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Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen (second from left) has annoyed Donald Trump by refusing to sell him Greenland. Also pictured are Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg (left),  Iceland’s prime minister Katrin Jakobsdottir and German chancellor Angela Merkel (right). Photograph: Halldor Kolbeins / AFP

Image of the week: Nordic example Climate change was top of the agenda this week in Iceland, where various Nordic leaders plus Germany chancellor Ang(...)

 Maren Ueland (28) from Norway, whose body was found in an isolated area on the way to Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Moroccan police arrested on Thursday three people it had sought in a manhunt over the killing of two female tourists from Norway and Denmark in a susp(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addresses media in Brussels on Friday. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/ AFP/Getty

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said on Friday that a possible extension of Britain’s post-Brexit transition period would not diminish Ireland’s need for a “ba(...)

US president Donald Trump  ignited outrage last week by referring to African and Haitian immigrants as coming from ‘sh**hole countries’. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

Carmel Stelzner: ‘Trump’s assertion that Norwegians would be desirable immigrants didn’t land as a huge complement here’ Reports of Donald Trump’s da(...)

Brazilian president Michel Temer:  facing corruption charges and could  be removed from office for 180 days while the supreme court decides his fate. Photograph: Joédson Alves/EPA

Amid rising political tensions the corruption charge against Brazilian president Michel Temer reached the lower chamber of congress on Thursday, forma(...)

Norwegian former hostage Kjartan Sekkingstad after he was freed in Sulu, in southern Philippines. Photograph: Nickie Butlangan/Reuters

A Norwegian man freed by militants after a year of jungle captivity in the southern Philippines has described the ordeal as “devastating”. Kjartan S(...)

Facebook made multiple deletions of Nick Ut’s photograph of nine-year-old Kim Phuc, the naked “napalm girl” pictured fleeing an attack in 1972 near Trang Bang in southeast Vietnam. Photograph: Nick Ut/AP Photo

Dear Mark Zuckerberg. Only joking. Tempting though it often seems, I have no plans to write an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg. One person who wrote o(...)

Kim Phuc (centre), with her clothes torn off, flees with other South Vietnamese children after a misdirected aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong on June 8th, 1972. Photograph: AP/Nick Ut

Facebook has reversed its decision to remove Nick Ut’s famous The Terror of War photograph taken during the Vietnam War after an online attack from th(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May holding a cabinet meeting at the prime minister’s country retreat Chequers on Brexit strategy on Wednesday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/ WPA Pool/Getty Images

Theresa May has ruled out a second referendum on Britain’s EU membership and will not seek parliamentary approval before starting formal exit talks by(...)

Norway is not a member of the European Union but has access to Europe’s lucrative single market via its membership in the European Economic Area. Photograph: Getty Images

Norway could block the UK if it tries to rejoin the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the small club of nations that has access to the EU single(...)

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