Sp’s deputy leader suspends himself

A sexual harassment scandal that has badly tarnished the reputation and credibility of Norway's Center Party (Senterpartiet, Sp) has prompted one of the men directly involved to suspend himself as the party's … [READ MORE...]

Palace official quits under a cloud

Norway's Royal Palace sent out a brief press release on Monday, reporting that a top official who has overseen many palace renovations and building projects over the years had resigned his post with immediate … [READ MORE]

Berg fears he was duped into spying

Defense attorneys for retired Norwegian border inspector Frode Berg told newspaper Dagbladet on Sunday that Berg has now admitted he more than likely was in Moscow last December for Norway's military … [READ MORE]

Trygve gets tough with Sp’s ‘bad boys’

Faced with a torrent of criticism for displaying poor leadership, Trygve Slagsvold Vedum is now talking tough as head of the nationally embarrassed Center Party (Senterpartiet, Sp). He's vowing to report eight … [READ MORE]

Bad weather spoils season’s last race

Norway's traditional last ski race of the season this weekend, a mountain classic known as Skarverennet, was supposed to have been an eagerly anticipated battle of the superstars and a grand finale for Marit … [READ MORE]

China’s envoy talks tough on trade war

Wang Min, China's ambassador to Norway, was traveling around the southern portion of the country this week when he spoke warmly about trade between China and Norway but launched a tirade against the US. If US … [READ MORE]

Avalanche danger raised to ‘extreme’

For the first time ever, state authorities raised the danger for avalanches to "extreme" in wide areas of Nordland County. Warnings were up all over northern Norway for people to stay away from all steep areas … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Stoltenbergs delve into family’s loss

Nini Stoltenberg was the daughter of top Norwegian politicians and the sister of … [READ MORE...]

Liberals’ leader survives scandal

NEWS ANALYSIS: One of the newest ministers in the Norwegian government, Trine … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Search continues for missing student in South Africa

Police and emergency services in the beach town of Sedgefield, South Africa have been … [READ MORE...]

‘Russ’ drop premium for sex in roundabouts

Graduating high school students known as russ have decided to drop one of their many … [READ MORE...]

Speed traps halted hundreds

Norwegian police warned they'd be setting up speed controls all over the country this … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Job satisfaction: How it shapes identity

After several difficult years following the collapse in oil prices, Norway's job market is picking up again. Nicola McCaffrey, a clinical psychologist based in Norway's hard-hit "oil capital" of Stavanger, has … [READ MORE]