Ministers silent on Nobel winner’s fate

NEWS ANALYSIS: It's been two days since news broke that China's Nobel Peace Prize winner, dissident Liu Xiaobo, had finally been released from prison, but only because he's terminally ill and needed … [READ MORE...]

Police question ‘Troll Cock’ suspect

Police in the Norwegian coastal town of Egersund have a suspect in the vandalism of a local rock formation that resembled an erect penis. The rock known as Trollpikken (The Troll Cock) is likely to be … [READ MORE]

State settles with defiant farmers

The Norwegian government finally came to terms with the country's two powerful farm lobbying organizations Monday night, over how much state subsidy and other forms of financial support they'll receive over the … [READ MORE]

Doomed scheduling behind cancellations

Norwegian Air has been the target of more outrage among its passengers this week, especially after the reason for its wave of flight cancellations emerged: Newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN) reported that the … [READ MORE]

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]


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...]


Final ‘Skam’ set new record

The last episode in the fourth and last season of the hit Norwegian series "Skam" … [READ MORE...]

Norway included in new cyber attack

At least one Norwegian company was among those under cyber attack on Tuesday, along with … [READ MORE...]

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...]


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]