House Hunting in Norway: Eco-Friendly With Fjord Views for $1.9 Million
As Norway eased its coronavirus restrictions and slashed borrowing rates, its housing market heated up, registering record sales figures over the summer.
Sun and Sea on Norway’s Southern Coast
This modern four-bedroom house set on a hill overlooking a fjord in southern Norway is on the market for $1.7 million.
The Science of School Reopenings
Several countries have found ways to reopen schools safely. But can the United States?
Virus-Tracing Apps Are Rife With Problems. Governments Are Rushing to Fix Them.
As countries race to deploy coronavirus-tracking software, researchers are reporting privacy and security risks that could affect millions of people and undermine trust in public health efforts.
Sweden Has Become the World’s Cautionary Tale
Its decision to carry on in the face of the pandemic has yielded a surge of deaths without sparing its economy from damage — a red flag as the United States and Britain move to lift lockdowns.
El nuevo estatus de Suecia: estado paria
Temerosos del enfoque relajado del país en el combate al coronavirus, sus vecinos escandinavos cierran las fronteras a los suecos.
Sweden Tries Out a New Status: Pariah State
Fearing the country’s lax approach to combating the coronavirus, Sweden’s Scandinavian neighbors have all closed their borders to Swedes.
Coronavirus Fears in China Find a New Target: Salmon
Suppliers and restaurants are scrambling after an outbreak in Beijing triggered fears that salmon may have spread it. Officials later absolved the fish of blame, but consumers are avoiding it anyway.
Mexico, India, Ireland and Norway Win Seats on U.N. Security Council
Canada lost, again, in a three-way race for two of the vacant seats on the 15-member council, the most powerful U.N. body.
Norway Mosque Attacker Gets 21-Year Sentence
Philip Manshaus admitted to killing his stepsister and storming a mosque near Oslo last year, saying he was inspired by other far-right attacks.
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