August 29, 2013 /
The Russians liberated Kirkenes at the end of World War II when Norway was occupied by Germany—and the town will never forget who came to their rescue.
August 27, 2013 /
No party in Scottish politics has generated as much heated discussion as the Scottish National Party, the first to push for secession from the United Kingdom.
August 18, 2013 /
In the far north of Norway lies the harbor town of Kirkenes, a gateway to Russia and the frozen seas of the Arctic. Shipping magnate Felix Tschudi is staking his claim to a new Maritime Express.
August 13, 2013
Do the Chinese really want to build a luxury resort and golf course in a remote corner of northern Iceland?
August 10, 2013
For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.
August 10, 2013 /
As the vote for Scottish independence draws near, Scotland and its citizens struggle with their identity. Are they British or Scottish?
August 9, 2013
Le Monde journalist Yves Eudes discusses his six-part reporting project on climate change in the Arctic.
August 7, 2013 /
Grimmstadr, in the northeast of Iceland, has only nine residents, but the region has become the center of controversy due to a Chinese billionaire's interest in the area.
July 30, 2013 /
After an unusually stormy winter and a cold spring the people of Northern Iceland like to make fun of the global warming theory—but they don’t really question the scientific arguments.
July 30, 2013
Global warming is happening faster around the Arctic Ocean than anywhere else. To adjust to this new climate, local communities must change the way they live and work – for better and for worse.