Immigration wins more supporters

Norwegians continue to have a more positive impression of immigrants, according to the latest national survey conducted by state statistics bureau SSB. More think it should be easier for asylum seekers to … [READ MORE...]

Labour’s leader denies conflict

Labour Party leader Jonas Gahr Støre has been caught this week in a rising storm around his deputy and potential rival Trond Giske. Støre went on national radio Friday morning to deny allegations of both a … [READ MORE]

Hint of higher rates boosts the ‘krone’

UPDATED: Norway's krone has been through another period of extreme weakness during the past week, but it gained strength on Thursday. The boost came after the country's central bank hinted that it may raise … [READ MORE]

FM radio fans air pirate broadcasts

Norway officially switched over to DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) on a nationwide basis this week, but that doesn't mean FM radios are only full of static around the country. Nearly 200 local FM radio … [READ MORE]

Oil Fund turns ‘climate activist’

Risk assessments already being made by Norway's huge sovereign wealth fund known as the Oil Fund may now help reverse climate change. The fund's chief, Yngve Slyngstad, and Nowegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg … [READ MORE]

Russians guided around F35 base

Norway's newly expanded Ørland Air Force Base has been kept mostly off limits for Norwegian photo-journalists and many others, but Russian officers were given a tour of it last week. The tour can be viewed as … [READ MORE]

New fighter jets flew in ‘jul’ formation

Norwegians all over the country got a rare glimpse of their new F35 fighter jets on Tuesday when two of them, along with 12 of Norway's older F16s, flew in formation from north to south. It was an unusual … [READ MORE]

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NATO boss ‘surprised’ by extended term

Jens Stoltenberg, the former Norwegian prime minister who became secretary … [READ MORE...]

Competitors clap for Klæbo

Norway's new ski hero Johannes Høsflot Klæbo remained undefeated after he won … [READ MORE...]

Nobel drama rolls behind the scenes

As traditional Nobel Peace Prize events unfold in Oslo this weekend and on … [READ MORE...]

Party leader out for three months

Audun Lysbakken, leader of Norway's Socialist Left party (SV) and a key member … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Norwegians advance to World Championship finals

Norway's popular women's national handball team made another demonstrative show of force … [READ MORE...]

Norway lowered its emissions

As an oil-and gas-producing nation, Norway has long been guilty of generating more carbon … [READ MORE...]

US Embassy confirms sale

The US Embassy in Oslo confirmed the sale this week of the building in Oslo that housed it … [READ MORE...]

Norway trounces Russia, at least in handball

Norwegian media outlets were having a field day on Thursday, giving prominent coverage to … [READ MORE...]

Jerusalem decision sparked protests

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel set … [READ MORE...]

More reindeer meet tragic fate

Sami reindeer herders and not least their animals suffered yet another tragedy during the … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Peace Prize put a squeeze on Norway

Nobel Peace Prize Day in Oslo dawned with clear and sunny skies on Sunday, but not everyone was celebrating. The Norwegian Nobel Committee's decision to award this year's Peace Prize to the International … [READ MORE]