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Plantasjen gets Swedish owners

The Norwegian plant and garden store chain Plantasjen has been acquired by the Swedish investment company Ratos for NOK 1.2 billion. Plantasjen currently has 124…




Fewer lynx in Norway

The Norwegian lynx population has decreased but the population in Scandinavia has increased by 18 percent, according to new figures from Rovdata. Before hunting this…





The population of Svalbard increases

Despite significant downsizing in Major Norwegian industries increasing number of Norwegians and foreigners are living at Svalbard. Only kindergarten children will be fewer in numbers….





Fewer children at kindergarten

The population of Longyearbyen and Ny-Ålesund has risen by 10 during the first six months of 2016, while the number of foreigners has grown from…


Raja warns nikab ban

Liberal Abid Raja says he has loathed when he saw women in burkas and nikab. But he warns strongly against a ban. – I think…