Press Releases

EuroPride 2014: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg opens Pride Park

Jun 24, 2014 18:38 BST Oslo Pride For the official opening of Pride Park on Wednesday, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg comes and gives the opening speech. On the main stage at Pride Park there will also be fantastic opening show with names like Linnea Dale, Bow to Each Other, Opera to the people and Hector Lopez on the poster.

SkiStar AB: Growing interest in summer holidays in the Swedish and Norwegian mountains

Jun 19, 2014 13:42 BST SkiStar AB The possibility to spend time together on an active holiday attracts many guests to the Swedish and Norwegian mountains also in the summer. The wide and varied offerings of activities such as lift-assisted hiking and biking, exciting events and challenging competitions for all levels provide for fun for everyone.

Max Zachs and the minister for Equality and Social Inclusion opens EuroPride 2014

Jun 13, 2014 09:38 BST Oslo Pride Max Zachs, one of Britiains most well known Trans people, known from the British TV series "My Transsexual Summer" headlines the official opening of EuroPride 2014 in Oslo, Norway. At the official opening Zachs will be accompanied by Norway’s minister for Equality and Social Inclusion, Solveig Horne (in the picture), from the populist Progress party (Frp).

SkiStar Åre: Åre to host the Alpine World Ski Championships in 2019

Jun 12, 2014 14:38 BST SkiStar AB On 5 June 2014 at the International Ski Federation, FIS, congress in Barcelona, Swedish resort Åre was elected to host the 2019 Alpine World Ski Championships. Åre, most recently hosting the WSC in 2007 was elected with the narrowest possible margin: 9 votes against 8 for the sole competitor, Italian Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Continued growth in air traffic as passenger numbers increase in May

Jun 12, 2014 08:00 BST Oslo Lufthavn AS International traffic increased by 3.7 % in May compared to May last year, while domestic traffic experienced a growth of 1.5 %.

Human rights conference to be hosted at Oslos City Hall during EuroPride 2014

Jun 06, 2014 13:53 BST Oslo Pride This summer the city of Oslo is the host of EuroPride 2014. In occasion EuroPride, the town also hosts a human rights conference called “Human Rights - From Vision to Action, Making Rights a Reality”, which will be held in Oslos City Hall on Thursday June 26st and Friday June 27th.

The Pride House programme released

May 30, 2014 06:00 BST Oslo Pride The programme for EuroPrides main arena for debate, Pride House, is now online. The Pride House programme consists of 45 different debates, lectures and workshops.

May 30, 2014 00:00 BST VisitScotland Highland Safaris opens new wildlife attraction in Perthshire

Team of four claim new motoring world record for the UK

May 26, 2014 15:33 BST Stroke Association Team 18in24 have driven to 18 countries in 23 hours and 32 minutes, beating the previous record of 17 countries in 28 hours. They have so far raised more than £10,000 for charities including the Stroke Association, with more donations still coming in.

The official EuroPride anthem released

May 26, 2014 08:29 BST Oslo Pride “No human being should be able to prohibit others' love”, says Hector Lopez, who sings the official EuroPride 2014 anthem called ´Love´.