Solberg survives, praises Listhaug

UPDATED: Prime Minister Erna Solberg received at least some advance notice late Monday night that her justice minister, Sylvi Listhaug, would resign before a majority in Parliament forced her to do so. That … [READ MORE...]

Sandberg climaxes extraordinary day

Per Sandberg, another outspoken politician from the Progress Party who has angered and offended opponents, was named to run the justice ministry following Sylvi Listhaug's surprise resignation Tuesday morning. … [READ MORE]

Listhaug quits after losing confidence

UPDATED: She'd lost the confidence of a majority in Parliament and would have been held responsible for the collapse of Norway's conservative coalition government. Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug ultimately … [READ MORE]

Government parties held crisis meeting

Leaders of all three government parties huddled Monday night in a crisis meeting at the residence of Prime Minister Erna Solberg. Their goal was to lay a plan for what many are already calling "D-Day" for their … [READ MORE]

Christian Democrats seal Listhaug’s fate

The leader of the small Christian Democrats party said Monday that while "there's room to forgive Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug," that doesn't mean either he or his party has confidence in her. And they … [READ MORE]

Grassroots battle over government

As political drama in Norway soared to new heights during the weekend, and put a freeze on Erna Solberg's government, grassroots movements were vying for attention via social media from right, left and center. … [READ MORE]

Hydro apologizes for spills in Brazil

Norwegian industrial firm Norsk Hydro has revealed more cases of spills from its aluminum plant in Brazil, and apologized for what may have fouled the water supply for those living nearby. The company faces … [READ MORE]


‘Dream come true’ for Iditarod winner

Joar Leifseth Ulsom, a 31-year-old musher from Mo i Rana in Northern Norway, was … [READ MORE...]

Pedersen wins gold at Paralympics

Jesper Pedersen from Karmøy was cherishing Norway's first gold medal at the … [READ MORE...]

Martine’s family still seeking justice

It's been 10 years since Martine Vik Magnussen, a 23-year-old student from an … [READ MORE...]

Suspected spy back in court

UPDATED: Frode Berg, the retired border inspector from Northern Norway who's … [READ MORE...]


Fundraiser protest ends in triumph

While hundreds of well-wishers sent flowers to former justice minister Sylvi Listhaug, who … [READ MORE...]

Birkebeiner race logs new growth

Norway's legendary Birkebeiner ski races last weekend could report an increase in their … [READ MORE...]

Kongsberg’s Qatar deal raises concerns

An announcement last week that Norwegian defense and technology firm Kongsberggruppen had … [READ MORE...]

Oslo rises on ‘most expensive’ list

Norway's capital of Oslo has jumped six places to land as the fifth-most-expensive city in … [READ MORE...]

New Utøya film drew 51,000

The first of several films being made about the terror attacks on Norway's Labour Party … [READ MORE...]

Five arrested after Oslo shootings

Oslo Police have arrested five men in connection with two shootings in the capital late … [READ MORE...]


Sparks fly over the EU energy union

Debate over whether Norway should join the EU's new energy union, and thus subject itself to EU market regulation, was reaching fever pitch this week. The issue has divided not only the Parliament but also the … [READ MORE]