Men’s online forum sparks complaints

While Norway officially mourned the victims this weekend of an ultra right-wing terrorist's attacks on July 22, 2011, members of the controversial men's online forum Mannegruppa Ottar were making fun of them. … [READ MORE...]

Women behind racist attacks in Bergen

Police in Bergen received reports during the weekend that two young Norwegian women were verbally and physically attacking people with non-Nordic features. "She said she was a racist and didn't like … [READ MORE]

Norway tones down July 22 memorials

Quieter, less elaborate memorials were held over the weekend for victims and survivors of attacks by an ultra right-wing nationalist who killed 77 people in Norway on July 22, 2011. Prime Minister Erna Solberg … [READ MORE]

Emergency landing for Norwegian flight

Norwegian Air's non-stop overnight flight from Oakland, California to Oslo made an emergency landing back in Oakland late Saturday, after its cockpit crew were warned of an oil leak. "We don't dare fly over the … [READ MORE]

Power failure strands 400 passengers

Nearly 400 passengers on board the afternoon train from Oslo to Bergen had to be evacuated in a forest area between Hønefoss and Vikersund on Friday, after the train itself tore down its connection to overhead … [READ MORE]

Ferry revolution now well underway

More than 50 electric ferries will be in service on the fjords around Norway by the end of 2020, reported the state highway department this week. Environmental organization Bellona called it a "fantastic … [READ MORE]

Embattled politician drops her holiday

While most top Norwegian politicians are taking a least a week or two off this summer, Liberal Party leader Trine Skei Grande is already on the campaign trail in an effort to win back voters instead. Grande's … [READ MORE]


Jazz community mourns Kapstad

Norway's jazz community has been paying tribute this past week to pianist and … [READ MORE...]

Finally a Norwegian victory in ‘Le Tour’

Edvald Boasson Hagen finally pulled off a Norwegian victory in the Tour de … [READ MORE...]

Show-biz ‘godfather’ mourned

Norway's entertainment and music world was mourning the loss this week of … [READ MORE...]

Teen idols face rebuke after concert

Norway's wildly popular singing duo, Marcus & Martinus, successfully … [READ MORE...]


Police search for armed assailant

Police in Oslo were still searching on Sunday for an armed man who shot another man in … [READ MORE...]

Oslo museum projects in exclusive exhibition

Two Norwegian museums currently under construction have made it into an exclusive … [READ MORE...]

Satellites to monitor fishing and oil spills

Norway launched two satellites from Kazakhstan late last week, to monitor shipping … [READ MORE...]

Seafood exports break all records

Despite a decline in the export of trout, herring and shellfish, Norwegian seafood exports … [READ MORE...]

Fatal boat fire under investigation

The state search and rescue service for Southern Norway is asking the national accidents … [READ MORE...]

Police probe cattle injuries

A cattle owner in Valdres has reported injuries suffered by 10 of his free-grazing cattle … [READ MORE...]


Norway shuttering the summer ‘seter’

PHOTO FEATURE: The long tradition of moving sheep, cattle and goats up to grazing land at higher elevations lives on in Norway. A new study shows, however, that fully 99 percent of the traditional mountain … [READ MORE]