The Greatest Viking will be the final book published by renowned historian Desmond Seward following his death in Spring 2022.
On the 2nd of October 1263 the Battle of Largs took place which was to be a turning point in the history of Scotland.
Vidkun Quisling’s name is now used to describe those who, whatever their excuse, collaborate with those who through mostly right wing policies, do harm to citizens of a country.
Scottish salmon competes in the European marketplace with Norway, which has no disruption to its exports to EU countries. Norway is not in the EU but it is in the EEA (European Economic Area) giving it free access to the markets of the 27 EU countries.
“Objects and remains of animals and human activity have been found that we didn’t even know existed. ” Birgitte Skar, NTNU (the Norwegian University of Science and Technology) University Museum.
The Tog, led by Kirkwall City Pipe Band, saw the welcome return of children and the public joining in the walk from the Pier Head to St Magnus Cathedral.
All the Nordic Countries have good standards of health, housing and other public services.
In April 2022 the formal twinning agreement between OIC and Vestland Fylkeskommune (County Council) was reaffirmed
On 20th of February 1472 Orkney was annexed to Scotland – pawned off for the unpaid dowry debt of Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Orkney Norway Friendship Association is holding a talk in the St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall on Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 at 7.15pm.