Norway: The Norwegian Data Protection Authority fines Grindr $11.7m for illegally sharing user information

NordenBladet — The Norwegian Data Protection Authority has fined the dating app Grindr 100 million Norwegian Krone ($11.7m) for illegally sharing personal information with advertisers, a recent investigation has revealed. Due to the highly personal nature of the information shared,

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Norway: Crown Prince Haakon meets Norwegian sailors keeping essential goods moving

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has met four Norwegian sailors on board ships around the world in a digital chat to show his support for their ongoing work. His Royal Highness wanted to thank the many Norwegian sailors

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Norway: The royal funeral that united a nation in grief

NordenBladet – This year marks the 30 years since King Olav V died and his son took over as Norway’s new king. The official announcement of King Olav’s death, on January 17 1991, was given by the King in Extraordinary

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Norway: Crown Prince Haakon speaks of inclusivity on anniversary of racist murder that shocked Norway

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Haakon has commemorated the murder of Benjamin Hermansen, twenty years after his racial killing shocked Norway. The Crown Prince sent a digital message on the 20th anniversary of his death. Benjamin Hermansen was killed in the

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Norway: On this day 30 years ago: King Harald takes his oath to the Constitution

NordenBladet – On this day, January 21, 30 years ago, King Harald took his oath to parliament. On the evening of 17 January 1991, King Olav V died. At the same time, Crown Prince Harald became Norway’s new king, King

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Norway: Crown Prince Haakon, thirty years as heir

NordenBladet – Though King Harald and Queen Sonja are marking 30 years on the throne this year, there’s another anniversary in Norway to commemorate as well: Crown Prince Haakon’s 30 years as the heir apparent to the throne. Born on

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Norway steps up efforts to combat non-communicable diseases in low-income countries

NordenBladet — Norway will contribute an additional USD 133 million to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in low-income countries from 2020 to 2024. “Non-communicable diseases are the leading killers of our time. As is so often the case, the

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Norway: Stay at home, have as little social contact as possible

NordenBladet – Norway stands at the beginning of the second wave of infection. The virus is spreading rapidly and all counties now have outbreaks of infection. The Government is therefore introducing new national infection control measures. “My message to the

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Norway’s revised National Forestry Accounting Plan for 2021-2025 finalised

NordenBladet — Land use, land use change and forestry are key parts of the agreement between EU, Norway and Iceland on joint fulfilment of our 2030 emission targets. Norway has submitted its revised National Forestry Accounting Plan, including the forest

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Norway: The Corona situation: More information about quarantine hotels

NordenBladet — In order to limit import infection, on 5 November 2020 the Government introduced arrangements involving quarantine hotels, effective from 9 November 2020. Further information about who has a duty to stay at the quarantine hotels and how the

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Norway: Continuation of controls at the internal borders

NordenBladet — On 16 March, Norway reintroduced controls at the internal borders as a measure to limit the spread of Covid-19. The Government has decided to continue these measures and will, in line with our obligations, notify the EU of

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Norway has responded to the European Commission concerning the regulation of digital platforms

NordenBladet – The Norwegian Government has submitted Norway’s contribution regarding the EU’s announced regulation of digital platforms, the Digital Services Act. The contribution makes it clear that Norway supports the EU’s initiative to develop a new regulatory framework for digital

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Norway: The Corona situation: Revision of requirement for negative Covid-19 test to enter Norway

NordenBladet — The Ministry of Justice and Public Security has made changes to the groups that are exempt from the requirement of a negative Covid-19 test on entry to Norway. These changes enter into force at midnight. On Friday 6

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Norway: Prime Minister Erna Solberg met head of European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen

NordenBladet — Green transformation and the COVID-19 pandemic was the key topics at the meeting between Prime Minister Erna Solberg and President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, today. – European cooperation is essential to our efforts to

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Norway: King Harald returns to work following heart surgery

NordenBladet – King Harald has been back at work for the first time following successful heart surgery last month. King Harald was declared healthy enough to be able to resume duties from 1 November, Oslo’s Royal Palace said in a

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Norway: Notification of changes in banks’ capital requirements from year-end 2020

NordenBladet – Today, the Ministry of Finance has notified relevant EU/EEA authorities of changes in the systemic risk buffer requirement, temporary risk weight floors for real estate exposures, and the identification of domestic systemically important banks. The changes in capital

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