Teen murderer held in special custody

A 16-year-old Norwegian boy who was just 15 when he stabbed a classmate and woman who intervened to death in Kristiansand last year was ordered held in Norway's special and strongest form of custody on … [READ MORE...]

Union: ‘Norwegian Air broke contract’

The head of the Norwegian Pilot Union claims Norwegian Air broke its collective bargaining contract with the union, by writing directly to its pilots and asking them to sell their days off in return for double … [READ MORE]

Baggage chaos clogged OSL Gardermoen

UPDATED: Thousands of travelers from Oslo's main airport at Gardermoen (OSL) faced long lines and risked missing their flights Thursday morning after OSL's baggage-handling system broke down. Many had to choose … [READ MORE]

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]


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...]


Breivik/Hansen takes his case to Strasbourg

Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who now uses the name Fjotolf Hansen, has … [READ MORE...]

Fugitive kangaroo caught on Karmøy

Residents of Karmøy on Norway's west coast were startled to see a kangaroo hopping about … [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...]


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]