Police can’t win corruption case

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norway's landmark and lengthy police corruption case entered its second week behind closed doors on Monday, as testimony turned to names and details that, if made public, can make life dangerous … [READ MORE...]

Diesel vehicles banned in Oslo tomorrow

A combination of cold, still winter weather and poor air quality has prompted Oslo city officials to enforce a ban on diesel-driven vehicles in the Norwegian capital for the first time ever. Those caught … [READ MORE]

‘Fancy Bear’ also growls at Norway

The same group of hackers that intelligence officials believe swung the US election in favour of Donald Trump has also attacked Norwegian targets within the military and foreign service. Called "Fancy … [READ MORE]

Little sympathy for Mette-Marit

A vague media complaint and public appeal for privacy issued by Crown Princess Mette-Marit on behalf of her now-20-year-old son Marius Borg Høiby has sparked criticism against both her and royal palace … [READ MORE]

Turkish officials seek asylum in Norway, embassy in Oslo dismisses their fears

UPDATED: Scores of Turkish military officers and diplomats who've been serving at embassies and with NATO in Europe have defected and sought political asylum, including several now in Norway. Newspaper VG … [READ MORE]

Russia reacts to any missile defense aid

Russia is not at all happy that the Norwegian government is studying how it can contribute to NATO's controversial missile defense system. Newspaper Klassekampen reported Thursday that the Russian Embassy in … [READ MORE]

Nordland lost FM in storm of DAB static

Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) was deluged with hundreds of calls for help and complaints on Wednesday after the long stretch of Norway from Trøndelag north to the border of Troms near Narvik lost FM radio … [READ MORE]


Crown princess tries to shield her son

Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit has set tongues wagging after using the … [READ MORE...]

US ambassador heads for home

One of the early effects of the recent US election on Norway is taking place … [READ MORE...]

Weng savours Tour de Ski victory

This year it was finally Norwegian skier Heidi Weng's turn to win the gruelling … [READ MORE...]

New ski jumping star wins again

Daniel-André Tande made another sensational ski jump at the Four Hills … [READ MORE...]


Severe flu virus results in deaths

An aggressive influensa virus that's been sweeping over Norway in recent weeks has now … [READ MORE...]

Slalom star rivals Stenmark’s status

Young Norwegian skier Henrik Kristoffersen won his fourth World Cup race of the season … [READ MORE...]

US Marines have landed in Norway

As expected, 300 members of the US Marine Corps landed at Værnes airport in Trondheim on … [READ MORE...]

Iconic tower may be toppled

A large radio and observation tower that has been part of Oslo's hilltop skyline for … [READ MORE...]

Aker Solutions cuts more jobs

Oslo-based Aker Solutions, hit hard by the slowdown in the oil and offshore industry, has … [READ MORE...]

Police poised to close 126 stations nationwide

The director of Norway's state police unveiled plans on Friday to consolidate police … [READ MORE...]


MPs debate lessons from Afghanistan

The Norwegian government and Members of Parliament (MPs) finally took time in the New Year to study and debate Norway's lengthy participation in the war in Afghanistan. Most agree, at least, on one conclusion … [READ MORE]