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...]

Stoltenbergs delve into family’s loss

Nini Stoltenberg was the daughter of top Norwegian politicians and the sister of a prime minister, who now heads NATO, and a doctor who leads Norway's health directorate. They're still wondering, along with … [READ MORE]

Sami protest windmill project

Demonstrators led by Sami reindeer herders blocked access to a construction site for what's been billed as the largest windmill project in Europe this week. They claim the windmills at Storheia on the Fosen … [READ MORE]

Tax revenue boom ‘signals optimism’

Finance Minister Siv Jensen has reason to smile after a long and difficult winter: New figures show a boom in unexpected tax revenue rolling into the state treasury, much of it tied to Norway's economic … [READ MORE]

Potholes threaten marching bands

Norway's long and cold winter this year has left streets all over the country full of potholes and asphalt that's buckled up. The situation is so bad in some places that it's raising concerns for marching bands … [READ MORE]

Norwegian Air’s shares flying high

Share trading in Norwegian Air stock really took off again on Wednesday, still flying high on the prospect of a takeover bid for the airline from the owner of British Airways. Shares were up by another 7 … [READ MORE]

Ugly harassment soils Center Party

Norway's Center Party, known for championing the interests of farmers and rural districts, is finally facing up to some ugly sexual harassment against its former leader, Liv Signe Navarsete. It came from a … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Norway loses a seafarers’ hero

Jon Michelet was a journalist, newspaper editor, local politican, labour … [READ MORE...]

Crown couple scolds magazine

Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit and her husband Crown Prince Haakon have … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

‘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...]

Several cities report bad air quality

Icy streets and sidewalks during the winter prompted city maintenance crews to strew them … [READ MORE...]

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‘No hiding’ from Trump’s trade war

Norwegian analysts and industrial players are among those claiming that US President Donald Trump's trade war with China can have grave consequences for Norway's economy as well. The country's national … [READ MORE]