Kristoff irritated by silver in cycling

An estimated 100,000 fans on the streets of Bergen cheered loudly, but Norway's Alexander Kristoff was irritated that he didn't win the cycling world championship race on home pavement on Sunday. Kristoff … [READ MORE...]

Solberg launches government talks

Prime Minister Erna Solberg invited the leaders of Norway's three other non-socialist parties to her home Thursday evening, just hours after returning from the UN General Assembly in New York. Solberg brushed … [READ MORE]

Cycling fans ‘go wild’ in Bergen

Norwegian sports fans are known for being enthusiastic - waving flags, ringing cow bells, painting their faces and cheering loudly. Those turning out for the cycling world championships in Bergen this week have … [READ MORE]

Power struggles grip the Labour Party

Norway's defeated Labour Party has descended, just a week after losing the parliamentary election, into some bitter power struggles that also are pitting men against women. The party's highly praised finance … [READ MORE]

Garbage collection troubles spread

More than 100 local governments nationwide were thrown into crisis mode this week after the garbage collection company they were all using filed for bankruptcy. The "stinky situation," as one newspaper … [READ MORE]

‘Norway needs a defense Plan B’

US President Donald Trump's fiery speech at the UN in New York this week was setting off some alarms back home in Norway on Thursday. A Norwegian expert on defense and US relations thinks the government and … [READ MORE]

Norway downplays Trump’s tough talk

Neither Prime Minister Erna Solberg nor Foreign Minister Børge Brende were impressed by US President Donald Trump's debut at the United Nations this week. Both played down Trump's harsh words and "America … [READ MORE]


Parliament’s president seeks re-election

Olemic Thommessen, the veteran politician for the Conservatives Party, isn't … [READ MORE...]

IOC member passes the torch

Gerhard Heiberg has been a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) … [READ MORE...]

Jagland blames media for Labour’s loss

As Norway's Labour Party examines reasons for its terrible election results last … [READ MORE...]

Fugelli dies after sharing the process

Norway lost another symbol of its national conscience on Wednesday, when doctor … [READ MORE...]


Norwegians earning less and spending more

Norwegians haven't saved so little of their household income since 2010, according to new … [READ MORE...]

Norwegian glaciers keep shrinking

A total of 326 square kilometers of Norwegian glaciers have disappeared during the past 30 … [READ MORE...]

Interests rates to remain low

Norway's central bank board agreed once again on Thursday to leave its key policy rate at … [READ MORE...]

Oil Fund passes ‘new milestone’

Norway's huge sovereign wealth fund known as the Oil Fund surpassed a market value of a … [READ MORE...]

Probe launched into small plane crash

Aviation experts were continuing an investigation into what caused a small two-seater … [READ MORE...]

School ordered to refund students’ fees

A private communications school that overcharged tuition and landed in various other … [READ MORE...]


Winners that lost, and losers that won

NEWS ANALYSIS: Amidst all the analyzing and agonizing that's gone on since Norway's parliamentary election results emerged, one thing is clear: Winners lost and losers won. As they gamely consoled themselves, … [READ MORE]