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The Innocents review – icily brilliant tale of kids with supernatural powers is future classic
Young actors steal the show in this scary movie set on a Norwegian housing estate, where grownups are unaware of the children’s abilities

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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May I have a word about… how the Vikings changed the English language forever | Jonathan Bouquet
A reader reveals the fascinating links between north-east England and Scandinavia that survive to this day

Jonathan Bouquet

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Wild Men review – the world’s worst Viking goes off grid
Dressed in animal furs and brandishing an axe, an office worker goes full Fred Flintstone in this madcap comedy featuring Sofie Gråbøl

Cath Clarke

02, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Sinking feeling: cruise ships chart return to Australia amid emissions concerns
With pandemic disruption receding, will the industry’s return and expansion lead to sustainable cruising – or more pollution?

Royce Kurmelovs

16, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Seed banks: the last line of defense against a threatening global food crisis
As climate breakdown and worldwide conflict continue to place the food system at risk, seed banks from the Arctic to Lebanon try to safeguard biodiversity

Salomé Gómez-Upegui and Rita Liu

15, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The world is on fire. Why is Canada considering massive new oil drilling? | Conor Curtis and Tzeporah Berman
A Norwegian oil company wants to drill 73m barrels a year off the coast of Newfoundland – the equivalent of adding 7m gas cars to the road

Conor Curtis and Tzeporah Berman

05, Apr, 2022 @10:20 AM

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The Worst Person in the World – a mesmerising heroine for our times
Renate Reinsve’s barnstorming, flesh-and-blood performance is the heartbeat of Joachim Trier’s wistful tragicomic romance

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

27, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Worst Person in the World review – Nordic romcom is an instant classic
Renate Reinsve is sublime as a young woman veering between lovers in a film that reminds us of the genre’s life-affirming potential

Peter Bradshaw

24, Mar, 2022 @1:10 PM

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Norway’s £500m National Museum to open after eight-year wait
Mega-museum’s director apologises for delays that have kept Munch’s The Scream out of public view

Daniel Boffey

21, Mar, 2022 @5:15 AM

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‘Shocked’: Geelong ensemble of disabled actors wins one of the world’s richest theatre prizes
Back to Back wins DK2.5m Ibsen prize for their ‘exciting, unsettling and thought-provoking’ work

Sian Cain

20, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Russian oligarch’s yacht stuck in Norway as suppliers refuse to refuel
Local fuel sellers say they will not sell to crew of Ragnar, which is owned by Vladimir Strzhalkovsky

Kate Connolly

18, Mar, 2022 @4:53 PM

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‘We’ll kill you’: Uyghur exile who fled to Arctic Circle still fears reach of Chinese state
For asylum seekers, Norway is a sanctuary but even in remote towns, Muslim refugees say they face surveillance and threats

Isobel Cockerell for Coda Story in Kirkenes, Norway

15, Mar, 2022 @1:15 PM

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