Airports like here at Tromsø are facing trouble this week because of a fuel suppliers' strike, heavy summer traffic and a reduced staffing of a key air traffic control center. PHOTO:

Airline traffic hit by more delays

Airline traffic all over Norway has been disrupted because of a combination of trouble that has frustrated passengers and reportedly reduced some SAS employees to tears. It may get worse over the … [READ MORE...]

Norwegian Air is facing another storm of complaints, not least on social media, over its decision to once again try billing for the costs of Norway's new airline seat tax. PHOTO:

Passengers protest new seat tax bills

Norwegian Air, barred from charging passengers' credit cards to recoup the costs of Norway's new airline seat tax, has launched another attempt that's just as unpopular. Passengers are now protesting emails … [READ MORE]

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Dual citizenship momentum grows

Momentum is building in Norway to finally end the country's ban on dual citizenship, with two activists working hard to convince state politicians that it promotes democracy and integration. Immigration … [READ MORE]

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Listhaug lists her triumphs and goals

Smiling and ready to take off on another summer vacation in the United States, Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug spent part of her last day before the July recess on Thursday summing up her successes and her … [READ MORE]

Foreigners’ work conditions probed

Norwegian labour authorities are promising full anonymity to anyone who can tell them about pay and working conditions for hundreds of foreign technical experts, mostly from India, who've been working on … [READ MORE]

Oslo politicians are lobbying hard to get the state to help pay for a carbon capture and storage facility here at the Klemtsrud garbage processing and thermal power plant. The city won't need to spend money it planned to allocate for a Winter Olympics, but can't seem to spend it instead on a facility that could help halt climate change. PHOTO: Wikipedia

Norway still fails to cut its emissions

While several other countries in the European Union have cut their carbon emissions in half, they've increased in oil-producing Norway. One critic claims Norwegian politicians have been opposed in principle to … [READ MORE]

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Brexit fallout set to keep swirling

Markets were showing signs of recovery on Wednesday after the shock of Britian's exit from the European Union began to ease, but Norwegian analysts think the turbulence is far from over. Prime Minister Erna … [READ MORE]



Brækhus wins her fight to fight

Norwegian boxing champion Cecilia Brækhus, age 34, can finally carry out her … [READ MORE...]

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Krekar appeals extradition order

As expected, Norway's most unwanted refugee immediately appealed an Oslo court's … [READ MORE...]

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Brende off to Argentina and Uruguay

Norway's constantly traveling foreign minister, Børge Brende, was taking … [READ MORE...]


Royals cruise through jubilee journey

King Harald and Queen Sonja have been sailing on their royal yacht down the … [READ MORE...]


Farms now able to sell their cider

After years of trying, farms producing alcoholic beverages from, for example, apples and … [READ MORE...]

Four Norwegians start in Tour de France

For the first time in 25 years, four Norwegian cyclists will be taking part in the Tour de … [READ MORE...]

Iceland mania sweeps over Norway

Iceland's ambassador to Norway has found himself being hugged on the streets of Oslo, and … [READ MORE...]

Fuel suppliers’ strike may delay flights

A strike by suppliers of gasoline and jet fuel that began last weekend hasn't had much … [READ MORE...]

Royals apologize for guard’s rough behaviour

Both the Royal Palace and the king's police escort service have apologized to an elderly … [READ MORE...]

Neighbours sue state over Utøya memorial

Norwegians living near the island of Utøya where 69 people were shot to death by a lone … [READ MORE...]


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Owls get nesting help in Aremark

PHOTO FEATURE: It's high season for nesting birds in Norway, and many Norwegians are more than happy to help their feathered friends provide for the next generation. Among them is Ole Lagerholt of Aremark in … [READ MORE]