Norwegian strands passengers again

Flight cancellations by Oslo-based Norwegian Air left hundreds of passengers stranded both in Norway and abroad over the weekend, and disruptions may continue. The airline blamed the cancellations on a lack of … [READ MORE...]

Norway objects to floating nuke plant

Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende, backed by other Nordic leaders, is demanding answers from Russian authorities over its plans to tow a floating nuclear power station by barge from St Petersburg through … [READ MORE]

Group to re-erect ‘Trollpikken’

An appalled but enthusiastic group of activists is determined that their local landmark, a stone formation called "Trollpikken" that resembled an erect penis, will rise again. Police are searching, meanwhile, … [READ MORE]

State fails to halt abuse of children

A devastating report by a state commission has angered but not surprised Norway's government minister in charge of equality and family issues. The report found that the state has repeatedly failed to help … [READ MORE]

‘Skam’ fans set to go on withdrawal

Fans of Norway's international hit series Skam (Shame) were facing withdrawal this weekend, when the last show of its last season was due to be released. The series has been a monster success, … [READ MORE]

Brazilian leaders met by protests

Rainforest destruction in Brazil led to its environment minister and president being met by tough questions and protests after they arrived in Oslo for what was called "a working visit" on Friday. Prime … [READ MORE]

Prosecutor drops UD probe, for now

UPDATED: Norway's state prosecutor (Statsadvokaten) was raising questions Friday about how the country's foreign ministry (Utenriksdepartementet, UD) has handled a case involving the former Norwegian ambassador … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Irritated Carlsen redeems himself

UPDATED: Chess champ Magnus Carlsen, who performed poorly at home in the Norway … [READ MORE...]

Stoltenberg hires new chief of staff

Jens Stoltenberg, the former Norwegian prime minister who went on to become … [READ MORE...]

Warholm wins sports star status

UPDATED: Karsten Warholm has suddenly emerged as Norway's great new hope in … [READ MORE...]

Boxer Brækhus’ big bout in Bergen

Norwegian boxing star Cecilia Brækhus was recovering this week after what turned … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Oslo to test driverless transport service

Norwegian officials plan to introduce some boxy-looking electric vehicles next summer that … [READ MORE...]

Bergen sets new record for rain

Norway's west coast capital of Bergen is known for its rain, but this summer has been the … [READ MORE...]

Corruption concerns rise in local communities

Bribery charges tied to a series of construction projects in the city of Drammen have … [READ MORE...]

Man gets maximum sentence for killing wife and her son

A 59-year-old man in Kirkenes, Northern Norway was sentenced Thursday to 21 years in … [READ MORE...]

Money pours in for many

Lots of Norwegians are suddenly flush with cash this week. Not only did their mid-June … [READ MORE...]

Teenage double murderer faces 10 years in prison

The family of a 48-year-old woman in Kristiansand who was stabbed to death when she … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Norway defends its oil with creativity

NEWS ANALYSIS: Some people may be surprised to learn that Norway's Arctic is "different" from other Arctic areas, thus making oil drilling and production less risky. Or that Norwegian oil production is much … [READ MORE]