Islamist guilty of terror recruiting

An appeals court in Oslo has found Ubaydullah Hussain, a self-proclaimed Islamist, guilty of supporting the terrorist organization ISIL and recruiting "vulnerable souls" for it. The court upheld Hussain's … [READ MORE...]

Tesla meets some trouble in Norway

Tesla electric cars remain wildly popular in Norway, not least because of major tax incentives on zero-emission cars in the country, but not all owners are happy. One man who bought a Tesla Model X claims a … [READ MORE]

‘MeToo’ complaints overshadow Erna

NEWS ANALYSIS: Prime Minister Erna Solberg's launch of an historic new government coalition this week ended up being overshadowed by complaints filed in the wake of the international "MeToo" campaign against … [READ MORE]

Espionage behind health care hack

Norway's police intelligence unit PST suspects that a "serious" hacking attack on the computer systems of the country's largest regional health care agency was carried out on behalf of a foreign state. The … [READ MORE]

EU post sacrificed in favor of foreign aid

Of all the changes resulting from her goverment reshuffle, Prime Minister Erna Solberg was getting perhaps the most kudos for her decision to replace a ministerial post responsible for EU issues with one aimed … [READ MORE]

Solberg rolls out new government

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and her new government partners were barely visible behind all their flowers as they met well-wishers outside the Royal Palace in Oslo on Wednesday. Solberg restructured her … [READ MORE]

Grande confronts own sex rumours

Liberal Party leader Trine Skei Grande has felt a need to confront "rumours of a sexual character," just as she was about to be named as a minister in Norway's new conservative government coalition. "I'm no … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Sick Northug ‘won’t ski in Olympics’

Norway's former top skier Petter Northug has hardly competed this season, … [READ MORE...]

No Olympic ‘wildcard’ for Bjørndalen

UPDATED: At an age of 43, Norway's biathlon star Ole Einar Bjørndalen wanted, … [READ MORE...]

Labour mourns a former leader

Just as Labour Party politicians were wrestling with their latest and deepest … [READ MORE...]

Acclaimed journalist, author laid to rest

The chapel at Oslo's large Vestre Gravlund cemetery was packed on Monday for the … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Meat and egg producer to cut staff, costs

Nortura, Norway's dominant farmer-owned cooperative for meat, poultry and eggs, has … [READ MORE...]

Fatal accident closes tunnel indefinitely

The long tunnel under the Oslo Fjord that connects Drøbak and Hurum was closed … [READ MORE...]

Snowplow buried girl playing in its path

The unusually heavy snowfall that covered most of southeastern Norway this week almost … [READ MORE...]

Storm victims can claim compensation

This week's troublesome winter weather left thousands of residents without power, some of … [READ MORE...]

Body found in river was missing mother

A preliminary autopsy report conducted on the body of a woman found dead in the Glomma … [READ MORE...]

Husband charged with wife’s murder

The husband of Janne Jemtland, a 36-year-old mother of two in Brumunddal who's been … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Dual citizenship put up for hearing

The Norwegian government has moved forward with its proposal to do away with the country's long-standing principle of only allowing single citizenship. It sent its proposal to finally allow dual citizenship in … [READ MORE]