Expert warns of Arctic drilling risks

A highly acclaimed Oxford professor who's considered an expert on energy research has thrown cold water on Norway's hopes for a new oil era in the Arctic. Dieter Helm doesn't think oil prices will rise much … [READ MORE...]

DAB knocked out by fiber cable cuts

Just a week after Norwegian authorities proudly began forcing radio listeners over to DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting), they had to admit to major trouble Wednesday night that literally cut out DAB coverage all … [READ MORE]

Catholics ordered to repay state funding

The Oslo Catholic Diocese has lost its case against the state and been ordered by a local court to repay around NOK 40 million (USD 4.8 million) it had received in state support. The court found that state … [READ MORE]

Christian Democrats help rein in UDI

Norway's Christian Democrats party has gone along with forming a majority in Parliament that will stop state immigration agency UDI from revoking citizenship granted to immigrants on false premises. Only the … [READ MORE]

Alarms ring over rejected refugees

UPDATED: Never before has so much concern been expressed over the fate of mostly teenage boys who have fled Afghanistan, made their way to Norway and then seen their asylum applications rejected. Prime Minister … [READ MORE]

Yara’s nightmare draws to an end

One of Norway's biggest companies, Yara International, may finally be able to heave a sigh of relief, after the last major appeals court action involving corruption at the fertilizer producer played out this … [READ MORE]

Oslo shifted into reverse on diesel ban

The top city official in charge of transport and the environment decided late Tuesday to reverse a ban on diesel-driven vehicles into Oslo earlier than expected. The ban worked, she claimed, with air pollution … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Dutch welcomed Norway’s ‘wonderboy’

Martin Ødegaard, Norway's 18-year-old football "wonderboy," enjoyed a warm … [READ MORE...]

Skier Svindal out for the season

Aksel Lund Svindal, Norway's downhill skiing champion, decided to undergo … [READ MORE...]

Little sympathy for Mette-Marit

A vague media complaint and public appeal for privacy issued by Crown Princess … [READ MORE...]

Crown princess tries to shield her son

Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit has set tongues wagging after using the … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Widerøe orders new jets

Norway's domestic, short-haul airline Widerøe has graduated from propeller planes to its … [READ MORE...]

Oslo’s garbage problems pile up

The City of Oslo, which contracted with a new private garbage collection agency last fall, … [READ MORE...]

Men’s handball team on a roll

Norway's women's handball team often gets more coverage, but the men are grabbing … [READ MORE...]

Freezing rain created hazardous roads

Rain falling on frozen asphalt made roads slippery and hazardous all over the country on … [READ MORE...]

Severe flu virus results in deaths

An aggressive influensa virus that's been sweeping over Norway in recent weeks has now … [READ MORE...]

Slalom star rivals Stenmark’s status

Young Norwegian skier Henrik Kristoffersen won his fourth World Cup race of the season … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Police can’t win corruption case

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's landmark and lengthy police corruption case entered its second week behind closed doors on Monday, as testimony turned to names and details that, if made public, can make life dangerous … [READ MORE]