Listhaug to tighten citizenship rules

Norway's controversial immigration minister, Sylvi Listhaug, is back on the job after a brief maternity leave and keen to make it even more difficult for foreigners to settle in Norway and become Norwegian … [READ MORE...]

Norway’s ‘krone’ sails strongly ahead

Norway's now-decorative currency, the krone, is getting stronger along with the country's economy. It's risen considerably against the US dollar and other key currencies just in the past few weeks, and … [READ MORE]

Lofoten soiled by tourists’ garbage

Norway's Lofoten islands, known for their spectacular scenery, are attracting so many tourists again this summer that local officials can't keep up with all the garbage they generate. Local residents are … [READ MORE]

Norway lets down women’s football

When Norway's national women's football team lost their opening match in the European Championships on Sunday, it wasn't the only disappointment team players have had to deal with. Neither professional … [READ MORE]

Research taps into onset of Alzheimer’s

Norwegian researchers, in conjuction with colleagues in California, have developed new genetic testing that can provide answers as to when a person develops Alzheimer's Disease.  Its use raises ethical … [READ MORE]

Nobel leader denied a visa to China

The leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee was denied a visa to China on Friday. Berit Reiss-Andersen wanted to take part in the funeral of Nobel Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo, who died on Thursday, but her visa … [READ MORE]

Solberg under new attack over Liu

Prime Minister Erna Solberg was under attack again on Friday by human rights activists who think she has betrayed her own government's human rights policy. The latest criticism comes after the death on Thursday … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Show-biz ‘godfather’ mourned

Norway's entertainment and music world was mourning the loss this week of … [READ MORE...]

Teen idols face rebuke after concert

Norway's wildly popular singing duo, Marcus & Martinus, successfully … [READ MORE...]

World champ defends his title

Norway doesn't only have skiing and chess world champions, it's also home to the … [READ MORE...]

Hopes still high in Tour de France

The three Norwegian cyclists taking part in this year's Tour de France haven't … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Fatal boat fire under investigation

The state search and rescue service for Southern Norway is asking the national accidents … [READ MORE...]

Police probe cattle injuries

A cattle owner in Valdres has reported injuries suffered by 10 of his free-grazing cattle … [READ MORE...]

Widerøe cancels more flights

Norway's small domestic airline Widerøe cancelled several more scheduled flights late this … [READ MORE...]

Highway officials warn against summer stress

It's summer holiday time in Norway, and thousands have hit the road on their way to … [READ MORE...]

Nobel Peace Center honours Liu Xiaobo

The Nobel Peace Center in Oslo was mourning the death of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner … [READ MORE...]

Underwater restaurant planned for southern coast

Norway looks set to boast Europe's first underwater restaurant. Two developers in the … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Paradox of the monarchy lives on

NEWS ANALYSIS: Many a paradox in Norway has been pointed out of late, not least  the country's conflicting roles as both oil producer and environmental advocate. Its constitutional monarchy in a country that … [READ MORE]