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Scientists warn: creationism is on the rise in Europe

More and more people in Europe are beginning to believe that a god -- not evolution -- shaped life on Earth and there are no signs this development will stop.

How to make your boss do what you want

The more energetic and decisive your boss, the easier he or she is to manipulate. All you need to do is show how much you have in common.

Why Finland and Norway still shun university tuition fees – even for international students

OPINION: A high level of education is beneficial for all of society, so individual human beings should not have to pay for it, argues Professor Jussi Välimaa.

Youth grow more politically active – but vote like mum and dad

Teenagers and young adults are starting to get involved in politics again. But they aren’t radical like they were in the 1960s.

Researchers help municipalities prevent terrorism

Radicalism and violent extremism have become a problem for some Norwegian municipalities. But many communities do not know what to do.

Opinion: "Denmark must not succumb to polarisation in the wake of Copenhagen attacks"

Nuances have it tough in times of polarisation and we must be careful not to fall back on prejudice and profiling, writes philosophy Professor Vincent F. Hendricks.

They use dating services but remain single

Some single persons are not really out to find a partner for life when they use online dating sites and go to get-togethers for singles.

Mysterious object found in a Stone Age settlement in Norway

Was this a tool? Was it used for decoration? The experts do not understand the purpose of the 6,000 year old object from the Neolithic period.

Housing first for homeless people in Norway

Homeless persons in Norway can now choose how and where they want to live.

This makes us miss the mark in completion time

Your estimate will probably be off when you are asked how long a job will take. But when the boss indicates a time frame you could miss by even a wider margin.

Mixed feelings about beggars in Norway

NGOs and individuals offer an impressive amount of help to foreigners who beg on Norwegian streets. But feelings among Norwegians about foreign beggars remain divided.

The Sámi in Norway have more influence on politics than the Swedish Sámi

The Norwegian Sámi Parliament has both more influence and independence than its Swedish equivalent

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