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Border town pays price for Sweden's no-lockdown as Norway reopens

02 Jul 2020

OSLO The Swedish border town of Stromstad is paying a heavy price for Sweden's decision not to lock down its economy like neighbouring Norway and other Nordic nations to halt the spread of COVID-19.

Norway to lift travel curbs on European countries, with conditions

25 Jun 2020

OSLO Norway will lift travel restrictions to and from European countries that meet criteria regarding their COVID-19 situation from July 15, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Thursday.

UPDATE 2-Norway's interest rates on hold, outlook stronger

18 Jun 2020

* Cut three times since COVID-19 lockdown begun in March (Adds analysts, detail, bullet points)

Norway says its salmon did not cause virus at Beijing market

17 Jun 2020

OSLO Chinese and Norwegian authorities have concluded salmon from Norway was not the source of the coronavirus found on cutting boards at a Beijing wholesale food market, Norway's fisheries and seafood minister said on Wednesday.

Norwegian Air, SAS to add more flights as demand picks up

16 Jun 2020

OSLO/STOCKHOLM Norwegian Air and SAS are adding more flights to their schedules from July onwards as demand begins to recover following the COVID-19 pandemic, the two Nordic carriers said on Tuesday.

After early lockdown, Norway sees faster pandemic recovery

05 Jun 2020

OSLO Norway's economy will recover more quickly than expected from the coronavirus-induced recession as the country got on top of the outbreak early and is now rapidly opening up, Statistics Norway (SSB) said on Friday.

Norwegian Air's first-quarter loss widens as airline prepares for reboot

28 May 2020

OSLO Norwegian Air posted a wider first-quarter loss as the coronavirus crisis froze global travel, it said on Thursday, days after completing a financial rescue in which creditors took control of the carrier. | Video

Nordic GDP contracting sharply before gradual recovery - Nordea

27 May 2020

OSLO Nordic economies will on average contract by 6% this year and only see a partial rebound of around 4% in 2021, although strong public finances will help mitigate the COVID-19 fallout, the region's biggest bank Nordea predicted on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Equinor-led group approves major Norwegian CO2 storage project

15 May 2020

* CCS is seen as key for meeting climate goals (Recasts, updates throughout)

Norway likely to keep coronavirus travel curbs until August 20

15 May 2020

OSLO Norway will likely keep travel restrictions in place until Aug. 20, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Friday, as it negotiates a path between restarting economic activity and preventing a new wave of coronavirus infections.

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