Tories want Scotland to follow Norway's health model -

Tories want Scotland to follow Norway's health model

The Scotsman - 12 Nov 2018
The Tories are urging the Scottish Government to follow Norway's example of integrated health and social care as the NHS reels under the winter crisis. Shadow health secretary Miles Briggs says ministers should be closely examining how the Scandinavian ...

NATO Nightmare: How Norway Sank Its Own Frigate

The National Interest Online (blog) - 14 Nov 2018
The incident occurred while the frigate was returning home from the Trident Juncture military exercises, NATO's largest show of strength since the Cold War. Congratulations, Norway: You played yourself. This article originally appeared at Task & Purpose.

Norway says Russia jammed GPS signal during NATO drill

WECT - 13 Nov 2018
HELSINKI (AP) — The Norwegian Defense Ministry said Tuesday that Russian forces in the Arctic disturbed GPS location signals during a recent large NATO drill in Norway. The ministry said that Norway's Foreign Ministry earlier had raised the issue with ...

Norway Braces for No-Deal Brexit With Eye on Keeping Gas Flowing

Bloomberg - 13 Nov 2018
Norway is girding for a no-deal scenario after Brexit as leaders of both countries are poring through the details to avoid disruptions to massive natural gas flows and other trade. On Monday, Norway's Trade Minister Torbjorn Roe Isaksen met with ...

Norway Growth Cools in Third Quarter as Drought Damps Output

Bloomberg - 13 Nov 2018
Mainland gross domestic product, excluding oil and shipping, rose 0.3 percent in the third quarter, Statistics Norway said on Tuesday. A Bloomberg survey of 13 economists predicted growth of 0.5 percent, while the central bank forecast 0.7 percent growth.

Snapchat rolls out Shows as popularity grows in Norway

Digiday - 13 Nov 2018
Snapchat is facing growth challenges in its home market, but it still has pockets of strong growth across the globe. Take Norway, where two-thirds of the population has a profile. Now, Snapchat is choosing the country of 5 million to roll out Snapchat ...

Norway Goes Cold On Tesla This Winter

Seeking Alpha - 12 Nov 2018
Norway is one of Tesla's top markets, but registrations have been slow this quarter. Launch of a serious luxury BEV competitor in the form of the Jaguar i-Pace is likely part of the reason for the slowdown. Increasing customer dissatisfaction with ...

Explore Norway's wild landscapes

National Geographic - 08 Nov 2018
I came to Norway to take in the fjords and experience epic natural landscapes, but I found much more than that—a sense of a freedom in a place that values peaceful time in the wild outdoors. To pull off your own inspiring trip, make Bergen your ...

Bitcoin Mining Goes Old School in Norway

Bitcoin Australia - 14 Nov 2018
Even in Norway, costs typically exceed $7,700. While still in early stages of development, Northern Bitcoin hopes lower prices will bring investors flocking. They aim “to build the most effective bitcoin mining pool in the world,” and with this ...

Norway ends defence exports to Saudi Arabia

IHS Jane's 360 - 13 Nov 2018
Norway has become the latest nation to enforce restrictions on sales of defence-related technology to Saudi Arabia in response to the current controversies surrounding the Middle Eastern country, including its involvement in the conflict with ...

Russia blocked GPS data during NATO exercises: Norway

FRANCE 24 - 13 Nov 2018
Oslo on Tuesday pointed a finger squarely at Russia, accusing it of jamming GPS signals in Norway's Far North when it hosted NATO's massive exercises in October and early November. "We know that jamming was observed between October 19 and ...

Funding cut for Norway Senior Center

Iron Mountain Daily News - 13 Nov 2018
IRON MOUNTAIN — The Norway Senior Center will see a funding cut of nearly $10,000 next year while four other centers will get a slight increase under a Dickinson County millage distribution plan the county board approved Monday by a 3-2 vote.

Norway thanks Natalie

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise - 13 Nov 2018
Leduc cared for those graves, and the wider cemetery, for 37 years. Many Norwegian sailors were caught at sea when Germany invaded Norway in 1940 — migrating then to Allied ports. In New York, these Scandinavian sailors were screened for tuberculosis ...

2019 Arctic Race of Norway to feature 'Norwegian Ventoux' - 14 Nov 2018
The route for next year's Arctic Race of Norway has been announced and will feature a new summit finish, which the organisers have dubbed the 'Norwegian Mont Ventoux'. The race will once again be four days and takes place from August 15-18.

Norway Honors US Woman Who Tended to WWII Sailors' Graves

U.S. News & World Report - 14 Nov 2018
Norway Honors US Woman Who Tended to WWII Sailors' Graves. The Norwegian government has awarded an American woman a commemorative medal for her work caring for the graves of Norwegian sailors in upstate New York. Nov. 14, 2018, at 12:09 ...

What it's like to lose your ski touring virginity in Norway

The Independent - 14 Nov 2018
It's partly down to how little the area has been developed, and partly down to the landscape itself – there's no sense of being hemmed in between Norway's mountains, far softer and lower than their spiky Alpine counterparts. Don't be fooled – lack of ...

GPS jamming came from Kola, Defense Ministry in Norway confirms

The Independent Barents Observer - 13 Nov 2018
“The jamming in the period between October 16th and November 7th came from Russian forces on Kola,” says Birgitte Frisch, Special Advisor in the Ministry of Defense to the Barents Observer. She says the Ministry is closely following the case together ...

What's New