Norway

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Norway.

New Stats Pinpoint British Expats In Europe

New official figures show that nearly a million British expats are living in European Union countries. The Office of National Statistics has gathered data from across the EU to profile the expats. The aim was to find out how many people are caught up in Brexit over their rights to live, work and access free … Read more

Chinese House Prices Are Hottest In The World

Chinese cities have grabbed the top eight places for house price growth worldwide. Out of 150 cities monitored by housing experts, China held 25 places – more than any other country. China also took 10 of the top 13 places which reported house prices rising more than 25% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2016. … Read more

Brexit Update For Expats Living In The EU

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The people at the new Department for Exiting the European Union(DExEU) have finally cleared up some of the confusion over Brexit. The DExEU has compiled a list of answers to frequently asked questions for expats, voters and EU migrants living in Britain. Here are some of the responses that most impact expats: No second referendum … Read more

Gender Gap Won’t Close For Another 70 Years

After decades of striving for equal rights, women will still have to endure almost a century as second best. The World Economic Forum had previously forecast the gender gap would close by 2015, but this has been reviewed and extended to 2186. Instead of narrowing, the gender gap is wider now than at any time … Read more

Kinshasa Is Most Expensive City To Live For Expats

Expat workers in some exotic locations have found to their surprise they are living in some of the most expensive cities in the world, according to a new survey. Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked as the costliest city in the world ahead of close to 200 global locations. Once famous for … Read more

Brexit And Article 50 Explained For Expats

Britain is leaving the European Union and the treaty agreement that triggers the official departure is Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – but how does this work? Article 50 works a little like a divorce. The Brexit referendum result has set up the separation procedure, but Britain’s relationship with the EU does not finally … Read more

Global House Prices On The Rise

House prices around the world increased in most countries last year, according to the latest statistics from the International Monetary Fund. Prices are tracked in 64 countries – with home values going up in 51. Leading the table were Qatar (up 15.5%); New Zealand (15%) and Hong Kong (14.1%) Other nations with double-digit rises were … Read more

European House Prices On The Rise

Housing markets across Europe are growing despite the stagnant economic growth posted by most countries – especially in the Eurozone. The latest official house price figures issued by Eurostat, the statistics arm of the European Commission, show that only three out of 29 countries have housing markets with falling prices. Average prices rises across the … Read more

Reality Check On The Way For Aussie Dollar?

The Australian Dollar may be riding high for now, but a reality check is on the way and the price is expected to fall against the US Dollar by the end of the year. BNP Paribas global head of FX Steven Saywell predicts the Aussie dollar will drop from the relatively current heady high of … Read more

Revealed – The Happiest Place To Live In The World

Everyone wants to be happy – so where is the best place for expats to go to enjoy their lifestyle? According to the latest World Happiness Report, the answer is somewhat surprising. The answer is nowhere most people would expect – like the USA or a sandy Pacific island or a place where the sun … Read more