Holmenkollen to fend off more ‘fylla’

More crowds and sports fans were heading up to Holmenkollen in Oslo this weekend, for World Cup biathlon competition. Organizers were promising that they would not be subjected to the drunken disordliness … [READ MORE...]

Listhaug’s apology ‘not good enough’

UPDATED: The Norwegian Parliament was the scene of an extraordinary scolding session on Thursday, as one party leader after another lashed out at Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug over claims she made last week … [READ MORE]

Statoil moves away from ‘state’ and ‘oil’

Norway's state-controlled oil company Statoil has decided that its name has become "too narrow" and is thus launching an expensive project to change it to "Equinor." Others contend the company is trying to … [READ MORE]

Interest rates set to rise ‘cautiously’

Norway's central bank announced Thursday morning that its executive board is poised to raise interest rates at the end of this summer. The bank's key policy rate will remain at its current record-low level of … [READ MORE]

Parliament elects a new president

After months of turmoil and expensive embarrassment, Members of Parliament elected a new president on Thursday. The historic changing of the guard follows a major defeat for Prime Minister Erna Solberg, but her … [READ MORE]

Solberg apologizes for her minister

A weary Prime Minister Erna Solberg officially apologized "on behalf of the government" Wednesday evening "for rhetoric the government has used" that hurt and upset and many Norwegians. She was referring to how … [READ MORE]

Listhaug responds, angers even more

UPDATED: Justice Minister Sylvi Listhaug, under pressure to apologize for claiming on Facebook that Norway's Labour Party puts terrorists' rights above national security, has finally published a response after … [READ MORE]


‘Dream come true’ for Iditarod winner

Joar Leifseth Ulsom, a 31-year-old musher from Mo i Rana in Northern Norway, was … [READ MORE...]

Pedersen wins gold at Paralympics

Jesper Pedersen from Karmøy was cherishing Norway's first gold medal at the … [READ MORE...]

Martine’s family still seeking justice

It's been 10 years since Martine Vik Magnussen, a 23-year-old student from an … [READ MORE...]

Suspected spy back in court

UPDATED: Frode Berg, the retired border inspector from Northern Norway who's … [READ MORE...]


Oslo rises on ‘most expensive’ list

Norway's capital of Oslo has jumped six places to land as the fifth-most-expensive city in … [READ MORE...]

New Utøya film drew 51,000

The first of several films being made about the terror attacks on Norway's Labour Party … [READ MORE...]

Five arrested after Oslo shootings

Oslo Police have arrested five men in connection with two shootings in the capital late … [READ MORE...]

Police arrest demonstrators

Police in Oslo arrested around 40 people during the weekend after they launched an … [READ MORE...]

Kirkenes welcomes new train line from Finland

"This is a big day," the mayor in Norway's northern city of Kirkenes, Rune Rafaelsen, … [READ MORE...]

New warmth record in the Arctic

While mainland Norway and much of Europe have been shivering through one of the coldest … [READ MORE...]


Sparks fly over the EU energy union

Debate over whether Norway should join the EU's new energy union, and thus subject itself to EU market regulation, was reaching fever pitch this week. The issue has divided not only the Parliament but also the … [READ MORE]