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.
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Nordic countries are often seen as very environmentally friendly. Norway, for example, is the undisputed leader in electric cars. But the region's auto industry got a shock recently when two researchers went on a mystery shopping tour of 80 car dealers across Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland. More often than not they were told not to buy electric models. Nik Martin reports.
After a huge influx of immigrants to Europe in 2015, Norway has begun tightening its borders. The Norwegian government now boasts to have the strictest refugee regulations in Europe. These have resulted in a sharp decline in the number of refugees entering the country. World in Progress finds out what that means for those who are hoping to stay in Norway, and those who deal with refugees.
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We’re around half way through the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when followers around the world engage in spiritual reflection and charitable acts. They are also expected to fast every day between sunrise and sunset. But what happens if the sun never sets where you live? Lars Bevanger has this postcard from Norway.
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