Trail conflicts can mar winter holidays

It's winter holiday time for tens of thousands of Norwegians, with many schools closed this week or next. Winter sports fun can be marred, however, by one of those "only in Norway" sorts of conflicts: Do … [READ MORE...]

Snow sets records, raises concerns

Heavy snowfall this winter continues to set new records in the hills around Oslo and throughout Southern Norway. At the same time, it's prompting warnings against over-exertion when it needs to be shoveled away … [READ MORE]

Utøya terror film stirs up debate

Young Norwegian actress Andrea Berntzen won a standing ovation at the Berlin Film Festival on Monday for her performance in a new film about a right-wing terrorist's attack on the island of Utøya in 2011. The … [READ MORE]

Even more gold for skater, ski jumpers

Norway won its first-ever Olympic gold medal in team ski jumping on Monday, and its first gold in the 500-meter speed skating event in 70 years. The victories added to the country's already impressive haul at … [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]

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]

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]

PEOPLE

Opposition to Melgaard 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

Ski resort to demand use of helmets

The Hovden Alpinsenter ski resort in the mountains of Southern Norway is set to become the … [READ MORE...]

Postal service profits on service cuts

Norway's postal service (Posten Norge) is a shadow of its former self, after a wave of … [READ MORE...]

OSL Gardermoen sets a new record

Oslo's main airport at Gardermoen, OSL, opened expanded terminals last year and they've … [READ MORE...]

Oslo wins another Michelin star

Not only are Norwegian athletes raking in honours at the Winter Olympics, the country's … [READ MORE...]

Expansion looms for former Olympic ski resorts 

Investors have big plans for the two Norwegian ski resorts Hafjell and Kvitfjell. The new … [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]