NRK celebrates Norway’s first Emmy

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) was topping all its morning newscasts on Tuesday with reports of how its television drama Mammon 2 won Norway's first Emmy Award for best international drama series during the … [READ MORE...]

Parties reject Hagen as Nobel candidate

A majority of all the political parties in Parliament asked the Progress Party on Monday to find a candidate other than its former leader, Carl I Hagen, for its seat on the Norwegian Nobel Committee that … [READ MORE]

20,000 free parking spots to disappear

The City of Oslo started removing more free street parking on Monday. City officials are targeting the affluent west side district of Frogner first, with thousands more spots on the chopping block next … [READ MORE]

Norwegian IS member sentenced to jail

A 34-year-old Norwegian from Verdal in Trøndelag was sentenced to prison for seven-and-a-half years on Monday. Kristian Michelsen appealed on the spot, while prosecutors are also considering an appeal because … [READ MORE]

Customers battle DNB in court

Norway's biggest bank, DNB, has landed in more trouble with angry customers. Not only did DNB have to start defending itself Monday against the largest class-action lawsuit ever filed in Norway, it's also … [READ MORE]

Erdogan ‘milking’ NATO and Norway

UPDATED: Turkey's authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was "milking" an offensive incident at a NATO exercise in Norway last week for all it's worth during the weekend, claims the editor of a … [READ MORE]

Sexual harassment complaints soar

Nearly 500 actresses in Norway have signed a petitition complaining of sexual harassment on the job, with many of them anonymously sharing details of the harassment and assaults they've suffered personally. The … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Irritated Northug in trouble again

Norwegian skiing star Petter Northug is upset and disappointed that he wasn't … [READ MORE...]

Threats lodged against city politician

Lan Marie Nguyen Berg of the Greens Party has received so many threats from … [READ MORE...]

Infection landed the king in hospital

UPDATED: Norway's King Harald V spent the weekend at the National Hospital … [READ MORE...]

Cleared executive claims compensation

Jo Lunder, the former CEO of VimpelCom who was cleared of charges tied to the … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Professor faces dismissal over sexual harassment

A professor at the University of Stavanger (UiS) faced being fired this week, as … [READ MORE...]

Avaldnes celebrates Cup victory

Teammates and fans of the Avaldsnes women's football club were still savouring their … [READ MORE...]

Blizzard warnings up for Southern Norway

Norway's state meteorological institute was warning that "enormous" amounts of … [READ MORE...]

Encyclopedia stops referring to Native Americans as ‘Indians’

Norway's major encyclopedia of record, Store norske leksikon (SNL), has decided to stop … [READ MORE...]

Two found dead after fire at metals firm

An explosive fire swept through a metals firm at Eina in Toten, Oppland County, Friday … [READ MORE...]

Storms close nearly all mountain roads

State highway officials were warning on Friday that any motorists attempting to drive over … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

End of an era on Norway’s Svalbard

The Arctic territory of Svalbard has long been administered by Norway, with coal mining as it major source of income. Now Norway's government has formally decided against bailing out the Svalbard coal mining … [READ MORE]