Police expand robbery probe

UPDATED: Police were calling for tips from the public over the weekend and released surveillance camera photos after an armed robbery of a jewelry store at Skøyen on Oslo's west side Friday evening. Three … [READ MORE...]

The Russian Embassy in Oslo calls its relations with Norway ‘unsatisfactory’

UPDATED: Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende claimed on Thursday that he'd had "a useful conversation" with his Russian counterpart, Sergej Lavrov, at the G20 summit in Bonn. On Friday, the Russian Embassy … [READ MORE]

Norway’s big week on the continent

NEWS ANALYSIS: Top Norwegian officials have been busy on the European continent this week, and happy to be able to take part in a flurry of meetings at NATO in Brussels, the G20 in Bonn and the Munich Security … [READ MORE]

Crime unit probes bribery at Tine

A director at Norway's dominant dairy conglomerate Tine was treated to travel, spa visits, gifts, 145 dinners and 246 rounds of drinks over a four-year period by a seller at Tetra Pak, the packaging firm that … [READ MORE]

Bank boss had to alter annual address

Norway's central bank boss Øystein Olsen had to make some last-minute changes in his important annual address on the economy Thursday evening. Just hours before he took the podium, government leaders announced … [READ MORE]

Government reins in Oil Fund use

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Finance Minister Siv Jensen, who have transferred more money from Norway's Oil Fund to the state budget than any of their predecessors, now propose tying such withdrawals in the … [READ MORE]

Statoil optimistic in a new oil market

After years releasing a lot of bad news, the chief executive of Norway's biggest and arguably most important company now seems defiantly optimistic. Statoil CEO Eldar Sætre even had his closest associates … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Highs and lows for biathlon stars

UPDATED: It's been a dramatic World Championships for Norway's star biathlon … [READ MORE...]

Johaug verdict ‘likely to be appealed’

A 13-month ban from competition that was lodged against world champion Norwegian … [READ MORE...]

Dane takes on big museum job

The board of Norway's National Museum in Oslo has selected a new director from … [READ MORE...]

Party leader reins in new ‘crown prince’

The new "crown prince" of the Christian Democrats Party, Kjell Ingolf Ropstad, … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Finally a medal for slalom skier Haugen

Leif Kristian Haugen, age 29, has been skiing for Norway on the World Cup circuit for … [READ MORE...]

Skiing bosses ‘acquitted’ in big medication debate

Officials at Norway's national skiing federation (Norges Skiforbundet) have been cleared … [READ MORE...]

Telenor, Statkraft cut hundreds of jobs

Norwegian power company Statkraft and state-controlled telecoms firm Telenor announced … [READ MORE...]

Johaug won’t appeal suspension herself

Norwegian skier Therese Johaug has opted against appealing the 13-month suspension from … [READ MORE...]

‘The People’ won in mock trial over Arctic oil

Just days before a landmark legal challenge to oil activity in Norway's Arctic won a date … [READ MORE...]

More sponsors may dump Johaug

UPDATED: Ski producer Fischer isn't the only sponsor who may withdraw from contracts they … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Trump tactics take root in Norway

Norway's small Center Party, led by the often-grinning farmer Trygve Slagsvold Vedum, is soaring in public opinion polls on what many claim are new populist tactics likened to those of US President Donald … [READ MORE]