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Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

The Nordic model, also called Nordic social democracy, refers to the economic and social policies common to the three Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and...
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Welcome Back to Norway, Maud!

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High Mountain Biking in Northern Norway

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Income and Tax Transparency in Norway and Sweden

Different cultures have different ideas about privacy. The practice of revealing everybody’s salaries in Norway and Sweden dates back to the 18th century.Norway has...
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Tourists to the Famed Pulpit Rock in Norway Fooled by Google Maps

The small Norwegian town Fossmork has been overrun by tourists looking for the famous Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen). The reason? A mistake in Google maps.Local...
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