Oslo court rejects Snowden’s lawsuit

An Oslo city court has rejected a legal attempt to make it safe for US whistleblower Edward Snowden to travel to Norway receive a prize in Oslo later this year.  The court won't handle the lawsuit, filed by … [READ MORE...]

One of Norwegian Air's new Boeing 787 Dreamliners, at London's Gatwick Airport. PHOTO: Norwegian

Norwegian Air’s stock pounded

The Oslo Stock Exchange was having another bad day on Monday, with all its five most-traded shares falling once again. None dove as steeply as Norwegian Air, which was down nearly 14 percent by … [READ MORE]

Foreign Minister Børge Brende  thinks Norway needs to "sit still in the boat" until the turbulence around the Brexit vote settles down. PHOTO: Utenriksdepartementet

Brende braces for the Brexit storm

Foreign Minister Børge Brende is advising Norwegians "to sit still in the boat" as the storm rises around Great Britian's pending withdrawal from the European Union (EU). Brende's advice comes after a weekend … [READ MORE]

Government minister Solveig Horne was among those leading the Pride Parade , which began here in Oslo's Grønland district. PHOTO: Barne- og likestillingsdepartementet

Minister was target of a cake attack

UPDATED: A young British woman who attacked a Norwegian government minister with a cake during Saturday's Pride Parade in Oslo was ordered jailed for four weeks on Monday. Norway's police intelligence unit PST … [READ MORE]

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Lien set to delay carbon capture

Norway's Oil & Energy Minister Tord Lien confirmed on Friday, when Norwegian media outlets were preoccupied with news about British voters deciding to leave the EU, that he wants to delay projects to … [READ MORE]

The Oslo Stock Exchange (Børsen) is off to a good start this year, with share prices rising and traders predicting more increases in the stock exchange index. PHOTO: newsinenglish.no

Krone and stocks dive on ‘Brexit’

UPDATED: Norway's key financial markets and the value of its currency all took a sharp dive on Friday after British voters decided to leave the European Union (EU). Shares in some of Norway's biggest … [READ MORE]

Siv Jensen, Erna Solberg

Political reaction muted in Norway

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norwegian politicians were mostly regretting British voters' decision to leave the European Union (EU) but reaction was muted and cautious, not least because the voting result raises more … [READ MORE]

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Royals cruise through jubilee journey

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

Christen Sveaas

Robbie Williams made surprise appearance

Norwegian businessman Christen Sveaas celebrated his 60th birthday over the … [READ MORE...]

Åge Aleksandersen

Norwegians filled Royal Albert Hall

Åge Aleksandersen, known as a pioneer of rock music from his home district of … [READ MORE...]

Libe Rieber-Mohn

Listhaug taps Labour veteran to lead integration

Norway's tough-talking Immigration Minister Sylvi Listhaug of the conservative … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Legendary Club 7 set for a revival

Oslo's legendary Club 7, an entertainment spot that thrived for years in the cellar of the … [READ MORE...]

Little girl hooked big fish, with licorice

An eight-year-old girl reeled in a five-kilo (11-pound) wild salmon from the Gaula River … [READ MORE...]

Health minister approves Oslo hospital plan

Health Minister Bent Høie has approved plans to radically restructure Oslo's state-owned … [READ MORE...]

Closing arguments in child murder case

Prosecution and defense attorneys wrapped up their arguments this week in the case of a … [READ MORE...]

190 lose their jobs at Oslo hotel

Hotel tycoon Petter Stordalen plans to remodel and expand his Clarion Hotel Royal … [READ MORE...]

Commuters told to brace for train trouble

Norway's state railroad, which is in the midst of some major refurbishing projects, warned … [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]