonus

The fishing rights that come with a country home can often add to the property’s appeal, and the price.

Svalbard’s “Doomsday” Seed Vault to Get a Snøhetta-Designed Welcome Center

Preserving some 986,243 seed species, in zero degrees Fahrenheit, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault protects the legacy of Earth’s fauna. For those who’ve long dreamed of seeing the site themselves, a
World’s most dangerous places revealed on interactive map

World’s most dangerous places revealed on interactive map

Nordic countries are among the safest on Earth.
Opera’s Africa fintech startup OPay gains $120M from Chinese investors

Opera’s Africa fintech startup OPay gains $120M from Chinese investors

Africa-focused fintech startup OPay has raised a $120 million Series B round backed by Chinese investors. Located in Lagos and founded by consumer internet company Opera, OPay will use the funds to
Max Q: SpaceX starts building out its production Starlink constellation

Max Q: SpaceX starts building out its production Starlink constellation

There’s literally a lot more stuff in space than there was last week – or at least, the number of active human-made satellites in Earth’s orbit has gone up quite a bit, thanks to the launch of
Russia frees Norwegian and two Lithuanians in swap for pair of its spies

Russia frees Norwegian and two Lithuanians in swap for pair of its spies

Cold war style-agreement brings several high-profile espionage cases to a closeRussia has freed two Lithuanians and a Norwegian in return for two Russian spies held in Lithuania, in a cold war-style
Russia Frees Norwegian Convicted of Spying in Unusual 3-Way Swap

Russia Frees Norwegian Convicted of Spying in Unusual 3-Way Swap

A retired Norwegian border inspector, two Lithuanians and two convicted Russian spies were exchanged.