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How to agree on the kids when you disagree with your ex

Every third couple with kids experiences high levels of conflict when they break up. The current system of mediation in divorce cases isn’t working well enough for many of them, according to a new study.

Believing in a watchful God makes you more “moralistic”

The type of God you follow can determine how you behave towards other people, shows new research.

Behind every successful woman stands a strong man?

New research suggests that women entrepreneurs should find male allies to get the business ball rolling. At least if they want to increase their chances for investor support.

Did the Vikings use crystal 'sunstones' to discover America?

OPINION: Vikings may have used the interaction of sunlight with particular types of crystal to create a navigational aid that may even have worked in overcast conditions.

Old folks are keen internet users

Well over 40 percent of Norwegians in the age group 80 to 100 claim to use the internet daily or weekly.

Risk for more convictions of the innocent

Legal safeguards for persons with mental disabilities in Norway are too weak, according to a researcher. A counsel for victims thinks the Norwegian judicial system has learned little from the conviction of the innocent man, Fritz Moen.

Large kindergartens rival small ones

A typical Norwegian day care will have from 30 to 40 children. But newer ones can accommodate up to 500 pre-school kids. Too big? Size is not a decisive indicator of the quality of a kindergarten, according to a recent report.

Few Norwegians drawn into new sharing economy

Many are familiar with the concept of the sharing economy and most have now heard of Airbnb and Uber. But to so far, few Norwegians have shared their homes, cars or other possessions.

Lone-wolf terrorists can be tracked

Lone-wolf terrorists are often on the periphery of radicalized environments, shows new research. This could help authorities to forestall future attacks.

Social programs fail to aid at-risk youth

Different support services in Norway operate side by side, but lack of communication prevents youth from getting the help they need.

1,750 skeletons tell stories of life during the industrial revolution

Analyses of bones unearthed during Copenhagen’s metro expansion are revealing details of everyday life and living conditions during the industrial revolution.

Gamers gain points in English

It might seem like a lot of bang-bang nonsense to parents, but Swedish and Norwegian teens drawn to action and role-play computer games have been found to progress in English.