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Police permitted to carry arms

The Police Directorate has asked the Department of Justice for permission for the police to carry arms while on duty, and Justice Minister Anders Anundsen has granted permission. Read more

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Svalbard mining company considers cutting 100 jobs

Store Norske, the most northern mining company in the world, has suggested to eliminiate almost 100 positions in a new operating plan that the board will decide on this coming Monday. Read more

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Sport

Speedskating: 1500m win for Pedersen

Norwegian speed skater Sverre Lunde Pedersen (22) captured his first World Cup victory when he won the men's 1500m event in Seoul Friday. Read more

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Lonely Planet: - Northern Norway will blow your mind

According to the magazine Lonely Planet, Northern Norway will "blow your mind" The famous travel guide has named the region one of the world's top ten regions to visit in 2015. Read more

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Norway maintains its international reputation

Norwegians are perceived to be honest, talented and hard-working in a recent reputation survey. Read more

62 Degrees North

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Sea Safari

Let the adrenalin flow during our exiting sea safari in an open rapid RIB boat. Discover Ålesund from the sea. Visit seal colonies and experience puffins and eagles at the See details

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Brosundet Lighthouse

Hotel Brosundet is small and intimate with only 47 rooms. The jewel in our treasury-box is Room 47. Only a few minutes walk from the hotel lies the old and See details

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Storfjord Hotel

Storfjord Hotel is a secluded luxury hotel situated in Øvre Glomset, 30 km east of Ålesund, on a hillside overlooking the Storfjord and the Sunnmøre Alps. Ever since it opened See details

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Kayaking in Brosundet

A surprisingly large number of Norway’s most stunning natural attractions are concentrated around 62 degrees north latitude. Our company, 62˚Nord is a local company, with the intimate local knowledge necessary See details

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Summer Trip

Join a tour with a comfortable sightseeing boat to the wild and majestic Hjørundfjord, with stunning views of mountains and fjords at their most spectacular! The meeting between the torn See details

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