The Kingdom of Norway lies on the Scandinavian Peninsula and is not part of the European Union.
It shares a long eastern border with Sweden, but it is also bordered by Finland and Russia to the north-east. Norway is one of the original states of Europe and the third-oldest European kingdom formed after the English and the French monarchies. This page collates DW's latest content related to Norway.
What do you do if you have too many apple trees and no time to pick the fruit? In Oslo, that's an annual headache, and it's not uncommon that large amounts of high quality apples go to waste. But now a group of idealists have set about gathering the apples that nobody wants, creating jobs for people with disabilities – AND lovely apple juice- in the process.
Worldwide, women only earn 59% of what men do. At that rate, economic parity won't come until 2186. Iceland, Finland and Norway are in the lead with over 80%. Economic parity could be acheived there in under 50 years. Although the situation has gotten better over the past ten years, there is still a long way to go.