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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

Colleagues impinge on leisure time

Norwegian engineers claim that bosses are not the ones at work that disturb them the most outside of working hours. More say it’s their other colleagues who expect them to answer calls and e-mails in their free time.

How skeletons reveal gruesome secrets about our ancestors

A new study provides a unique insight into what life was like in the Middle Ages.

What images did Norwegians see of the 2011 Oslo terrorist attacks?

The first pictures were snapshots taken by photographers who tried to understand what they were seeing. A new study examines images from the period after the worst-ever terrorist attack in Norway.

Non-citizens punished by deportation

Norwegian police use deportation and punishment interchangeably to avoid spending resources on foreigners in prisons

Can organisations get depressed?

It should come as no surprise that colleagues on the job can get depressed. But can entire firms be given a diagnosis? Do organisations feel?

Items lost in the Stone Age are found in melting glaciers

Mittens, shoes, weapons, walking sticks – lost in the high mountains of Norway thousands of years ago - are now emerging from melting ice.

A viking blacksmith buried with his tools

More than a thousand years ago a blacksmith died. His tools were buried with him. Now they give us insight into the work and status of a blacksmith in the viking society

Roman drunkard found on Danish island

A new archaeological find on the Danish island of Falster can be traced back to the first Roman Emperor, Augustus.

Norway’s top archaeological finding in 2014

A rare Stone Age grave dazzled Norwegian archaeologists last year.

Greenland's Iron Age came from space

The basalt on Northern Greenland is visible evidence of the Inuits' use of iron before they had access to modern tools.

We become more motivated when we think we're playing a game

New research shows that we tend to get more captivated when we think we're playing a game -- even if it isn't interactive.

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