SAS pilots threaten to strike on Friday

Easter holiday travelers were spared, but passengers holding tickets on SAS flights from Friday morning face plenty of turbulence if SAS' pilots in Scandinavia opt to go on strike. Mediation was due to begin … [READ MORE...]

Solheim stunned by terror in Sri Lanka

Erik Solheim, the former Norwegian politician who spent years brokering peace on Sri Lanka, was among those wondering whether the brutal terrorist group IS was behind the Easter attacks on the island nation. … [READ MORE]

Oslo, Trønder folks most eager to ski

Most Norwegians still enjoy heading out on a ski trip, especially those living in Oslo and the country's central region of Trøndelag. New figures from state statistics bureau SSB (Statistics Norway) indicates, … [READ MORE]

Climate concerns don’t halt travel

Millions of Norwegians are officially off for Norway's long five-day Easter holiday weekend that began on Thursday, with more than half of them out travelling within the country or heading abroad. There's … [READ MORE]

Dry weather sparks brush fire warnings

Warnings are up all over Southern Norway of unusually high forest and brush fire danger. Several fires have already raged out of control, and there's a total ban on campfires or other outdoor burning from now … [READ MORE]

Russia sentences Berg to 14 years in jail

A Russian court in Moscow found retired Norwegian border inspector Frode Berg guilty of espionage on Tuesday, and sentenced him to the full 14-year prison term requested by Russian government prosecutors. Berg … [READ MORE]

200-year-old ‘Børs’ basks amid bidding

The Oslo Stock Exchange (Oslo Børs) could mark its bicententennial on Monday by basking in both bright spring sunshine and enormous investor attention. At the ripe old age of 200, the exchange is still so … [READ MORE]

PEOPLE

Errant MP faces police charges

Hege Haukeland Liadal, a Member of Parliament (MP) for the Labour Party since … [READ MORE...]

Aker boss is Oslo’s best paid

Øyvind Eriksen has been working for the past 10 years as chief executive of … [READ MORE...]

Labour celebrated Jens and Gro

Jens Stoltenberg had just turned 60 and addressed the US Congress, while the … [READ MORE...]

New conflict hits men’s ski team

Norway's men's alpine ski team is dealing with another conflict, after all the … [READ MORE...]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Street artist’s Assange painting disappeared

The Norwegian artist who goes by the initials AFK mounted another politically charged … [READ MORE...]

Sunniest Easter holidays in years

Millions of Norwegians returned to work and school on Tuesday, after the sunniest and, … [READ MORE...]

Postal service issues new Vigeland stamps

Norway's postal service has issued two new stamps to commemorate the 150th anniversary of … [READ MORE...]

Royals headed for the hills

King Harald and Queen Sonja are among the hundreds of thousands of Norwegians who've … [READ MORE...]

Asker hockey club best in Norway

After years of dominance by major Norwegian ice hockey clubs like Storhamar and not least … [READ MORE...]

Hovland relishes US Masters’ triumph

Just playing in the US Masters golf tournament was a huge accomplishment for the … [READ MORE...]

SPECIAL FEATURES

Norway hails its sculptor Vigeland

Gustav Vigeland, billed as Norway's greatest and most prolific sculptor, would have turned 150 on Thursday, and that's not going unnoticed in his homeland. Oslo's Vigeland Museum is at the center of … [READ MORE]