Super Sunday, and the world notices

It was a wonderful weekend for Norway at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, with more medals that catapulted Norwegian athletes into the top spot with another week of competition ahead. Sports fans back home … [READ MORE...]

Melgaard mellows on disputed ‘House’

After years of heated conflict, Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard seems more keen to come to terms with potential neighbours of his controversial “House to Die In.” A public exhibition of new plans for the house … [READ MORE]

Norway’s greatest Olympic day ever

Medals all but rained down on Norwegian athletes at the Winter Olympics on Thursday. February 15, 2018 will go down as a big day in the country's sports history. More were streaming in on Friday, … [READ MORE]

Stock market slide hits the Oil Fund

Norway’s central bank (Norges Bank) once again gathered 300 of the country’s most powerful people Thursday night, to listen to its chief’s annual perspectives on the economy. Øystein Olsen warned that recent … [READ MORE]

Storm battered west and roof collapsed

Warnings had been posted and they proved well-founded: Another severe storm moved in from the North Sea this week and caused damage up and down the coast. Heavy snow farther east, meanwhile, is believed to have … [READ MORE]

Double victory for downhill racers

Sports commentators were screaming on Norwegian radio early Thursday morning after two of Norway's alpine skiing stars swept to victory in the men's downhill at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Aksel Lund … [READ MORE]

First women’s alpine medal in 82 years

Ragnhild Mowinckel skied her way into history in the Ladies Giant Slalom at the Winter Olympics. Norwegians woke up Thursday morning to their first Olympic medal in women's alpine skiing since Laila Schou … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Melgaard opposition can be personal

Bjarne Melgaard is widely viewed as Norway’s leading contemporary artist, but … [READ MORE...]

New US ambassador settles in

Norway has a  new US ambassador, after Republicans readily confirmed US … [READ MORE...]

Ski jumper could finally jump for joy

Maren Lundby, from the small town of Kolbu in Norway's rural district of Toten, … [READ MORE...]

Solberg a ‘happy’ and a ‘lucky’ premier

NEWS ANALYSIS: It was Mothers' Day in Norway on Sunday, and the woman who's … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Loss sends Norwegian Air shares into a dive

Shares in Norwegian Air were crashing on the Oslo Stock Exchange Thursday after the … [READ MORE...]

Good reviews, protests met ‘a-ha’ in Oslo

Norway’s legendary rock band a-ha was back home i Oslo last weekend and greeted by both … [READ MORE...]

Drunk staffer expelled from Olympics

A Norwegian man who was part of the Olympic teams' support staff was arrested by police in … [READ MORE...]

Oil field to be ‘a money machine’

Norway's giant Johan Sverdrup oil field, located just 155 kilometers west of Stavanger, is … [READ MORE...]

Serial restaurant swindler arrested again

A Norwegian man in his 40s who has swindled restaurants in the Oslo area for years was … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Northern Norway’s ‘biggest move ever’

The northern Norwegian city of Bodø has approved ambitious plans to literally move its airport just 900 meters, thereby opening up valuable new waterfront land for redevelopment. If also approved by Parliament, … [READ MORE]